Kano Pyramid, FRSC Babes Record Victories As Handball League Begins

By Abubakar Haruna Muhammad -The Nigerian Voice, Kano

The Pyramids of Kano and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Safety Babes recorded precious wins as the male and female categories of the National Handball League swung off on Thursday in Kaduna.

In the male category, the Pyramids squeezed past the Jos Vipers 27-26 in the opening match of the tourney, while the FRSC Babes soundly triumphed over the Plateau Peacocks 33-22 in the female category.

The league, featuring 13 male and 12 female teams, sponsored by Banjoko Oil & Gas, is being played at the handball court of the Murtala Mohammed Square Handball Court, Kaduna.

Other matches played in the male category saw the Defenders(NSCDC) defeat Kaduna Stars 25-23, Sea Siders of Lagos fall to Niger United 25-33, Kada Stars beat Vipers of Plateau 24-18 while Niger United beat Pyramids of Kano 29-25.

In the female category, Kada Queens humbled Owena Babes of Ondo 25-14.