Osimhen tests positive for COVID while on holiday in Nigeria


Serie A side Napoli have announced that their Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen has tested positive for COVID but is asymptomatic.

Osimhen was due meet Dr. Gianpaolo Tartaro – who carried out the surgery on the player – to undergo a medical check on Friday for his facial injury.


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However, Napoli announced on Thursday that the 23 year-old will isolate on the orders of the Nigerian authorities after a mandatory test before boarding his flight returned positive.
Meanwhile, Italian football outlet, Football Italia report that the player already received the all clear to join Nigeria’s squad for the AFCON in January.
Victor Osimhen has been out of action for several weeks after he suffered multiple face fracture during a Serie A game.


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