Charles Uttah returned to scoring ways as Abuja Metro FC came from behind to defeat National Defence College FC 3-2 at the Government Secondary School, Area 10 Garki.
Line Up: Saka Ominisi (Pyrus Jitoboh 78′), Naphtali Oboghare, Kehinde Badmus (Dupsonie Ramson 60′), Useni Abdullahi, Bernard Bitrus (Chibuike Umeadi 60′), Prince Kennjones, Yohannes Oboghare (Tobe Nwankwo 75′), Charles Uttah (Ndubisi Martins 75′), Ikenna Ekedoro, Henry Osundu (Leo Eboh 52′), Nuhu Ismaili (Jonathan Habakkuk 52′)
Unused Subs: Eze Vitus, Andrew Anuge, Samson Simon
It was Defence CFC who broke the deadlock in the 25th minute. Their lead only lasted for 10 minutes as Charles Uttah pulled Abuja Metro FC back on level terms in the 35th minute.
The half ended 1-1 but on resumption the lads went ahead. Charles Utah turned provider for Nuhu Ismaili in the 50th minute before Ikenna Ekedoro made it 3-1 in the 64th minute.
With 5 minutes of regulation time left to play, the visitors reduced the deficit but Abuja Metro FC held on to the win.