Jordyn Pamela Huitema is a Canadian soccer player who plays for the Canada Women’s National team. She also plays for her club Paris Saint-Germain in Division 1 Feminine. She was born on the 8th of May, 2001 on Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada. Huitema started playing soccer at the age of 4 with the Chilliwack FC. Her middle school is Rosedale Middle School in Chilliwack. She has an athletic family having both of her brothers in the sports industry.
The Career of Jordyn Huitema
Jordyn Huitema joined the TSS FC Rovers of the Women’s Premier Soccer League for the 2018 season. She then later played with the PSC Feminines during the 2018 Women’s International Champions Cup (WICC) on July 23, 2018. She was able to maintain her college eligibility since she did not sign a professional contract with the team. On July 24, she started for PSG during their pre-season friendly against Manchester City Women in Portland.
For the PSG’s semi-final match in the International Champions Cup, Huitema was included in the starting lineup. She forged her college and turned a professional player on the 17th of May, 2019. She signed a four-year contract with her club PSG. For the international level, Huitema made her junior debut with the national under 15 teams on the 7th of August, 2014. The match was against Puerto Rico in a 5-0 victory at the CONCACAF Girls Under-15 Championships. Huitema scored the winning shoot out goal and won the inaugural edition of the tournament in a penalty shoot-out.
She also made 10 more appearances for the under-15 team. Huitema also made her Under-17 debut on the 3rd of March, 2016. At the CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship, it was a 3-0 win against Guatemala. She scored her first goal in FIFA competition in a 3-2 win over Cameroon in the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup and made 7 more appearances for the U-17 team. Huitema scored a goal in a 4-1 win over the United States in her Under-20 team debut.
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Huitema became the first Canadian to score for the Under 17, under 20, and the senior national team in the same calendar year. She got her name as Canada U17 Female Player of the year for her performances in the U-17, U-20 and senior teams throughout the year in 2017. In her first game for Canada’s squad for the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship, she scored twice in a 3-1 win over Costa Rica. She scored a hat trick in a 4-1 win over the hosts Trinidad and Tobago in her second match and made it into the semi-finals. Jordyn hence leads her team to victory after playing 66 minutes in a 4-0 victory over Haiti. She was the top scorer of the tournament with 5 goals. She got her name to the best XI of the Championship.
Finally, on the 8th of March, 2017, she made her senior national team debut in the final of the 2017 Algarve Cup versus Spain. She was also the third-youngest player to appear in a match for the senior national team by the cap. Jordyn also made her first goal for the senior team on the 11th of June, 2017. It was a friendly match against Costa Rica at BMO Field in Toronto. She was also the second-youngest goal scorer in the history of the national team by tally.
Huitema was called for the 2018 Algarve Cup into Canada’s National team by new coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller. She hence started her second match for Canada against Russia, drawing a first-half penalty which was converted by captain Christine Sinclair in a 1-0 victory. She got the name for the squad for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup on the 25th of May, 2019.