Obafemi Martins given green light for Birmingham debut after receiving permit

09 February 2011 01:15
Birmingham City's new striker Obafemi Martins has finally linked up with the club after being granted an entry visa by Nigerian officials.[LNB]Former Newcastle United marksman Martins joined Birmingham on loan from Russian side Rubin Kazan on January 31 but he had to return to Nigeria to cut through the red-tape. [LNB] Clearance: Nigerian officials have handed Martins the paperwork he needs[LNB]  McLeish throws down the gauntlet to Birmingham: Now let's win two in a row!McLeish backs beanpole striker Zigic after his winning goal against West Ham West Ham 0 Birmingham 1: Zigic puts Grant back in the firing lineAll the latest Birmingham news, features and opinion[LNB] [LNB]  Explore more:People: Obafemi Martins Places: Birmingham, Newcastle, Nigeria

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