Season7of TheGTBank MastersCup EntersQuarter Final Stage

Posted on May 7, 2018 || By: Global News
  • The quarter finals of the 2018 GTBank Masters Cup is set to hold on May 8-9,
    2018 at the Agege Stadium, Lagos with 16 male and female teams competing
    for a semi-final spot in the prestigious tournament.
    Organized by leading African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, the
    GTBank Masters Cup is an annual football competition for first generation and
    missionary secondary schools geared towards discovering young football
    talents and inculcating in young people, the values of sportsmanship,
    camaraderie and fair play. Season 7 of the competition kicked off with a total
    of 42 teams, out of which 8 teams remain in the male and female categories,
    respectively.
    In the male category, Chrisland Schools, Ikeja will play King’s College, Lagos,
    while Igbobi College, Yaba will square up against Eko Boys High School,
    Mushin. Atlantic Hall, Epe will look to beat St. Finbarr’s College, Akoka to a
    semi-finals spot while Baptist Academy, Obanikoro will contest the last semi-
    finals slot against Anwar-Ul- Islam Model College, Agege.
    In the female category, Ansar-Ud Deen Girls’ High School, Itire will play
    against Greensprings School, Lekki, Queens College, Yaba will hope to better
    Corona School, Agbara, and Atlantic Hall, Epe will face off against Federal
    Science & Technology College, Yaba. The last semi-finals slot will go to the
    winner of the match between Ansar-Ud-Deen College, Isolo and Methodist
    Girls’ High School, Yaba.
    Commenting on the Masters Cup, Segun Agbaje, Managing Director,
    Guaranty Trust Bank plc, said; “Sport plays a major role in the development of
    life skills and this competition paves the way for youths to cultivate their
    sporting talents and aptitudes. We are proud to organize this tournament that
    provides an avenue for students to showcase their talents and passion for the
    game of football even as they remain committed to their academics.”
    Guaranty Trust Bank is a leading African financial institution, and has an
    unwavering support for sports education, infrastructure development and
    scholarships. Since inception, the GTBank Masters Cup tournament has
    discovered and developed outstanding football talents, some of whom are
    currently on scholarships with football clubs and academies in Nigeria and
    beyond.

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