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  • Updated: September 21, 2020

Former Nigeria International, Martins, Moves To Chinese Super League Side Wuhan Zall As Free Agent

Former Nigeria international Obafemi Martins has joined the Chinese Super League side, Wuhan Zall, for one-year as a free agent leaving Shangai Shenhua.

Obafemi Martins returned to football back in July, rejoining Shangai Shenhua who finished 6th in the last season of the Chinese League.

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Martins, 35, still hopes he has it in him to compete in the top flight after joining Wuhan Zall in a one-year deal.

He enjoyed a good spell in his first taste of the Chinese league with over 40 games, playing a key role in their Chinese FA Cup in 2017.

Martins had also played for Inter Milan in 2001 where he spent 6 years, where he scored 28 goals in 88 league games for the San Siro outfit.

Obafemi also graced the EPL with Newcastle United in Germany, Wolfsburg, Russia with Rubin Kazan, and Spain with Levante.

Martins had 42 caps for the NFF and also featured in World Cup 2010 in South Africa.

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