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Obafemi Martins

 

Position         : Forward

Date of birth : 28 October, 1984

Team              : Internazionale (Italy)

Nationality     : Nigeria

Notes              : Martins signed for Inter in 2001 from Nigeria. He has since been a prolific goalscorer for the Inter youth teams. Martins scored sixteen goals in 2001/02 to help his team win the Italian youth championships and Viareggio tournament. He was named the best player of the play-offs for the youth league title. Martins made his first team debut for Inter in late 2002 and by the 2003/04 season he became a regular for the first team. His good performances led to him being named the African Young Player of the Year for 2003.  

 

LAST UPDATED: 17 July, 2004

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