After a thrilling round of football in the quarter finals, eight teams in the male and female category have advanced to the semi final stages of the 2020 GTBank Masters Cup. All four games will be played at the Campus Stadium, Lagos Island, on Wednesday, 5th February 2020, where the remaining teams will compete for a coveted spot in the grand finale.
Last season’s winners in the male and female category, Kings College and Lead-Forte Gate College, will hope to defend their title when they take on Eko Boys High School and Queens College respectively.
Coming off their five-goal routing of International School Lagos in the quarterfinals, Greensprings School will be looking to keep up the momentum against last year’s male finalists, Anwar-Ul-Islam Model College, who also completed a seven-goal routing of C.M.S Grammar School.
In the female category, Ansar-Ud-Deen Girls High School and Greensprings School will battle it out for one of two spots in the final of the GTBank Masters Cup.
Since it started in 2012, the GTBank Masters Cup has developed into one of the country’s most anticipated football competitions for privately-owned secondary schools and known for discovering and developing indigenous talents, some of whom have secured scholarships and trials with football academies within and outside Nigeria. Now in its 9th season, the competition hosts 50 teams from over 40 schools to showcase their football talent, while promoting the values of sportsmanship, passion, and fair play.
The full schedule of the semi-finals is as follows:
Wednesday 5th February 2020
Ansar-Ud-Deen Girls High School, Itire vs Greensprings School, Lekki.
Lead-Forte Gate College, Lekki vs Queens College, Yaba.
Anwar-Ul-Islam Model College, Agege vs Greensprings School, Lekki.
Eko Boys High School, Mushin vs Kings College, Lagos Island.
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.