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Sports News of Wednesday, 1 July 2020


Falcons star Oparanozie signs for French side Dijonnais

Desire Oparanozie | Photo via @Oparanozie9 on Twitter Desire Oparanozie | Photo via @Oparanozie9 on Twitter

Super Falcons striker, Desire Oparanozie has officially joined French outfit, Dijonnais, reports.

Recall that the ex-Falcons captain became a free agent after six years at Guingamp as her contract ran out in May.

She took to her official Twitter account to make the announcement after signing a contract with Dijon on Tuesday.

"Officially I am now a Dijonnais. I am very happy starting a new adventure with this club. The object is to help my new team attain greater heights. Come on Dijonnais," she tweeted.

Her new club also took to its official Twitter account to announce the star's arrival to the club with Dijon coach, Yannick Chandioux describing her as “powerful,” adding that her experience will be invaluable to the club.

“In addition to her experience and joie de vivre,” the coach told the club’s website, “Désiré has a fairly important athletic profile, she is powerful. She is a player who knows almost everything and who should be invaluable.”

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