Nigeria's Oruma retires from football
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Former Nigerian international Wilson Oruma has announced his retirement from football at the age of 33, his French club Guincamp announced on Friday.

Oruma made his breakthrough on the international scene when he played for the Nigerian side that won the FIFA U-17 World Cup™ in 1993 and three years later he was part of the Nigerian side that won the Olympic title in Atlanta.

He played for much of his career in France turning out for Lens, Nancy, Nimes, Sochaux, Marseille and Guincamp with whom he won the French Cup last year. Oruma also plied his trade in Turkey, Switzerland and Greece.