17 April 2014, Lagos – Former champions of the NNPC/Shell Cup for the All Nigeria Secondary Schools Football Championship, St. Thomas Basic Secondary School, Benin, Edo State and three others have qualified for the semi finals of the 2013/2014 edition of the competition.
According to the National Co-ordinator of the competition, Shola Akinwale, St. Thomas Basic Secondary School defeated Akwa Ibom representatives, Etinan Community Secondary School, Uyo 2-0 in one of the quarter finals decided in Port Harcourt at the weekend.
Other semi finalists include Brightville College, Ibadan, Government Model Secondary School, Kotangora, Niger State and Government Day Secondary School, Bangudu, Zamfara State.
To get to this stage, Brightville College beat Randolph Comprehensive College of Port Harcourt 1-0 at the Sagamu centre while Government Model School, Kontagora stopped Government Day Secondary School, Dange, Sokoto State 2-0 at the Kaduna centre.
In Minna, Dangogo Secondary School, Bungudu, Zamfara were 2-0 better than Government Day Secondary School, Bokos, Plateau State.