Efe Ambrose happy to have Odemwingie back in Nigeria set up

The Celtic defender is glad that the West Brom forward will have an opportunity to play for his fatherland once again after resolving issues with the national coach

Celtic defender Efe Ambrose has praised the return of forward Peter Odemwingie to the Nigeria squad following days of speculations about the latter’s future.

Ambrose hailed the fatherly role played by national coach Stephen Keshi in getting the West Bromwich striker to re-commit to the Super Eagles.

“I have been monitoring events in the Super Eagles online and I am very happy that “Osaz” has agreed to play for the Eagles again,” Ambrose told Goal.com.

“This is very good news and a big boost to the team. I have always known that Coach Keshi is a good coach and father so I am happy that the he has also welcomed Osaz with open arms.

“This will surely boost our final preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations in January next year,” said Ambrose.