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The Sentinel Jul 8, 2014
Stoke City: Peter Odemwingie gives Potters Nigeria boost

Stoke City: Peter Odemwingie gives Potters Nigeria boost

PETER Odemwingie has delivered Stoke a timely boost by dropping a strong hint that he could be about to end his international career with Nigeria. And that would mean the 32 year-old striker being available next January instead of being on African Cup of Nations duty. Speaking in the wake of his World Cup appearances in Brazil, Odemwingie told the BBC: Sometimes you just feel like you've come a circle and I don't know whether I'll play on for Nigeria. "It's not a decision I will rush into...
The Sentinel Jul 2, 2014
Stoke City: Peter Odemwingie set to give Mark Hughes massive...

Stoke City: Peter Odemwingie set to give Mark Hughes massive...

PETER Odemwingie is set to give Stoke City a major boost by deciding against jetting off to the African Cup of Nations in the middle of next season.The 32-year-old forward and new striker Mame Diouf had both been expected to be missing from club action for at least a month as they play for their countries in Morocco.But Odemwingie, below, is believed to be on the verge of retiring from international football after Nigeria bowed out of the World Cup with defeat to France on Monday.He had...
The Sentinel Jul 1, 2014
Stoke City: 'Nigeria can be proud,' says Peter Odemwingie

Stoke City: 'Nigeria can be proud,' says Peter Odemwingie

PETER Odemwingie says Nigeria can return home with their heads held high after their World Cup dream ended against France. The Stoke forward was key to the Super Eagles' fortunes in Brasilia yesterday, playing a major role in their best attacks. But a 79th minute goal from Paul Pogba, the brother of Crewe star Mathias, all but ended their campaign and a Joseph Yobo own goal made it 2-0 in injury time. Odemwingie said: We go out in the second round but a lot of great teams were already...
The Sentinel Jul 1, 2014
Peter Odemwingie on way home after late goals end dream for...

Peter Odemwingie on way home after late goals end dream for...

PETER Odemwingie is bowing out of the World Cup with his head held high after Nigeria came a cropper in a tense last-16 match against France.The Stoke forward has already earned a place in the record books as the first Potter to score at a World Cup finals, but his hopes of further glory ended in Brasilia yesterday.Paul Pogba, the younger brother of Crewe Alex star Mathias Pogba, got the all-important opener for France with 11 minutes remaining on the clock .A Joseph Yobo own goal sealed...
The Sentinel Jun 30, 2014
Stoke City: Peter Odemwingie's World Cup dream comes to end...

Stoke City: Peter Odemwingie's World Cup dream comes to end...

PETER Odemwingie is bowing out of the World Cup with his head held high after Nigeria came a cropper in a tense match against France. The Stoke forward has already earned a place in the record books as the first Potter to score at a World Cup finals but his hopes of further glory ended in the last 16. Paul Pogba, the younger brother of Crewe Alex star Mathias Pogba, got the all-important opener for France with 11 minutes remaining on the clock in Brasilia. A Joseph Yobo own goal sealed...
The Sentinel Jun 27, 2014
World Cup: Argentina are not invincible, says Peter Odemwingie

World Cup: Argentina are not invincible, says Peter Odemwingie

PETER Odemwingie insists Argentina are not invincible at the World Cup, even if Lionel Messi continues to light up the tournament.The Stoke City star's Nigeria side are through to the knock-out stages in Brazil, despite suffering a 3-2 defeat against Argentina in their final group game.Messi scored twice in the match, taking his total to four goals for the competition and keeping him level with Brazil's Neymar and Germany's Thomas Mueller in the chase for the golden boot.Odemwingie says...
The Sentinel Jun 26, 2014
Hold out Asmir! Peter Odemwingie reveals nervous wait for World...

Hold out Asmir! Peter Odemwingie reveals nervous wait for World...

PETER Odemwingie says he was sweating on Stoke teammate Asmir Begovic producing the goods to help book Nigeria's spot in the World Cup knock-out stages. Nigeria were guaranteed a place in round two if they avoided defeat against Argentina in Brazil yesterday. But as they were 3-2 down, they knew they could be leapfrogged into second place in Group F if Iran beat Begovic's Bosnia in a game played simultaneously. Odemwingie was taken off with 10 minutes left and, although he had faith in...

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