The 2018 season of the Chinese Super League kicks off on Friday with two Nigerian strikers coming face to face.
Obafemi Martins is expected to lead the attack for FA Cup champions, Shanghai Shenhua against Changchung Yatai who have Odion Ighalo.
And African record signing, striker Cedric Bakambu of the Democratic Republic of Congo is expected to line up for his new club, Beijing Guoan.
Bakambu left Spanish La Liga club, Villareal, since January, but has just signed for Beijing for a fee believed to be 90 million dollars.
The deal beats the 77 million English Premier League side, Arsenal paid for Gabonese attacker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.