- Peter Odemwingie has now been accredited to become a professional golfer
- The former Super Eagles star retired from football in April 2019 after playing for Madura United
- He took to social media to announce the latest development about his career
Former Nigerian professional footballer Peter Odemwingie has been certified to pursue a career in golf seven months after retiring from the round leather game.
Odemwingie who played 63 games with 10 goals for the Super Eagles took to his official social media page to announce the latest development about himself.
The former West Brom and Stoke City forward revealed his membership into the Professional Golfers Association (PGA).
He was also given a slot for training at the University of Birmingham foundation degree in professional golf studies.
PAY ATTENTION: Install Pitch Football App for FREE to get the latest football News & Scores
In April when Peter Odemwingie announced his retirement from football, he confirmed his interest to move into coaching and his latest action will come as a surprise.
During his active playing time for West Brom, Peter Odemwingie won three Premier League player of the month awards and scored 30 goals for West Bromwich Albion in 87 games.
Odemwingie last played for Nigeria at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil under late coach Stephen Keshi.
Previously, Legit.ng had reported how former Super Eagles' striker Osaze Odemwingie explained how he received treatment from a voodoo man years back when he was injured while playing football.
Osaze Odemwingie was born in Russia, but was brought to Nigeria by his parents before he started his professional football career at Bendel Insurance of Benin.
Can Liverpool retain the Champions League Title | Legit TV