Osaze Odemwingie announces retirement from football

Osaze Odemwingie announces retirement from football

Former Super Eagles striker Peter Odemwingie has announced his retirement from football at the UEFA’s Equal Game conference at Wembley on Wednesday.

On his retirement, Odemwingie said: “It’s an emotional day, so many memories go through your head.


“I didn’t know how to do it or where to do it, but I think this is the right place to do it.


“Wembley is a place with a lot of history in football.”


Odemwingie, whose last professional appearances came for Indonesian side Madura United in 2017, said he intends to embark on a coaching career.


Odemwingie was capped for Nigeria more than 60 times, scoring at the 2014 World Cup, and scored 36 goals in 129 Premier League appearances between 2010 and 2016.

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    Dre 1 year

    U are simply the best in football Bro 👍🏽, wish you all the best

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    Patrick 1 year

    Osaze Odemwengie!!! Thanks for making your mark in Nigeria’s football history. You’ll surely be remembered. Wish you the best in coaching career!

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    Eko 1 year

    Pls come and be part of Nigeria coaching crew,we still need you.though you are retired but don’t be tired.

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    Ojo 1 year

    Osaze you are just a wonderful player who excited me always. I am always having that confidence in you whenever I see you on the field of football. I wish you a better future carrier in the next step you are taking. All the best

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