In the game of football, there are some women raising the bar and planting their footprints in the sands of time. One of such is the striker, Desire Oparanozie.
The lady started her career at Bayelsa Queens, later moved to Delta Queens in 2010 before going abroad to play professional football.
As a junior international, she scored two goals in the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup and three goals in the 2012 tournament.
Oparanozie was also a part of the Nigerian team to the African Women’s Championships in 2010 and 2014, winning both tournaments, and scoring a free kick in the 2014 final.
The lady, who has won the Champions League with German side, VFL Wolfsburg three times, currently plays for En Avant du Guingamp, France. Fielding questions from Gerladine Akutu, Oparanozie shares her journey into the world of soccer. Read more