Safety Shooters moved up to the top summit of the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League Phase one after day 6 matches decided on Sunday at the Velodrome of the Abuja National Stadium.
The F.R.S.C sponsored team defeated Army boys, COAS Shooters 35-29 in a an exciting game that thrilled the fans who were watching inside the velodrome.
Other matches in the men category saw Lagos Seasiders defeat Kada Stars 36-29 while Bornu Spiders victoriously defeated Owena Kings 28-24.
De Defenders overwhelmed Plateau Vipers with a 23-16 victory while Kano Pillars defeated Niger United 23-22 in what was a keenly contested match. This win saw Kano Pillars move up to 12 points same as Safety Shooters but they are second having lesser goals than the FRSC team.
The final game in the men category saw Sokoto Rima comfortably defeating Prison Key Boys 25-17.
In the women category, Safety Babes of FRSC are leading the pack after digging deep to defeat Defender Babes 33-28.
This win takes them to the top of the league standing with 12 points two points above with Imo Grasshoppers who aretied in points with Edo Dynamos.
Edo Dynamos defeated Imo Grasshoppers 25-19 but couldn't leapfrog the Owerri ladies.
They both have 10 points and are second and third respectively in the league standing.
There are no games on Monday as the technical committee will meet take stock and have an evaluation of the running of the league so far.
Lagos Seasiders 36 v 29 Kada Stars
Borno Spiders 28 v 24 Owena Kings
De Defenders 23 v 16 Plateau Vipers
Edo Dynamos 25 v 19 Imo grasshoppers
Kano Pillars 23 v 22 Niger United
Safety Shooters 35 v 29 COAS Shooters
Safety Babes 33 v 28 Defenders Babes