Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid has provided an update on the injury situation of his trusted striker Obafemi Martins.
The former Nigeria international has not kicked a ball in an official match since June 17 in the 3 – 1 loss to Portland Timbers due to a groin injury, an ailment that has ruled him out of the MLS All Star game against Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday.
Worst case scenario, Martins ought to return to the pitch when Sounders take on Vancouver Whitecaps in the MLS on Saturday, based on doctors advice.[post_ad]
After training on Monday, Schmid hinted that the attacker remains questionable to face Whitecaps as his injury is worse than previously envisaged.
Without Obafemi Martins in the line-up in the last 7 games, Seattle Sounders have been beaten six times, scoring 2 goals and conceding 10.