Onuachu tests positive for Covid-19 in Belgium

Racing Genk forward Paul Onuachu will be quarantined after testing positive for coronavirus on his return to Belgium.

Belgian news hub, HLN Sport reports states that all the players of Racing were tested on Tuesday in the run-up to the first friendly game ahead of the new season.

All the players tested negative except the Nigerian

Different reports confirmed that the player returned late to the team having been stranded in Nigeria due to the global travel restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The result of Onuachu’s test has created quite a concern in the team as he was already training with the rest of the squad for more than a week before the discovery.

The 2020/21 Belgian league season will kick off next month.