The Nigerian has continued to receive accolades for his performance against Real Salt Lake in the MLS
The Nigerian was given the highest votes in a poll by fans and he slightly edged out Fabian Espindola for AT&T’s sponsored Goal of the Week award. Martins earned 30.43% in the polls ahead of Espindola ‘s 30.19%.
The 28-year old scored in the third minute for Sounders after starting the move that led to the goal and then provided the assist for Lamar Neagle in the 38th minute to give Seattle a 2-0 lead.
Final Votes - Week 29 (online poll and text vote):
1. Obafemi Martins (SEA): 30.43%
2. Fabian Espindola (NY): 30.19%
3. Kelyn Rowe (NE): 28.52%
4. Dominic Oduro (CLB): 5.69%5. Robbie Keane (LA): 5.17%