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Club Brugge attacker, David Okereke tests positive for coronavirus

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Club Brugge attacker, David Okereke will be rested from his team’s action next week after he tested positive for coronavirus.

The Belgian club confirmed the status of the 23-year-old who will miss his team’s trip to Zulte-Waregem on Sunday.

A strike against Waasland Beveren three days ago saw Okereke end his goal drought for the club.

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He was later replaced by Senegal forward, Keeping Diatta, after playing for 77 minutes.

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

“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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His compatriot, Emmanuel Dennis, Senegal duo Krepin Diatta and Youssouph Badji are expected to fill in for him while he recovers from the virus.

Okereke scored 9 goals in 22 games in his club’s last campaign which helped them win the Belgian First Division A title.





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