Peter Odemwingie closes UEFA’s Equal Game conference by announcing his retirement from professional football, signalling his interest in coaching & joking that he’s available if Roberto Martinez needs another former striker-turned-assistant
Former Super Eagles forward Peter Osaze Odemwingie has confirmed he has retired from football at UEFA’s Equal Game conference at Wembley on Wednesday night.
The 37-year-old who played for the last time in Madura FC of the Indonesian team in 2017, played 63 matches at the FIFA World Cup (2010, 2014) and scored 10 goals, including the winner against Bosnia and Herzegovina in Brazil , finally assured the passage of West Africans to the last 16. Odemwingie was the subject of a particular story on the January 2013 deadline, told the public via Goal.com: “It’s an exciting day, so many memories pass you by head. “I don’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 “.
The Uzbekistan-born attacker also shed light on his next move in the game: “The next chapter is slowly building up to a coaching career,” he continued, “and hopefully I will be coaching in the Premier League one day.”
Odemwingie started competing with the NPFL Bendel Insurance team before moving to Belgium in 2004 to collaborate with La Louviere and an exit to France and Russia, with Lille and Lokomotiv Moscow respectfully, I still, before calling the Premier suitors League. In 2010, when combined with West Bromwich Albion, he scored 30 goals in 87 first-class appearances and a spell with Cardiff City, Stoke City, Bristol City and Rotherham United before leaving English football for Madura FC of Indonesia Indonesia Madura FC . On May 4, 2002, he entered as a substitute in a 3-0 win in Kenya and then played in four editions of the Africa Cup of Nations (2004, 2006, 2008 and as captain in 2010), and in 2008 he was named Players senior like Dream Team V got the silver medal at the Beijing Olympics.
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