Former Nigeria international, Osaze Odemwingie has bagged a level one coaching badge in the game of Golf, and is now a qualified instructor of the sport.
This was confirmed in a tweet by the ex-Super Eagles forward on Saturday as he quoted a tweet by England international and Golf coach, Jak Hamblett, who made the development public on Friday night.
Odemwingie, 38, who played at the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups for his country, took to the game of golf following his retirement from football in April this year.
“@OdemwingieP has only gone and done it!! HE’S GAINED HIS LEVEL 1 COACHING BADGES 🏌️♂️💥,” Jak wrote on Twitter.
“[Former] Premier League Striker now a Qualified Golf Instructor.
“Big plans in the pipeline for this boy in 2020!! ⛳️,” the Golf star added.
In a quoted reply, Osaze wrote: “Yes Boss. I am learning from one of the best so I will do well with your guidance 👨🏫 👨🎓 ⛳️🏌🏽♂️ 📚 #golf #pga”
Odemwingie, whose mother is Russian and father Nigerian, made 63 appearances for Nigeria and scored 10 times.
He played in the Premier League, scoring 36 goals in 129 appearances between 2010 and 2016, and ended his football career at Indonesian side, Madura United.