Nigerian Striker, Victor Osimhen Tests Positive For COVID-19

Nigerian Striker, Victor Osimhen Tests Positive For COVID-19

By Wires Editor | The Trent on January 1, 2021
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Victor Osimhen
Victor James Osimhen is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for French Ligue 1 club Lille and the Nigeria national team

Victor Osimhen, a Napoli and Nigerian striker, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Osimhen returned a positive test on Friday, January 1, 2021, having been away for the yuletide break.

Napoli disclosed this in a tweet via its Twitter account on Friday evening.

“The club can confirm that Victor Osimhen has tested positive for COVID-19 following his return to Italy.

“Osimhen is currently asymptomatic and has not come into contact with the rest of the squad,” Napoli tweeted.

Osimhen has not featured for Napoli since he sustained a shoulder injury against Sierra Leone last November while on international duty for the Super Eagles.

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