Play New: Kadeisha Buchanan
Kadeisha Buchanan, center-back when playing in Europe and Canada’s Women’s National Soccer Team and a 2x Olympian, came back from the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games a gold medalist. It’s been a long journey to the top of the podium – but a victory that made history.
Born to Jamaican immigrants, Kadeisha was raised across the GTA, living in Mississauga, Brampton, and Toronto. Growing up with 11 siblings, Kadeisha has been on a team since birth, and family is the top priority.
Her first memory of soccer stems from childhood. Kadeisha would attend her father’s soccer games and run along the sidelines, following him up and down the field. The roles reversed as she grew up. Kadeisha shined as the star on the field with her dad on the sidelines guiding and cheering her on as her coach.
As a professional soccer player, Kadeisha’s career is full of accolades proving just how devoted to the game she is.Three-time winner of Canadian Player of the Year, she is also a member ofCanada’s National Women’s soccer team, winning the bronze medal at the Rio 2016Olympic games and securing Gold at the Tokyo 2020 Games.
Kadeisha’s love for her family is what drives her successes on the field; ultimately allowing her to provide for her family off the field and create stability for future generations to come. “Through life’s challenges it’s all about devotion. The devotion is bigger than me and it’s all about my family”.