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Details of how Osimhen contracted the virus was revealed on social media as the forward did not follow Covid-19 rules when he celebrated his birthday on December 29, which he has apologized for.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, has offered his support to Victor Osimhen and has backed the Napoli striker to bounce back from his present predicament.
Osimhen has only played six times this season, as he injured his shoulder during international duty with Nigeria and then tested positive for COVID-19 after the Christmas holiday.
Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia has backed Almeria striker Umar Sadiq for his maiden invitation to the Super Eagles after his fine performances in the Spanish second division this season.
Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso said he will be meeting with Victor Osimhen after the Nigerian apologised for breaching coronavirus protocols at a party organised in Lagos.
Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso said Sunday he felt foolish for giving Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen permission to travel home for Christmas with the forward testing positive for coronavirus on his return.
Victor Osimhen has been fined two weeks wages by Napoli after video of his birthday circulated the social media, according to reports.
Napoli chief Cristiano Giuntoli says the club is not expecting Victor Osimhen to return to action again this year.
Napoli medic says Victor Osimhen could return to action for the club before the coming Christmas break.
Victor Osimhen will miss the trip to face Inter Milan with Napoli on Wednesday because of a shoulder injury he sustained in the match between Nigeria and Sierra Leone on November 13 in Benin.
Napoli have provided an update on Victor Osimhen ahead of their Europa League clash against Real Sociedad on Thursday.
Napoli has denied reports from Italian media that Nigerian doctors complicated Victor Osimhen’s shoulder during the first treatment. Tuttosport claimed Napoli medic revealed that their Nigerian counterparts caused more damage to the shoulder in the process of treatment before he returned to Italy. However, Napoli and the player on Saturday afternoon took to their social media handle to debunk the reports and clear the Super Eagles team doctor of any wrongdoing. “The current situation regarding the injury of Victor Osimhen is only a consequence of the dislocated right shoulder,” Napoli said in a tweet. Osimhen dislocated his shoulder while in action for Super Eagles of Nigeria last month at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. The striker went down in the second under a challenge from a Sierra Leone defender and was subsequently rushed to the hospital in an ambulance. The striker had since returned to his base in Italy but has not featured for Napoli since as a result of the injury
Napoli medics believe Nigerian doctors did more damage to Victor Osimhen’s dislocated shoulder while trying to put it back into place.
Osimhen continues to work separately and received therapy for his shoulder injury. The Nigerian centre-forward worked on his fitness in the gym and will not be back in action this
Osimhen dislocated his shoulder while on international duty with Nigeria last month and has not made an appearance for the Partenopei since then.
A Civil Society Group has decried the plans by educational institutions across the country to resume academic activities without adequate safety measures to contain the devastating impacts of the second wave of COVID-19.
Farmers in Nasarawa, numbering more than 500, have received subsidised farming inputs to aid food production and ensure food sufficiency and security in the state.
The Edo State Government has said that the suspension of schools’ resumption is applicable to all educational institutions in the state.
According to Don Balon, Pogba doesn’t feel as appreciated or “loved” by the club as some other star players like Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford, and that could play a part in his departure.
A statement by the command spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said the three men; Samuel Sunday, a 20 years old resident of Fagba in Lagos State, Adeleke Mustapha; a 22years old resident of Ajala area of Lagos State and Joel Rotimi, a 19 years old resident of Taju Bello street Agbado, Ogun state were arrested on Thursday, 14 January 2021.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that he would not run to another political party for fear of being hunted.
Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas, a member of the European Union, early on Wednesday announced his intention to resign, his spokeswoman, Liisi Poll, said.
The Northern states chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on the Department of State Services (DSS) to arrest those it claimed are plotting to cause religious violence in the country.
Joe Biden has cast himself as a unifier for the nation, but there is someone else the incoming administration hopes can help start healing a divided United States next week: universally beloved actor Tom Hanks.
Amuwo Odofin Local Government (AOLG) Council has placed an indefinite ban on sporting activities on fields and sport centres in the area.