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Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has been fined two weeks’ wages by Napoli for flouting the club ’s COVID -19 regulations .

Napoli announced on Friday that Osimhen had contracted coronavirus.

A video of the Nigerian posted on

Instagram by @ equipoarrow where he was seen partying without a face mask and not observing social distancing has reportedly angered his club coach , Gennaro Gattuso.

In the video , Osimhen was also seen spraying the musician N 500 notes.

“Victor Osimhen will be fined for not respecting the club ’ s regulations, ” a tweet from SCC Napoli reads .


“The birthday videos showing people without face masks and not social distancing has angered the club and Gattuso .”

Osimhen , who joined Napoli in the summer for a record fee from Lille , has scored twice in six games for the club .


Napoli paid French club Lille a club record fee of up to 80 million euros ( $ 94 .6 million) to bring the forward to southern Italy on a five- year deal last summer.

Osimhen has scored two goals in six league appearances but has not played since November 8 because of a shoulder injury .


The positive test could rule him out of the Italian Super Cup against Juventus on January 20 in Reggio Emilia .

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