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Indonesian Club, Madura Utd Grabs Odemwingie

By Samuel Adetola 

Former Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie has joined Indonesia Liga 1 side Madura United and he was unveiled on Monday.

The 35-year-old forward became a free-agent after leaving English Championship side Rotherham United in January, 2017 following a short stint with club.

Odemwingie, who has turned out for Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow and English side West Bromwich Albion, has since found a new home at Madura.

The experienced winger-cum-striker is pleased to have joined the Sape Kerrab Warriors, who are coached by Brazilian tactician Gomes de Oliviera.

“Thank you for the opportunity given Madura United . This is my opportunity to work in the Indonesia league, ” said Odemwingie on All Nigerian Soccer.

“I see the football climate in Indonesia is moving in the right direction. It also made me interested.”

Odemwingie, who won silver I  with Nigeria Under-23 at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, made seven league appearances for Rotherham after joining them in October 2016.

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