Super Eagles forward, Kalu tests positive for Covid-19 in France


Super Eagles and Bordeaux forward, Samuel Kalu has tested positive for Covid-19 barely three weeks after returning to his base in France.

Kalu who was trapped in the Nigeria following the closure of international borders as a result of the rampaging pandemic had left the country in the first week of July.

The Afcon 2019 bronze winner was said to have tested negative upon arrival at the airport but subsequent tests by his club, Girondix Bordeaux showed positive.

“They tested him on his arrival and he wasn’t positive, he took the train to Bordeaux the same day”

However, the club announced a positive case among the players of Girondix Bordeaux days after Kalu returned but refuse to disclose the identity of the player for medical confidentiality

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The forward has been in isolation since the opening of camp and might be left out of some of the club’s pre-season games.

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