We are down to the Round of Eight in the GTBank Masters Cup (Season 6) after a rather cagey but action packed group stage that had all the trappings of an extraordinary tournament, which has so far featured spectacular goals, exceptional talent and breath-taking football skills.
The quarter finals stage of the prestigious football tournament will feature 8 games that will see the last 16 teams in both the male and female categories of the competition continue their quest to clinch the highly coveted trophy.
The quarter finals game will be played at Onikan Stadium, Lagos on Thursday 11th & Fri 12th May 2017.
The girls will kick off the quarter-finals on Thursday with Jubril Martins Memorial Grammar School, Iponri playing Ansar-Ud-Deen College, Isolo in the 1st match and Ansar Ud Deen Girls High School, Itire playing Dowen College, Lekki in the 2nd match.
The Jubril Martins male team will start the male match, squaring up against last season’s runners up, St. Gregory’s College, Ikoyi. The 2nd male match will St. Finbarr’s College, Akoka will renew their rivalry with International School Lagos, Akoka male team.
On Friday, the female teams will again set the ball rolling as the team with the most win in the competition Queens College, Yaba face International School Lagos, Akoka, just as Greensprings Schools, Lekki will compete with Methodist Girls High School, Yaba.
In the male category, 2014 winners, Eko Boys High School, Mushin will try to eliminate the current title holders, Greensprings Schools, Lekki in the 1st match while Kings College, Lagos will slug it out with Anwar-Ul-Islam College, Agege in the 2nd match.
Jubril Martins Memorial vs Ansar-Ud-Deen College
Ansar Ud Deen Girls High School vs Dowen College
Jubril Martins Memorial vs St. Gregory’s College
St. Finbarr’s College vs International School Lagos
Queens College vs International School Lagos
Greensprings Schools vs Methodist Girls High School
Greensprings Schools vs Eko Boys High School
King’s College, Lagos vs Anwar-Ul-Islam College
Players to look out for
Akpan Moses – St. Finbarr’s College, Akoka
Ernest Promise – Anwar-Ul-Islam Model College, Agege
Ibrahim Raheem – Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar School, Iponri
Ademola Basirat – Ansar-Ur-Deen Girls High School, Itire
Dolapo Aurori – Queens College, Yaba
Koledoye Aliyah – Greensprings School, Lekki