GTBank Principals Cup quarter-final Day One wrap

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Ijaiye Housing and Muslim Senior Schools came from behind to secure passage to the last four of the competition


Ikorodu Senior High School 6-0 Lekki Community Senior High School

Ikorodu Senior High School sent Lekki Community Senior High School out of the GTBank Principals Cup in a humiliating manner after they defeated them 6-0.

Most Valuable Player of the encounter, Nkechi Arinwa and Gift Daniel put two goals apiece past the Lekki team in a one-sided game to ease their side into the semifinals of the competition.

The game started early for the Ikorodu side as Gift drew first blood in the fifth minute. Nkechi soon followed with a second. With few minutes left before the break, Sofiat Nosiru got the third past the hapless Lekki side.

The onslaught continued after the interval as Gift got her team’s fourth, thereby registering a brace. Motunrayo Mohammed also registered her name on the scoresheet before the most outstanding player on the pitch, Nkechi wrapped up the victory for Ikorodu Senior High School to progress to the last four of the secondary school tournament.



Ijaiye Housing Estate Senior Grammar School 1-1 (4-3) Gbaja Boys Senior High School

Ijaiye Housing Estate Senior Grammar School secured a 4-3 victory over Gbaja Boys Senior High School on penalties after they played out a 1-1 draw in a highly contested duel.

Gbaja Boys got ahead in the 11th minute after Idris Badmus struck a lovely effort past Abeeb Raheem in the 11th minute.

Ijaiye's chances of their to equalise in the first half but found no luck in front of goal.

The Ojokoro outfit had to wait till nine minutes before the end of the match to get the goal that changed the encounter.

Moses Toriola connected well with a pass before unleashing an unstoppable volley into the back of the net to send the tie into shootouts.

Raheem completed Ijaiye Housing Estate Senior Grammar School's turnaround with two saves from six kicks to hand his side a 4-3 victory.



Estate Senior Grammar School 2-2 (3-4) Muslim Senior College

Muslim Senior College sealed a comeback against Estate Senior Grammar School as they won 4-3 on penalties after both sides had battled to 2-2 draw after full time.

Abeeb Sulaiman opened the scoring for Muslim Senior College in the sixth minute and the first half ending in favour of the Oworonshoki outfit.

Estate Senior Grammar entered the second period with renewed energy as Abeeb Abdulrahman got his Estate’s equaliser four minutes after the restart.

With five minutes left of the tie, Abdulrahman got his brace to put his side ahead in the game but the game took a dramatic turn as the referee spotted an infringement in Estate Senior Grammar School’s area leaving Olaniyi Ogundare to send the game to the shootouts with a calmly dispatched effort.

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Muslim Senior College completed the comeback over Estate Senior Grammar School as they won the spot kicks 4-3.

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