Desire Oparanozie has said she is delighted to start a new adventure at French club Dijon.
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Dijon today announced Desire Oparanozie, 26, has signed a two-year contract with them after six years at another French club Guingamp.
“I am happy to start a new adventure after six years in Guingamp,” she told the official website of her new club.
“I am delighted to be able to discover something else. I really like this club and the coach’s presentation, which has been with me for a long time, convinced me.
“I am very honoured to sign for DFCO.”
Dijon coach Yannick Chandioux believes the former Super Falcons skipper will lift the club.
“Each season, she has proved that she can score. She is used to the French league and she a player who will help the group to grow,” he remarked.
“In addition to her experience and joie de vivre, Désiré has a fairly important athletic profile, she is powerful.
“She is a player who knows almost everything and who should be invaluable. ”
Dijon placed ninth in the French top league this past season.