Western Union Names Gaëlle Enganamouit Brand Ambassador in Cameroon
September 30, 2016
Editor’s Note: The following is an unedited press release from Western Union
Yaoundé, Cameroon, September 29, 2016 – The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global money transfer services, today announced that football player Gaëlle Enganamouit will be Western Union’s new Brand Ambassador in Cameroon. Enganamouit is recognized as one of the most talented female figures of football of her country.
Gaëlle Enganamouit talents were discovered at the age of 11, when she started her football career at Tonnerre Kalara Football Club in Yaoundé. In 2012, Gaelle joined the Serbian First League with Spartak Subotica, and played in the UEFA Female Champions’ League for the first time. During the 2015 Female’s Football World Cup, she scored three goals in the Cameroon v. Ecuador game. She is now playing for the FC Rosengard, a Swedish club.
Throughout her football career, Gaëlle Enganamouit, has reached major milestones. In 2014, she played with the Cameroon national football team in the finale of the African Championship, before raising the African Championship Cup in 2016. She has also won several major awards: the best Cameroonian female football player for the 2010-2011 season, Serbia’s Football Female Champion in 2013, Top Scorer of the Swedish Championship, with 18 goals scored in 2015, and finally the Best African Female Player of 2015.
“I am very proud to be the new Western Union brand Ambassador. Western Union facilitates access to financial services in Cameroon, in order to improve day-to-day living, education, health care and the development of small businesses,” said Enganamouit.
Western Union® services have been available in Cameroon for more than 20 years – providing cash-to-cash money transfers through a network of more than 1,170 Agent locations. Western Union helps to foster more self-sufficient local economies and to meet people’s needs with a financial service that helps transform lives, create jobs and drive economic growth in Cameroon.