Five interesting facts you didn’t know about former Cameroon Women’s footballer Gaelle Enganamouit including the fact that she holds the record fastest goal in Women’s football history
Former Cameroon international Gaelle Deborah Enganamouit holds the record for the fastest goal in Women’s football history.
Gaelle Enganamouit left football fans surprised when she announced her retirement from football in 2020 at the age of 28.
Enganamouit was one of the best female African footballers in the Africa during her time and also arguably one of the best African Women’s footballer in the last 20 years.
During her carreer with the Cameroon national team, she scored 5 goals in 43 appearances for the Lionesses.
Gaelle Enganamouit has resigned from her position as indomitable lionesses team manager
The 30 year old former Malaga player was known for her power, pace and ball control.
Some interesting facts you probably didn’t know about the one time CAF Women’s footballer of the year
1. The former Cameroon international holds the record for the fastest goal in Women’s football history. Gaelle Engamouit scored in 2 seconds for Spartak Subotica
Watch video of the goal below
2.She is the first and only African to score a FIFA Women’s World Cup hat trick. She scored a hattrick in Cameroon’s 6:0 win over Ecuador in 2015 Women’s world cup.
3.First African footballer to be nominated for BBC women’s footballer of the year alongside Asisat Oshiola(winner) in 2015
4.In 2021, she was named in IFFHS CAF Women’s team of the decade alongside 3 other Cameroon internationals
Image credit A2Zfootball
5.She won the CAF African Women’s football of the year award in 2015 making her the only Cameroonian to win the award till date.
Enganamouit played for the following clubs in her club carreer; Lorema Yaoundé, Spartak Subotica, Eskilstuna, United DFF, FC Rosengård, Dalian Quanjian F.C, Avaldsnes, Málaga
She announced her retirement from football in June 2020 at the age of 28
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