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Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola is banking on Franck Ribery to rise to the occasion and inspire his side to a second-leg fightback in their Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid on Tuesday night, Skysports reports.

The Inspector General of Police Mohammed Abubakar has released Assistant Commissioner of Police Gideon Akinsola to take charge of security during that second edition of the Okpekpe 10km road race. The event is billed for May 3.

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was voted the Professional Footballers’ Association’s Player of the Year on Sunday night.

Shola Ameobi is preparing to take a step into the unknown.

The agent of Nigeria's football star John Mikel Obi, Olatunji John Shittu,  has dismissed speculations agog in the media that the Nigerian midfielder who plies his trade for Chelsea football club in London was headed to Inter Milan in Serie A next season.

Nigeria have been drawn with South Africa and Sudan in the group stage of qualifying for the 2015 African Nations Cup in Morocco.

Brendan Rodgers accused Jose Mourinho of parking "two buses" after seeing his Liverpool side frustrated by a trademark display of defensive resilience from Chelsea at Anfield.

Napoli has been hit with injury. striker Gonzalo Higuain was stretched out in their draw against Inter and is in doubt for the remainder of the season after picking up a potentially troubling ankle injury in their 0-0 draw

Gbenga Elegbeleye, Director General of the National Sports Commission (NSC) on Saturday donated N450,000 to the Federation of Public Service Games (FEPSGA) for its monthly keep-fit exercise.

The game saw hitherto suspended coach Zachary Baraje return to the dugout for the hosts who dominated the game from the opening minutes, with Lobi’s goalkeeper Terkaa Melai the only obstacle to an early goal as the People’s Elephant won a series of corner kicks.

Former Manchester United midfielder Quinton Fortune has backed his ex-team mate Ryan Giggs as he settles in to his new position as caretaker coach of Manchester United.

The Everton coach could not believe that Evertons former boss, David Moyes had been sacked. but he also tipped that Moyes will recover quickly and will get a new job soon.

Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben claims he "expected more" from Real Madrid, despite the Spanish giants beating the Champions League holders 1-0 in Wednesday's semi-final first leg at Santiago Bernabeu.

Stephen Keshi has expressed how disappointed he is with some media houses by publishing wrong names of the squad he presented to the NFF on Teusday. He posted on social media saying they are wrong names.

Super Eagles captain and Norwich City defender, Joseph Yobo, has yet to resolve the dispute with a landlord, Ray Smith, over the poor state of a flat rented in the player’s name.

Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, is fit and ready to run in next weekend’s second Okpekpe 10km road race, his trainer Yusuf Ali has said.

Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi feels regular club football can help him achieve his FIFA World Cup dream with Nigeria.

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd is partnering with the Youth Academy of Feyenoord Rotterdam Football Club of The Netherlands to help improve the football talents of the 16-year old NNPC/Shell Cup.

The Nigeria Premier League continue today with several exciting fixtures across the country.