National Principals Cup  Finals holds March 27th- 31st

The National  finals of the Principal’s  Cup earlier  scheduled  for April 1st- 5th will now take place from March 27th- 31st. 


According  to the Chairman  of the Main Organizing committee Dr  *Ademola Are” This change became necessary  as we do not want distractions  for the students writing  their exams.

exams   of the students  must be given priority,  we dont want the matches too close to their exams so that they can concentrate. Sports and education must go side by side and we want to always  strike the right balance.”
Meanwhile, State champions have emerged in most of the states  as the event gathers  momentum nationwide.


Kwara State was among the first state to conclude the  football event  with Thomas Adewunmi Comprehensive College (TAICO) defeating Lasoju Comprehensive High School, Ilorin by a lone goal in the final played on Wednesday morning at the Ilorin Township Stadium.


TAICO secured a comprehensive 4-0 victory over  Government High School, Ilorin with  Kamaldeen Jelili  scoring a brace with the other  goals from Abdulganiyu Ibrahim and Abdulwahab Muktar completing the routing.


In Niger State, Zarumai Model School, Minna secured a 1-0 pipping of Day Secondary School, Maitube at the Maryam Babaginda Secondary School Minna  playground  to   secure a place in the zonal finals.


Zarumai  had defeated Day Secondary School, Tunga, 2-1 in the first semi final, while Day Secondary School, Maitube, dispersed Day Secondary School, Bosso by 3 goals to 2.


In the South East, Government Secondary School, Afipko secured their  zonal finals place in  Ebonyi State following a  1-0 defeat of St Michaels Seminary School, Oshiri, in the state finals on Wednesday.  


Government Day Secondary School, Unguwar Gwaza, will represent Zamfara State at the zonal finals in Jos after  trouncing Government Day Secondary School, Sambo 4-1 to emerge the state champion.


In Gombe, Government Secondary School, Pantami defeated Government Arabic College to emerge Gombe State champions.Action shifts  to  Lagos, Abuja, Osun, Taraba, Jigawa and  of other states on Thursday, March 12th where the finals will take place.


There will also be action in table Tennis  and Atheletics  as schools  slug it out for a place in the zonal finals culminating  into the National  Finals  in Abuja.


Meanwhile, the nation may just have discovered a new predator for its football in Simeon Zakari who pumped in a whopping 5 goals in Folsa Academy 11-1 pounding of Government Science and Technical College in their quarter final encounter in Abuja.

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