In continuation of his philanthropic work, over 1,000 wheel chairs and clutches will be given out to Nigeria hospitals by the former Nigeria forward.
Aside his goal-scoring exploits, Obafemi Martins boasts of many admirers owing to an incredible impact off the pitch.
The former Nigeria international has been involved in several philanthropic campaigns over the course of his career, the latest of which will include donating over a thousand wheelchairs and clutches to over 50 Nigeria hospitals in the last week of […]
Former Nigerian international, Obafemi Martins, has extended his stay at Shanghai Shenhua FC of China by one season.
Martins’ one-year extension reportedly in the region of $12 million to $15 million (N4 billion).
On the pitch, Martins’ move to China hasn’t always been smooth, but it has been undeniably lucrative.
Martins joined Shanghai Shenhua last February and was due to make about $6.6 million on a nine-moth deal.
But he got off to a slow start, going scoreless in his first seven appearances and […]
Few days after buying the 2017 Bentley Bentayga, Nigerian superstar striker, Obafemi Martins has added the world’s most expensive luxurious speed boat to his growing collections.
Nigerian footballer and Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins, who plays as a forward for Shanghai Greenland Shenhua in the Chinese league, has added another means of transportation to his collections as a birthday present, just few days after buying the 2017 Bentley Bentayga worth $281,170 to celebrate his birthday.
The gift – a luxurious boat […]
The Nigerian got the curtain raiser for the Flower of Shangai before Li Jinyu’s men clawed back to win at the Yutong Sports Center.
Obafemi Martins was on target for Shanghai Shenhua in their 2-1 defeat to Shijiazhuang Ever Bright at the Yutong International Sports Center on Thursday evening.
The former Super Eagles forward who got a starter’s shirt in Gregorio Manzano’s squad gave his side the lead in the 18th minute by that served as mere consolation as the hosts bounced […]
Obafemi Martins has visited and sent his best wishes to Senegalese footballer Demba Ba after the striker suffered a horrendous leg-break on Sunday.
Ba collapsed in agony in the 63rd minute following a challenge from Shanghai SIPG’s Sun Xiang during a Chinese Super League match in Shangai.
The striker was stretchered from the pitch after a prolonged period of treatment in which the striker received oxygen.
Ba moved to the Chinese Super League side from Besiktas in July 2015 for a £12m fee […]
Obafemi shared this photo of his son with Mario Balotelli’s older sister, Abigail
Over the weekend, Nigerian footballer Obafemi Martins received a visit from His Royal Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi at his home in Lagos State. Read the tweets below:
Obafemi shared a video of the Yoruba Monarch seated in his home during the visit and Nigerians seem to have an issue with this. They feel someone so important should not be paying just anyone a […]
Seattle Sounders striker, Obafemi Martins, has arrived at the Super Eagles training camp in Abuja, ahead of Friday’s World Cup qualifier in Swaziland.
The former Newcastle and Inter Milan man, was the last player to report to camp and came in at 6.30am Wednesday morning.
Martins is making a comeback to the national team after two years. Lazio midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, also arrived on Tuesday night.
The team is scheduled to train twice on Wednesday at the FIFA Goal Project, because the game […]
Head Coach Sunday Oliseh has invited 23 players, including U.S-based Obafemi Martins and six home-based professionals, for the Super Eagles’ 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying fixture against Swaziland.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the two-leg fixture will take place over four days next month.
The first leg will hold in Lobamba on Friday, Nov. 13, while the return leg will be at the Adokiye Amiesiamaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, Nov. 17.
Martins, who has not featured for the […]
Obafemi Martins has not ruled out a Nigeria return, but admitted he is focusing on his MLS club career.
Martins was called up just once in the last three years, against Kenya, in a 2014 World Cup qualifier.
Despite being his country’s most in-form striker last year, alongside Ikechukwu Uche, he was omitted from the Brazil 2014 squad.
But Martins is not closing the door on the Super Eagles just yet.
“Things have changed at home and if the new coach [Sunday Oliseh] said […]