Bunny Shaw confirms she is moving on from Bordeaux but doesn't say where she is headed

By June 11, 2021

Jamaica striker Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw has given the clearest indication yet that her time at Bordeaux has come to an end amid rumours that she is likely to make a move to England in the offseason.

Shaw was Bordeaux’s leading goal scorer with 22 goals that saw her win the Golden Boot in the Division 1 Féminine, leading her side to a third-place finish and a place in the Champions League.

Media reports in April suggested that the 24-year-old forward was close to signing a deal with Manchester City in the Women’s Super League. The player also asked to be excused from national duties while Jamaica participates in the ongoing WNT Summer Series in the United States.

The Reggae Girlz defeated Nigeria 1-0 in the tournament’s opening match on Thursday thanks to a 51st-minute goal from Deneisha Blackwood.

According to the Jamaica Football Federation, Shaw asked for time to recover from an intense season and to consider her future. Based on an Instagram post this morning, she seemed to have come to a decision.

“I would like to start by saying thank you to FC Girondins de Bordeaux for giving me the opportunity to grow and become a better footballer. Thank you to my teammates and staff for making me feel at home since I arrived. I take with me two years of memories, lessons and amazing moments.

“Lastly, the fans, your never-ending love and support have always pushed me to go the extra distance. You were instrumental in our achievement, especially this season. I have no doubt that the club will continue to progress and reap deserving success. All the best and good luck for the future.”

Shaw signed her first professional contract in June 2019, when she signed a two-year deal with Bordeaux following an outstanding collegiate career playing for the University of Tennessee and a brief spell with semi-professional side Florida Krush.

Shaw has scored 42 goals for Jamaica and led them to qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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