The Nigerian duo at Chelsea ended in the losing side as Arsenal won the Community Shield while the Bundesliga man put up a yeoman performance against West Ham.
Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel ended up losing with Chelsea as Arsenal swept the FA Community Shield on Sunday evening.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored the lone goal as the Gunners and Arsene Wenger won their first game against Jose Mourinho after 14 attempts.
While Moses came on in the second half in place of John Terry, Mikel was left on the bench throughout the encounter that was watched by Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick and Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh.
Across town, Anthony Ujah scored a brace in Werder Bremen’s 2-1 defeat of West Ham in a pre-season friendly.
On Saturday, Kelechi Iheanacho also scored once in Manchester City’s 4-2 loss to Stuttgart.
Oliseh is expected to announce his invitations for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania in a few days.
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