FINALLY: Ex-Super Eagles forward Odemwingie quit football
Super Eagles By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 04/04/2019
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 last played for Indonesian side Madura FC in 2017 and capped for 63 times for Nigeria and played in two FIFA World Cup (2010, 2014) and scored 10 goals including the winner against Bosnia and Herzegovina in Brazil that ultimately secured the West Africans' passage to the Last 16. Odemwingie was the subject of a peculiar story on Deadline Day in January 2013 told the audience via Goal.com: "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."
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 pic.twitter.com/gIz9yevY9Y— Liam Twomey (@liam_twomey) April 3, 2019
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 began his career with NPFL outfit Bendel Insurance before moving to Belgium in 2004 to team up with La Louviere and a successful