The GTBank Masters Cup tournament is set to showcase sixteen teams across the male and female categories in the quarterfinals stage of its 8th season. Holding on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th March 2019 at the Campos Mini Stadium, the female and male teams, in different secondary schools across Lagos, will play against each other to gain a spot at the next stage.
Organized by foremost financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank, the GTBank Masters Cup tournament is a major platform for discovering and developing exceptional football talents. Since its inception in 2001, the tournament has grown many talents into great players and many of its alumni have obtained scholarships with football clubs and academies within and outside Nigeria.
The Quater finals kicks off on Tuesday with the females of Greensprings Schools Lekki squaring off with Lead-Forte Gate College, Lekki. Later in the day, CMS Grammar School Bariga will face Federal Science and Technical College, Yaba to contend for a spot in the Male category of the semi-finals.
On Wednesday, the female teams will again set the ball rolling as Corona Secondary School, Agbara will face Atlantic Hall, Epe, and later, in the Male category, Kings College, Lagos will compete with Jubril Martins Memorial Grammar School, Iponri.
- Greensprings School, Lekki vs Lead-Forte Gate College, Lekki
- Answar-ud-deen Girls High School, Itire vs Ansar-ud-deen College, Isolo.
- Male Category
CMS Grammar School, Bariga vs Federal Science and Technical College, Yaba
- Anwar-ul-Islam Model College, Agege vs Igbobi College, Yaba.
- Corona Secondary School, Agbara vs Atlantic Hall, Epe
- Queens College, Yaba vs Answar-ud-deen Girls High School, Ojokoro.
- Kings College, Lagos vs. Jubril Martins Memorial Gram. School, Iponri
- Baptist Academy, Obanikoro vs. Whitesand School, Lekki.
Some of the outstanding players to look out for this season are Celestine Chwang of Kings College and Ayinla Abiola of Answar-ud-deen Girls High School. So far, both players are the highest goal scorers in the male and female categories, respectively.
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