Odemwingie Backs Gay Footballers


By: Bolaji Oyegunle, London


Super Eagles and Cardiff City new signing Peter Odemwingie and other top Premiership footballers have promised to wear rainbow-coloured bootlaces at matches this weekend to show their backing for an anti- homophobia campaign.

Premier League club, Everton confirmed last night that their players- led by captain and England defender Phil Jagielka will wear the laces against West Ham on Saturday.

Odemwingie tweeted: ‘I will be wearing rainbow laces this weekend. The game is everyone!’

Other players supporting are Fulham goalkeeper David Stovkdale, Mark Hudson . Others are ex- Crystal Palace forward Mark Bright and former England internationals Matt Le Tisser and Stan Collymore.

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