Osaze Odewingie recently sustained a hamstring injury. This will prevent him from playing with his team Stock City this weekend
The Nigerian international footballer, Osaze Odewingie is down with a hamstring injury.
Peter Osaze Odemwingie is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward and winger for Premier League club Stoke City. Osaze grew up in Russia and Nigeria and began his career with Bendel Insurance in the Nigeria Premier League.
On 28 January 2014 Odemwingie joined Stoke City on an 18-month contract in a player-exchange with Kenwyne Jones. Odemwingie described his move to Stoke as a “step forward”. He made his debut the next day in a 1–0 defeat away at Sunderland. He scored his first goal for Stoke on 8 February 2014 in a 2–2 draw against Southampton.
Odemwingie scored in a 3–1 win over West Ham United on 15 March 2014. He followed this up with goals against Aston Villa and Hull City. He ended 2013–14 with five goals in 15 appearances for the Potters which earned him a place in Nigeria’s 30-man provisional squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Stock City Manager, Mark Hughes, disclosed that Osaze will be out for some weeks because of the hamstring injury. Osaze sustained this injury while he was training in the club.
As a result of this injury, Osaze will miss Stoke City’s clash with Tottenham this weekend.
Stock City Manager, Mark Hughes, disclosed this on the club’s website some days ago;
Unfortunately Peter (Osaze) has got a hamstring strain and is likely to miss the next couple of weeks.
It’s disappointing for him because he has worked tremendously hard throughout pre-season.
Osaze has earlier suffered a knee ligament injury in a match with Manchester City last season. Nigerians and his fans all over the world are wishing him a quick recovery.