Samuel Kalu: Nigerian star rejoins Bordeaux teammates after testing negative to COVID-19

Samuel Kalu: Nigerian star rejoins Bordeaux teammates after testing negative to COVID-19

- Samuel Kalu returned to Bordeaux training after testing negative to coronavirus

- The 22-year-old had initially contracted the virus on return to the club from Nigeria in July

- Kalu retook the test after observing 14 days isolation and it came back negative

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Nigerian football star Samuel Kalu has rejoined his Girondins Bordeaux teammates after beating deadly coronavirus.

The 22-year-old winger tested negative after his test result came back negative and he will be able to train with the rest of the squad.

Kalu confirmed he had contracted the virus on his return to the club from Nigeria on July 6 and he was immediately quarantined for 14 days.

Samuel Kalu: Nigerian star rejoins Bordeaux teammates after testing negative to COVID-19

Samuel Kalu in action for his French club - Getty Images
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The attacker took another test while on self-isolation and the result came out favourable for the Super Eagles forward.

Meanwhile, Soccernet reports that the French League giants continued their preparations towards the 2020-21 season with 4-2 defeat to Saint Etienne on Saturday, August 1.

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Kalu will be hoping to improve on his performance last campaign after scoring just twice in 19 appearances across competitions.

He was still able to attract interests from top European clubs regardless of his troubles as they reportedly offered a multi-billion naira deal for the youngster.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu was in jubilation mood on Friday afternoon, July 24, after he was tested negative for the deadly Coronavirus in his mansion.

The virus has thrown serious panic and tension to the whole world since it came in which many people have died, while countless numbers of people are trying to recover from it.

But the fact is that the virus is not a death sentence and necessary precautions must be taken so as to avoid the spread of it.

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Ogu took to his official twitter account to show Nigerians and his followers how the test was conducted in his house before the result came out negative.

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