It’s wild celebrations on Sunday morning as Nigeria’s Super Eagles winger Samuel Kalu returned to training with his club Girondin Bordeaux in the French Lique, OJB Sport reports.
The fast paced winger was diagnosed with rampaging corona virus pandemic and was asked to self isolate for two weeks in order to adequately recover.
The 22 year old player started his football career at GBS Academy in Jos, Nigeria, where attracted the attention of foreign scout.
In 2015, he signed with AS Trenčín, a partner club with GBS Academy at the time. After his impressive displays in the Slovak League with Trenčín, he joined KAA Gent in 2017.
His spell in Belgium was successful and in the summer of 2018 he signed for French top division club Bordeaux and he became an instant hit with the club.
Kalu joined Bordeaux in the summer 2018 on a 5 year contract but has been delaying the progress of the club.
He has 13 caps for Nigeria’s Super Eagles and netted his first international goal with the Nigeria senior national team against Libya.
Kalu was part of Nigeria’s Super Eagles team that finished with Bronze medal at the 2019 African Cup Of Nations in Egypt under coach Gernot Rohr.
The future of Kalu staying in the French Lique One with Bordeaux remained unclear as Turkish Super Lig side Fenerbahce has tabled offer for the youngster.