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Opeifa Handball: Ikosi, Lagos City romp into semi-final

Lagos City College Yaba will today take Ikosi on Senior High School in one of the semi-final matches of the senior boy’s category of the on-going season 4 of the annual Opeifa All Lagos Secondary Schools Handball championship holding at the Rowe Park Sports Centre, Yaba, Lagos while Nawa-Ru-Deen Senior High School battles the winner of the last quarter final game between Birrel Avenue Senior High School and Islamia Senior Secondary School.

In the quarter-final matches, Ikosi boys defeated White Sand School 14 – 12 to cruise into today’s semi-final while Lagos City College beat Aiyetoro Senior Grammer School 12 – 10 to book their semi-final ticket as well. Also victorious is Nawa-Ru-Deen that sent out the defending champions, Arch Deacon Adelaja Senior School by beating them 14 – 10 in one of the quarter–final games yesterday.

In the women category of the championship, Herbert Macaulay Senior Girls High School would engage CMS Girls Grammer School in the first semi-final clash while Jagumolu Senior Grammar School will lock horns with Birrel Avenue Senior High School.

To get to today’s semi-finals, Herbert Macaulay yesterday outscored Apapa Senior High School 4 – 2 while Jagumolu beat Surulere Senior Girls School 4 -2 as well. CMS Girls Grammer School defeated Aiyetoro Senior Grammer School 4 – 2 also in another trilling quarter-final encounter.

Birrels Girls beat Wesley Girls to move into the semi-finals.

The junior boys and girls are still slugging it ant in the quarter-final stage at the time of this report as they had more preliminary matches to play unlike the Senior category.



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