Kadeisha Buchanan
Kadeisha
Buchanan

Born
Nov 05, 1995
Age
26
Club
Chelsea
Birthplace
Toronto, CAN
Height
170 cm
School(s)
West Virginia University
Where they grew up
Brampton, CAN
TEAM HONOURS (15)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN WNT
118 Appearances
113 Starts
4 Goals
3 Assists

Bio

Kadeisha Buchanan

Kadeisha Buchanan... speaks English... her mother was born in Montego Bay, JAM... Kadeisha was the youngest of seven sisters... her father was born in St. Thomas, JAM... she grew up in the Greater Toronto Area, including homes in Brampton and Mississauga (she was the youngest of seven girls in a single-parent home)... grew up competing in soccer, basketball, flag football, volleyball, track and field... she was eight years old when she started playing soccer at Brams United SC... enjoys television, playing soccer... growing up, favourites included Lionel Messi, Mia Hamm, Marta, Christine Sinclair, Carles Puyol, FC Barcelona, Manchester United... other favourites included LeBron James, Miami Heatr Harper during the match)...

on 21 December 2021, the Kadeisha Buchanan Field at Creditview Sandalwood Park was named in her honour by the City of Brampton (as well as the Ashley Lawrence Field)... a three-time Canada Soccer Player of the Year (2015, 2017 and 2020)...

with Canada at the Olympic Games, won both a gold medal (Tokyo 2021) and a bronze medal (Rio 2016)... represented Canada at two FIFA Women’s World Cups (Canada 2015 and France 2019)... won three Concacaf medals with Canada (2016 silver, 2018 silver, 2020 silver)... from Canada 2015, was noted by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group (”very dominant and tough central defender, good in one-on-one situations, good build-up play, covered all players around her”)... from Rio 2016, was noted by the Olympic Football Tournament Technical Study Group (”competitive central defender with good positional play and anticipation”)...

represented Canada at two FIFA youth tournaments (U-17 at Azerbaijan 2012; U-20 at Canada 2014)... won a Concacaf youth medal with Canada (2012 silver U-17)… as a youth player in 2012, was noted by the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group (“solid defensive technique and heading ability”)... as a youth player in 2014, was noted by the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group (“good in one-on-one situations, strong, fair and effective tackles, skillful and fast player, strong on the ball”)...

she was the first Canadian to win a UEFA Champions League Final... in France with FCF Olympique Lyonnais, a five-time UEFA Women’s Champions League winner (2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2021-22), a five-time Championnat de France winner (2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2021-22), and a three-time Coupe de France winner (2017, 2019, 2020)...

part of the Canada Soccer team that met Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Parliament Hill on 6 June 2016 ahead of their international match one day later in Ottawa... part of the Canada Soccer team that met Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Langford ahead of their international match on 8 April 2022 (a surprise visit by the Prime Minister at the team hotel)...

attended the Final Match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 in Vancouver (she sat close to Prime Minister Stephen Harper)...

For Country

she was 14 years old when she made her debut in the Canadian youth program in 2010 with coach David Benning... won a silver medal at the 2012 CONCACAF Women's Under-17 Championship in Guatemala (Canada qualified for Azerbaijan 2012)... represented Canada at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Azerbaijan 2012... finished sixth with Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014... finished fourth with Canada at the Pan American Games Toronto 2015...

she was 17 years old when she made her debut for Canada on 12 January 2013... she scored her first international “A” goal for Canada on 8 May 2014 in Winnipeg… finished sixth with Canada at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015... won a silver medal with Canada at the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship in USA (Canada qualified for Rio 2016)... she was the 31st women's footballer to make her 50th appearance for Canada (2 March 2016)... finished first with Canada at the 2016 Algarve Women’s Cup... she played in a career-high 49 consecutive Canada matches from 2013 to 2016... won an Olympic bronze medal with Canada at the Rio 2016 Women's Olympic Football Tournament...

won a silver medal with Canada at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship in USA (Canada qualified for France 2019)... represented Canada at the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019... won a silver medal with Canada at the 2020 Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship (Canada qualified for Tokyo 2020)... won an Olympic gold medal with Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament in 2021...

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