• Fri. Jul 19th, 2024

National HandBall Div One: Sunshine Kings Reign, COAS Extends Run

By Benjamin Oboh

COAS Shooters continue on their path to gain promotion back to the top tier handball league as they added to their victory on day 2 of the National Division One Handball league ongoing in Benin City, Edo State on Monday.

COAS Shooters defeated Nasarawa Ambassador 30-20 after breezing past Yobe Boys 37-20 on Sunday to top the men’s category.

Other matches in the men’s category witnessed Cross River and Yobe Boys sharing spoils in a 25-25 draw while Adamawa emerged with their first win in the league after triumphing 39-24 over Osun United. Sunshine Kings of Akure made the day having secured the biggest win of the Matchday as they surmounted Mindscope Academy 35-18.

In the women category, Ekiti did not drop a sweat as they eased past UNIBEN 30-19 while Rivers Queens overmatched Mindscope Academy 24-19.

Day 2 Results

Men category

  1. Adamawa 39-24 Osun United
  2. Cross Rivers 25-25 Yobe Boy of Kebbi
  3. Sunshine Kings of Akure 35-18 Mindscope Academy
  4. COAS Shooters 30-20 Nasarawa Ambassadors

Women Category

  1. Ekiti 30-19 UNIBEN
  2. Rivers 24-19 Mindscope Academy

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