The gangling Super Eagles football star,Osaze Odemwingie has bidded good-bye to active footballing as he announced wednesday at the UEFA’s Equal Game conference,Wembly.
The 37 year-old former Nigeria, West Brom and Stoke striker capped more than 60 times for Nigeria, scoring at the 2014 World Cup, and scored 36 goals in 129 Premier League appearances between 2010 and 2016 is headed to a coaching carear.
On his retirement, Odemwingie was quoted as saying by Skysports, “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, had his last professional appearances with an Indonesian side Madura United in 2017.
“The next chapter is slowly building up to a coaching career and hopefully I will be coaching in the Premier League one day,” Odenwinge said.