Former Nigeria international forward, Osaze Odemwingie, is delighted to have gained admission into the Professional Golfers Association (PGA).

The 38-year-old former Lille player made the news known by sharing on social media platform Instagram.

“I am very proud to become a member of this great association (PGA),” Odemwingie posted.

“Congratulations, as of today your registration with the PGA has been accepted and a place on the PGA Training Programme and University of Birmingham Foundation Degree in Professional Golf Studies has been allocated to you.

“Your amateur status has now been relinquished and you are now officially classified as a PGA Assistant Professional,” the statement read.

Odemwingie played in Belgium, France and Russia before spending some time in English football, where he won three Premier League Player of the Month awards at West Bromwich Albion.

He also won silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and has three African Cup of Nations bronze medals with the Super Eagles.

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