The semifinals of the 2020 GTBank Masters Cup Season 9 played out an assortment of beautiful football on Wednesday, February 5th 2019, at the Campus Square Mini Stadium, Lagos.
Just as excepted the games recorded less goals and spectator can testify of the increasing competitiveness on the pitch as each game gained an increasing momentums as each team battle for their chance to lift the Trophy.
The female category saw Ansar -Ud- Deen Girls High School, Itire and Greensprings College, Lekki lock horn in a game that ended 0-0 after full time. Greensprings College emerged winner in a penalty shootout (5-4).
Lead-Forte Gate College, Lekki scored a late goal to defeat high-fighting Queens College Yaba 1-0 to set up an interesting final against Greensprings College.
Action continues in the male category as teams took to the pitch in their quest for the prestigious trophy, in the first game played, Anwar -ul- Islam Model College,Agege edged Greensprings College Lekki to reach the final.
Also, Eko Boys High School trashed Kings College, Lagos 2-0 in a one sided encounter that saw Eko Boys dominate play.
In the male category Eko Boys High School, and Anwar -Ul- Islam Model College, Agege will duel for the Cup. There is no Doubt that the games will be exciting as fans look forward to the final games.
Established in 2012, the GTBank Masters Cup is organized by foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank, as a way of extending the benefits of the Bank’s football programs to students outside the public school system.
Since its inception, GTBank Masters Cup has grown into one of the major platforms for discovering and developing exceptional football talents and many of its alumni are now on trials and scholarships with football clubs and academies in Nigeria and abroad. This year, the route to the title in both categories promises to be even tougher.