Osimhen tests negative for Covid-19

Sports: Osimhen tests negative for Covid-19

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:22 am

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen and his Napoli teammates have been given the all-clear after their Covid-19 test got here again negative, according to football-Italia.

In-form Napoli hammered Genoa 6-0 at the Stadio San Paolo to go top of the Serie A desk but the victory was marred through the discovery of 14 new instances of Covid-19 from the opponent.

Interestingly, two Genoa players Mattia Perin and Lasse Schone were excluded from the match-day squad after testing superb to the lethal virus however in addition assessments carried out on Monday discovered another 12 fine instances between squad and staff, reportedly together with another eight or 9 players.

According to reports, six Genoa players who tested fine on Monday had performed against Napoli closing weekend. Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen was involved for the full 90minutes of the stumble upon and it will be a big alleviation for national group Coach, Gernot Rohr that he wasn’t affected.

Osimhen is expected to face Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus in Turin on Sunday earlier than jetting out to be part of the Super Eagles for their friendlies against Algeria and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia on October 9 and thirteen respectively in Austria.