Kings, Queens College, others qualify for GTBank Masters Cup semifinals

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[file] Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, GTBank Mr. Segun Agbaje (left); Captain, Greensprings School Lagos, Elvis Onyeze; President, Nigerian Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Pinnick and Chairman, Lagos First Generation Heritage Colleges Association, Alhaja Riskat Yussuf, during the presentation of trophy to the winner of GTBank Masters Cup Season Five in male category held at Onikan Stadium in 2016.

Kings College, Lagos, Igbobi College, Yaba, Queens College, Yaba and Ansar-U-Deen Girls’ High School, Itire, have booked their spots in the semifinals of the GTBank Lagos Masters Cup Season Seven played at the Agege Stadium.

Other qualifiers include Anwar-Ul- Islam Model College, Agege, St. Finbarr’s College, Akoka and Atlantic Hall, Epe.

Kings College defeated Chrisland Schools, Ikeja, 4-2 in a highly entertaining match. A brace from danger boy, Chwang Celestine, and two strikes from Martins Emmanuel and Njoku ensured that they progressed to the semifinal of the competition.

In the other game of the male’s category, Igbobi College humbled Eko Boys High School, Mushin 4-3, via a penalty shootout after the match had ended 1-1 at regulation time. Ramon Akani scored for Igbobi, while Eko Boys’ Karis snapped the equalising goal in an evenly matched game.

Elsewhere, Baptist Academy, Obanikoro lost 0- 5 to Anwar-Ul- Islam Model College, Agege, as St. Finbarr’s College, Akoka beat Atlantic Hall, Epe 1-0 to book their places in the next round of the tournament.

Earlier, Ansar-U-deen Girls demolised Greensprings School, Lekki, 7-0 in the girls’ cadre of the tournament with Aleem Aisha and Ademola Basira the stars of the game. While Aleem recorded a hat trick, a brace from Basira took the match beyond the Greensprings girls.