Nigerian footballer, Victor Osimhen has contracted the coronavirus.
Osimhen, a Napoli striker announced recently that the footballer has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Italian side made this known on Friday just a day after the former Lille player returned from Nigeria where he had gone for the festive period.
Osimhen who has not yet come in contact with any teammate will remain in isolation for some days till he recovers from the virus.
“Napoli report that footballer Victor Osimhen tested positive for the molecular naso-pharyngeum swab on his return from abroad yesterday afternoon. The player is asymptomatic and has not met the team group,” the club shared on Twitter.