Osaze Odemwingie dumps football for golf, shows off golfing skills

Osaze Odemwingie dumps football for golf, shows off golfing skills

Osaze Odemwingie has found love with golf after spending many years playing football with top European sides.

The former Super Eagles striker was admitted into the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) in October and has since been practicing to become a pro in the sport.

The 38-year-old posted a video of himself on social media showing his golfing skills with the caption: "#progolf #pga still learning. Always learning. You can be very busy and still achieve nothing. #timemanagement and realistic goals."

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Osaze started his colorful career with Bendel Insurance in 2000 and moved to France to join La Louivere after spending two years in the Nigerian Professional League.

He made a name for himself with Ligue 1 side Lille, scoring 23 goals in 75 appearances in three season before moving to Lokomotiv Moscow in 2007.

After three years with the Russian outfit, Osaze joined Premier League side West Bromwich Albion then had brief spells with Cardiff City, Bristol City and Rotterham in the Championships.

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The Uzbekistan born striker drew the curtains in his career with Indonesian side Madura in 2017.

At national level, Osaze won bronze with Nigeria at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and represented the Super Eagles at three AFCON tournaments and the 2010 and 2014 World Cup respectively.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Andy Ruiz Jr, has taken a swipe at Anthony Joshua's slim shape ahead of their heavyweight rematch in Saudi Arabia.

The WBC, IBF and WBO heavy weight champion stated that the Nigerian-born British fighter will not be able to absorb his punches when they collide in Riyadh.

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