Girondins-Bordeaux of France winger, Samuel Kalu has apparently revealed that he pferes spending time back home in Nigeria during the ongoing forced break to the season b hy coronavirus, megasportsarena.com reports.
Rather than stay locked down at his base in Bordeaux, alongside fellow-Nigerian star, Josh Maja, Kalu has opted to Nigeria, despite all international flights into the country currently suspended.
While Maja, who joined Bordeaux from Sunderland of England last summer and has garnered has logged 894 minutes of action since then, opted to stay put in France, Kalu, who has been involved in 1,476 minutes across all competitions, decided on returning to Nigeria.
A report by French sports daily, L’Equipe disclosed that Kalu took permission to return home, along with Francois Kamano (Guinea), Edson Mexer (Mozambique), Vukasin Jovanovic (Serbia), Ruben Pardo (Spain) and Pablo Castro (Brazil).
Maja was not listed among the players that returned to their countries, choosing instead to stay put in France, which is one of the worst hit by coronavirus, with 40,174 people testing positive for the virus, among who is Troyes’ Korean international, Hyun-Jun Suk.