Cameroon Gaelle Enganamouit Retires from Her Professional Football Career At 28

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Gaelle Enganamouit Calls An End To Her Football Career
Gaelle Enganamouit Calls An End To Her Football Career

In 2014 she joined Sweden and the Eskilstuna United DFF. At that time, she was the only African competing for the title of best BBC player 2016. The African women’s football legend also won the 2015 African Women’s Player of the Year prize and was nominated for the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year award in 2016. The striker has been without a club since she mutually parted ways in April 2019 with Spanish side Malaga, who she joined four months earlier after leaving Norwegian outfit Avaldsnes.

Despite her fitness worries, she made Cameroon’s squad for the 2019 Women’s World Cup but did not feature in any matches as the Indomitable Lionesses reached the Round of 16 in France.

On Tuesday, Gaelle Enganamouit made the low-key announcement as she marked her 28th birthday, having struggled to recover from a recurring anterior cruciate ligament injury.

Gaelle Enganamouit - Footballer
Gaelle Enganamouit – Footballer

After 43 national selections, she has 5 goals scored, several appearances in Europe, a Caf award for Best African Player in 2015, the indomitable lioness has decided to hang her boots.

Gaelle Enganamouit - Indomitable Lioness
Gaelle Enganamouit – Indomitable Lioness

 

Gaelle Enganamouit
Gaelle Enganamouit

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