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Super Eagles new invitee, Sebastian Osigwe tests positive for COVID-19

Super Eagles new invitee and FC Lugano goalkeeper, Sebastian Osigwe has tested positive for the coronavirus.

FC Lugano confirmed Osigwe’s coronavirus status in a statement on their official website on Friday.

In the statement, the club said seven other of its players also tested positive for the coronavirus.

“The management of FC Lugano announces that the tests carried out following the positivity of mattia Bottani also highlighted the positivity of the goalkeeper Sebastian Osigwe,” the statement read.

“Following the above and the reconstruction of the contacts at risk, the cantonal doctor has also decided to quarantine Jens Odgaard, Jonathan Sabbatini, Noam Baumann and Marcis Oss, and this despite full compliance with the COVID-19 protection concept of the SFL for training and matches

Osigwe is expected to self-isolate for 10 days after which another test will be carried out on him to ascertain his state of health.

The 26-year-old was named in Gernot Rohr’s 24-man squad for Sierra Leone double-header for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers on Thursday.


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