Nile University’s football team recently joined the Higher Institutions Football League (HIFL). The HIFL is an annual competition aimed at providing a platform for students in various Nigerian tertiary institutions, especially universities, to showcase their football abilities. The tournament, which held its maiden edition in 2018, comprises 32 university teams competing against one another, over 21 weeks, for the Ultimate Champions Trophy.

The Nile University team, which has already qualified for the tournament’s round of 32, is billed to play against FUTMinna and Plateau State University on July 9 and 11, 2019 respectively.