In this article, we are going to reveal the shocking reason Osaze Odewingie wasn’t included in the 2013 AFCON winning squad in South Africa.
Osaze Odewingie was the most important player for the super eagles then in 2013 just like Victor Osimhen is as at the time of writing this piece, but him (Osaze Odenwigie) was left out of the squad that travelled to South Africa to represent Nigeria in the AFCON tournament which was eventually won by the green eagles of Nigeria.
Everybody especially football lovers were wondering why Osaze Odewingie wasn’t included in the list of players that went to win the 2013 AFCON in South Africa, but answers were not forthcoming as only people close to Osaze and the super eagles coaching crew knew why the stylish winger, Osaze wasn’t included in the super eagles 2013 AFCON winning squad.
So, without beating around the bush, let get straight to the main gist which is telling you guys the shocking reason Osaze Odenwingie wasn’t included in the 2013 AFCON winning squad.
The shocking reason Osaze Odewingie wasn’t included in the 2013 AFCON winning squad
When the 2013 AFCON tournament was getting closer, the then coach of the super eagles, late Stephen Keshi released a list of the squad that would be travelling to South Africa to represnt the country.
Late Stephen Keshi actually included Osaze’s name in the list because the former was the most important player in the squad, but he (Keshi) later omitted Osaze’s name from the list because Osaze who was plying his trade then in the English premier league wanted to be playing AFCON, and still be travelling to England to play in the premier league while AFCON is on-going. This was what caused the fall out between the then super eagles coach, Late Stephen Keshi and Osaze Odenwingie.