Martins Scoops MLS Player and Goal of the Week Award.

Nigeria international Obafemi Martins has been named Player of the Major League Soccer (MLS) Week 29 and his strike against Real Salt Lake was picked for the AT&T Goal of the Week.

Obafemi Martins.
Obafemi Martins.

Martins, 28, saw off Fabian Espindola’s header to clinch the goal of the week award, earning 30.43% of the week’s vote for his one-time shot in Seattle Sounders’ 2-0 triumph over Real Salt Lake, while the New York Red Bull player received 30.19 percent of the vote for his goal in the 2-0 victory over Toronto FC.

The former Inter Milan strikers’ one-goal and one-assist contribution in the same tie for the MLS table-toppers also earned him the MLS Player of the Week.

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