Super Eagles and Koninklijk Racing Club Genk (KRC Genk) attacker, Ebere Paul Onuachu has tested positive for COVID-19 according to Het Laatste Nieuws.
The 26-year-old Nigerian is the only player who tested positive for the virus in a test conducted in build-up to Thursday’s pre-season game against Eendracht Termien.
As usual Onuachu has gone into quarantine but the match will continue as planned. The test was conducted on Tuesday June 7, 2020.
In March 2019 Onuachu received his first call-up to the Super Eagles by the German tactician Genor Rorh.
On Tuesday March 26, 2019 he scored his first goal for the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a friendly match against the Pharaohs Egypt.
He was part of the Super Eagles team that won bronze medal at 32nd edition of African Cup of Nations hosted by Egypt in 2019.
The lanky attacker moved to Genk from Midtjylland and have scored 10 goals and provided 2 assist before the Belgian league was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Reporter: Baatee Barinaa-iyalo