Red-hot Odemwingie nets fifth goal

Naija Players Abroad By: Ayodeji Tunde | 19/05/2017


Former Super Eagles striker, Osaze Odemwingie is in red-hot form and he has scored his fifth goal for his Indonesian club, Madura United.

Odemwingie on Friday was on target as Madura United romped to a 4-1 home win over PS TNI in an Indonesian top flight game.

Friday's goal was Odemwingie’s fifth in seven league games for Madura United this season.

Gregory Junior in the 17th minute got the opening goal for Madura United before Odemwingie who is now 35-year old, made it 2-0 to Madura

The former Stoke City and West Brom scored in the 42nd minute.

Five minutes into the second half, PS TNI attempted a comeback as they reduced the deficit thanks to Leonel Nunez which brought the score to 2-1.

Slamet Urfan restored Madura’s two-goal cushion when he scored on 59 minutes to make it 3-1.

In the 64th minute, Dane Milovanovic sealed the win for Madura to end the game 4-1.

The win takes Madura to second on 12 points after seven games in the league table.

They are just one point behind leaders PSM Makassar who be in action on Sunday.