Super Eagles midfielder, Joel Obi scored for Salernitana during their 3-1 defeat to premier league side Aston Villa in a pre-season friendly at the weekend.
The 30-year-old joined the newly promoted Serie A side this summer on a one-year deal with the option of an extension from Chievo.
The Nigerian was bright for his new side and opened the scoring when he reacted quickest to a freekick. But the home side equalized through new signing Danny Ings.
The Clarets took the lead when Anwar El Ghazi converted a penalty and former Manchester United wing-back Ashley Young made it a comfortable win with the third goal for the home side to end the encounter 3-1.
Aston Villa begin the new premier league season with an away match against Watford next week Saturday while Salernitana start their 2021/22 campaign with a Coppa Italia fixture against Reggina on August 16.
Also, Frank Onyeka netted his first goal for Brentford as they beat Valencia in their final pre-season friendly before the start of the premier league on Friday when they travel to the Emirate to face Arsenal.