The thirty-two primary schools that will compete in the Lagos Preliminaries for season 11 of the Channels International Kids Cup have been unveiled.
Over a hundred schools in Lagos registered for the tournament and after a thorough screening process, the technical committee settled for the teams that adhered strictly to the competition’s rules and regulations.
Winners of the first edition, University of Lagos Staff School, Donmen primary school, Saludeen Primary School, Ikorodu, 2018 semi-finalists, Abina Omololu, Surulere, Inner-City Mission, St Jude’s Private School, Mind-Builders and 2014 National champions, Toyibat School are making a return to the competition this year.
Some schools will be making their debut at the competition this year. They include; Mbari Mbayo, school, Yaba, St Joseph Primary School, Idi-Mangoro, Agege, Dee Jewels Primary School, Egbeda, RRS Gold Primary School, Mafoluku, Oshodi, Jimoh Ojora, Ajegunle, Anifowoshe Primary School, Ikeja, Fanlot International School, Abule-Egba, Chalcedony School, Abijo, Ibeju-Lekki, Will and Grace International School, Mile 12 and Raufu Williams Primary School, Egbeda.
The competition has a direct elimination format, teams will be divided into two groups and compete across two venues. The winners from each centre will represent Lagos State at the International finals scheduled for 21st-27th May 2019.
The draw ceremony for the Lagos event will be done on Tuesday, April 30th while action will begin on May 2nd till 7th May 2019 at the Agege stadium and Campos Square Mini Stadium, Lagos Island.
SELECTED SCHOOLS FOR LAGOS PRELIMINARIES
- SAINT JOSEPH PRIMARY SCHOOL, IDI-MANGORO AGEGE
- LOCAL GOVERNMENT PRIMARY SCHOOL, OKE-ISAGUN, ALIMOSHO
- SUPREME EDUCATION EDUCATION FOUNDATION MAGODO
- UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS STAFF SCHOOL, AKOKA
- SALAUDEEN PRIMARY SCHOOL, ARAROMI IKORODU
- AFRICAN CHURCH PRIMARY SCHOOL, IKOLA, AGBADO/OKE ODO
- DEE JEWELS PRIMARY SCHOOL, GOWON ESTATE EGBEDA
- RRS GOLD PRIMARY SCHOOL MAFOLUKU, OSHODI
- SAMFRA SCHOOLS, EBUTE METTA EAST
- ABINA OMOLOLU PRIMARY SCHOOL, SURULERE
- JIMOH OJORA PRIMARY SCHOOL, AJEGUNLE
- ANIFOWOSHE PRIMARY SCHOOL, IKEJA
- SAINT JUDE PRIVATE SCHOOL, FESTAC TOWN
- CMS PRIMARY SCHOOL BARIGA
- KITH AND KIN SCHOOL, IKORODU
- FANLOT INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, ABULE-EGBA
- RAUFU WILLIAMS PRIMARY SCHOOL, GOWON ESTATE, EGBEDA
- WILL AND GRACE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, OWODE, MILE 12
- MBARI MBAYO SCHOOL, YABA
- TOYIBAT PRIMARY SCHOOL, GBAGADA
- CHALCEDONY SCHOOL, ABIJO, IBEJU-LEKKI
- ANWAR-UL-SALAAM PRIMARY SCHOOL, LAGOS ISLAND
- MUSLIM ASSOCIATION PRIMARY SCHOOL, SURULERE
- DONMEN PRIMARY SCHOOL, OWODE, MILE 12
- ZUMURATUL ISLAMIYYA PRIMARY SCHOOL, IKORODU
- AJOKE PRIMARY SCHOOL, MAGBON, BADAGRY
- THE TENET SCHOOLS, IKORODU
- METHODIST PRIMARY SCHOOL. ELETU, IKORODU
- MIND BUILDERS, ALAUSA
- LADOJE PRIMARY SCHOOL, OKO-OBA, AGEGE
- INNERCITY PRIMARY SCHOOL, OREGUN
- NEW HALL INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, LEKKI