University of Ibadan played out 3:3 draw with Obafemi Awolowo University In the opening match of the Higher institutions football league(HIFL) played at University of Ibadan Stadium on Wednesday, August 9, 2010.
University of Ibadan took an early two goals lead in the first half of the match. However OAU team equalised immediately courtesy of a superb display from their no 10 Jersey. UI scored from the penalty spot to end the first half in a 3:2 lead. However a good display from OAU engulfed the match as the game ended 3:3 after regulatory time.
OAU will now play host to UI in the second leg fixtures that will take p!mace on August 22 at the OAU stadium.
Meanwhile, the stadium was filled to capacity as many student came to watch the match.
OAU no 10 jersey was awarded the man of the match.