Imo Grasshoppers has emerged the most impressive team of matchday 4 of the Handball Premier League final phase at Rowe Park Sports Center, Yaba, Lagos.
In the women’s category, the Grasshoppers inspired by Adaobi Okoro’s outstanding performance comfortably defeated Desert Queens 32-16 while defending champion Plateau Peacocks defeated Seasider Babes 26-20.
League leaders, Safety Babes swept aside Owena Babes with a 34-17 victory while Kada Queens defeated Abia Valliants 36-23 .
Edo Dynamos left it late but eventually beat Defender Babes with a 29-28 victory while Ghana Police inflicted another defeat on Desert Queens with an emphatic 29-14 victory. The match result though does not have any effect on the league standing.
In the men’s category, De Defender had to dig deep to defeat Sokoto Rima 28-27 while defending champion Niger United comfortably defeated Owena Kings 47-29 to maintain consistency.
Safety Shooters defeated Borno Spiders 39-26 while COAS Shooters struggled but eventually shot down Kada Stars with a slim 29-28 victory.
League leaders Kano Pillars comfortably saw off Prison Key Boys with a 27-14 victory while Lagos Seasiders defeated Plateau Vipers 25-22.
Mudashiru Abdumajeed of De Defenders and Hope Sunday of Plateau Peacocks emerged the Most Valuable Players of the day.
De Defenders 28-27 Sokoto Rima
Imo Grasshopper 32-16 Desert Queens
Niger United 47-29 Owena Kings
Safety Shooters 39-26 Borno Spiders
COAS Shooters 29-28 Kada Stars
Plateau Peacocks 26-20 Seasiders Babes
Kano Pillars 27-14 Prison Key Boys
Safety Babes 34-17 Owena Queens
Kada Queens 36-23 Abia Valiants
Edo Dynamos 29-28 Defenders Babes
Desert Queens 14-29 Ghana Police