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Obafemi Martins Donates ₦200,000, Wheelchair To Traffic Warden In Lagos
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Obafemi Martins Donates ₦200,000, Wheelchair To Traffic Warden In Lagos

Former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins, has donated a wheelchair and N200,000 to a physically challenged voluntary traffic warden, Abiola Olu, who had chosen not to be held-back by his predicament in Lagos State The gesture, which was handed over to Olu by a representative from the national team former striker foundation, Obafemi Martins Foundation, was said to be in line with the footballer’s commitment towards giving back to the society, particularly the less privileged. The 36-year-old forward who recently joined a Chinese club side, Wuhan Hall, said that his donation followed a short documentary of the voluntary warden he viewed online that chronicles his journey in life and day-to-day activities to ensure Lagos economy thrive. He disclosed that the short documentary...
NFF, FIFA Celebrate Ex-Eagles Star, Obafemi Martins At 36
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NFF, FIFA Celebrate Ex-Eagles Star, Obafemi Martins At 36

The Nigeria Football Federation and Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) have sent birthday wishes to former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martin at 36. Both football bodies took to their verified Twitter handles to celebrate Martins. The NFF wrote :”Happy birthday @Obafemimartins. Have a good one.” And according to FIFA:”@Obafemimartins is a man who knows how to celebrate in style. We hope the former @NGSuperEagles forward is backflipping about on his 36th birthday.” Martins made his Super Eagles debut in 2004 scored 18 goals in 42 appearances before retiring from international football in 2015. He featured at three Africa Cup of Nations with the Eagles in 2006, 2010 and 2010 winning bronze in all the editions he attended. He was a member of the Eag...
Conte: Lukaku and Lautaro must improve to be compared to the greats
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Conte: Lukaku and Lautaro must improve to be compared to the greats

The Nerazzurri duo are in fine form this season but the coach says they must do even more if they are to be compared to the best Antonio Conte says Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez can still improve as Inter prepare to face Shakhtar Donetsk once again. The Nerazzurri made light work of Shakhtar in their previous meeting, winning 5-0 in the Europa League semi-final in August. Lukaku and Martinez each scored twice in that emphatic victory in Dusseldorf as they became the first Inter striker duo to hit at least 20 goals each in a single season since Adriano and Obafemi Martins in 2004-05.
Former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins Joins Wuhan FC
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Former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins Joins Wuhan FC

Former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins, has joined Chinese Super League side Wuhan FC on a one-year deal. The 35-year-old joined Wuhan on a free after his contract with Shanghai Shenhua was terminated last week. Martins had previously played for Inter Milan, Newcastle, Wolfsburg, Rubin Kazan, Birmingham, Levante and Seattle Sounders in the Major League Soccer. Wuhan are currently fourth in the CSL Group B table with 16 points from 11 games. Martins could make his debut when they face Chongqing Dangdai Lifan in their next game away.
Obafemi Martins Rejected $1.5 Million Deal To Play In Saudi Arabia
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Obafemi Martins Rejected $1.5 Million Deal To Play In Saudi Arabia

Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins rejected $1.5 million deal to play in Saudi Arabia due to oil-rich kingdom. The 35-year-old who played for English clubs Newcastle United and Birmingham City has been searching for a new club since returned from a torn muscle fiber injury he picked up at his last club in Chinese Super League Shanghai Shenhua in May 2018. ‪It is the first time since he began his professional career in 2001 that Martins has been without a club and he has insisted he has received several offers and he has not quit the game yet but incidentally, the former Nigeria international plans to soon open a top-class night club in Lagos. "He was very open about why he will not move to Saudi Arabia,” the source informed SCORENigeria "He says being part of the nightclu...
Lola OJ reacts to rumors her baby is for footballer, Obafemi Martins
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Lola OJ reacts to rumors her baby is for footballer, Obafemi Martins

Over the weekend, popular Nigerian Vlogger, Lola OJ, announced she welcomed a child three months ago. Lola however did not reveal who the father of her child is. Yesterday, Instagram was agog with reports that Lola had an affair with football star, Obafemi Martins who is reportedly the father of her new born. Obafemi is married to Ghanaian-Italian, Abigail Barwuah, sister of Mario Balotelli. Lola has since reacted to the rumor via her Instastories. Read what she wrote below. The British-born Nigerian beautypreneur shocked fans on September 14 as she took to Instagram to reveal that she has been a mother for almost 3 months.She also shared her pregnancy and baby photo which according to her changed her life for good. Revealing that she is now motivated more than ever to wor...
Obafemi Martins Visits Tunji Disu, RRS Commander
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Obafemi Martins Visits Tunji Disu, RRS Commander

Former Nigeria international, Obafemi Martins, has paid a visit to the commander of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Tunji Disu. The Deputy Commissioner of Police, in a tweet on Saturday, thanked Martins for dropping by at his office. “Thanks for dropping by, Obafemi Martins, OBAGOAL ����,” he said. Obafemi Martins, 34, currently plays as a forward for Chinese side, Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C. He scored a total of 19 goals in 42 appearances for the Super Eagles.
Ann Of Kingtblakhoc: Nigerian Adult Movie Star Lists Celebrities She’s Slept With. Hushpuppi Reacts
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Ann Of Kingtblakhoc: Nigerian Adult Movie Star Lists Celebrities She’s Slept With. Hushpuppi Reacts

A Nigerian adult/indecent movie star, Ann is under fire over claims that she's slept with most Nigerian celebrities. According to Kingtblakhoc's new girl, she revealed that she has slept with Hushpuppi, E-money, Obafemi Martins and many other Nigerian celebrities because she doesn't want him to hear it outside and think she is keeping secrets. Some minutes after her claims, Hushpuppi took to the comment section to refute the claims, saying he doesn't eat pork. Recall that few days ago, the said Ann almost stabbed her boss Tblak for choosing another girl over her.
I Can Beat Kylian Mbappe In 100 Metres Race – Obafemi Martins
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I Can Beat Kylian Mbappe In 100 Metres Race – Obafemi Martins

Obafemi Martins who granted an interview to Daily Echo, disclosed that he can beat PSG's Kylian Mbappe in a 100 metres race. According to Obafemi Martins who was ruled out of the season due to a hamstring injury, though Mbappe is currently regarded as one of the quickest players in world football, he will be beat him in a 100 metres race. He said in the interview with Daily Echo; “He’d be left behind, don’t worry about that. I ran 100 metres in 10.8 seconds about two years ago. I don’t know what I’d clock now but I’m very confident about getting in behind defenders.”
Emmanuel Adebayor: The Super Eagle Who Never Was
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Emmanuel Adebayor: The Super Eagle Who Never Was

Goal imagine what could have happened if the Togo international had pitched his international tent with Nigeria The year is 2008, the month is January. Arsenal fans emit exasperated sighs as striker Emmanuel Adebayor departs London Colney for the Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana, a potential six-week absence. It is a wrench to leave, but the hopes of Nigeria's Super Eagles rest on his shoulders. Wait, what? Don't get taken out of the story: this is a parallel universe; Nigeria, under the management of German Berti Vogts, have designs on a third Afcon title, and Adebayor's scoring boots will provide the ammo needed for this assault. Considering his Nigerian parentage, it has often been quite tempting to wonder what might have been had the Togo international, who turned 35 on Wednesday...
BBNaija’s Khloe Survives Motor Accident
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BBNaija’s Khloe Survives Motor Accident

Former Big Brother Naija 2018 Housemate, Khloe, has survived an accident which occurred early this morning in her new Toyota camry which was gifted to her by Football star Obafemi Martins as a surprise gift. She said she thought she was dead. She wrote: 'He saved me . I'm grateful lord Satan you failed again. Give up or all your agent will die in my space'
Big Brother Naija star Khloe Involved in a Ghastly Accident in the Brand new Car Obafemi Martins recently gave her
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Big Brother Naija star Khloe Involved in a Ghastly Accident in the Brand new Car Obafemi Martins recently gave her

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Khloe, was involved in a ghastly accident in the brand new car that was recently gifted to her by Nigerian footballer Obafemi Martins. Khloe took to Instagram this morning to reveal the bad news, writing: 'He saved me. I'm grateful Lord. Satan you failed again. Give up or all your agent will die in my space
#Bbnaija’s Khloe Gets A Car Gift From Obafemi Martins
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#Bbnaija’s Khloe Gets A Car Gift From Obafemi Martins

Former Big brother Naija housemate, Khloe is a proud owner of a new car courtesy of Nigerian football star, Obafemi Martins. Khloe took to social media to share picture of the car with caption: @kokobykhloe This time yestrday I borrowed my brother’s car to my event because my (now former) car is a mess and dead. He was feeling reluctant to give me his keys and I said “Ayo pls, I ll soon buy a car and it won’t be the nonsense I’ve been having “ he laughed and said ok madam scammer ( that’s wat my family calls me cos I always scam them lol) . I rushed back to drop the car and cut off my fun. Got a call from the KING of football @obagoal that I should come and see something. Behold God used him to bless me with this new baby .. Lord . Today I pray for this man that may he never know sadnes...
Obafemi Martins Shows Off His New Palatial Mansion Alongside A ‘Wonder’ Car In Lagos (Photos)
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Obafemi Martins Shows Off His New Palatial Mansion Alongside A ‘Wonder’ Car In Lagos (Photos)

Nigerian striker, Obafemi Martins has taken to social media to show off his new palatial mansion alongside a 'wonder'  car in Lagos. He posted the photos with money emoji. Many of his friends have taken to the social media platform to congratulate him. Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins is one of Nigeria's most successful footballers. He currently plies his trade as a forward for Shanghai Greenland Shenhua in China. He is renowned for his speed on the ball. After leaving Nigeria for Italy at age 16, he has since played for a number of top-division clubs around Europe. He began his senior career in 2002 at the Italian Serie A club Inter Milan, before moving to the English Premier League club Newcastle in 2006, and then the German Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg in 2009. Having joined R...
Obafemi Martins And His Girlfriend Loved Up In New Photo
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Obafemi Martins And His Girlfriend Loved Up In New Photo

Obafemi Martins underwent a successful surgery in England. The single father of several children was injured playing for Shanghai Shenhua in the AFC Champions League. The former Super Eagles striker was pictured with his long-term heartthrob, Abigail Barwuah as he gradually undergoes his recovery process.
Obafemi Martins Reacts To Nigeria’s Exit From Russia 2018
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Obafemi Martins Reacts To Nigeria’s Exit From Russia 2018

Former super eagles striker, Obafemi Martins has reacted to Nigeria’s disappointing loss to Argentina which has cost them a spot at the second round. In April 2018, Obafemi who plays for Shanghai Shenhua in China, was forced to take a break from football after being ruled out for at least seven months with a torn hamstring in his right knee. The striker shared a picture of himself in Nigerian jersey with caption: 'I love Nigeria ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ '
Obafemi Martins Undergoes Successful Surgery In UK
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Obafemi Martins Undergoes Successful Surgery In UK

Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins has undergone a successful surgery on his ruptured quadriceps tendon in the United Kingdom. Martins suffered the injury during Shanghai Shenhua’s Asian Champions League game against Kashima Antlers which ended 2-2 in midweek. A Shanghai Shenhua’s Instagram account posted a picture of Martins’ on the bed with his right leg heavily strapped. “Martins had a successful surgery in the UK,” the account wrote. The message and photo were also posted on Twitter on Sunday. The injury rules Martins out of a possible call-up to the Super Eagles for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in June as he will be out for up to seven months. Martins scored four goals in seven games in all competitions in the new Chinese season before he got injured.  ...
‘If Obafemi Martins Is Not Going, We’re Not Watching The World Cup’ – CDQ To NFF
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‘If Obafemi Martins Is Not Going, We’re Not Watching The World Cup’ – CDQ To NFF

Nigerian rapper, CDQ has a message for the Nigerian Football Federation and it's a serious one. The 'Woss' crooner took to social media to send a message to nations football body, saying if China based striker, Obafemi Martins is not included in the Super Eagles squad for the World Cup in Russia, Nigerians won't be supporting the Eagles. What's your take on this?
Obafemi Martins Wishes His Wife A Happy Birthday With Sexy Photo Of Her…
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Obafemi Martins Wishes His Wife A Happy Birthday With Sexy Photo Of Her…

Footballer Obafemi Martins, shared the above photo of his wife Abigail to wish her a happy birthday. Obafemi Martins and Abigail Barwuah, the sister of footballer, Mario Balloteli, recently the knot secretly. Abigail now refers to herself as Mrs Martins on social media. They started dating in 2012. The couple have one child named Kendrick, born in 2013. The striker plies his trade for Chinese Super League side, Shanghai Shenhua where he will be earning over N1.4b ($6.6 million) in his first year. Martins became the latest player to move to the Chine after swapping the Seattle Sounders for Shanghai Shenhua. See full picture below…
Shanghai Shenhua: French Media Distorted Tevez’s Wordsz
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Shanghai Shenhua: French Media Distorted Tevez’s Wordsz

Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua has come out strongly in defense of Argentine striker Carlos Tevez, who was quoted as saying that Chinese players are “not good” and “won’t be able to compete in 50 years”, claiming his comments in an interview with the SFR Sport “are being exaggerated and blown out of proportion”. The former Manchester City and Manchester United forward was already coming under fire in China before his interview, with Shanghai Shenhua chairman Wu Xiaohui recently admiting that the big-money signing hadn't lived up to expectations. However, despite the seemingly negative tone of the quotes from Tevez, the club has now come out strongly to back their star man, claiming that the comments have been taken out of context. “The language used by the French media is mi...
Osaze Eyes Super Eagles, Europe Return
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Osaze Eyes Super Eagles, Europe Return

Indonesia-based Osaze Odemwingie has not ruled out a return to European football when the Asian country’s Premier League season ends in November. The 36-year-old, who has been in fine form since joining Madura United in April, is also eyeing a return to the Super Eagles, after being in football’s international wilderness for three years. “I’m still in the game. In November, the season ends in Indonesia. I hope to return to Europe and finish the game, and then get a little chance to enter the national team,” Osaze said in an interview with Sport.ru. Osaze last played for the Eagles at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, where he scored the winner against Bosnia. Now, he’s hoping to play in his third World Cup in Russia next year. Top Eagles stars Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo, Brown Ideye, ...
Ideye Wants China-Based Players Back In Super Eagles
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Ideye Wants China-Based Players Back In Super Eagles

Tianjin Teda forward Brown Ideye has urged Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr to invite the Chinese Super League players for next month’s World Cup qualifying games against Cameroon. Ideye disclosed that the Nigeria internationals based in China deserve invitation for the crucial games ahead and still have a huge role to play in the team. The Super Eagles remain at the summit in group F with six points from two games and will continue their qualification quest for the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia against the Afcon champions on September 1 in Uyo. And the former Olympaikos forward believes captain John Obi Mikel, Odion Ighalo and Obafemi Martins merit a call-up in the Rohr’s squad following their outstanding displays in their clubs. “It is going to be tough against the African cham...
Checkout This Epic Throwback Picture Of Obafemi Martins & Vieri
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Checkout This Epic Throwback Picture Of Obafemi Martins & Vieri

This throwback photo of Nigerian footballer, Obafemi Martins, and ex-Italian star striker Christian Vieri was taken in 2001 during their playing time at Inter Milan. Obafemi who arrived at Inter Milan from Reggiana in 2001, spent six years with the club scoring 28 goals in 88 appearances. The 32-year-old currently plays for Shanghai Greenland Shenhua in China.
Obafemi Martins Donates Wheelchairs And Crutches To Nigerians With Disabilities
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Obafemi Martins Donates Wheelchairs And Crutches To Nigerians With Disabilities

Nigerian football star, Obafemi Martins has donated wheelchairs and crutches, through his foundation, to Nigerians with disabilities. The foundation led by Martins and his friends, visited the National Stadium surulere to share cash gifts and wheelchairs to special athletes. They also visited Maryland, Agege , Lagos Island and Ajegunle. The footballer, who currently plays in the Chinese Football League, reveals this is the first phase of the donation of wheelchairs.  
Obafemi Martins Signs New Shanghai Deal
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Obafemi Martins Signs New Shanghai Deal

Former Eagles striker Obafemi Martins has extended his contract with Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua. The former Inter Milan, Newcastle United and Wolfsburg star first penned a one-season deal with the Gregorio Manzano-led side, but will now stay with the club until the end of the 2017 season based on the new agreement. Martins has averaged 0.5 goals per game (15 goals from 30 appearances) this season, a feat that helped him to get the new improved pay cheque. The 32-year-old will pocket $9 million in wages (equivalent of N4.1 billion) in the new deal that he signed, $2.4 million more than his last deal.
Obafemi Martins Gets $460k Boat as Birthday Gift
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Obafemi Martins Gets $460k Boat as Birthday Gift

Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins took to social media to share his luxurious birthday gift. The world most expensive boat, 'Iguana 31 Expedition' which could cost up to $460 thousand.   #Iguana31Expedition #IguanaYatch #Boat #ObafemiMartins #WorldMostExpensiveBoat #Footballer #Nigeria #Obagoal
Obafemi Martins Acquires 2017 Bentley Bentayga
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Obafemi Martins Acquires 2017 Bentley Bentayga

Striker, Obafemi Martins, who plays for Chinese Super League side, Shanghai Greenland Shenhua, has just acquired a brand new 2017 Bentley Bentayga whip. The former Seattle Sounders FC star, took to his Instagram page to show off the new whip. Captioning the photo, he wrote: ‘Coming thru otalenu Yeri Yeri’
Obafemi Martins Visits Demba Ba in Hospital
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Obafemi Martins Visits Demba Ba in Hospital

Super eagles striker, 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. (Read Here) 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 after a successful career in the Premier League. The former Newcastle frontman is still revered at Chelsea after scoring the infamous Anfield goal which effectively halted Liverpool's Premier League title charge in 2014. "I just want to wish him soonest rec...
Obafemi Martins’ Son Celebrates Him on Fathers Day
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Obafemi Martins’ Son Celebrates Him on Fathers Day

Shanghai Shenhua striker Obafemi Martins took to Instagram to share a video of his son TY singing 'Happy Father's day to him while holding a picture of Obafemi when he played for Newcastle. Thanks Ty ...I love u ? A video posted by Obafemi Martins (@obagoal) on Jun 19, 2016 at 10:47am PDT
OAP Freeze Gets Huge Backlash For Shading Ooni of Ife
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OAP Freeze Gets Huge Backlash For Shading Ooni of Ife

The ever voracious OAP of Cool fm, Freeze is at it again, this time around he seem to have overstepped his bounds and his Instagram followers have had enough of his critic style on every issue that flies. Freeze threw a shade at the Ooni of Ife for his visit to Obafemi Martins’ home. This was after former media aide of Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri critically condemned the visit and suggested that the traditional monarch had better stay put in his Kingdom and rather be a host to visitors paying homage to the crown. Well, I'm sure freeze didn't bargain for what he got.
Reno Omokri Lead Twitter Users in Slamming The Ooni of Ife For Visiting Obafemi Martins
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Reno Omokri Lead Twitter Users in Slamming The Ooni of Ife For Visiting Obafemi Martins

Ooni of Ife, HRM Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, paid a visit to footballer, Obafemi Martins, at his home. Obafemi shared a video from the Ooni's visit on his Instagram page. The Ooni has since his coronation in December last year, visited President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, Alaafin of Oyo, Alake of Egbaland, Bola Tinubu, Sultan of Sokoto, Babatunde Fashola, just to mention but a few. Reno Omokri and other twitter users slammed him for visiting those that are suppose to be visiting him.
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Ooni Of Ife Visits Footballer Obafemi Martins

The Oni of Ife HRM Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi @ my place A video posted by Obafemi Martins (@obagoal) on Jun 4, 2016 at 3:55am PDT The Ooni of Ife is obviously a unique ruler and leader who mingle with the old and young generation. Superstar striker, Obafemi Martins shared a short video on Instagram showing HRM Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi paying him a courtesy visit.