Ijaiye Housing Estate Senior Grammar School, Ojokoro and Ikotun Senior High School, have qualified for the final of the 2017 GTBank Lagos Principals Cup. Both teams picked the tickets in Wednesday’s semi-final duels.
Ijaiye Housing Estate Senior Grammar School defeated Odogunyan Senior Grammar School, Ikorodu in a semi-final match at the Onikan Stadium. But Ikotun Senior High School had to go through a more difficult path to the final.
Their encounter with Muslim Senior College, Oworonshoki was stalemated at goalless after regulation time. Ikotun Senior High School prevailed 4-3 in the nerve wrecking penalty shootout.
It is the first time both teams will get to the final of the Lagos Principals Cup. The final match holds on Tuesday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. In the ladies’ category, Sanya Senior Grammar School, Surulere and Isale-Eko Grammar School, Lagos Island will slug it out in the final.
Like it happened to Ikotun Senior High School in the boys’ category, Sanya Senior Grammar School, Surulere qualified via penalty shootout after score lines were stalemated 0-0 in the semi final match with Government Senior College, Agege. Sanya Senior Grammar School won 5-3. Isale Eko Grammar School, Lagos Island beat Ikorodu Senior High School, Ikorodu 2-1 to get to the final.