Imo Grasshoppers of Owerri, Niger United of Minna and Safety Babes of Abuja remain unbeaten in the second phase of the Ardova Handball Premier League in Lagos, The PUNCH reports.
Imo Grasshoppers, the whipping team of the female category in the first phase of the league last July in Benin City, Edo State appeared to have found their rhythm in the second phase of the league.
After thrashing Bendel Dynamos 34-23 in their second game on Wednesday, they came back on Thursday to beat arch rivals Benue Queens 27-21.
An elated coach of Grasshoppers, Chikwendu Onwu, said, “My girls showed resilience in their approach, they maintained discipline, worked hard and showed dedication. We hope to continue in this form as we prosecute the remaining matches of the league”.
Leaders in the female category, Safety Babes of Abuja could not beat Plateau Peacocks as they settled for an 18-18 stalemate to maintain their lead on the log. Also, Defender Babes thrashed Bendel Dynamos 34-23 as Seasider Babes of Lagos drew with Rima Queens of Sokoto 25-25.
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