Super Eagles Star Samuel Kalu Tests Positive for COVID- 19


Super Eagles player and Bordeaux forward, Samuel Kalu has recently tested positive for Coronavirus.

AFP reported that Kalu who has been in quarantine in France, was the unnamed player announced by the club to have contracted COVID-19 on 6 July.

Super Eagles Star Samuel Kalu

He has reportedly missed the team’s training sessions since the opening of camp and might be left out of some of the club’s pre-season games. He is expected to rejoin the rest of the squad on 27 July, if his test returns negative.

This is coming after Super Eagles player and Genk striker, Paul Onuachu recovered from the disease.

His compatriot, Onuachu, who tested positive for coronavirus on 8 July, has since been confirmed negative, according to results from his last tests.

Coronavirus: 34 New Cases Recorded in Nigeria, Total Cases 407

During the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Kalu was taken to hospital on the eve of Nigeria’s opening match after he slumped during training. A medical report revealed he had suffered from severe dehydration



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