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GTBank- Ogun State Principals’ Cup Sets for Semi Finals



After the two days of incredible matches and varying reactions – upsets, surprises, fantastic goals and excitement that came from the eight matches played at the semi finals of the Season 5 of GTBank Ogun State Principals Cup, the stage is now set for the semi finals of both male and female categories on Tuesday.

The female teams that have made it to the semi-finals stage include Iko Gateway Grammar School,  Idiroko who beat last season’s runners up, Iganmode Grammar School, 4-2 on penalties.

Also in the semi finals are Our Lady of Apostles, Ijebu Ode; Makun High School, Sagamu and Muslim High School, Isolu who put up a good fight to defend their title by defeating Nawar-Ud-Deen High School, Ifo 2-1 at the quarter finals.

In the male category, Anglican Grammar School, Ota; Ijebu Ode Grammar School, Ijebu-Ode; Pakoto High School, Ifo and Ipara Community Grammar School, Ipara won their tickets to the semi finals by beating last year’s runners-up Methodist Comprehensive College, Sagamu 5-4 on penalties after 1-1 in regulation time.



Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and the country’s most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022.

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