Super Eagles Striker Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu, has contracted the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19), Vanguard has reported.

It was gathered that the player tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, while the result of mates, Stephen Odey and Cyril Dessers at Belgian club Genk, came negative.

“In the run-up the first exhibition game of the season, the entire Genk group was tested yesterday (Tuesday),” a report on Belgian website stated, adding that: “Everyone tested negative except Onuachu.”

The 26-year-old Nigeria international left Belgium for Nigeria on May 27, alongside fellow Eagles strikers Victor Osimhen and Imoh Ezekiel.

He returned club on June 28 after he was stranded for a week in due to travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Meanwhile, the Eagles striker becomes the Nigerian footballer contract Coronavirus after Akpan Udoh, the first footballer to be infected, in February 2020.