The male team of University of Uyo – Uniuyo Tuskites beat their counterpart in Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Rivers State – IAUE Minders 4 goals to 1 in Group C opening fixture of the Higher Institution Football League.All matches in Group C are to ve hosted by University of Uyo at the school’s mini stadium in Town Campus. The host cruised to a 4 – 1 victory thanks to Idara Jude’s hat-trick and a fourth goal from Adonis Okon.A lively match saw the tuskites take an early lead when Idara scored a header from a corner in the 4th minute of the game. IAUE Minders equalized in the 32nd minute, courtesy of Frank Ikemefula. The first half ended with both sides level with one goal apiece.The match opened up when Idara scored his second with a spectacular finish in the 55th minute. Idara completed his hat-trick in the 64th minute before Adonis Okon now converted a 79th minute penalty to put the game out of reach for the side from Port Harcourt.