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GTBank - Ogun State Principals Cup (Season 5) holds on Thursday 21st September 2017

GTBank - Ogun State Principals Cup (Season 5) holds on Thursday 21st September 2017

Lagos Nigeria – September, 2017. The 2017 edition of the GTBank-Ogun State Principals Cup will reach its climax on Thursday 21st September, 2017 in the famous MKO Abiola Stadium, Kuto, Abeokuta. The highly anticipated finals will thrill football lovers from across Ogun State and beyond as first-time finalists take on former champions. The curtain raiser for the day will be the finals in the female category between 2 time winners, Muslim High School, Isolu and Iko Gateway Grammar School, Idiroko. In the male category, Ipara Community Secondary School, Ipara will hope to spring an upset as they take on title favorites, Pakoto High School, Ayede-Ifo who won the trophy in 2015. The matches are bound to produce historic moments for two of the four schools as both jostle to win the trophy for the first time ever. The GTBank - Ogun State Principals Cup has been won by 5 schools since its inception.... Read More

GTBank, Lagos State Principals’ Cup Season 6 Begins.

Feburary 4th, 2015

The opening matches of the 2015 Lagos State/GTBank Principals’ Cup kicked off on Monday in the state. According to the draws of the Principals’ Cup Season 6 which took place last Thursday at the bank’s corporate head office, 24 schools were drawn into eight groups of three teams in the male category while 18 teams were placed into six groups of three teams in the female category. Season 5 champions, Dairy Farms, Agege, were scheduled to slug it out with St. Gregory College, Obalende and Merian Community High School in Group G of the male category.

The female champions, Government Girls College, Agege, will defend their title against Estate Senior Grammar School, Mushin and Ifako Comprehensive Secondary School in Group F.

According to the General Manager, Communication and External Affairs, Lola Odedina, “the Principals’ Cup competition paves the way for youths to cultivate their sporting talents and aptitudes, while fostering and building a healthier lifestyle at a critical stage in their lives”.
She enjoined the students to imbibe the spirit of fair play, hard work, and rigour, which are some of the core values of GTBank.

She also added “We witnessed such a great passion for football amongst the teams of the Season 5 tournament and I am certain that more talent will emerge as the tournament progresses this year”.

She appreciated the principals from the various schools for supporting and encouraging the young talents in achieving their dreams.
Most Valuable Players of the tournament, Sunday Adeoye of Dairy Farm Senior Secondary School Agege and Yetunde Fajobi of Government Girls College, were rewarded with tickets to watch the 2014 Brazil World Cup.

At the end of the tournament, cash prizes of N1,000,000, N750,000, N500,000 and N250,000 will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place winners in the male and female categories. GTBank will also provide sports infrastructure upgrade and sporting equipment’s such as balls, goal post nets and corner flags for schools throughout the duration of the competition.

The bank also organises an annual residential coaching programme called ‘Camp GTBank’; a football talent development vehicle to identify, train and develop outstanding players during the football season.

Source: www.thisdaylive.com



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