Khadija Shaw

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.

Khadija Shaw
Khadija Shaw.jpg
Personal information
Full name Khadija Monifa Shaw[1]
Date of birth (1997-01-31) 31 January 1997 (age 23)
Place of birth Spanish Town, Jamaica
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Girondins de Bordeaux
Number 9
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 15 (10)
National team
2011–2013 Jamaica U17 8 (2)
2011–2015 Jamaica U20 7 (0)
2015– Jamaica 30 (42)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 April 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 02:00, 12 May 2020 (UTC)

College careerEdit

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 careerEdit

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]

Khadija made her professional debut in August 25, 2019 with Bordeaux against FC Fleury 91. On her debut game, she scored a brace that led to a 4-1 victory for the home team. She repeated her performance, at an away game this time against Dijon FCO, on her second game.

International careerEdit

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 goalsEdit

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
32
4 October 2019 National Stadium, Kingston, Jamaica   Barbados
7–0
7–0
2020 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship qualification
33
6 October 2019   Saint Lucia
1–0
11–0
34
3–0
35
6–0
36
8 October 2019   U.S. Virgin Islands
1–0
7–0
37
3–0
38
4–0
39
5–0
40
7–0
41
4 February 2020 H-E-B Park, Edinburg, United States   Saint Kitts and Nevis
1–0
2020 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship
42
4–0

HonorsEdit

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]

ReferencesEdit

  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". secsports.com.
  4. ^ "'Bunny' goes pro". Jamaica Observer.
  5. ^ "Florida Krush - 2018 Regular Season - Roster". wpslsoccer.com.
  6. ^ "Khadija Shaw rejoint Bordeaux". Girondins.com (in French). 7 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Khadija Shaw signs two-year contract with French club". loopjamaica.com.
  8. ^ "Khadija Shaw was born to roll the leather, says her mom". loopjamaica.com.
  9. ^ "Jamaica Observer Limited". Jamaica Observer.
  10. ^ "WOMEN'S OLYMPIC QUALIFIER: Reggae Girlz crush Dom Rep 6-0". jamaicaobserver.com.
  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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