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Pillars imperious as Adorable Angels capitulates again

Kano Pillars men’s handball team

Kano Pillars were clearly the better side, by a mile as they edge the North-West derby against Rima Strikers of Sokoto 40-32, on Day 5 of the 2022 Prudent Energy Handball Premier League, holding in Package B of the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.

Victory by Pillars, the defending champions ensured that they continued to top the on superior goals difference.
The Sai Masu Gida 2017 winners, Niger United of Minna and the FRSC Safety Shooters are all tied on 15 points, but Niger United and Safety Shooters of Abuja are 2nd and 3rd, by virtue of inferior goals difference.

Safety Shooters also won on Friday, by beating Police Machine 25-18, as the Abuja-based team continued to hip pressure on Kano Pillars and Niger United, in the battle for the top spot.

Meanwhile, the youngsters of Tojemarine continue with their steady growth with a heartwarming 24-21defeat of the NSCDC De Defenders of Abuja.

Elsewhere, Niger United trounced harpless Owena Kings of Ondo 29-14 who had also lost all of its previous games.

But the match of the day no doubt saw promoted Benue Buffaloes edge North-Central rivals, Confluence Stars of Lokoja 31-30.

Lagos Seasiders enjoyed a walked over to earn 10 goals and 3 points, following the failure of Kada Stars of Kaduna to show up, for all their matches, so far.

In the Women Category, Adorable Angels of Kwara State awful performances in Phase 1 of the League, when capitulating 22-44 to red hot FRSC Safety Babes of Abuja; Imo Grasshoppers walked over Kada Queens to earn 10 goals and 3 points.

The Federal Road Safety Corps will continue to fine-tune its intervention in the Sports Sector, with a view to remain top and a reference point, for years to come.

Deputy Corps Marshal, Mr Olagunju stated this while speaking to Reporters shortly after the corps men’s team, Safety Shooters thrashed TojeMarine of Lagos, 30-24 at the Indoor Sports Hall of the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.

Mr Olagunju said the superiority shown by the Shooters, who finished 2nd behind Kano Pillars, was in tune with the philosophy of the organisation, for all of its teams to be the best always.

According to him, the FRSC has over time concentrated on football and handball, with the belief that they have a comparative advantage in the two sports.

The Deputy Corps Marshal however said Golf is being added as the 3rd Sport, the FRSC will be venturing in.