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Peter Odemwingie

BornJuly 15, 1981

Peter Osaze Odemwingie is a footballer who plays for EnglishPremier League club West Bromwich Albion as a striker. ASfter proceeding through the youth systems at KAMAZ and CSKA, he first plied his trade with Nigerian Premier League side Bendel Insurance, where he scored 19 goals in 53 league appearances from 2000 to 2002. He signed for Belgian club La Louvière in 2002 and made his mark by helping the club to win the Belgian Cup in his first season. However, on 16 July 2007, he signed for Lokomotiv Moscow for a reported fee of $14 million on a four-year contract. On 20 August 2010 Odemwingie signed for English Premier League club West Bromwich Albion for an undisclosed fee on a two-year contract. Odemwingie ended the 2010–11 season as West Bromwich Albion's top goalscorer with a club record of 15 league goals. On 18 August it was announced that Odemwingie had signed a new three-year agreement with West Bromwich Albion, after a £4,000,000 bid from Wigan Athletic was turned down by the club. Odemwingie scored a spectacular goal at Ewood Park, Blackburn on 17 December, putting West Brom into a late lead. He also played in the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations where he played in the semi-final losing to Côte d'Ivoire 1–0. He was included to play for Nigeria in the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations. He was part of the Nigerian football team that competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
ISL 2017: Former Premier League striker reportedly rejects Jamshedpur FC offer
ISL 2017: Former Premier League striker reportedly rejects Jamshedpur FC offer
The Nigerian has played for Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League.
5 EPL transfer sagas that had fans tearing their hair out
5 EPL transfer sagas that had fans tearing their hair out
Here we are at the beginning of another summer transfer window, with many deals completed and many more to be tied up before deadline day. Players, cl ...
FIFA World Cup 2014 Day 10 Roundup: Messi bails out Argentina, Ghana gives Germany a scare, Bosnia and Herzegovina sent packing
FIFA World Cup 2014 Day 10 Roundup: Messi bails out Argentina, Ghana gives Germany a scare, Bosnia and Herzegovina sent packing
Nobody is safe, and if you are a betting man this might be your biggest nightmare coming true. Trying to find the dynamics of what defines this tourna ...
FIFA World Cup 2014: Odemwingie nails Nigeria's 1-0 win over Bosnia-Herzegovina
FIFA World Cup 2014: Odemwingie nails Nigeria's 1-0 win over Bosnia-Herzegovina
Peter Odemwingie (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the Group F football match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Hercegovina at the ...
Cardiff City snap 3 players including Manchester United duo
Cardiff City snap 3 players including Manchester United duo
Cardiff City are set to step up their transfer window activity this afternoon, with Sky Sports reporting that the Welsh club are currently running medicals for three players ahead of a triple transfer swoop. The Premier League’s bottom side are close to signing Manchester United pair Wilfried Zaha and Fabio and Stoke City striker Kenwyne [...]The post
West Bromwich Albion sign four players on transfer deadline day
West Bromwich Albion sign four players on transfer deadline day
EPL Team of the Season: The Worst XI
EPL Team of the Season: The Worst XI
West Brom to keep Odemwingie action in-house
West Brom to keep Odemwingie action in-house
Odemwingie claims West brom are threatening to ruin his career
Odemwingie claims West brom are threatening to ruin his career
The January Transfer Window Awards
The January Transfer Window Awards
Odemwingie stands ground over transfer farce
Odemwingie stands ground over transfer farce
The Footy Mumble: Messi abuses, Sterling assaults?
The Footy Mumble: Messi abuses, Sterling assaults?
West Brom criticise 'unprofessional' Odemwingie
West Brom criticise 'unprofessional' Odemwingie
Top 10 Deadline Day transfer targets
Top 10 Deadline Day transfer targets
Daily Transfer Updates- 31st January
Daily Transfer Updates- 31st January
Daily Transfer Updates – 21st January
Daily Transfer Updates – 21st January
Manchester United vs West Brom: Five talking points
Manchester United vs West Brom: Five talking points
POLL: Can West Bromwich Albion they keep it up?
POLL: Can West Bromwich Albion they keep it up?
For years, West Brom were known as the Premier League’s “boing boing club” with reference to the fact they always seemed to get relegated and then swiftly get promoted. They only managed to end this unwanted track record with a respectable 11th place finish in the 2010-11 season, in a … Continue reading →
Man City go top but Chelsea trip up at West Brom
Man City go top but Chelsea trip up at West Brom
Great Goal: Odemwingie (WBA) Vs Southampton
Great Goal: Odemwingie (WBA) Vs Southampton
Great Goal: Odemwingie (WBA) Vs Sunderland
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