The Technical Committee of the Channels National Kids Cup have cleared 32 primary schools that will feature at the Lagos Preliminaries.
According to the committee, the selected schools adhered to the rules and regulations of the competition and provided the requirements needed to participate in Season 7 of the football tournament.
Defending champions, Toyibat Nursery and Primary School have a chance of retaining the trophy they won last year after being cleared. But first, they will need to go through the preliminaries. Last year losing finalist, Ebute-Metta Primary School also got the approval of the committee.
Former champions, Unilag Staff School and Ladi-Lak are making a return to the competition while Excel Immaculate, Ipaja are making their debut at the grassroots football competition. Eunifrance, Highscope, St. Paul’s Anglican, CMS primary school, Dr. Teslim Elias and Army Children School, Abule-Egba received clearance to participate in the preliminaries.
Chairman of the committee, Ken Ochonogor confirmed that this is the first part of the screening, adding that the proper examination of players will be done before a game is played.
The draw for the Lagos preliminaries will be done on Thursday, March 12th 2015 at Channels Television headquarters, Isheri North and each school can attend with an official and a player.
TEAMS CLEARED FOR LAGOS PRELIMINARIES
1. ABJOEL PRIMARY SCHOOL, IKORODU
2. AJELOGO PRIMARY SCHOOL, MILE 12
3. AL-FARUQ INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, EJIGBO
4. ANWAR-UL ISLAM PRIMARY SCHOOL
5. ARMY CHILDREN SCHOOL, ABULE-EGBA
6. CMS PRIMARY SCHOOL, BARIGA
7. DAEMM SCHOOLS
8. DARMAN FOUNDATION SCHOOL, AGEGE
9. DONMEN SCHOOLS, IKORODU
10. DORCAS MEMORIAL SCHOOL APAPA
11. DR. TESLIM ELIAS PRIMARY SCHOOL
12. EBUTE-METTA PRIMARY SCHOOL, LAGOS ISLAND
13. EBUTE-ELEFUN PRIMARY SCHOOL
14. EUNIFRANCE PRIMARY SCHOOL, IKORODU
15. EXCEL IMMACULATE, IPAJA
16. GREAT HAKEEMSON SCHOOL, AGEGE
17. GREEN HAVEN MONTESSORI SCHOOL, ISHERI
18. HIGHSCOPE SCHOOLS, IKOSI KETU
19. HOPELAND PRIMARY SCHOOL
20. INNERCITY MISSION PRIMARY SCHOOL, OREGUN
21. LADI-LAK PRIMARY SCHOOL, BARIGA
22. NATIONAL PRIMARY SCHOOL, YABA
23. PAMPERS GROUP OF SCHOOLS, SURULERE
24. ROCKFORD PRIVATE SCHOOL, IKORODU
25. ROYALBELLS PRIMARY SCHOOL, GBAGADA
26. ST. PAUL’S ANGLICAN SCHOOL, LAGOS ISLAND
27. ST. FRANCIS PRIMARY SCHOOL, MARYLAND
28. THE TENETS SCHOOLS, IKORODU
29. TOYDAM CHILDREN SCHOOL, GBAGADA
30. TOYIBAT, PRIMARY SCHOOL, GBAGADA
31. UNCLE BAYUS PRIMARY SCHOOL, IKORODU
32. UNILAG STAFF SCHOOL, AKOKA