A bus-stop in Guingamp, France has been named after Nigerian female Footballer and Super Falcons striker Desire Oparanozie, MySportDab reports.
A photo shared on Twitter this week confirmed the new Bus-Stop name.
Desire Oparanozie signed for Guingamp after leaving Turkish club in 2014.
The 26-year-old has played 106 matches and scored 45 goals during her time their.
Before the concluded 2019–20 season, Oparanozie was announced as the club captain and started her reign as captain with a win against Metz in the opening match of the season.
But, after six years playing for Guingamp, Desire Oparanozie left the club and signed a two-year contract with Dijon on 30th June.
Before going abroad, Desire Oparanozie started her football career at Nigerian club Bayelsa Queens in the Women’s professional football league and joined Delta Queens in 2010.
She joined Turkish club Düvenciler Lisesispor on loan for two months in 2011 and later returned back to Delta Queens.
In 2012, Oparanozie signed for Russian club Rossiyanka in the Russian Women’s Football Championship.
She played four matches with Rossiyanka at the 2012–13 UEFA Women’s Champions League and scored one goal.
For the 2013-14 season, Desire Oparanozie joined Bundesliga club Wolfsburg on a two-year contract deal.
MySportDab can confim that across the first half of the season, she played only one match and was used more frequently for Wolfsburg’ second team.
Due to the lack of playing time, she left Wolfsburg and signed for Ataşehir Belediyespor to play in the Turkish Women’s First Football League.
Desire Oparanozie International Appearances:
Oparanozie has won the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations with Nigeria’s Super Falcons and has played at three women’s global World Cup finals in 2011, 2015, and 2019.