Gaelle Enganamouit, the heartbeat of Cameroon

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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019™


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  • Gaelle Enganamouit shone at Canada 2015
  • She hopes Cameroon can do even better in 2019
  • Recently opened a women’s football academy in Yaounde

This June, Cameroon will make their second appearance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup™, four years after their remarkable debut in Canada, where Gaelle Enganamouit was the side’s driving force.

“I was very proud to take part in that World Cup because it was a first [for us]. It’s what every footballer dreams of. It’s also been positive for Cameroon, for Africa in general and for me in particular,” Enganamouit told FIFA.com.

The Indomitable Lionesses announced their arrival on the big stage by tearing apart Ecuador 6-0, with the blonde-haired Enganamouit hitting the headlines with a hat-trick on the eve of her 23rd birthday. “It was the ideal way to start our campaign as well. It gave us momentum for the subsequent fixtures,” recalled the winner of that year’s African Player of the Year award.