Nigerian striker Obafemi Martins scored the only goal of the Chinese FA cup first leg clash for Shanghai Shenhua, as they edged Shanghai SIPG by a narrow 1-0 win.
Martins popularly known by Nigerian football fans as the weapon of mass
destruction scored the match winner in the 38th minute of the first half.
The China Cup Final first leg was played at the Hongkou Football Stadium home ground of Shanghai Shenhua on Sunday, with the return leg to be hosted by Shanghai SIPG on the 26th of November.
Martins played the entire game and he and his teammates will be in for a torrid time in the second leg, as former Chelsea midfielder Oscar and his Brazilian teammate Hulk will do everything possible to over turn the score line.
Martins was in fine form for Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super league
that has now ended but missed several games at the end of the season due to