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Osaze Odemwingie

Peter Osaze Odemwingie (born 15 July 1981) is a Soviet-born Nigerian footballer who plays for Premier League club West Bromwich Albion as a striker.

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Super Eagles’ chief Coach Stephen Keshi early this morning dropped the bomb-shell after he released a 30-man list as the Super Eagles begin preparations for the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil in June this year. Millions of soccer loving Nigerians however will be shocked to know that two of our most influential/key players have been dropped for the mundial. It can be recalled that Both Victor Moses and Mikel Obi played a huge and significant role in the 2013 African Nations Cup triumph. However former captain Joseph Yobo and Osaze Odemwingie are back in Keshi’s plan for the World Cup. In a statement signed by the Assistant Director (Media) of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Ademola Olajire, released this morning, he said the 30 players are expected to report to the US based camp in May, where 23 players would eventually be selected for the World Cup. However, Mr Keshi tried to put fans’ minds at ease, defending his 30-man list: “When i dropped Odemwingie, Martins, I.k Uche, Yobo and other bi ...
Odemwingie to lead the line at Stoke...
Nigeria: Odemwingie Pushes for World Cup Place, Scores in Third Consecutive Match 30 MARCH 2014 Photo: Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images-Stanbic Peter Odemwingie of Nigeria and Haminu Dramani of Ghana (file photo). Nigerian striker Osaze Odemwingie scored for the third game running as Stoke City continued their impressive form with a 1-0 win over Hull City in the Premier League yesterday. Odemwingie scored in the 62nd minute at the Britannia Stadium, seizing on a loose pass from Hull wing-back Ahmed Elmohamady before drilling home from the edge of the box. It was Stoke's third successive win, taking Mark Hughes's side to the 40-point mark synonymous with safety from relegation and leaving FA Cup semi-finalists Hull seven points above the bottom three in 14th place. It was not until shortly before half-time that Stoke first threatened, but Marko Arnautovic's tame low shot was comfortably saved by Harper. Harper had to save from Odemwingie early in the second half, before Begovic readjusted brilliantly to block a ...
Super Eagles player Peter Osaze Odemwingie got married to his lover sarah micheal May 26, 2012 . The wedding took place in the Uk earlier today and was ...
- Football Star Osaze Odemwingie weds his long time girlfriend Sarah Michael on Saturday May 26, 2012.
NEWS!! David Moyes SACKED!! Gustavo poyet of sunderland sacked after losing at home to west ham yesterday. Keshi finally recalls Ike Uche,osaze odemwingie and yakubu ayeigbeni to nigerian squad Wiskid set to marry nicki minaj, 9ice set to feature lil wayne on his new single, Oritse femi features rick ross,kate perry and jazzy on his latest single,'kala your mamu remix!!.. Chris brown goes mad, .And to the most intersting breaking news .2day is April 1st,don't tell me you fell for this,you big-fat APRIL FOOL!lmao!
Osaze Odemwingie dancing to WizKid's song at his wedding reception on 26th of May 2012. OSaze married Sarah Fallon in Manchester, England.
Ahmed Musa and Osaze Odemwingie, Who do you think deserves to get the nod ahead of the other?
Osaze Odemwingie continues his scoring ways as he scored Stoke City's only goal in the 1-0 defeat of Hull City yesterda…
Impressed by his performance so far, Stoke City Coach, Mark Hughes has showered praises on Osaze Odemwingie for his goa…
Seven memorable football events of the weekend: Another football match and another goal for Osaze Odemwingie a...
Given Osaze Odemwingie's recent good goalscoring form for his club and with the imminent...
Osaze odemwingie is actually in the form of his life...
Nigeria: Odemwingie's Return Doesn't Scare Me - Musa CSKA Moscow Striker, Ahmed Musa has played down reports saying the imminent return of Osaze Odemwingie to the Super Eagles fold will jeopardize his chances of making it to the World Cup in Brazil. The Super Eagles striker who has six goals in 27 appearances for his Russian club this term, is being cited as the player that will give way if indeed the truce between Odemwingie and Coach Stephen Keshi is true, which might lead to his call up to the Eagles camp considering his recent form for Stoke City. Guys wat is your take on this issue
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes, has picked out striker Osaze Odemwingie for praise, after the Nigerian...
Does Osaze Odemwingie deserve to be on the Super Eagles World Cup Squad??
Hughes In Awe Of Odemwingie. Peter Osaze Odemwingie boosted into the Stoke City squad like a rocket and he...
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has praised. Osaze Odemwingie after he scored the only. goal in their 1-0 win over...
CSKA Moscow forward Ahmed Musa has welcomed the possibility of Peter Osaze Odemwingie's return to the national team fold.
Brazil 2014 watch: Osaze scores again, Mikel beaten: Osaze Odemwingie is justifying the faith posed in him by...
I have been in touch with Keshi&NFF & it looks Promising-Osaze Odemwingie: Osaze could be back banging in the ...
Stoke manager Mark Hughes praised Osaze Odemwingie after he scored their winner against Hull.
Has Peter Osaze Odemwingie done enough to earn a recall to the Super Eagles? What about Ike Uche?
Osaze odemwingie created a new record for hmself yesterday by scoring on the 61st minute also when his dad celebrated his 61 year birthday the same day. The goal standed to be the winning goal for Stoke City.
Stoke striker Osaze Odemwingie is keeping his fingers crossed for a World Cup call as he attempts to put a difficult year behind him. The 32-year-old endured a testing 2013 after finding himself on the periphery at former club West Brom following the collapse of a proposed deadline-day move to QPR before a brief and unsuccessful spell at Cardiff. However, he appears to have revived his career since joining the Potters in January, and having repaired his relationship with Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi, with whom he had a very public fall-out in 2012, he has not given up hope of a summer trip to Brazil. Odemwingie told the Stoke Sentinel: "I had a stressful 2013, now I just take it week to week. "I have a son who will be born in the summer and I have another already making me really happy. "It's how I think now after last year, that things can always be worse. Today I already have more than I wanted three months ago. "Everything else is a bonus, but every player would love to go the World Cup. "If things seem ...
Stoke Boss Hails Osaze’s Impact. Stoke City of England striker, Peter Osaze Odemwingie has won another round of...
Osaze Odemwingie says a World Cup call-up will be a bonus, following his impressive form since joining Stoke City in January. The Nigeria international winger enjoyed a difficult last season at West Bromwich Albion, after being frozen out of the squad and most recently featured on fewer occasions fo
“Stoke manager Mark Hughes don troway salute for Osaze Odemwingie after hin score d only goal whey dem take beat Hull City.”
Odemwingie Thrilled On Scoring Stoke Matchwinner. Peter Osaze Odemwingie has expressed satisfaction with he and...
STATS: Peter Osaze Odemwingie has scored 5 goals in 783 minutes for this season.
Nigeria striker Osaze Odemwingie scored a superb goal for his club Stoke City as they came from behind to beat hosts Aston Villa 1:4 in the English Premier League on Sunday. The 32-year-old struck in the 22nd minute to tie the game at 1:1 after an early goal for Villa by Belgium ace Christian Benteke in the fifth minute. Stoke controlled much of the game afterwards, scoring thrice more to clinch all three points.Osaze had threatened moments before his goal when he dummied three players on the edge of the box before shooting at goal, but a deflection sent the ball over the bar.He got just reward soon after when, on the run inside the area, he controlled a Peter Crouch nod-down with his chest, before shooting under the goalkeeper.The former West Brom and Cardiff City star has now scored four goals in nine games since joining Stoke in January, including a brace in last week's league win over West Ham United.His goal scoring form has generated a huge debate in his homeland about his continued exclusion from t ...
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What English Premier League award did the legendary Ivoirian striker Didier Drogba fail to win that Nigerian striker Osaze Odemwingie won three times? Handed out 182 times since 1994, the Player of the Month award goes to a player who is consistently on top of his game for the four weeks in a given month. Only four Africans have won the prize, with Ghana great Tony Yeboah the first African, and eighth player overall, to lift it in March 1995 while at Leeds United. He was to win a second in September of the same year. Legendary Nigerian playmaker Austin Jay Jay Okocha won the award once in November 2003 while at Bolton Wanderers. His compatriot Osaze won his first of a hat-trick of gongs in September 2010 while at West Brom. He picked the second in April 2011 and the third in February 2012. Chelsea star Demba Ba completes the quartet with his prize coming in December of 2011 while at Newcastle United.Despite leading Chelsea to three league titles, in addition to four FA Cups, two League Cups and the UEFA C ...
Augustin Okocha, Former Super Eagles' prolific midfielder, on Saturday suggested the inclusion of Osaze Odemwingie, Ikechukwu Uche and Joseph Yobo in the team to represent Nigeria at the World Cup finals in Brazil.
By Segun Oniyide Stephen Keshi Super Eagles coach admitted his facing selection Problems ahead of the World Cup, but added he is happy it is so, “It’s going to be very difficult because Nigeria is blessed with a lot of good players,” said Keshi. He said I just pray we pick the right players because even the new ones are pushing hard for a place. It’s a good development for us, but it would give us serious headache to pick the right squad for the country but that is what we want that we have options.” Keshi has kept faith with the core of the team who won a third Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa last year, but several others outside this group have been pushing for consideration recently. And the likes of Victor Anichebe and Osaze Odemwingie could well earn a recall, Nigeria are to submit a 30-man provisional squad for the World Cup latest May 13. The Eagles ca ...
Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi has revealed that Stoke City striker Osaze Odemwingie may still make his World Cup squad although he insisted that he must talk with the player first before inviting him to camp.
9JA PLAYERS ABROAD (ENGLAND) Joseph Yobo was at his best as Norwich City handed visiting Tottenham Hotspur a 1-0 defeat at Carrow Road. The Super Eagles skipper combined well with Sebastien Bassong in the Canaries' defence to thwart the attacking forays of Emmanuel Adebayor. Yobo has played three times this season for Norwich since his loan move from Fenerbahce. Osaze Odemwingie featured for 90 minutes as Stoke City lost 1-0 away to Manchester City. The Potters had fancied their chances of running away with a point before Yaya Toure’s goal gave Manuel Pellegrini’s side victory in the tough encounter. Osaze has played four games in the EPL this season with a goal to show for it. Victor Moses was a second half substitute as Liverpool survived Swansea scare in a seven goal thriller at Anfield Road. The Super Eagles star came on for Daniel Sturridge in the 79th minute and his contribution ensured that the Reds grabbed victory at home. The game was his 14th game of the season since he joined from Chelsea. ...
Super Eagle striker Osaze Odemwingie can make World Cup-Stephen Keshi
Super Eagles forward Osaze Odemwingie delighted over his team (Stoke City) 2-1 victory over Manchester United in the Premier League.
Osaze’s Stoke beat Man U for first time in EPL By Uchenna Ajah Nigeria’s Osaze Odemwingie was in action for 90 minutes as Stoke City handed Manchester United their first ever defeat in the Premier League, with David Moyes and his men losing 2-1 at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday. Charlie Adam scored a brace in the encounter but United were ... Read details here:
Odemwingie joins Stoke City Former West Brom player, Osaze Odemwingie on Tuesday signed an eighteen month contract with struggling premier league side, Stoke City from Cardiff City. The forgotten Super Eagles striker failed to tie a permanent play in Cardiff, where he managed to score two goals in 17 matches, following his £2m switch from West Brom. “We’re delighted to have signed Peter. Things haven’t perhaps gone as well for him at Cardiff as he would have hoped and he’s really keen to start afresh with us,” Stoke manager Mark Hughes told club website. Vanguard News
Osaze agrees swap deal with Stoke Stoke have reached an agreement with Cardiff over a move for Osaze Odemwingie, which will see Kenwyne Jones head to south Wales in a player-exchange transfer. The Potters have announced that the deal is subject to both strikers passing medicals and agreeing personal terms. Stoke said on their website that they hoped to conclude their move for Odemwingie over the weekend. Speaking after his side’s 1-0 FA Cup fourth-round victory at Bolton, Cardiff boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said: “There is potentially a deal to be done, with Peter going to Stoke and Kenwyne coming to us. “Obviously, you cannot confirm anything until papers are signed and medicals are done, but we are quite a long way down that road. “I can’t say anything about any other players, but I know Stoke have brought out a statement so I can confirm what they have said.” Nigeria international Odemwingie only joined Cardiff in September, moving from West Brom for a fee believed to be in excess of £2milli ...
Cardiff City striker and Olympic Silver medalist at the Being Olympics for Nigeria, Osaze Odemwingie and his wife, Sarah Fallon announced that he and his wife are expecting another baby this June. Osaze’s first son Noah who was born Janaury 20th…
Former Super Eagles Captain, Sunday Oliseh has advised football stakeholders in the country to allow Eagles handler, Stephen Keshi to concentrate on leading the team to a successful outing in the 2014 World Cup holding in Brazil in June. Keshi’s preparations for the World Cup became a topical issue since the draws were made pitching Nigeria against highly rated Argentina while the other two countries in Group F included Bosnia Herzegovinian and Iran. Nigerian football fans have also called for the return of some players such as Osaze Odemwingie, Victor Anichebe, Lukman Haruna and others to encourage competition for shirts in the team. But Oliseh believes Keshi has started well for the 2014 Mundial and should be allowed to tinker the team without distractions from any quarter.
The ongoing 2013/14 football season has not been too rewarding, yet, for Nigerian strikers plying their trade in the tough English Premier League, as they have been experiencing goals drought. A check on Nigerian players in the EPL reveal that aside John Mikel Obi who is a midfielder with Chelsea, the remaining five comprising of the Ameobi brothers - Shola and Sammy with Newcastle, Cardiff City’s Osaze Odemwingie, Victor Anichebe of West Bromwich Albion and Victor Moses of Liverpool are attackers. As things stand, almost all of the above-listed forwards have one thing in common. Aside Sammy Ameobi who is yet to score a goal in the 5 games he has played this season, the rest all have just ONE goal to their credit in numerous games they have featured for their respective clubs. In other words, the combined goalscoring efforts of Ameobi (in 10 games), Odemwingie (in 12 games), Anichebe (in 10 games) and Moses (in 11 games) have fetched a cumulative of FOUR goals only (in 43 matches combined) so far in the ...
[ATTACH] Former Super Eagles defender Taribo West has called for the invitation of Osaze Odemwingie to the national team. Taribo believes that...
Head coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi, has stated that players like Joseph Yobo, Osaze Odemwingie, Chinedu Obasi Ogbukem, Haruna Lukman and others, who
Osaze Odemwingie had the last laugh after being booed by the travelling West Brom supporters in Cardiff City's 1-0 win over his former employers. - See more at:
Cardiff City manager Malky MacKay has hailed the character of Osaze Odemwingie ahead of his club’s fixture with West Brom in the English Premiership this weekend. 

Malky MacKay has described Osaze Odemwingie as “a joy to work with” ahead of Saturday's clash with the striker's old club West Brom.
West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster has admitted ex-Baggies striker Osaze Odemwingie will be a threat Saturday when West Brom visit Cardiff City.
FOOTBALL 411: Super Eagles manager, Stephen Keshi has said his side will not accommodate new players without an enhanced value in the World Cup squad. Lately the names of captain, Joseph Yobo, Ikechukwu Uche, Taiye Taiwo, Osaze Odemwingie, among several others have been mentioned as possible comeback to the Super Eagles. Keshi said it amounts to wishful thinking for anybody to believe he will bring back a player that is not better than the ones in his fold at the moment. “It will be senseless to invite any new player who has nothing new or value higher to add to what I’ve at present in camp.
Odemwingie Listed in Westbrom’s All Time Top 10 post-war strikers Nigerian striker Osaze Odemwingie has been listed in Westbromwich Albion’s all time post war strikers. Odemwingie who joined West Brom from the Russian club Locomotiv Moscow for £2million in 2010 scored 30 goals in 67 League starts for the Baggies, netting in derby games against Aston Villa, Chelsea and a remarkble hat-trick against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Molineux. Also, the former Lille forward scored vital goals in games against Liverpool, Spurs and Arsenal during his time with Albion to help the Baggies survive the drop in the 2010-11 campaign. Other players lised include;Jeff Astle (1964-1974), Cyrille Regis (1977-1984),Ronnie Allen (1950-1961),Bob Taylor (1992-1998, 2000-2003),Kevin Phillips (2006-2008) Romelu Lukaku (2012-2013),Derek Kevan (1953-1963),Ally Brown (1971-1983),Lee Hughes (1997-2001, 2002-2004) and Peter Odemwingie (2010-2013). Odemwingie who joined Cardiff City on a three-year deal worth £2.5 million is fon ...
Players like Brown Ideye and Ahmed Musa are important cogs in the reigning African champions’ team but the inconsistency in their recent display leaves room for marked improvement or even replacements if/when available. Also, John Ogu, Azubuike Egwuekwe, Sunday Mba, Nosa Igiebor, Victor Obinna and Nnamdi Oduamadi have shown glimpses of brilliance, but a recall to the team for Joseph Yobo, Kalu Uche, Ikechukwu Uche, Reuben Gabriel, Osaze Odemwingie & Obafemi Martins should provide stiff competition. The national team is still very much a work in progress as we saw against the Ethiopians. The Eagles found it difficult to kill off the game in the second half with the attacking quartet of Emenike, Ideye, Musa and Moses struggling to get the better of the opposing defence with their final pass always lacking a cutting
British Woman Defrauds Osaze Odemwingie £70,000: A British woman has appeared in court charged with conning th...
I don't care wat anyone thinks, bt i think it will b wise if Keshi invites d likes of Osaze Odemwingie, Taye Taiwo n Ikechukwu Uche
All things being equal, out of favour Super Eagles players like controversial Osaze Odemwingie, Taye Taiwo and...
Who knows the story of Osaze Odemwingie?
On a Sporting Note, Nigeria qualification to the World Cup is very much commendable because the boys that prosecuted the qualifiers are young, without much experience yet Stephen Kechi brought out the best in them. For us to perform better in the World Cup should be our next focus. Building bridges with offended players & raising the morale of the yet to be assembled squard is of utmost importance, if we must leave our footprint in Brazil 2014. In this vein, players like Osaze Odemwingie, Victor Anichebe, Ike Uche & Captain Joseph Yobo should be invited back to the Super Eagles to fight for a shirt & if their fitness is in shape, they should make the final team selection, having in mind that experience counts.
Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has said Osaze Odemwingie may be recalled into the team.
Stephen Keshi says he could invite Cardiff City attacker Osaze Odemwingie for Brazil 2014 *limpopo*
Odemwingie dont wanna apologize to Keshi, Keshi dont want him on the team either but its clear the eagles need Osaze
TITBITS. ¤Coach Stephen Keshi says players like Osaze Odemwingie and Ikechukwu Uche may be recalled to the Super...
Eagles forward Osaze Odemwingie Says He is delighted to be with Cardiff City. -...
Osaze Odemwingie even had a little problem with Lars Lagerback at the 2010 World Cup, if i recall vividly. So, why take such a risk again?
I Love Challenges - Osaze Odemwingie: Frozen-out Eagles forward Osaze Odemwingie is delighted to be with Cardi...
Obahiagbon revisits Osaze-Keshi feud - The Chief of Staff to Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, Patrick Obahiagbon, has revisited the feud between the Head Coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi, and a member of the national team based in England, Osaze Odemwingie.
Mahn, the day Osaze Odemwingie replied Ruggedman with 'Hey, sorry bro, but do I know you ?'. Epic.
Osaze Odemwingie, my country man, sorry! This is where my heart is. ChelseaFC all they way
Osaze Odemwingie in the starting line up for Cardiff City against Chelsea
Super Eagles forward, Osaze. Odemwingie joined teammates at Cardiff City to. back the no racism campaign.
Swallow ur pride and invite Osaze Odemwingie pls.
It was a weekend many of the Nigerian players in Europe had little to celebrate as some of them failed to get any action for their sides, while the others had their teams beaten. Many of them had sad tales to tell except for Mikel Obi who had every reason to celebrate after scoring his first league goal in eight seasons for Chelsea on Saturday. Mikel made it 2-0 over Fulham, momentarily lifting the London club to the top of the English Premier League table. Osaze Odemwingie was a 65th minute substitute for Cardiff City in their loss to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. It was the first time the former West Brom striker would be listed in the squad since joining them in the summer transfer window. Dundee United's Olalekan Kudus Oyenuga was an unused substitute for the Scottish giants as they thrashed visiting Motherwell 2-1 at the Tannadice Park on Sunday. The striker, who moved to the Scottish outfit from Haye & Yeading United where he scored 15 goals last season, was listed for the first time in the squad on ...
Osaze Odemwingie has joined Cardiff City on a £2.5m deal from West Brom
Oh really now? "Osaze Odemwingie signs for Cardiff City
Al Nasr are thought to have made an improved offer of up to £1.5million for Osaze Odemwingie and are hoping to sort out the deal this week
Osaze Odemwingie has hit d peak of his career at d price tag of £1 ok 4 a player of his caliber? or has dented his career?
Osaze Odemwingie was in that 2005 Lille team too
I wonder which other players have been linked to as many varieties of clubs as Salomon Kalou & Osaze Odemwingie.
Newly promoted Cardiff City have renewed their interest in West Brom forward Osaze Odemwingie. Osaze, who has...
Cardiff City look to sign Peter Osaze Odemwingie from West Brom.
Osaze Odemwingie is better than Suarez_ Arsene look elsewhere because LFC are not ready to sell their ARMS to you and die by it later...
BACKPASS (Part 2 Powered by MTN) With the Super Eagles squaring up against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa on August 14 in a friendly international, coach of the team, Stephen Keshi has revealed that he could be inviting at least three or four new players ahead of the game. In seperate but related development, Former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia has called for a more enabling environment for current handler of the national team of Nigeria, Stephen Keshi, in terms of players’ selection and invitation. Elsewhere, former assistant coach of Super Eagles, Fatai Amoo has urged current tactician of the side, Stephen Keshi to ensure he assembles his best players for the friendly against South Africa in August and the 2014 World Cup qualifier in September against the Flames of Malawi. According to Amoo, Keshi should have no problems managing big names like Obafemi Martins, Osaze Odemwingie as he can seek advise from the new national Technical Director of the NFF, Shuaibu Amodu who managed these players .. ...
Stephen Keshi has denied in its entirety reports quoting him as wanting to recall the likes of Osaze Odemwingie back to the national team.
Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi has denied reports he will recall Osaze Odemwingie for a 2014 World Cup qualifier against Malawi in September.
Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi’s olive branch to out of favour Osaze Odemwingie and captain Joseph Yobo to rejoin the national team has hit a sour note with former chairman of the Nigeria Football Association, NFA, Kojo Williams telling him to drop the idea.
Ex-Eagles midfielder Mutiu Adepoju has commended Coach Stephen Keshi for initiating plan to recall Osaze Odemwingie to the national team."
Nigeria's Coach Stephen Keshi has said that the national team can still use the help of veteran striker Osaze Odemwingie and Captain Joseph Yobo
Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi has opened the national team door to striker Osaze Odemwingie and skipper Joseph Yobo. "Ha!!! Finally!! Na wah o!! It took a lot of pleading and begging to get you to "open the door"! Na so you wicked rish?? Please, call them all and re-strategize. Our rehearsals should be over by now. Let's see some real football action abeg. Ha!"
Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi has indicated that Osaze Odemwingie's attitude might keep him out of the national team for a long time. The West Brom forwar...
NEWS: Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Chief Mike Umeh has blamed Super Eagles chief coach, Stephen Keshi's failure to include 'experienced' players like Osaze Odemwingie and other tested legs for the team’s poor showing at the Confederations Cup in Brazil. MY REACTION: I'm being forced to break my self-imposed silence on Osaze's issue now that the campaign for his recall is coming from the head honchos at Abuja. Yes, I agree the Eagles were woeful if you judged by the results they got at the Confed Cup. One win (against a spineless Tahiti) and two losses to Uruguay and Spain is not a cause for cheer. However, when you look beyond the results and critically analyse the performances against Spain and Uruguay then you may begin to understand how our boys shed blood to ensure we were not humiliated. How do I know this? Marca, Spain's largest-selling sports newspaper with a circulation of over one million copies, hailed the Eagles as the "toughest foe Spain faced in the group stage...Niger ...
A LITTLE ADVICE FOR Super Eagles HEAD COACH,Stephen Keshi!!! In as much as I appreciate the good work that Keshi has started, I hope he will not refuse to learn from the mistake (i.e not going to the tournament with experienced professional attackers) he made at the Confederation cup tournament. Professional attackers like Obafemi Martins, Kalu Uche, Osaze Odemwingie, Joel Obi etc are fully fit and active. Kalu Uche (2nd best goal scorer in turkish league) has presently scored 19 goals in 22 club matches. Is Kalu Uche or Obafemi Martins not better than Gambo Mohammed, John Ogu, Babatunde? Will Obafemi Martins waste more than eight (8) clear goal scoring chances that Brown Ideye had against Tahiti, Uruguay and Spain? Keshi,I hope you saw the quality of the substitutes from Spain? Spain brought in Fernando Torress (50 million pounds) and you brought in Gambo Mohammed (a Kano pillars 2nd team player) Spain brought in David Villa (a Barcelona world star) and Keshi brought in John Ogu. Why will you field play ...
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Osaze Wants National Team Recall Out-of-favour West Brom forward Osaze Odemwingie has revealed intentions to return playing for Nigeria's Super Eagles if invited by Coach Stephen Keshi.
EX-Super Eagles ace, Osaze Odemwingie celebrated his first wedding aniversary on Sunday. The Nigerian who...
After Osaze Odemwingie wished Dante well in this game, he committed that kung fu of a penalty
If you guys can 'mathematically' prove Osaze Odemwingie is not Nigerian, then you have convinced me Michael Adebolajo is not Nigerian :-)
some dey talk 2much and dey Gossip like women - Osaze odemwingie
Osaze Peter Odemwingie might be on his way to Hull City. According to daily mail, Hull City look set to make a formal move for the Nigerian.
?! : : I will not play for Nigeria again - Osaze Odemwingie
Dear Monaco. We know you have a lot of money to buy players. Why not sign our own world class Osaze Odemwingie?
Odemwingie set to join Hull City from West Bromwich Albion.
Osaze Blasts Teammates Again: Peter Odemwingie will be sold by West Brom after being omitted yesterday for bla...
Kanu And Others Congratulate Mikel & Moses !!! The likes of Ambassador Nwankwo Kanu, Osaze Odemwingie, and Super Eagles team mates, Elderson Echiejile and Ahmed Musa showed love to Chelsea duo of John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses as they all heaped praise and accolades on players following Chelsea's UEFA Europa League truimph over Benfica.
Steve Clarke has expressed regret at not having the ‘same’ Peter Odemwingie since before Christmas. The Baggies boss was responding to Friday’s Birmingham Mail exclusive in which Odemwingie opened his heart about the recent months’ events. Albion have yet to decide whether to discipline him for spea...
Osaze Odemwingie has blamed England boss Roy Hodgson for starting the chain of events that has led to his problems at West Brom.
Osaze finally plays for West Brom again but suffers defeat FOOTBALL, SPORTS Osaze came on in the 76th minute. Under-fire Super Eagles forward, Osaze Odemwingie, was finally handed some playing time with his English Premier League side, West Brom, but ended on the losing side as Manchester City won the duel by a lone goal. Odemwingie was brought in, in the 76th minute, for Mark Rosenberg in the fixture played at the Etihad Stadium. The former Lokomotiv Moscow striker showed some flashes of brilliance in his few minutes on the pitch but was unable to help his side get the leveler after Edin Dzeko had shot the host ahead in the first half. Odewmwigie has literarily been left in the cold since trying to force a move to now relegated QPR during the January transfer window. He is yet to start for West Brom since then and has had few substitute appearance under his belt since January. Only last weekend, Manger Steve Clarke wanted to give the Nigerian a chance but boos from the fans made him change his side. Mean ...
*** REVEALED *** OSAZE'S PROBLEM IS MARITAL Nigerian footballer Osaze Odemwingie who married his lover...
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Osaze Odemwingie might buy out West Brom deal
Osaze Odemwingie might buy out West Brom deal: Peter Odemwingie, a Nigerian Striker could be exploring the pos...
Osaze Odemwingie fined N40million for criticizing his football club. That's real money.
West Brom slam N19m fine on Osaze: Nigerian striker, Peter Odemwingie has been punished with another fine for ...
OSAZE READY TO BUY OUT West Brom CONTRACT: Peter Odemwingie has revealed he is considering buying himself o...
In my own opinion, Osaze Odemwingie is either proud or simply a klutz! £76k fine?!! Kai!
Another fine was slapped on Osaze Odemwingie! At this rate he would soon be filing for bankruptcy... :(
Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi has said that Osaze Odemwingie would continue to be overlooked until he changes his attitude to the national team
EAGLES STARS LIGHT UP EUROPE IK Uche grabs brace in Villarreal’s win; Musa,Ujah, Ebagua on target Mikel, Moses get Man Utd replay; Anichebe loses with Everton ENGLAND John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses (Chelsea): Super Eagles winger Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel was in action on Sunday when Chelsea forced a 2-2 away to Manchester United at Old Trafford in the quater-final round of Engilsh FA Cup. Moses was subbed off in the 52nd minute in a thrilling encounter that saw two second-half goals from Eden Hazard and Ramires cancelled Javier Hernandez and Wayne Rooney early lead. It was Moses' fourth FA Cup game for the current holders, while Mikel who replaced Frank Lampard in the 52nd minute of the encounter played his first game in the world's oldest football competition this term (35 games in all competitions) chalking up eight yellow cards for the reigning European champions. Osaze Odemwingie (West Brom): Super Eagles striker Osaze Odemwingie played for only nine minutes on Saturday in West Brom's 2-1 win ag ...
With mixed reactions still trailing the 15-man list of professional players penned down for the 2014 World Cup qualifier against Kenya, Former Super Eagles Skipper Nwankwo Kanu says the non- invitation of the likes of Taiye Taiwo,Osaze Odemwingie, and Obinna Nsofor by Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi does not mean they are no longer needed in the National team rather it shows that the country is blessed with talents. Meanwhile, former international and technical committee member of the Nigeria Football Federation Garba Lawal has bared his mind on the list stating that the coach simply selected players that suit his immediate task. Deliberation: If the coaching crew had an opportunity to make two changes to the team, give us names you would want the coaches to strike out, those you want as replacement and why? The List Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Maccabi Tel Aviv, Israel); Austin Ejide (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel) Defenders: Efe Ambrose (Celtic FC, Scotland); Elderson Echiejile (FC Braga, Portugal); Ke ...
Likely new Foreign Pros to be called for the World Cup Qualifiers 'Joel Obi' 'Osaze Odemwingie' 'Obafemi Martins' .
BACKPASS PART TWO, 6th of March 2013 Super Eagles boss, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, has unveiled a list of 24 home based professional players who will be joined later by their foreign based counterparts for the all-important World Cup qualifier against the Harambee Stars of Kenya, scheduled for March 23 in Calabar, Cross River State. But the surprise package in the team is Shooting Stars of Ibadan goaltender, Dele Ajiboye, who started with the U-17 and has been with the Flying Eagles, U23s and now the Super Eagles. In the meantime, Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer, Ike Shorunmu has stated that Ajiboye was invited so he can show the technical crew what he has to offer. And with the full list of foreign based professionals to be unveiled tomorrow morning by the team’s technical crew, ex-international, Furo Iyenemi reckons West Bromwich Albion striker Osaze Odemwingie should be left out for now. NB.LIST OF HOME-BASED PLAYERS Goalkeepers: 1. AGBIM Chigozie (Rangers)., 2 AKPEYI Daniel (Heartland), 3. AJIBOYE De ...
To all Super Eagles faithfuls... How do you see a Victor Moses, Osaze Odemwingie, Emmanuel Emenike attack...?... Datz gonna be every defence line's nightmare!!! Viva Super Eagles!!!
Leadership Newspapers shared the following link: Coach Stephen Keshi has said striker Osaze Odemwingie was dropped from the 2013 AFCON because of “character problems”.Keshi caused a nation-wide stir when he axed West Brom stri
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West Bromwich manager, Steve Clarke has jumped to the defence of forward, Osaze Odemwingie, after the 31 year old...
Former Nigeria defender, Taribo West, slammed West Brom forward, Osaze Odemwingie, for his comments on the state of the country’s ex-internationals, saying the player should focus on his career rather than using social…
It looks like out-of-favor Super Eagles striker, Osaze Odemwingie, is more on the social media network than on the field of lately.
Osaze Odemwingie demonstrated why he was a cult hero in the French top flight with a sublime performance, scoring four goals for the Super Eagles at the Tunisia 2004 Africa Cup of Nations. Despite bursting onto international scene at the right age (23), Osaze remained the player he was at Bendel Insurance (2000-2002)  and Belgian club La Louviere (2002 -2004) – very shy and reserved. At  the Egypt 2006 finals,  where the striker cemented his place in the Eagles,  he was celebrated for his amazing dribbling   technique, quick passing, shooting, and movement off the ball.   His performance for  French side Lille, a club he joined from La Louviere a year after the Egypt 2006 finals,  and country did not go unnoticed in Europe as the likes of Arsenal, Manchester United and AC Milan  reportedly  sought his signature. However, Russian giants Lokomotiv Moscow    moved to the front of the queue for the forward  to sign him for a reported $14m four-year deal  on July ...
The irony of seeing Victor Moses and Osaze Odemwingie on a Pepsi Billboard together. We know who they'll spend more money on henceforth.
Hello folks! Still on the AFCON things, what would you do right now if you were Osaze Odemwingie? (From what I heard, he had a spat with...well everyone it seems.) Would you stick to your guns, apologize or just ignore all goings on around you and keep on keeping on?
Stephen Keshi dropped osaze Odemwingie and still won the cup...Drop some useless big people in your life too and see how good u'll do.
I knew these players would regreted that they were not among the squad that won AFCON Trophy- Peter Odemwingie, Yakubu Aiyegbeni et ol. *** with their Bigboi But quite unfortunate Martins was not in that squad.
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Still on d mata; pls I want to know weda Victor Ikpeba has cut his dreadlocks, like he said, eventually Super Eagles wins: Memo to Osaze Odemwingie, pls d world doesn't revolves around him, Super Eagles has proven to him(Osaze) dat dey can do without him Super Eaglesbeta people, I know sey una sleep well, unto yesterday's victory *wink wink*
Ian Holloway has played down talk that West Brom striker Osaze Odemwingie is set for a move to Crystal Palace . Odemwingie drove to Loftus Road on deadline day in the hope of a move to QPR, an act described by Steve Clarke as ‘total lunacy’, but the two clubs were unable to agree terms.
The Super Eagls, Keshi and Oliseh made me proud yesterday. They renewed my unfailing faith in the divine destiny of this great nation despite the cycle of bad leadership. Super Eagles played with commitment, zeal and unity of purpose and the result is there for everyone to see. Everyone worked and covered for the other. Nobody was ground standing or playing flamboyant football at the expense of the team. Selfishness and self promotion was relegated to the background. Keshi displayed vision and determination, self assurance and took risk by refusing to take established stars like Obafemi Martins and Osaze Odemwingie to the Nations Cup despite the "noise" from football addicted Nigerian "experts". Only a LEADER can take such hard and unpopular decision for the larger interest of his team/nation. Was extremely proud watching post match interview and seeing Keshi answering questions in both English and French without the aid of interpreter. Oliseh has been wonderful as pundit. He was unfazed sitting beside th ...
Here Comes the New Goal Marchant of Super Eagles. His Name is Emmanuel Emenike He is a Nigerian of Igbo extraction, born at the Coastal town of Otuocha. He plays for a Spartak Moscow in Russian Premier League. He is relatively talented Star whose hardworking & determination to succeed has made him played his football Careers in South Africa, Turkey and now Russia. In spite of playing in not too fancy and popular league, the Coach who believed in Merit against Quota System made him a member of the Super Eagles ahead of Popular but faded established Stars such as Obafemi Martin, Aiyegbemi Yakubu, Osaze Odemwingie and many others. And he has since justify the trust by scoring goals after goals in the tournament. He and his team mates have made Nigeria Proud. In Football, We are One nation, one people. Stop the discrimination and stay with merit. For the good of Nigeria Football! SAY NO TO QUOTA SYSTEM!
••NFF fully behind *Odemwingie The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed empathy and support for Nigeria international player, Osaze Odemwingie, in his present situation with his English Premiership club, West Bromwich Albion. NFF President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, said in Johannesburg on Friday that the Federation was fully behind the player and would do everything to comfort him in the circumstances. “Osaze Odemwingie is our international player and at every point in time, we must be seen to care for the interest and welfare of our international players. He is in a situation with his club, West Brom, at this period but we are fully behind him and we want him to know that we wish him well and we comfort him. “It is a very odd circumstance for a player to understand that a transfer was going to take place, only for this not to happen again and then the player is being blamed for the incident,” said Maigari. Odemwingie, who played for Nigeria at the 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010 Africa Cup of Natio ...
The unfortunate injury to Austin Ejide restored Vincent Enyeama to number one position. Coach Stephen Keshi argues that he can't afford to use a keeper who's not playing regularly as number one. Amazing! Apart from the awful last season in Lille enyeama has kept more games in Israel this season than Ejide. So, how valid is Keshi's assertion. Nelspruit is about 700 metres above sea level, Rustenburg is about 1, 200 above sea level yet we went to Faro, 7 metres at sea level to camp. Mediterenean climate isn't same as cape climate in South Africa. How would they cope with breath levels. We are rebuilding! We've been doing that since 2002, 10 years, without success. But Keshi had said merit and form will form the bedrock of his team selection. He takes 17 fresh men, eight of them as starters to South Africa and then expects result. He excludes Nigeria's hottest players in Europe, Osaze Odemwingie and Obafemi Martins, I think not for football reasons. Hope it's not the case of the hand of Esau and the voice of ...
"I'm deeply hurt and offended" - Odemwingie reacts after transfer request is turned down - West Brom rejected Osaze Odemwingie's transfer request, amidst interest from Queens Park Rangers, stating that "Peter is hugely popular with our
Osaze Odemwingie is angry with West Brom for frustrating transfer move to QPR. Self acclaimed Nigerian super star seeking to leave a top 10 club to fight relegation. Shocking
QPR manager Harry Redknapp has revealed he had ended his quest to sign Osaze Odemwingie from West Brom.
Nobody should be deceived, Nigeria local coaches are all business men as Super Éagles coaches, Osaze Odemwingie, Martins, Uche Kalu (IK Uche brother) were all dropped for the inexperienced home base that Keshi never watched their matches, just to sell them after the competition with the profiles of national team players. The madness for money and self centeredness will continue to hunt them. From Amodu Shuaib through Eguavoen to Keshi are all business men in Super Eagles coach tracksuits...but wit a local coach, 3 passes can not be put together. We should learn to judge our local coaches with the level of our dead league. God bless Nigeria. - Teddy Victor's wall
Double celebration for Osaze Odemwingie as wife has a boyBaby Noah was born 5.30 this morning and he says hi to everyone. Couldn’t wait any longer cos wanted to celebrate daddy’s goal! EPL Full-Time Westbrom came from behind to drew 2-2 with Aston Vila with Nigerian International Osaze Odemwingie equalizing for WBA .congrates osaze
NTA ( Nigerian Television Authority ) shared the following link: was double celebration for West Bromwich striker and Nigeria international, Osaze Odemwingie, as his wife, Sarah, gave birth to a baby boy on Sunday. His wife gave birth few hours after Osaze scored a goal for the English Premiership side, to level scores at 2-2 against Aston Villa on Saturday.
Osaze is a best striker nigeria have got for now. Any time he doesn't. P Lay for nigeria I feel so bad. Abeg coach re call him immediately.
Osaze Odemwingie is reportedly being scouted by Newcastle as a replace for Ba
Transfer news!!! Osaze Peter Odemwingie signs 4 Newcastle United while daniel sturridge completes his move to Anfield
The tabloid reported: “Talks were on-going last night and Toon boss Pardew is hoping to land Odemwingie for £3m.
nigeria's Nff and all it's members of staff is a total disgrace!That was what "osaze odemwingie" complained bout
Rumours are saying Newcastle will make a bid for Osaze Odemwingie this week
Newcastle to break bank for Osaze…May replace Ba Newcastle’s boss, Alan Pardew, is reported to be interested in Nigerian international, Peter Odemwingie, in case Demba Ba leaves this month. According to The Sun(London), Newcastle wants Odemwingie to replace Senegalese striker, Ba, who has sparked off interest from a number of clubs including Chelsea. It’s not the first time Newcastle has been linked with the striker, but at 31, he’s the same age as compatriot, Shola Ameobi, and Peter hardly fits the profile of players Newcastle would want to sign in January. The Sun reported that talks were ongoing with West Brom about Osaze as it seems they may be willing to sell the Nigerian star, who joined West Brom in 2010 from Russian club, Lokomotiv Moscow, and before that he played at Lille with both Yohan Cabaye and Mathieu Debuchy. Odemwinge has a decent record at West Brom having appeared 73 times for them with 30 goals, and this season, while he’s only appeared nine times, he’s still managed to sco ...
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Osaze Odemwingie has blamed West Brom's 2-0 loss to Manchester United on the poor state of the Old Trafford pitch.
Newcastle bids to sign Osaze Odemwingie as Demba Ba is given permission to begin negotiations with Chelsea
"Keshi open to Odemwingie talks We don't need 31-yrs old strikers in Nigeria. Osaze can go to ***
Frankly speaking I am not sure about Keshi's selection for ACN 2013. Osaze Odemwingie and Obafemi Martins are easily the most consistent Nigerian strikers on current form and they have been left out. I really hope the 'Field Marshall' is not up to his old 'politricks'
Osaze Odemwingie and Obafemi Martins are Eagles' missing links!
Guys, there is no Osaze Odemwingie in this game!!!
Osaze Odemwingie's updated list of who not to talk to this year: Onazi ogenyi.
Super Eagles of Nigeria preparing for the next african title. I wonder how ideye take make dis team and Osaze Odemwingie not. Keshi play ur first eleven make we know now, no be by big team na by wetin dey body.
Joel Obi to Sunderland could happen. Osaze Odemwingie to Newcastle United too.
PULL OVER on the Super Morning Show, Sports Radio 88.9 Brila FM Abuja *A January to remember ALAN PARDEW sees West Brom striker Osaze Odemwingie as Demba Ba’s replacement. Nations Cup absence motivates move. *Rafa Benitez in christmas groove. Astonishing 25 games, 18 wins, 3 losses and 4 draws in Christmas Bank Holiday period *Fergie vows to stay on “I’m hoping to stay for a bit of time. "Guardiola, Mourinho, David Moyes, there are a lot of successful managers out there and I don’t know what their plans are.“Who knows where they will be in two or three years.”
Did I see Osaze Odemwingie come on in the 65th minute as a second half substitute for WBA in today's premiership game against Fulham? And he worked his socks off for almost 30minutes! Hmmm...if this was a Super Eagles' match and the BIG BOS had started him from the bench.. *** would have been let lose by now...that chap is an arrogant nothing and must be kept far away from the Super Eagles!
R-E-V-E-A-L-E-D: Why Osaze Was Dropped! Facts may have emerged on why Osaze Odemwingie was excluded from the Super Eagles squad for the 2013 AFCON, by coach Keshi. According to Paul Bassey, a columnist with Vanguard Newspaper, who was present at the NFA Technical Committee meeting where Keshi and his assistants defended the Nation’s Cup list, the Eagles’ coaches were skeptical about a player who withdrew from National duty just because he was substituted during a match at the last World Cup. According to Bassey, Keshi was querried by the technical committee on the omission of Martins, Taiwo and Osaze from the list. “Members of the Technical Committee were unanimous that Nigeria needed to go to South Africa with the best legs there are, and presently Osaze was one of the best. “But by the time Keshi and his assistants finished explaining the reasons for his (Osaze)omission, there was nothing to fault him. Post events have certainly proven the coach right. Much as I do not want to drag us back, the ...
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West Bromwich Albion attacker Peter Osaze Odemwingie will return to the Nigerian national team for the 2014 Fifa World Cup qualifiers: NFF
Reason why Stephen Keshi dropped osaze Odemwingie from Eagles call-up to play in African cup of Nations is because Osaze is arrogant, called him to play in Venezuela he claims his wife was pregnant, and his wife is still now, He was upset when he was replaced in World Cup and stormed off the field" ~ Stephen Keshi...hmm..naija man, How many times has Wayne Rooney and Mario Ballotelli prolific strikers have been a bit over the top and their coach was able to manage them? These issues of ego tripping by people at helm who expect those under them to lick their boots or they feel to big, a debilitating disease in Nigeria today, even your friend when he becomes a commissioner then he derides or looks down on you or expects you to lick his boot syndrome...naija mentality...mscheeew...
I want 2 personely use this last hour of the year 2012 to the entire NFF and keshi 2 forgive n forget what soever happens b/w them n odemwingie, n look at the future of our national team n nigerian as a hool.morealso I realy want 2 thank osaze 4 knowing he's wrong n making his appologise 2 the pple concerned."pls can keshi give a call in 2 odemwingie"just bcos we need him in the team.
Does Nigeria really afford the luxury of droppin' Odemwingie? Keshi sayz Osaze isn't in his plans while Yobo sayz Osaze has a history of insubordination and impudence with every national team coach he'z ever played with... They have connived and jetisoned Odemwingie out of the team, with Odemwingie out i hope their problem is solved so they have no xcuse for not cominq bck home with d trophy
See what AY the comedian has done. He started dis apology foundation. Now everybody is na apologising includin Osaze Odemwingie. The rule: misbehave or do evil, then apologise
West Brom forward, Osaze Odemwingie has added an new twist to the saga involving him and the national team, by claiming he blew the whole situation out of proportion.
Good, Bad, Ugly sides of 2012 he good Alakija is Africa’s richest woman Not a few were taken aback when foremost socialite, Folorunsho Alakija, was listed as Africa’s richest woman by Forbes. She is one of the pioneers of the fashion industry in Nigeria. Leke Alder remarries Foremost brand consultant and public relations expert, Leke Alder remarried this year. This bold step came four years after his marriage to his ex-wife Lola was officially over. His new bride, Morenikeji Popoola, is also a top professional. Osaze Odemwingie marries Star striker, Osaze Odemwingie finally tied the nuptial knots this year after months of speculations. His bride, Sarah Fallon, is currently undergoing the nine-month course and is expected to be delivered of a baby early next year. The bad, the ugly Kris Okotie splits Stylish cleric, Pastor Chris Okotie, of the Household of God Church, separated from his wife of four years, Stephanie Henshaw. The news came as a surprise to many who had thought they were a match made in ...
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Osaze Odemwingie is the hottest Nigerian striker in the world today! If Keshi is leaving him out because he cannot manage him, he might as well resign from the job because someone else managed his own notoreity with his Mafia gang during his days in the National team. You dont sacrifice your best on the frivolity of alter ego. Who is more egoistic than Stephen Keshi? I still dey watch.
Why does Van Vicker remind me of Osaze Odemwingie?
Hear Joseph Yobo to Osaze Odemwingie,d delinquent Nigeria footballer plying his trade at backwater club wesbrom: "Grow up".D cool headed Yobo in his admonition 4 his errant colleague can't come at a better time,hear him:"Osaze has bn reckless,disrespectful to most pple.He's not a kid.,we can't continue to baby sit him"
- Who that wearing jersey for West Brom? T.I? Looks like him.
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Osaze Odemwingie who is among the big names dropped from the Africa Nations Cup squad, has continues to throw up debate and drama ever since he was dr...
Super Eagles head Coach Stephen Keshi has said he is ready to talk to Osaze Odemwingie "only if he shows interest in doing so.
West Bromwich Albion striker Osaze Odemwingie faces being banned from playing for Nigeria for life after his recent outburst during which he criticized the authorities for not inviting him for the impending African Cup of Nations.
Former Super Eagles forward, Victor Ikpeba, has challenged disgruntled Osaze Odemwingie to get to the height the 1997 African Player of the Year attained as a footballer before both of them can sit down to talk one-on-one. Ikpeba fired back at the former Locomotiv Moscow forward while speaking as a ...
Former Golden Eaglets' coach Henry Nwosu has advised Westbrom's Osaze Odemwingie to keep his cool over his omission from the AFCON 2013 list
Super Eagles out of favour star Osaze Odemwingie has added fire to the debate over his 2013 AFCON exclusion by saying Nigeria have lacked “a good captain for many years”. On Friday, Osaze, Taye Taiwo
Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi has dropped a bombshell by revealing Osaze Odemwingie has proposed himself as team skipper. Keshi told a stunned Nigeria Football Federation technical committee that the West Bromwich Albion striker has put himself forward to be the Eagles skipper. “He told them that he wants to be captain as he considers himself one of the most senior players in the current squad,” an official revealed. “But how he has behaved in the national team over the years has really run counter to his ambition to be the leader of this team. You can only lead by example.” The 31-year-old Osaze made his Eagles debut in 2002, but it was not until the 2004 Nations Cup that he established himself in the national team. Goalkeepers Vincent Enyeama and Austin Ejide as well as defender and present skipper Joseph Yobo are more senior players than Osaze in the Eagles. However, he has rowed with national team bosses, from Austin Eguavoen to Lars Lagerback, and his clash with Samson Siasia was widely regarded ...
Super Eagles' coach, Stephen Keshi has excluded Osaze Odemwingie in his Nations Cup list. Right or wrong? Let's gist.
Savid News: Chairman, Technical Committee of NFF, Chris Green has said he is disappointed by Osaze Odemwingie's...
In 2004, players were dropped so that a young promising player, Osaze Odemwingie, wuld go to the afcon. So, what ar we talkin?
Poor attitude has cost top stars, Osaze Odemwingie and Taye Taiwo a chance to fight for places in the Eagles’ squad to 2013 AFCON in South Africa. learnt that Keshi defended his decision
Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi does not need Osaze Odemwingie, Taye Taiwo and Obafemi Martins.
Osaze Odemwingie's Nations Cup are all but over after being left out of Nigeria's provisional squad for South Africa 2013.
West Brom striker Osaze Odemwingie knows securing a Uefa Champions League place is unlikely but insists ‘all things are possible in football’.
West Brom won 4-2 against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.Super Eagles striker Osaze Odemwingie provided the assist that resulted in Shane Long's 30th minute strike.He almost scored with a ferocious strike in the second half.He made way for Marc-Antoine Fortune in the 70th minute of action
on the current form of Eagles forwards like Ike Uche, Obafemi Martins, Osaze Odemwingie, Victor Moses, Ahmed Musa, Brown Ideye, Emmanuel Emenike, Shola Ameobi and Bright *** who do you think should be taking and who should be left out of AFCON 2012?
Eagles’ shirt war: Martins, Osaze walk tight rope Our Reporter November 22, 2012 Very slim chance! This is what Spain-based returnee, Obafemi Martins has, as the battle for shirt rages among Nigerian internationals ahead of the South Africa 2013 Nations Cup. Just like Martins, Osaze Odemwingie, who recently indicated his interest to stage a comeback to the Eagles would have to fight with the last drop of his blood to get a shirt. Martins, it would be noted, fired blank after seeing over 70 minutes of action in last Thursday’s grade A international friendly against Venezuela in Miami, USA. Eagles’ Manager, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, had before the match, made it clear to the players that their performance would be used as yardstick to determine those that will get his nod for the Nations Cup, where he is condemned to win the trophy going by the mandate given him by his employers, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Obagoal, while ruing his failure to score in Miami, pleaded with Keshi to give him an ...
Proud of my home boi Osaze Odemwingie for sealing the Win For West Brom! Just unfortunate that the win was against Chelsea whom the Referee denied our Own Victor Moses a clear penalty!
Leadership Newspapers shared the following link: Nigerian superstars, Osaze Odemwingie of West Brom and Victor Moses of Chelsea will put patriotism aside for the meantime and confront each other in the English Premiership for the respective c
Football: Coach Stephen Keshi has been alleged of begging Osaze Odemwingie to return to the national squad.
Yay! Sidney Sam has agreed to play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the AFCON 2013 kicking off on the 19th of January 2013. I have seen this Half German, Half Nigerian dude play for his German Clubside Bayer Leverkusen and the Dude is good. Wow, he is gonna bring more competition into the Super Eagles attack. I am happy Coach Keshi was able to convince Sidney Sam to opt for Nigeria instead of his Mother's place Germany taking into consideration that he has played in the past for the German Youth Teams. And on a lighter note, the Guy is so CUTE, he is an Osaze Odemwingie look-alike, I hear some Ladies are already DROOLING after him. Lol. At this rate, the Eagles may eventually win the AFCON 2013 since the last time we won it in 1994. It's been a long wait. Welcome Sidney Sam.
After his Nigeria re-call, Osaze Odemwingie scored 2 goals for West Brom last night to go 5th in the Premier League >
Stephen Keshi recalls Osaze Odemwingie and he is already on the score sheet tonight! With a brace Is he the man to lead Nigeria to
Football transfers and rumours wrote: Osaze Odemwingie says he remains available to play for the Super Eagles if selected by Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi. -FNA
Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi insists Osaze Odemwingie is not guaranteed a place in the Super Eagles squad. Agree?
Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi has dismissed reports that Osaze Odemwingie would be at the Nations Cup as no player is guaranteed a shirt yet.
To vote 4 ur Sportsman of d year, sms SMOTY + name of winner to 33140, nominees are: Obi Mikel, Yakubu Adesokan & Osaze Odemwingie. Vote now
Who deserves to be Nigeria Sport Man Of The Year?. Mikel Obi who won the Champion's League wif chelsea or Osaze Odemwingie doin great in the EPL or Yakubu Adesokan the paralympian that set a world record in the 2012 Paralympic games in London.
John Mikel Obi and Osaze Odemwingie has been nominated in two categories of the upcoming Nigeria Sports Awards, along with Ikechukwu Uche.
Nigeria Sports Awards: Ikechukwu Uche, John Mikel Obi and Osaze Odemwingie nominated in Footballer and Sports-person of the year categories.
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West Brom boss Steve Clarke has said he will have cover for Osaze Odemwingie and Youssouf Mulumbu should they be at next year’s AFCON.
who would you vote as ur footballer of the year? Mikel Obi, Osaze Odemwingie, Ikechukwu Uche, Victor Moses, Jude Aneke, & Brown Ideye.
Osaze Odemwingie is to fly into Abuja to meet Coach Stephen Keshi for the two to sit and resolve the issues causing friction between them.
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Osaze apologises Super Eagles forward, Osaze Odemwingie has apologised to West Brom fans, his team-mates and coaching staff for his moment of madness in Saturday’s 3-0 defeat at Fulham. The Baggies striker was sent-off for reacting angrily to a challenge by Sascha Riether and lashing out at the Cottagers full-back in the 38th minute with his side 1-0 down. But he says he will learn from the experience and is determined to make amends for his actions once he has served a three-game ban against Reading and Villa in the league and Liverpool in the Capital One Cup. “I do feel like I’ve let myself down,” said Odemwingie. “It doesn’t happen often and it really feels very bad. “I also let my team-mates, the club and fans down. “I’m sorry to all those fans who travelled down that I handed Fulham a one-man advantage, which is a big advantage in the Premier League. “I’m very disappointed and I’ve said sorry to the boys and the staff. “It’s my fault and I regret the outcome of losing my ...
I've no issues with keshi-Mikel It was reported by the media that John Mikel Obi was called up for the Super Eagles African Nations Cup qualifier against Liberia but that he turned the invitation down on the premise that the match would be played on an artificial turf while Osaze Odemwingie did not return calls made to him by Stephen Keshi. "Many people have been asking if I have any problem with Keshi and the reply I always give is that I don't have any problems with him. "I don't have any problem with anybody. If he invites me, I will come and play. I don't want Nigerians to think I am having any issue with him or angry because he did not invite me. There is nothing like that." My take Let's allow sleeping dogs to enjoy their peace, jare.
At this Junction I think John Obi Mikel and Osaze Odemwingie can hold their peace in their respextive...
play WITHOUT Osaze Odemwingie & John Obi Mikel, both dropped by Coach Stephen Keshi. Good or bad for the Super Eagles?
Two key foreign-based players, John Obi Mikel and Osaze Odemwingie, would be absent from Stephen Keshi’s squad...
The Man For The Job ! Dynamo Kiev striker, Brown Ideye has dared rival Super Eagles strikers, insisting that he is to lead the attack force against Liberia in Monrovia. Super Eagles has strikers, John Utaka, Emmanuel Emenike, Ike Uche, Yakubu Aiyegbeni and Osaze Odemwingie on the list to use from. "I am the top striker at my club and that is why I have always scored goals with ease. I understand the way the Eagles play and so I will play better as a point man,” he told “I love playing as the point man. That is when my best will be seen. I have nothing to prove than what I have been doing in my club. This has really boosted my confidence that I can always deliver for my country whenever I was given the opportunity to lead the attack.”.IRE O.
And Ideye Called Up ! Osaze Odemwingie and Brown Ideye has been called up for next month (september 8) AFCON tie against Liberia in Moldova by Nigeria. Both players were left out of the squad that executed June qualifiers, the full list is to be released on Thursday. Keshi wants more fire power, that's why he had to recall both players. Other foreign-based pros for the Liberia clash are Mikel Obi, Elderson Echiejile, Vincent Enyeama, Victor Moses, Ahmed Musa, Austin Ejide, Ike Uche, Obiora Nwankwo, Efe Ambrose and skipper Joseph Yobo.IRE O.
A baptism of fire is what Liverpool experienced today in their away fixture at West Bromwich Albion. With the Reds playing most of the remainder of their match with ten men after Daniel Agger was sent off. Impressive performances from Osaze Odemwingie and Romelu Lukaku who came off the bench to score on debut for WBA. Are we in for a surprises this season. Liverpool is a spent force and what remains is just a name.
Super Eagles’ stars, comprising Jon Obi Mikel of Chelsea, Osaze Odemwingie of West Brom, Victor Moses of Wigan and Victor Anichebe of Everton would be hoping to use their respective games to get into top gear for next month’s 2013 Nations Cup qualifier against Liberia
Posted: 2012-07-10 07:23 Nigeria forward Osaze Odemwingie on Monday joined up with the West Brom squad for pre-season training. The Nigerian took part in some warm-up drills with new boss Steve Clarke at the helm for the first time. The new head coach took his first session at the club's Walsall training ground after the players reported on Sunday for fitness tests following their summer break. Clarke was joined by new joint assistant head coach Kevin Keen while summer signing Ben Foster tra
West Brom are counting on Osaze Odemwingie to bang in goals in the 2012/2013 season.
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West Brom new boss Steve Clarke has said he aims to make Nigeria’s Osaze Odemwingie and Shane Long a lethal strike force in the new season.
West Bromich Albion and Super Eagles striker Osaze Odemwingie has married his girlfriend of a few years,...
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Naija Parrots wrote:Stephen Keshi has dropped Mikel Obi, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Taye Taiwo and Osaze Odemwingie from list of players for world up qualifiers
Osaze boost for West Brom: ALBION have been boosted by the return to training of Osaze Odemwingie ahead of Sunday’s final game of the season against Arsenal. But Jerome Thomas remains a major doubt to face his former club as he continues to struggle with a virus. Odemwingie, who has scored in two of his last three appearances against the Gunners, missed last weekend’s 2-2 draw at Bolto...
Injury hits Osaze The season may have ended for Nigeria striker Osaze Odemwingie after he suffered a hamstring injury that will keep him out for two weeks. According to a report on the official website of his English Premier League club West Bromwich Albion, Osaze will miss this weekend’s trip to Bolton due to the hamstring problem. The statement read, "Odemwingie may miss Bolton trip due to hamstring." Osaze has scored 10 goals this season for WBA, while last season he fired home 15 goals. At the weekend, the Nigeria striker saw his 90th minute effort saved against Aston Villa. My Take Hope Keshi is reading this o?
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West Brom Set To Offload Osaze: Roy Hodgson is prepared to cash in on Osaze Odemwingie in the…
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