Cameroon and FC Rosengård goal machine, Gaelle Enganamouit nominated for BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year award
Cameroon and FC Rosengård free-scoring forward, Gaelle Deborah Enganamouit, has been shortlisted for the second BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year award. The award is voted for by BBC World Service listeners. Could she become the second African player to win the award after Nigeria and Liverpool’s Asisat Oshoala who won the inaugural award last year?
FC Rosengård forward, Cameroonian Gaelle Deborah Enganamouit (23), has has been nominated for the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year award and she could become the second African player to win the award.
The sensational forward, the top goal scorer in the Swedish Damallsvenskan league in 2015 and Africa’s female player of the year for 2015 is pitted against Scottish midfielder Kim Little, French midfielder Amandine Henry, and U.S. pair, Carli Lloyd (2015 World Cup top scorer) and Becky Sauerbrunn, for the award.
The Cameroonian goal machine Enganamouit holds a number of records, including reportedly scoring the fastest goal in female football and she is the first African player to score a hattrick at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
On their debut appearance, at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, Enganamouit inspired the Indomitable Lionesses to the round of 16, a remarkable feat.
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Could Enganamouit follow in the footsteps of Nigeria and Liverpool’s Asisat Oshoala to become the second African player to win the award?
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The award is voted for by BBC World Service listeners. Voting is open until May 9 and the winner will be announced on May 24. We wish Enganamouit the best of luck and hope she wins the coveted award.