Wycombe Wanderers striker Adebayo Akinfenwa has announced the end of his 22-year career after leading the club to a 2-0 defeat to Sunderland in play. Off Promoted to the Championship Final last night
Wycombe Wanderers striker Adebayo Akinfenwa has pledged to celebrate his successful career despite his last game losing out. He is playing in the English Football League One play-off match to be promoted to the Championship final against Sunderland. As a result, Wycombe lost 2-0 at Wembley Stadium. Last night (Saturday 21 May 2022)
The 40-year-old hopes his 22-year career will end in a fairy tale by helping Wycombe gain promotion to the Championship was successful which must be disappointed But he still sees the advantages after the game. ” I feel very lucky. My last kick was at Wembley,” Akinfenda told Sky Sports . “I wanted it to end differently. Sunderland are a better team today and that sometimes happens in football , but I will celebrate the success of coming here. I will celebrate my success as a professional footballer.”
Akinfenwa, who joined Wycombe in 2016 and has made more than 200 appearances for the club, feels he and his team-mates should look back on their season with pride despite stumbles in last game “I’m proud of the boys,” he said. “I’m proud of this team.” “I thank all of them for allowing me to be part of this journey.” He will succeed UFABET.”
After stepping up from Watford’s youth team, Akinfenwa joined Lithuania ‘s FK Atlantas in 2001 before moving to Welsh club Barry Town United . a year later The striker’s first career in England in the senior team came in 2002 with Boston United after a successful 22-year career , having played for Swansea, Millwall, Northampton and Gillingham Akinfenwa feel now is almost the perfect time to end their careers.
He said: “That’s it, it’s over for me. My knees have been screaming for 15 months.” “I always wanted to end the game on my terms. There is a better way I can finish the game by winning. But other than that, I think this is the second best way to leave the game at Wembley.” When asked what to do next , Akinfenwa, a lifelong Liverpool fan. He replied with a smile: “I am willing to take on any challenge with confidence. No more fear.”