Kadeisha Buchanan

Nov 05, 1995
Toronto, CAN
170 cm
West Virginia University
Where they grew up
Brampton, CAN
International "A" Level - CAN WNT
113 Appearances
108 Starts
4 Goals
3 Assists


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

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 four-time UEFA Women’s Champions League winner (2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20), a four-time Championnat de France winner (2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20), and a three-time Coupe de France winner (2017, 2019, 2020)...



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