By Victor Kanayo
Nigerian international, Desire Oparanozie, has quit playing football for both country and club.
The Super Falcons player took to her X formerly Twitter on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, to announce her decision.
She wrote, “To my fans, family, and friends, thank you for the show of love and support over the years. It’s time to take a bow, as I believe there’s no better time than now. I’m officially announcing my retirement from professional football for both club and country.
“To every team and coach I have played for, to every mate I’ve played alongside, and to every opponent I have played against, thank you all for being part of this incredible journey. Thank you football, thank you Nigeria.”
Born in 1993, Oparanozie who last played for Wuhan Jianghan University in China, a club she joined in 2022, played up to 35 matches for Nigeria.
She officially started her professional career with Bayelsa United in 2010, played for Delta Queens, before she left abroad in 2012.