Bompastor, 40, who won 156 caps for France, will be the first woman to coach the team that has dominated European women's club football in recent years.
The club said the 25-year-old Norwegian forward signed a three-year deal through June 2024. Seeing out the contract would complete a decade for Hegerberg at the dominant women’s team in world football.
Olympique Lyonnais star Ada Hegerberg relishing return to action after lengthy spell on sidelines with knee injury
Olympique Lyonnais’ Hegerberg ruptured her anterior cruciate ligament in training in January, a cruel blow that immediately ended the prolific forward’s campaign.
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo nominated for UEFA Player of the Year award along with Liverpool's Champions League winner Virgil van Dijk
Messi won the first edition of the award in 2011 while Ronaldo has won it on three occasions, in 2014, 2016 and 2017.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: England captain Steph Houghton not bothered by controversial win over Cameroon
Steph Houghton is not thinking about the controversial victory over Cameroon but England coach Phil Neville said that he was "ashamed" by Cameroon's behaviour
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Germany move into quarter-finals with win over Nigeria; Norway sink Australia in shootout
Germany cruised through to the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup on Saturday while Sam Kerr was one of two Australian players to miss from the spot as Norway dumped out the Matildas on penalties
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Amid collective revolt, gender discrimination and general indifference, 24-team event kicks off
Lyon will be the tournament’s epicenter, staging the last four and the final, but organisers think that smaller host cities will embrace the World Cup
Women's Champions League: Ada Hegerberg's hat-trick helps Lyon hammer Barcelona 4-1, win fourth consecutive title
Lethal Lyon strolled to their fourth straight Women's Champions League crown with a 4-1 win against Barcelona in Budapest on Saturday.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg left out of Norway squad due to dispute with national federation
Highly-rated striker Ada Hegerberg has not played for the national team since 2017 while starring in attack for three-time defending European champion Lyon.
2018 in the rearview mirror: From Ada Hegerberg's Ballon d’Or to Susie Wolff becoming Team Principal, highlights for women in sport
Here’s a look at how 2018 was a groundbreaking year for women’s sport in some ways:
From Naomi Osaka's US Open win to Ada Hegerberg's historic Ballon d'Or, a look at women's accomplishments in sport from 2018
A look back at the accomplishments of women around the world in the realm of sport over the course of 2018.
Ballon d'Or: Norwegian footballer Ada Hegerberg's onstage ordeal is stark reminder of the pervasiveness of misogyny in sport
That the institution of sports is one of the most gender-traditional fields is a barely denied fact, but the fact that the first ever Ballon d'Or Feminin had to even face such a ridiculous question is deplorable by all counts.
Ada Hegerberg being asked to twerk after winning Women’s Ballon d’Or lays bare football's pervasive misogyny
The sheer lack of respect towards Ada Hegerberg on a day she made history only goes to the show how common it is at other levels and events of women’s football.
'Absolute trash!' Twitter slams Martin Solveig's request for women's Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg to twerk
Hegerberg, who helped lead Lyon to win the Women's Champions League last season, looked embarrassed and answered no after Solveig asked to twerk.
Women's Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg won't play for Norway due to 'lack of respect' for female players in the country
Taking a stand against what she describes as a lack of respect for female players in Norway, Hegerberg hasn't played for the national team since the Women's European Championship in 2017.
Hegerberg was asked if she would perform a sexually provocative dance by French host DJ, Martin Solveig, and appeared embarrassed as she rejected the request.
Luka Modric wins 2018 Ballon d'Or to end Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's duopoly; Ada Hegerberg wins women's award
Modric was crowned after an outstanding year in which he starred in the Real side that retained the Champions League before helping his country to the final of the World Cup.
Cristiano Ronaldo won the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award on Thursday after winning both last season's Champions League and Euro 2016 with Portugal.