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Obafemi Martins

Born: October 28, 1984 (age 39)

Height: 5' 6.5" (170cm)
Weight: 11st 0lb (70kg)

Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigeria Nigerian

Position: Striker
Career History
Senior2011-Cornish Pirates
Sports Mole has 102 articles about Obafemi Martins. Articles 1 to 40:
Birmingham City manager John Eustace reacts on March 14, 2023
Preview: Cheltenham Town vs. Birmingham City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's EFL Cup clash between Cheltenham Town and Birmingham City, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Aug 7, 00:43
Inter Milan's Marcelo Brozovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in action with Benfica's Chiquinho on April 11, 2023
Champions League: Inter Milan vs. Benfica head-to-head record
Ahead of Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg between Inter Milan and Inter Milan, Sports Mole looks at the head-to-head record between the two sides.
Apr 18, 11:35
Benfica's Goncalo Ramos celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates on April 7, 2023
Champions League: Benfica vs. Inter Milan head-to-head record
Ahead of Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg between Benfica and Inter Milan, Sports Mole looks at the head-to-head record between the two clubs.
Apr 10, 17:48
Norwich City's Pierre Lees-Melou looks dejected after the match on May 11, 2022
Preview: Norwich City vs. Birmingham City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's EFL Cup clash between Norwich City and Birmingham City, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Aug 7, 11:29
Birmingham City's Obafemi Martins celebrates with Nikola Zigic after scoring during the Carling Cup final football match between Arsenal and Birmingham at the Wembley Stadium in London on February 27, 2011
On This Day: Birmingham stun Arsenal to win EFL Cup
The Gunners went into the game as strong favourites but were upset by Birmingham and Obafemi Martins.
Feb 27, 09:32
Gareth Bale in action for Real Madrid on December 18, 2019
Shirt numbers available to Gareth Bale at Newcastle United
Sports Mole looks at the shirt numbers available for Real Madrid's Gareth Bale at Newcastle United.
May 22, 11:32
Saul Niguez celrbates scoring on February 18, 2020
Monday's Transfer Talk Update: Saul Niguez, Darren Bent
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Mar 30, 07:57
Manchester United's Odion Ighalo celebrates scoring their first goal on March 12, 2020
Shanghai Shenhua 'line up Obafemi Martins as Odion Ighalo replacement'
Shanghai Shenhua reportedly line up 35-year-old Obafemi Martins as a replacement for Manchester United loanee Odion Ighalo should the striker move on a permanent basis.
Mar 29, 22:25
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Obafemi Martins ruled out for six months, misses World Cup
Shanghai Shenhua announce that Nigerian forward Obafemi Martins will be sidelined for the next six months after sustaining a hamstring injury.
Apr 4, 16:47
David de Gea saves Joel Matip's shot during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester United on October 14, 2017
This weekend's biggest games in world football
Sports Mole rounds up this weekend's biggest, best and most important matches from all corners of the globe.
Mar 9, 07:00
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'EFL Cup is the missing piece'
Arsene Wenger agrees with the notion that the EFL Cup is the "missing piece" to his time as Arsenal boss as the Gunners prepare to face Manchester City in the final.
Feb 25, 13:34
Jack Wilshere in the Premier League match between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Jack Wilshere: 'Arsenal have unfinished business in EFL Cup'
Jack Wilshere hopes to finally add the EFL Cup to his list of honours when Arsenal face Manchester City in this weekend's final at Wembley Stadium.
Feb 23, 14:14
Brighton & Hove Albion striker Tomer Hemed reacts following his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United on September 23, 2017
Shanghai Shenhua 'want Tomer Hemed'
Shanghai Shenhua reportedly want to sign Brighton & Hove Albion forward Tomer Hemed, who will be out of contract next summer.
Oct 30, 12:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Steven Taylor: 'Newcastle United players raised hands to demand exit'
Former Newcastle United captain Steven Taylor recalls a team meeting where players put their hands up to confirm that they did not want to be at the club.
Sep 24, 13:15
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gus Poyet resigns as Shanghai Shenhua boss
Gus Poyet decides to resign as manager of Shanghai Shenhua, just days after reports suggested that he was on the brink of the sack from the Chinese club.
Sep 11, 12:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Seattle Sounders edge out Los Angeles Galaxy to progress in playoffs
Erik Friberg's strike sends the Seattle Sounders into the Western Conference semi-finals with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Oct 29, 04:18
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Seattle Sounders cruise into MLS playoffs
Clint Dempsey scores twice in the first 20 minutes as Seattle Sounders sealed an MLS Cup playoff spot with a comfortable win over Real Salt Lake.
Oct 26, 01:15
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Houston Dynamo spoil Seattle Sounders MLS Cup party
Seattle Sounders miss the chance to consolidate an MLS Cup berth after drawing 1-1 away to Houston Dynamo.
Oct 19, 00:10
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Late Dom Dwyer strike rescues Sporting Kansas City in Seattle Sounders draw
Sporting Kansas City hold Seattle Sounders to a 1-1 draw after Dom Dwyer's 80th-minute equaliser cancelled out Obafemi Martins's first-half opener.
Sep 28, 00:05
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Seattle Sounders maintain red-hot form with Vancouver Whitecaps win
Andreas Ivanschitz, Gonzalo Pineda and Obafemi Martins score as Seattle Sounders thump Vancouver Whitecaps 3-0 in Canada.
Sep 20, 02:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Obafemi Martins rescues point for Seattle Sounders against San Jose Earthquakes
The San Jose Earthquakes and the Seattle Sounders play out a 1-1 draw in their MLS clash as a strike from Obafemi Martins cancels out Fatai Alashe's effort.
Sep 13, 05:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Clint Dempsey scores as Seattle Sounders overcome resilient Toronto
Clint Dempsey's late goal is enough for Seattle Sounders to beat Toronto 2-1 in this close-fought MLS encounter.
Sep 6, 06:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Seattle Sounders hold on for narrow win over Portland Timbers
An early goal by Obafemi Martins and a Brad Evans penalty give Seattle Sounders a slender win over Portland Timbers.
Aug 30, 23:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Javier Morales, Sebastian Jaime goals down Seattle Sounders
Real Salt Lake cruise to a 2-0 win over Seattle Sounders, courtesy of first-half efforts from Javier Morales and Sebastian Jaime.
Aug 23, 05:12
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Obafemi Martins brace sinks 10-man Orlando City
Seattle Sounders thump 10-man Orlando City 4-0 courtesy of a brace from Obafemi Martins.
Aug 17, 00:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: MLS All-Star vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole looks ahead to the upcoming pre-season friendly in Denver between MLS All-Star and Premier League outfit Tottenham Hotspur.
Jul 28, 12:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Seattle Sounders secure comfortable win over Dallas
Goals from Lamar Neagle, Obafemi Martins and Leonardo Gonzalez fire the Seattle Sounders to a 3-0 victory over Dallas in their MLS clash.
Jun 14, 05:17
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Seattle Sounders leave it late to see off New York Red Bulls
Clint Dempsey strikes in the 91st minute to give Seattle Sounders a 2-1 victory over New York Red Bulls in their MLS clash.
Jun 1, 00:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Seattle Sounders claim victory over Colorado Rapids
Marco Pappa scores the only goal of the game as the Seattle Sounders reach the top of the Western Conference with a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids.
May 28, 04:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Columbus Crew edge past Seattle Sounders
Kei Kamara nets a brace to guide the Columbus Crew to a narrow 3-2 victory over the Seattle Sounders in their MLS clash.
May 10, 02:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Obafemi Martins at the double to sink 10-man New York City FC
Seattle Sounders beat New York City FC 3-1 at Yankee Stadium, courtesy of a brace from Obafemi Martins.
May 4, 02:07
Lamar Neagle on February 24, 2012
Lamar Neagle brace fires Seattle Sounders to victory
A brace from Lamar Neagle and a strike from Obafemi Martins earn the Seattle Sounders a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids in their MLS clash.
Apr 19, 04:17
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Obafemi Martins fires 10-man Seattle Sounders to victory over Houston Dynamo
Ten-man Seattle Sounders earn a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo as Obafemi Martins scores the only goal of the game.
Apr 5, 05:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Ten-man San Jose Earthquakes defeat Seattle Sounders
Chris Wondolowski nets a brace to guide the 10-man San Jose Earthquakes to a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Sounders in their MLS clash.
Mar 15, 04:25
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Seattle Sounders ease to victory over New England Revolution
Clint Dempsey scores twice as the Seattle Sounders start the new season with a 3-0 victory over the New England Revolution.
Mar 9, 03:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robbie Keane named MVP in Major League Soccer
Robbie Keane is named Major League Soccer's MVP after leading the Los Angeles Galaxy to the MLS Cup final.
Dec 4, 02:08
Juninho on February 27, 2012
Los Angeles Galaxy win the Western Conference on away goals over Seattle Sounders
The Los Angeles Galaxy secure their place in the MLS Cup final by winning the Western Conference on away goals over the Seattle Sounders.
Dec 1, 04:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Los Angeles Galaxy beat Seattle Sounders to draw first blood
Los Angeles Galaxy draw first blood in their two-legged Western Conference final by beating Seattle Sounders 1-0 at the Stubhub Center.
Nov 24, 00:02
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Goalless draw sees Seattle Sounders advance to Western Conference final on away goals
The Seattle Sounders book their place in the Western Conference final as a goalless draw against Dallas sees them progress on the away goals rule.
Nov 11, 06:14
Osvaldo Alonso on February 21, 2012
Dallas, Seattle Sounders play out draw in first leg of MLS playoff clash
Dallas and the Seattle Sounders play out a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the MLS Western Conference semi-final clash as Osvaldo Alonso's strike cancels out Michel's penalty.
Nov 3, 04:33
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