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Club Brugge and Nigeria forward Okereke tests positive for coronavirus

The Belgian champions announced the health status of the Nigeria youth international after Tuesday’s test

Club Brugge attacker David Okereke has tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday morning, his Belgian club has confirmed.

The 23-year-old has immediately gone into quarantine and he will miss his team’s trip to Zulte-Waregem on Sunday. However, he will be retested next week.

Okereke played for 77 minutes in Saturday’s league match before he was replaced by Senegal forward Krepin Diatta.

He has made four appearances in the Belgian First Division A this term which include two starts.

“David Okereke tests positive for Covid-19. The attacker was immediately quarantined and will be retested next week,” the club tweeted.

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