Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Nigeria

Odemwingie hits rough spell



It’s been a difficult last few weeks for striker, Osaze Odemwingie.

The attacker was recently overlooked by Nigeria for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations and has also been enduring a lean spell with Barclays English Premier League club, West Bromwich Albion.

Odemwingie came on as a 66th minute substitute for West Bromwich Albion in the 1-2 loss to Fulham at the Hawthorns on Tuesday.

West Brom enjoyed a purple patch towards the end of 2012 that took the club up to second on the table but following their latest blip, the Baggies have now slumped to 7th with 33 points from 21 points.

The 31-year-old however displayed a philosophical approach to his latest travails on and off the pitch through his now famous verified account, @OdemwingieP, on the social networking site, Twitter.

“There was a lot of shaking in 2012. Good games and bad games. Some unforgettable victories and also losses. To God be all the glory,” he submitted.

Odemwingie also took the time to reflect on his astonishing rants on two occasions that saw him took a swipe at several individuals including Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo and former African Footballer of the Year, Victor Ikpeba.

“I am the people's person and like interacting. But a request for New Year please don't provoke me too much haha,” he said.

The former La Louviere striker rounded off by thanking his fans who wished him well in the coming years and prayed that they enjoy the same.

"Thanks for the happy new year msgs. Wish you all the same," he wrote.



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Calvin Emeka Onwuka
The best team always wins the league
One of the ironies of life is that the first time I heard the chant of “boring, boring”, it was...

Emeka Enyadike
UCL predictions from supersport.com
Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Juventus go into the Champions League semifinals in good...

Segun Odegbami
Who will win the Champions League?
With only 4 teams now left in the Uefa Champions League I feel safe enough to take my pick of which...

Carol Radull
Why Chelsea must be congratulated
I am not a Chelsea supporter and in Kenya that means that I am supposed to criticise Chelsea every...

Dr Errol Sweeney
More controversy for FA Cup final ref
Not long after the appointment as this years’ FA Cup final ref was announced, the man at the heart...

Sunday Oliseh
Why Barcelona should be feared
It had all the indications of a season destined to be a disaster for Barcelona, when the season...