Nigeria, Sept. 25 -- Kogi State University have emerged as champions of the fourth edition of the Higher Institution Football League, HiFL concluded in Lagos on Saturday.

The Kogi team, nicknamed KSU Steelers, came from behind to defeat their counterparts from the Federal University Oye, FUOYE Dazzlers 3-1 to emerge champions.

While it was the first time both teams were getting to the final, the Kogi Steelers ensured they made history as the first state-owned university to win the HiFL title with a resounding victory.

First and second-half goals from Samuel Odutola, Suleiman Muhammed and Anuba Selah handed the title to the Kogi Steelers.

Unfortunately, FUOYE Dazzlers' solitary goal from the penalty spot was not enough to salvage the d...