Sura Yekka

04 January 1997
Djurgårdens IF
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
165 cm
University of Michigan
Where they grew up
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
International "A" - CAN WNT
18 Appearances
8 Starts
0 Goals
0 Assists


Sura Yekka

Sura Bayoru Yekka... speaks English... sports family (track mother Evelyn)... her mother Evelyn Adiru was born in Arua, UGA while her father Richard Yekka was born in Obongi, UGA... while she was born at a hospital in Toronto, her family had just moved to neighbouring Mississauga a few months earlier... grew up participating in soccer and athletics... she was six years old when she started playing soccer for North Mississauga SC... enjoys reading, movies, music... favourites have included Pablo Zabaleta, Eden Hazard, Yaya Touré, Marcelo, Arsenal, Manchester City... other favourites have included Alyson Felix, U. of Alabama football...

represented Canada at three FIFA youth tournaments (U-17 at Costa Rica 2014; U-20 at Canada 2014 and Papua New Guinea 2016)... won a Concacaf youth medal with Canada (2015 silver U-20)…

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)...

For Country

she was 15 years old when she made her debut in the Canadian youth program in 2012 with coach David Benning... she was 16 years old when she made her debut for Canada (30 October 2013)... represented Canada at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2014... finished sixth with Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014... won a silver medal with Canada at the CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship in Honduras (Canada qualified for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016)... represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016...

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