Obafemi Martins Scores Hattrick In Shanghai Shenhua’s Win

Former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins netted a hat trick in Shanghai Shenhua’s win over visiting Hebei CFFC in the Chinese Super League on Saturday. The away team took the lead in the 48th minute through Chengdong Zhang after a goalless first half.

Martins then leveled for the home team game in the 62nd minute, before Argentine international, Ezequiel Lavezzi gave Hebei the lead again two minutes later.

The former Inter Milan forward again restored parity in the 74th minute. Colombia International, Freddy Guarin put the home team ahead for the first time in the 82nd minute to make it 3-2.

Martins then completed his hat trick in the 90th minute with a sublime finish after an assist from teammate, Jianqing Mao for a 4-2 win.

 

Ashaolu Oluwafemi

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