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#SPORT NEWS: Peter Odemwingie Anounces His Retirement From Football

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After 63 appearances and 10 goals for Nigeria on the international stage, Former Super Eagles attacker Peter Odemwingie has announced that he has retired from football.
The 37-year-old revealed yesterday in UEFA Equal Game conference at Wembley that he has hanged up his boots.

He told the audience that he intends embarking on a coaching career with the Premier League being his target.
“It’s an emotional day, so many memories go through your head,” Odemwingie. 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.”
“The next chapter is slowly building up to a coaching career and hopefully I will be coaching in the Premier League one day.”

Odemwingie, who last played for Indonesian club Madura FC in 2017 started his footballing career with Bendel Insurance before joining Belgian side La Louviere in 2004
He joined English Premier League side West Bromwich Albion after the 2010 World Cup and left the club with a record of 30 goals in 87 appearances.

He was the subject of a transfer deadline day fiasco in 2013 and left WBA to join Cardiff City. He also had stints with Stoke City and Rotterham.
On the international front, Odemwingie made his Super Eagles debut in 2002 and played in four AFCONs and two World Cups (2010 and 2014).

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