Stephen Keshi Opens ‘World Cup Door’ For Odemwingie, But…

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, has said the door to the World Cup is open for Osaze Odemwingie, but insisted on a talk with the striker.

osaze123odemwingie

The two were involved in a highly discussed and publicized row during which the Stoke City striker used Twitter platform to blast the Eagles handler after he was sensationally left out of a 2013 Africa Cup of Nations training camp in Portugal.

A bitter Osaze will go on to quit international football. However, later he rescinded the decision.

A top official told the football source MTNFootball.com that “the door is still open for Odemwingie, but he will need to talk with the player before he could recall him to his team”, adding that “some of the top officials at the meeting said they wish to be at the clear-the-air talk with Odemwingie”.

It would be recalled that Odemwingie last played for Nigeria two years ago in a 2013 AFCON qualifier in Rwanda after which he went on a tirade when he was substituted

 

 

1 Comment

  • This is a laudable idea. As far as I am concerned conflict could rear its ugly head in any human organisation and football is no exception. In view of the need for us to grow and develop game of soccer internationally, I feel kudos should goes to the initiators of this idea.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *