GTBank’s Masters Cup Season Four enters knock-out stage
THE Onikan Stadium, Lagos is hosting the fourth GTBank Master’s Cup (formerly Heritage Cup) quarterfinals, which began yesterday and will end today. The Master’s Cup is a GTBank pioneered and sponsored football competition for first generation and missionary secondary schools in Lagos state to promote camaraderie and foster friendliness amongst competing schools.
The Season four of the prestigious football tournament commenced in November 2014 with 20 Male teams and 10 female teams from participating schools. The Season 3 of the football competition was won by Eko Boys High school in the male category and Queen’s College, Yaba in the female category.
The quarterfinal stage of the competition will feature the 8 Male teams that qualified from the group stage. The teams include Western College, Yaba C.M.S Grammar School, Bariga Grace High School, Gbagada Jibril Martain Grammar School, Iponri St. Finbarr’s College, Akoka Federal Science and Technology College, Yaba St. Gregory’s College, Ikoyi and King’s College, Lagos.
Winners will be rewarded with the sum of N750,000.00, N500,000.00 and N350,000.00 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners respectively in both the male and female categories.
While commenting on the competition, Segun Agbaje, Managing Director, Guaranty Trust Bank said, “At GTBank, we believe that sports and education are imperative to youth development. We are therefore proud to be pioneers of this initiative that provides an avenue for students to showcase their talents and passion for the game of football”.
He further stated, “this competition also serves as a platform for the players and students of participating schools to share ideas, and imbibe the spirit of team work and fair play.”
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