Martins, Musa on Target in Europe

19 Nov 2012

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Obafemi Martins

Obafemi Martins returned from a disappointing Super Eagles outing to net his fifth goal for Levante in the Spanish La Liga Sunday.

‘Obagoal’ opened scoring at hosts Deportivo La Coruna after 40 minutes to restate his case for a place in Nigeria’s squad for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations.

The Nigeria international striker was replaced in the 81st minute.

Levante won 2-0 to move to fourth place on the table with 20 points from 12 matches.

Martins, who moved to the La Liga side during the winter transfer window from Rubin Kazan in Russia, has now scored five goals thus far.

Also Sunday, inform Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa, scored his eighth goal for CSKA Moscow in a 3-0 home win against Amkar Perm.

The Nigeria international, who is now played in the striking role by his Russian army club and not as a winger, scored the second goal of the match in the 73rd minute.

He also assisted Cauna for the third goal in the 90th minute.
An elated Musa told he was delighted to again be among the goals scorers, but would still not set a personal goals target for himself this season.

“I am happy to score again but what matters most is the victory which keeps us on top of the table. I will keep doing my best to score as many goals as I can, but don't have a target number of goals," declared Musa, who has also scored a goal in the Russian cup.

CSKA remain top of the table with 39 points from 16 matches

Tags: Sports, Nigeria, MARTINS, MUSA, Europe

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