Desire Oparanozie Reveals Retirement came a bit Early


Recently retired Super Falcons striker, Desire Oparanozie, has disclosed that her retirement occurred three months ahead of her initially planned schedule.

During a conversation on Brila FM, Oparanozie explained that her intention had always been to retire at the age of 30, but opted to call time on her career three months earlier than planned.


In the course of her career, the former forward achieved significant success in the iconic green and white jersey of the Super Falcons, securing four WAFCON titles.

Additionally, she clinched the Nigerian Women’s Championship with Delta Queens in 2011 and 2012 before embarking on her international journey.

With 35 appearances for the Super Falcons, Oparanozie netted 22 goals, leaving an indelible mark on Nigerian women’s football.

Now retired, she is set to explore her passion for football administration in the next phase of her journey.

“I’ve always known I’ll retire at 30, but it happened three months earlier than I planned.”


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