London - Nigeria striker Peter Osaze Odemwingie has signed a
one-year contract extension to remain at the Britannia Stadium with English
Premier League side, Stoke City.
The Potters have described the development as a ‘pre-season
boost’, after the striker signed the new one-year contract extension.
The former West Brom striker will remain at the Britannia
Stadium until the end of the 2015/16 campaign, but his stay in the Potteries
could be prolonged with the potential of a further 12 months.
Also read: ‘Odemwingie needs confidence’
After eight months on the side lines, the 33-year-old
returned to the first-team in the April draw with Sunderland and went on to make
eight Premier League appearances last season.
Chief Executive of the club, Tony Scholes said: “We're
delighted that Peter has extended his stay with us at the club until the summer
“He suffered an unfortunate injury last season after making
a big impression immediately after joining the Club.
“Peter has worked incredibly hard to battle back from this
to regain full fitness. He's a popular figure not just in the dressing room but
with club staff and supporters so we are thrilled to keep him on board this
In total, Odemwingie has found the net five times in his 23
appearances for Stoke City to date.
-Soccer Laduma For
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