Nigerian Striker Obafemi Martins Will be out for 3-6 weeks as a Result of Recently Sustained Groin Injury
Nigerian striker, Obafemi Martins is expected to be out for 3-6 weeks following a groin injury sustained in the 87th minute during the 3-1 defeat to the Portland Timbers, according to Seattle Times.
The Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid confirmed that Martins could be sidelined for a couple of weeks.
“It doesn’t require surgery,” Schmid told reporters after Seattle’s Thursday practice.
“So that’s a positive situation. But we’ve got to see how many weeks [it’s going to take].”
Martins’ injury comes at a very bad time when fellow striker Clint Dempsey is also expected to miss a couple of games after he was shown a red card in the Tuesday night defeat.