Wednesday, 31st May 2023

Obafemi Martins

3 May
Victor Osimhen is set to equal Obafemi Martins' record as the second Nigerian footballer ever to win the Serie A title as Napoli could be crowned champions tonight without even kicking a ball.
19 Apr
Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen has equaled the goalscoring record of compatriot, Obafemi Martins, in the Uefa Champions League. Osimhen was on the scoresheet to help Napoli play out a 1-1 draw with AC Milan on Tuesday night. The Nigerian strike's spectacular header in the Partenopei’s 1-1 draw against Milan made him match Martins' record for…
10 Jan 2022
The opening group match between the Super Eagles and The Pharaohs of Egypt was the first major game to be played in Benguela, a tiny city that was ravaged by the impact of the 22-year civil war...
14 Dec 2021
Fifteen years ago, the Super Eagles were rated as one of the favourites to lift the African Cup of Nations trophy in Egypt, considering the calibre of players in the squad.
2 May 2021
Former international, Dahiru Sadi, has attributed the dearth of quality players in the domestic league, as reason spectators are not interested in watching the games compared to his days.
15 Jul 2020
Veteran Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins has rejoined Shanghai Shenhua, the Chinese FA Cup winners said on Wednesday, more than two years since his last competitive match.
20 Dec 2019
Super Falcons striker and Barcelona FC of Spain forward, Asisat Oshoala will lead Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa, Obafemi Martins, Kanu Nwankwo, Emmanuel Adebayo
24 May 2019
Former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins believes Nigeria can win next month’s African Nations Cup if the team drew from...
8 Apr 2019
Organisers of The Match, a football event expected to feature African football legends against their Nigerian counterparts have scheduled a match between a Lagos united U-15 boys and girls team against Kebbi State to spice up the game aimed to celebrate the sports achievements of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in Lagos State. According to ex-international, Waidi…
28 Sep 2018
What better way to end your week than to wake up to the gift of a brand new car? Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate, Khloe, has taken to her Instagram account to reveal that football star, Obafemi Martins bought her a car yesterday, September 28th. An excited Khloe who was obviously pleased with the brand…
7 Apr 2018
Shanghai Shenhua are heavily linked with a move for former Chelsea striker Demba Ba as replacement for Obafemi Martins who is expected to spend a minimum of six months on the sidelines after undergoing knee surgery in London.
5 Apr 2018
Obafemi Martins dream of featuring at the Russia 2018 World Cup has been shattered by a hamstring injury he copped playing for his Chinese club in the Asian Champions League, reports BBC.


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