Safety Shooters defeated Kano Pillars 25-24 in the Day One of the ongoing second phases of the Prudent Energy Handball League in Lagos.
The FRSC sponsored side started on the back foot as they were trailed 12-7 by the Sai Masu Gida team in the first half at the outdoor court of the Rowe Park Sports Centre in Yaba.
On recent from the recess, Innocent Nwankwo tutored boys turned the table around within the first 10 minutes, capitalizing on the defensive flaws of Kano Pillars.
Abubakar Atabor was handful against Pillars as he powered the Safety Boys through his superb finishes to put his side’s head in front before being handed the marching order in the latter stages.
At the same venue, Lagos Seasiders outclassed Prison Key boys as they secured a 31-19 win in front of their home fans.
The Prison boys proved to be a hard nut to crack in the opening 30 minutes despite trailing 15-10. However, Shittu Agboola led Seasiders maintained their momentum to silence the visitors.
In other matches, Plateau Vipers and Owena Kings shared the spoils in a tension-soaked encounter as the contest ended 26-26, while Niger United edged past COAS (Chief of Army Staff) Shooters 28-24 but Sokoto Rima bowed to Borno Spiders 32-28.