Armenia women's national football team

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Armenia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Ararat
Association Football Federation of Armenia
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Vacant
Home stadium Mika Stadium
FIFA code ARM
FIFA ranking 133 Decrease 8
Highest FIFA ranking 83 (October 2003)
Lowest FIFA ranking 115 (March 2007)
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Armenia 0–11 Austria 
(Waidhofen, Austria; May 10, 2003)
Biggest win
 Armenia 2–1 Estonia 
(Skopje, Macedonia; November 7, 2008)
 Armenia 2–1 Malta 
(Skopje, Macedonia; November 12, 2008)
 Armenia 1–0 Latvia 
(Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina; November 23, 2006)
 Faroe Islands 0–1 Armenia 
(Ta'Qali, Malta; March 3, 2011)
Biggest defeat
 Austria 11–0 Armenia 
(Waidhofen, Austria; May 10, 2003)
 Armenia 0–11 Austria 
(Waidhofen, Austria; May 13, 2003)
 Denmark 11–0 Armenia 
(Vejle, Denmark; November 23, 2011)
World Cup
Appearances 0 (First in -)
Best result -
UEFA Women's Championship
Appearances 0

The Armenia women's national football team (Armenian: Հայաստանի ֆուտբոլի ազգային հավաքական) is the national football team of Armenia and is controlled by the Football Federation of Armenia. After the split of the Soviet Union, the team played its first international match. They play their home games at the Mika Stadium in Yerevan. The team's first match was on May 10, 2003 against Austria which they lost 11-0. The team has not qualified for a World Cup or a Women's Euro yet. They haven't played any international matches since 2012.

History[edit]

Armenia played its first match in Waidhofen against Austria, losing 11-0. Three days later they lost again 11-0, against Austria again, this time with 5-0 at halftime. After these two matches, they played four matches against Slovakia and Greece.

Ararat withdrew from the 2007 World Cup qualification before playing any matches. Later, they played international friendlies in 2007-2009; playing the World Cup qualifiers in November 2009-August 2010, finishing last with only a goal, 42 conceded and all eight matches lost. Their last competition was the 2013 Women's Euro qualifiers. They have not entered the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification.

World Cup record[edit]

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
China 1991 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Sweden 1995 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
United States 1999 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
United States 2003 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
China 2007 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Germany 2011 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Canada 2015 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Total 0/7 - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

2011 World Cup Qualifying[edit]

Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Italy 8 7 1 0 38 3 +35 22
 Finland 8 6 1 1 25 6 +19 19
 Portugal 8 4 0 4 17 10 +7 12
 Slovenia 8 2 0 6 7 27 −20 6
 Armenia 8 0 0 8 1 42 −41 0
  Armenia Finland Italy Portugal Slovenia
Armenia  0–4 0–8 0–3 1–5
Finland  7–0 1–3 4–1 4–1
Italy  7–0 1–1 2–0 6–0
Portugal  7–0 0–1 1–3 1–0
Slovenia  1–0 0–3 0–8 0–4



19 September 2009
17:00 UTC+5
Armenia  0 – 4  Finland
Report Sanna Talonen Goal 1'40'
Maija Saari Goal 78'
Sanna Malaska Goal 88'
Hrazdan Stadium, Yerevan
Referee: Mihaela Gurdon Bašimamović (Croatia)

24 October 2009
15:00 UTC+5
Armenia  0 – 8  Italy
Report Tona Goal 12'
Conti Goal 25'83' (pen.)
Gama Goal 29'68'
Fuselli Goal 55'
Schiavi Goal 70'
Panico Goal 90+2'

28 October 2009
15:00 UTC+4
Armenia  1 – 5  Slovenia
Mangasaryan Goal 74' (pen.) Report Milenkovič Goal 25'
Tibaut Goal 41'
Zver Goal 54'75'
Vrabel Goal 63'
Hanrapetakan Stadium, Yerevan
Referee: Natalia Aleksakhina (Ukraine)

21 November 2009
16:00 UTC+2
Finland  7 – 0  Armenia
Österberg Kalmari Goal 2'34'77'
Sjölund Goal 19'38'83'
Rantanen Goal 45+1'
Report
Finnair Stadium, Helsinki
Referee: Anja Kunick (Germany)

25 November 2009
15:00 UTC+1
Italy  7 – 0  Armenia
Tona Goal 1'
Conti Goal 40'
Gabbiadini Goal 50'80'
Panico Goal 52'90+4'
Camporese Goal 77' (pen.)
Report

27 March 2010
15:30 UTC+1
Slovenia  1 – 0  Armenia
Milenkovič Goal 56' Report
Ob Jezeru, Velenje
Referee: Monica Mularczyk (Poland)

31 March 2010
15:00 UTC+1
Portugal  7 – 0  Armenia
Edite Fernandes Goal 22'49'86'
Sílvia Rebelo Goal 27'
Cláudia Neto Goal 33'
Sofia Vieira Goal 40' (pen.)
Carole Costa Goal 44'
Report
Complexo Desportivo da Tocha, Tocha
Referee: Paula Thörn (Sweden)

25 August 2010
18:00 UTC+5
Armenia  0 – 3  Portugal
Report Dolores Silva Goal 31'64'
Carole Costa Goal 55'
Mika Stadium, Yerevan
Referee: Ann-Helen Østervold (Norway)

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Armenia GK Anni Nersisyan
2 Armenia GK Anna Karapetyan
3 Armenia DF Alisa Khachatryan
4 Armenia DF Ani Ghukasyan
5 Armenia DF Armine Khachatryan
6 Armenia DF Armine Tadevosyan
7 Armenia DF Mariam Torgomyan
8 Armenia DF Marine Karapetyan
9 Armenia DF Sona Shahinyan
10 Armenia DF Susanna Sayadyan
11 Armenia MF Anna Petrosyan
No. Position Player
12 Armenia MF Kristine Hakobyan
13 Armenia MF Kristine Mangasaryan
14 Armenia MF Lilit Karapetyan
15 Armenia MF Lusine Hovhannisyan
16 Armenia MF Vardine Khanzatyan
17 Armenia FW Eleonora Davtyan
18 Armenia FW Gayane Kostanyan
19 Armenia FW Hripsime Epremyan
20 Armenia FW Kristine Aleksanyan
21 Armenia FW Mariam Stepanyan

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