Paul Onuachu, Super Eagles striker has tested positive for coronavirus.
The 26-year-old forward, who plays for a Belgian club, Genk tested positive for the
virus on Tuesday, July 7, 2020.
Onuachu’s coronavirus status was announced in a report by HLN, a Belgian
website on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.
“In the run-up to the first exhibition game of the season, the entire Genk group was
tested yesterday (Tuesday), the report states.
It was also reported that everyone in the club tested negative except Onuachu.
According to HLN, the striker will miss Genk’s first game of the season against
Eendracht Termien on Thursday, July 8, 2020 (today), as he will be quarantined for a week.
In March 2019, Paul Onuachu his first call-up to the Nigerian senior national team.
On 26 March 2019, Onuachu scored his first goal for the Nigerian team in a friendly
match against Egypt.
The goal was scored within the first ten seconds of the game, and the fastest ever scored for Nigeria.
He was selected to the Nigeria squad for the 2019 African Cup of Nations.