Lagos - Anthony Ujah gave Werder Bremen fans a hint of what to expect from him in the new season after scoring a hat - trick in the 11 -0 humiliation of MSV Neuruppin in a pre - season friendly on Saturday evening.
In the game staged at People's Park Stadium, Neuruppin, the Nigeria international joined the fray after the intermission and opened his account seven minutes later.
On 83 minutes, Ujah converted again for his second goal of the day before completing his treble three minutes later.
Franco Di Santo (3), Assani Lukimya-Mulongoti, Mateo Pavlovic, Julian von Haacke, Fin Bartels and Levent Aycicek also registered their names on the score sheet for The River Islanders.
Anthony Ujah trained with his new Werder Bremen teammates on Wednesday morning before setting off to Neuruppin for a training camp the following day.
Werder Bremen's next friendly comes up next Tuesday against Hansa Rostock at Ostseestadion, Rostock.