As Oparanozie Mulls Her Future A Return To The Nigerian Women's League Is Not Out Of The Question
Super Falcons Desire Oparanozie, who just left her French Club Guingamp FC has already received a slew of offers from teams trying to obtain her service.
is still mulling what to do as it is no more about just playing for the
striker. She needs a
challenge and wants to explore other options in football and this is why she left France.
She has also not ruled out to returning to Nigeria and playing in the Women's league saying:
"If there is a need to come back to Nigeria to play in the women’s league, I will play.
Nigeria’s league is tough and competitive, but the only issue is inadequate facilities.
"I started my football career in the Nigerian league, so coming back home will not be a big deal for me.”
for the Super Falcons the former Bayelsa and Delta Queen who hails from Owerri,
says she plans to continue to play and be a thorn in the side of those who face the Super Falcons
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speaking on the African Champion Falcons the 26-year-old was unhappy at the
snail pace that was being deployed in replacing the Swedish coach Thomas Dennerby, who
left the job shortly after
leading the Falcons to France 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup for India.
Oparanozie said that the situation was capable of stalling the Super Falcons’ progression considering the level of competition Nigeria was getting from other African countries now, adding that just as much attention needed to be given to the team as is given to the Super Eagles.
Like the players of the U.S women national team, Oparanozie believes the time is ripe for the Super Falcons to get the same type of treatment in bonuses and camping
“The federation should pay Super Falcons’ allowances and bonuses in line with the girls’ output and honour they bring to the country.”
She further insisted that the decision on naming a new Falcons’ coach should not be gender-based, adding that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) should only focus on getting quality.