Whitecaps FC are honoured to have Taliyah Souch from Hope and Health representing Tla’amin and ‘Namgis First Nations as Kid Captain for Saturday's match against D.C. United.
Taliyah is recognized for her strong leadership on and off the pitch. She is a role model to her peers by embracing her culture and excelling in academics. This summer Taliyah attended the canoe journey and paddled on a 12-man canoe from her hometown Qathet throughout the Sunshine Coast and finishing off at the final destination Muckleshoot USA. A two-week journey. On the pitch Taliyah is a smart, calm, technical player with great vision and understanding of the beautiful game. Her dedication and hard work led to many outstanding achievements and awards in First Nations Tournaments. Taliyah’s goals are to one day play for Nautsa’mawt FC, Whitecaps FC, and Canada.
Please join in welcoming Taliyah to the match!