Genk striker replaces Victor Osimhen ahead of Super Eagles friendly matches

Genk striker replaces Victor Osimhen ahead of Super Eagles friendly matches


Gernot Rohr has recalled Genk striker Paul Onuachu after Victor Osimhen pulled out from Super Eagles friendly matches against Tunisia and Algeria October 9 and 13 respectively in Austria.

The 26-year-old last featured for the three-time African Champions in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Nigeria Football Federation confirmed Onuachu invitation on their official social media handle.

Napoli stars Piotr Zielinski and Eljif Elmas tested positive for Covid-19 following the side’s 6-0 win against Genoa last Sunday.

The entire Napoli squad, including Osimhen, will self-isolate for 14 days to guide against the spread of the virus.

Onuachu has scored seven goals in the Belgian Pro League this season.

(Fcnaija)

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