By Johnny Edward: Nigerian striker, Obafemi Martins, has been rated the third best player of Chinese Super League Club, Shanghai Shenhua, in 2017, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Martins scored seven goals in 13 games in the outgoing season.
Colombian star midfielder, Gio Moreno was Shanghai Shenhua best player in 2017 with his compatriot Fredy Guarin coming second in the ratings, according to the club’s official website.
Moreno was Shanghai Shenhua’s top scorer in the outgoing season with 15 goals from 26 games while Guarin bagged ten goals in 18 appearances.
Martins whose season was blighted with injuries, was the hero for Shanghai Shenhua in their Chinese FA Cup final as they defeated Shanghai SIPG FC on away goals following a 3-3 aggregate draw.
The former Seattle Sounders and Levante striker scored in both legs of the final last month to help his team win their first title for the first time in 20 years.
Shanghai Shenhua finished 11th in the CSL last season.