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Jordyn Huitema signs professional contract with French club Paris Saint-Germain

VANCOUVER, BCJordyn Huitema, a four-year product of the Whitecaps FC Girls Elite Super REX program in partnership with BC Soccer, signed a professional contract with France’s Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on Friday.

Huitema becomes the first women’s player from the program to sign a professional contract directly out of secondary school.

“Jordyn going and playing for PSG is a huge moment for her, an exciting moment,” said Rhian Wilkinson, Whitecaps FC Girls Elite Super REX head coach. “It’s a testament to her as a person. She is learning to be a professional player from a very young age.