Gaëlle Enganamouit, The African Women Footballer of the year 2015, Quits Football.
Born on June 9, 1992, Gaëlle Enganamouit has on her 28th birthday unbuckled her boots . She’s served in the Cameroon Women’s national team, the Lioness as striker and forward for over a decade.
She however started her football career in 2009 with Lorema a local club in Yaoundé Cameroon her birth place and base.
As she turns 28 on Tuesday June 9 2020, she’s made it known to her fans on such a special day of her life, she is saying goodbye to the world of football in the playing domain. Gaëlle Enganamouit, has been a key player in the Lioness’ den and has kept remarkable stats.
Gaëlle Enganamouit scored 10 goals for Cameroon including a hat-trick.
Gaëlle scored this hat-trick in a 6-0 win over Ecuador. Which made her the first African female player to score three goals in a Women’s World Cup match during the 2015 edition. While playing for Serbian league side Spartak, she appeared at the UEFA Champions League, and reportedly scored the fastest goal in women’s football history, after two seconds of play.
Also her stay at Eskilstuna United DFF, was very outstanding she was the teams lead goal scorer with 18 goals to her name.
Gaëlle Enganamouit made 41 appearances and scored 24 goals for the Swedish Damallsvenskan side in 2015.
Gaëlle was named African Women Footballer of the year in 2015 at the CAF award. And was equally nominated at the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year award in 2016.
While Gaëlle is yet to state her reason for quitting football at the prime of her career, it should be noted she has been without a club since she mutually parted ways with Spanish side Malaga CF Femeninoin in April 2019. And she’s equally had her own fair share of injuries which might be one of the reasons for her quitting the game.
We wish her the best in her future endeavors.