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Update: Eagles camp debunks Covid-19 hints, says players have fully recovered

Super Eagles of Nigeria spokesperson, Toyin Ibitoye, has debunked the news that four Nigerian players had tested positive to Coronavirus.

Responding to the Covid-19 hints on his twitter handle, Ibitoye explained that the writer of the news misunderstood coach Gernot Rohr when he said that since the outbreak of the pandemic, four players tested positive, but they have been fully recovered from the virus and back in action.

Ahead of Friday’s and Tuesday friendlies against Algeria and Tunisia respectively, it was widely reported that four Super Eagles players had tested positive for Coronavirus in Austria the venue of the games.

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The Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr, who refused to mention the affected players said: “I won’t reveal their names, they are fine now.”

Another round of tests was conducted this afternoon before the game tomorrow.

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