GTBank Masters Cup hits quarter finals


The 2018 GTBank Masters Cup hit the quarter final stage this week. The matches which were played over two days took place at the Agege Stadium.

On Day One Ansar-Ud-Deen Girls’ High School, Itire defeated Greensprings School, Lekki 7-0 with Aleem Aishat scoring a hat trick. The second game of the day saw Queens College, Yaba edge Corona School, Agbara 1-0.

The third game and first game for the boys saw Kings College Lagos triumph over Chrisland School Ikeja 4-2. Kings College had led 4-0 until a late rally from Chrisland produced two goals for the match to end 4-2.

The last game of the day was an evenly matched contest between Igbobi College, Yaba and Eko Boys High School Mushin with Igbobi equalizing towards the end of regular time to make the scores 1-1 before winning a penalty shootout 4-3.

Day 2 started with a 1-0 win for Ansar-Ud-Deen College, Isolo over Methodist Girls High School, Yaba. Soon afterwards the Atlantic Hall, Epe female team showed a lethal touch as their captain was one goal short of completing a hat-trick, though her team mate capitalised on a golden opportunity to end the game 3-0 in favour of the Atlantic Hall female team. Unfortunately, the male team was unable to repeat that success as they crashed out of the competition due to a late goal from the returning champions of the competition, St Finbarrs College, Akoka.

The day ended with the Anwar-Ul-Islam Model College, Agege, male team, showing the crowd that they came here with championship glory in mind as they, delivered a 6-0 defeat to the young men of Baptist Academy, Obanikoro.