Super Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu, has tested positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
The player returned to his Club on June 28, after he was stranded for a week in Lagos due to travel restrictions caused by the pandemic.
But, the results of his fellow Nigerians: Stephen Odey and Cyril Dessers at Belgian Club, Genk, came out negative.
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 said.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday, confirmed 460 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 30,249.