Covid-19: Two Nigerian players survive scare, as Onuachu is confirmed positive

Covid-19: Two Nigerian players survive scare, as Onuachu  is confirmed positive
July 08 21:20 2020 Print This Article


Two Nigerian players, Stephen Odey and Cyril Dessers both players at Belgian club, Genk survived a scare when their Covid-19 test result came back negative but that of fellow team mate and Super Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu was not that lucky as his result returned positive.

The 26-year-old becomes the first Eagles star to test positive for coronavirus that led to the cancellation of suspensions of sports worldwide.

“In the run-up to the first exhibition game of the season, the entire Genk group was tested yesterday (Tuesday).

“Everyone tested negative except Onuachu,” a report on Belgian website hln.be stated.

Onuachu returned to his club on June 28, after he was stranded for a week in Lagos due to travel restrictions caused by the pandemic.

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