Defending champions Kano Pillars and Safety Babes extended their lead on the league table on day 10 of the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League 2022 season 5.
The two big teams who are poised to retain their titles as champions of the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League 2022, ensure they won their match to remain unbeaten and to make the matches they will be involved on final day a mere formality.
For Kano Pillars, in the Male Category, they defeated stubborn Tojemarine Academy 25-23 to remain league leaders. Their match against Safety Shooters will be a dead rubber as they lead their rival with 4 points with them having 63 points as against Safety Shooters who have just 59 points.
Other matches in the male category saw Rima Strikers defeating Confluence Stars 21-20 to be on 4th position on the table with 48 points while Benue Buffaloes got a vital 28-23 win over Owena Kings.
Safety Shooters are rooted in second position on the log with 59 points as they defeated Police Machine 21-17 former champion Niger United worked hard to defeat Seasider Boys of Lagos 35-34.
In the Women Category, Safety Babes ruthlessly defeated Benue Queens 36-15 to remain on the lead and expectedly retain their title while Rima Queens kept hope alive to be on the top 3 as they defeated Plateau Peacocks 26-24.
Imo Grasshoppers finished one the top 5 as they defeated second place Defender Babes 27-23
DAY 10 TUESDAY RESULTS
Confluence Stars-Rima Strikers 20-21
Benue Buffaloes-Owena Kings 28-23
Safety Shooters-Police Machine 21-17
Lagos Seasiders-Niger United 34-35
Tojemarine Academy-Kano Pillars 23-25
Rima Queens-Plateau Peacocks 26-24
Imo Grasshoppers-Defender Babes 27-23
Benue Queens-Safety Babes 15-36