Coach of Anwar Islam college,Isolo Lagos AbdulMalik Sulaiman has revealed his desire to meet one of the favourite teams to win this years GTBank Masters Cup,St Finbars College,Akoka in the final of the championship in order to revenge their 6-2 drubbing by the Akoka side at the group stage.
“We are not afraid of any team, even the defending champion,Greenspring School which is the team to beat in this competition,If there is any team I want to meet ,it is St Finbarrs College because they beat us 6-2 at the group stage which we hope to serve them their pound of flesh” if we meet them again preferably in the final”.
Anwar Islam booked their semifinal slot after pipping Kings College Lagos 1-0 in a quarter final game played at the Onikan Stadium,Lagos.Sulaiman who was surprised by his wards inability to convert a lot of scoring opportunites that came their way also promised to work on his teams attack.
“Our attack failed to convert a lot of chances against our opponent and this we hope to work on before our next game.”
Speaking with the excited Owolabi Muqadas, goal keeper of Anwar-Ul Islam who was voted man of the match, .he stated
“i do not know what to say but i am happy. My teammate always blame me but i always encourage them. Even in this match, i was prepared to die for the match?
Meanwhile, Mr Akinpelu Amos, vice principal academics, Kings College, Lagos said;
” it happens some times. The boys played at their best but it just did not happen. And, the lesson is to go back home to the drawing board.”
” We have a recruitment process which is usually from our junior school since we run both junior and senior schools”
“We had a little challenge and that’s why they were not at their best because the school is not really in session. We had to invite them together to play this matches”