Ex-Super Eagles stars showed a glimpse of themselves as they began the maiden edition of Star Sixes tournament at the O2 Arena in London on a winning note.
The team, led by former Bolton Wanderers captain Austin Jay Jay Okocha defeated their counterpart from China 3-2.
Former Everton striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni, a late addition to the team scored two quickfire goals before Daniel Amokachi added a third. Peng Weijun scored a brace for China to make the scoreline respectable.
Nigeria’s next game in the Star Sixes tournament is against Italy on Friday.
Nigeria Team: Jay-Jay Okocha, Celestine Babayaro, Daniel Amokachi, Julius Aghahowa, Garba
Lawal, Joseph Yobo, Victor Ikpeba, Taribo West, Uche Okechukwu, Peter Rufai, Yakubu Aiyegbeni