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Victor Ozimen loses African Nations Cup after contracte coronavirus.

Nigeria striker Victor Ozimen has officially withdrawn from the Africa Nations Cup. After the Napoli football player test positive for coronavirus.

Napoli striker Victor Ozimen officially withdrew from the African Nations Cup on Friday. Victor Osimen forward has tested positive for COVID-19 according to Serie A Mercato. 

Victor Osimen has call up to the Emerald Eagle squad for the Africa Nations Cup. Although he is still recovering from a fractured cheekbone. But the 23-year-old forward has now been force to withdraw from the tournament. After having tested positive for ‘Covid-19’.

According to reports, Victor Osimen gave the bad news to Augustin Ecuovo before a decision was made to protect his health and to avoid any conflicts or legal consequences between the player’s club Napoli and the Football Federation. Nigeria The Emerald Eagle team called Henry Onyekuru from Olympiakos to replace the 23-year-old striker.

Ozimen is now in Lagos. And he will return to Naples if he tests negative for ‘COVID-19’. The 23-year-old forward will also undergo a medical with Dr Gianpaulo Tartaro to assess his condition. he If these tests go well He will be able to play with the famous UFABET Naples in January.


Osimhen is one of the catalysts of the success of Napoli. So far this season as he has been a constant threat for the opposition defence for his athleticism and dynamism. The Nigerian’s performance against Leicester City in the Europa League opener was astonishing. 

The Italian side were trailing by 2-0. But the forward dragged Napoli out of a certain defeat by scoring two late goals. The 22-year-old’s performance so far in this campaign is starting to show justification for the high price tag. 

With the lack of depth Napoli have in their centre-forward department. Osimhen will have to remain fit throughout the season. And keep on producing the same to have any possibility of winning the league title this season.