Odemwingie hopes to deliver in Indonesia

A former Nigeria international, Osaze Odemwingie is hopeful of rekindling his football career in Indonesia. The Indonesian league is gradually attracting some African stars following Odemwingie’s decision to join former Ghana midfielder Michael Essien who joined Persib Bandung a few weeks ago.

Odemwingie on Monday after a successful medical was signed on to Indonesian first division club, Madura United FC.

The club has since confirmed the signing of Odemwingie as a marquee player for the 2017 League 1 season with photographs of his presentation ceremony.

The 35-year old became the third high profile signing after the duo of Essien and Carlton Cole also joined the Indonesian first division club.

In Jakarta, the President of the club Achsanul Qosasi and the club manager Haruna Sumitro presented the former Nigeria international to the club fans ahead of their league opener.

The 35-year-old, who previously featured for Cardiff City, Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion FC was quoted on an Indonesian website beritajatim.com as saying, “Taretan, see you in Madura.”