Khadija Shaw

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Khadija Shaw
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Personal information
Full name Khadija Monifa Shaw[1]
Date of birth (1997-01-31) 31 January 1997 (age 22)
Place of birth Spanish Town, Jamaica
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Girondins de Bordeaux
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2016 EFSC Titans 21 (24)
2017–2018 Tennessee Volunteers 35 (27)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018 Florida Krush 1 (1)
2019– Bordeaux 0 (0)
National team
2011–2012 Jamaica U17 8 (2)
2011–2012 Jamaica U20 7 (0)
2015– Jamaica 24 (31)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 June 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:25, 12 June 2019

Khadija Monifa "Bunny" Shaw (born 31 January 1997) is a Jamaican footballer who plays as a forward for Girondins de Bordeaux and the Jamaica women's national team.

College career[edit]

Shaw played her first two years of junior college at Eastern Florida State College, earning NSCAA first-team National Junior College Athletic Association All-America honors in 2016.

In 2017, Shaw transferred to the University of Tennessee.[2] She was named to the All-SEC first team in both her seasons with Tennessee and was awarded SEC Offensive Player of the Year as a senior in 2018.[3] She decided against entering into the NWSL Draft after college in order to look at overseas options in Europe and Asia.[4]

Club career[edit]

In 2018, Shaw also played for WPSL semi-pro team Florida Krush.[5]

On June 7, 2019, D1 Féminine team Bordeaux announced they had signed Shaw on a two-year contract.[6][7]

International career[edit]

Shaw has played internationally at the U-15, U-17, U-20 and senior levels for Jamaica,[8] debuting for the former aged 14.[9]

Shaw made her senior international debut on August 23, 2015,scoring twice in a 6–0 victory over the Dominican Republic in an Olympic qualifying game.[10] In 2019, Shaw was part of the Jamaica team that qualified for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. In doing so, they became the first Caribbean nation to ever qualify for a Women's World Cup.[11]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Jamaica's goal tally first

No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1
23 August 2015 Estadio Panamericano, San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic  Dominican Republic
1–0
6–0
2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship qualification
2
3–0
3
25 August 2015  Dominica
13–0
4
9 May 2018 Stade Sylvio Cator, Port-au-Prince, Haiti  Guadeloupe
1–0
2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship qualification
5
4–0
6
5–0
7
7–0
8
9–0
9
11–0
10
11 May 2018  Martinique
3–0
3–0
11
13 May 2018  Haiti
2–2
2–2
12
19 July 2018 Estadio Moderno Julio Torres, Barranquilla, Colombia  Venezuela
1–0
1–2
2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
13
21 July 2018  Costa Rica
14
25 August 2018 National Stadium, Kingston, Jamaica  Antigua and Barbuda
3–0
9–0
2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship qualification
15
5–0
16
6–0
17
27 August 2018  Bermuda
3–0
4–0
18
31 August 2018  Trinidad and Tobago
2–1
4–1
19
3–1
20
2 September 2018  Cuba
2–0
6–1
21
5–0
22
8 October 2018 H-E-B Park, Edinburg, United States  Costa Rica
1–0
1–0
2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship
23
11 October 2018  Cuba
9–0
24
17 October 2018 Toyota Stadium, Frisco, United States  Panama
2–2
25
3 March 2019 Catherine Hall Sports Complex, Montego Bay, Jamaica  Chile
1–1
3–2
Friendly
26
2–1
27
7 April 2019 Moses Mabhida Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa  South Africa
1–1
1–1
28
19 May 2019 National Stadium, Kingston, Jamaica  Panama
1–0
3–1
29
2–0
30
28 May 2019 Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland  Scotland
1–0
2–3
31
2–2

Honors[edit]

In 2018, Shaw was named Guardian Footballer of the Year, an award given to a footballer "who has done something truly remarkable, whether by overcoming adversity, helping others or setting a sporting example by acting with exceptional honesty."[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Khadija Shaw at Soccerway
  2. ^ Lesar, Al (4 October 2017). "Soccer allowed Tennessee's Khadija Shaw to escape gang violence in Jamaica". Knox News. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  3. ^ "2018 SEC Soccer awards announced". www.secsports.com.
  4. ^ "'Bunny' goes pro". Jamaica Observer.
  5. ^ "Florida Krush - 2018 Regular Season - Roster". www.wpslsoccer.com.
  6. ^ "Khadija Shaw rejoint Bordeaux". Girondins.com (in French). 7 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Khadija Shaw signs two-year contract with French club". www.loopjamaica.com.
  8. ^ "Khadija Shaw was born to roll the leather, says her mom". www.loopjamaica.com.
  9. ^ "Jamaica Observer Limited". Jamaica Observer.
  10. ^ "WOMEN'S OLYMPIC QUALIFIER: Reggae Girlz crush Dom Rep 6-0". http://www.jamaicaobserver.com. External link in |website= (help)
  11. ^ "Jamaica qualify for Women's World Cup with help from Bob Marley's daughter". BBC. 18 October 2018.
  12. ^ Graham, Bryan Armen (28 December 2018). "The Guardian footballer of the year 2018: Khadija 'Bunny' Shaw" – via www.theguardian.com.

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