Seattle - A wonder-strike from Obafemi Martins gave Seattle
Sounders a hard fought 1-0 win over San Jose Earthquakes in a Major League
Soccer game played early on Sunday, KickOff Nigeria reports.
Martins scored in the 8th minute to secure all the points at
stake for the hosts after scoring a goal to remember in front of 49,746 at
Gonzalo Pineda delivered a lofted pass from the left flank
to Martins who was racing towards goal. The 29-year-old let the ball bounce
once, before delivering an audacious lob from a delicate angle which left the
The goal was Martins' fifth in 12 appearances for the
Sounders this seaaon. The Nigeria international has also weighed in six assists
for the club during the period, the highest in the league so far.
Sounders remain top of the Western Conference
with 25 points gathered so far from the 12 games played.
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