Papua New Guinea women's national football team

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Papua New Guinea
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Lakatois
(Motuan sailing vessel)
Association Papua New Guinea Football Association
Confederation OFC (Oceania)
Head coach Gary Philips
FIFA code PNG
FIFA ranking 48 Increase 85 (19 December 2014)
Highest FIFA ranking 48 (December 2014)
Lowest FIFA ranking 133 (September 2014)
First colours
Second colours
OFC Women's Nations Cup
Appearances 8 (First in 1989)
Best result Runners-up (2007, 2010, 2014)

The Papua New Guinea women's national football team represents Papua New Guinea in international women's football. The team is controlled by the Papua New Guinea Football Association. It is considered the second-best team in Oceania after New Zealand.

World Cup record[edit]

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
China 1991 Did Not Qualify
Sweden 1995
United States 1999
United States 2003
China 2007
Germany 2011
Canada 2015
Total 0/7 0 0 0 0 0 0

OFC Women's Championship[edit]

Oceania Women's Cup
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
New Caledonia 1983 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
New Zealand 1986 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Australia 1989 Fifth Place 4 0 0 4 1 19 -18
Australia 1991 Third Place 4 0 0 4 0 47 -47
Papua New Guinea 1995 Third Place 4 0 0 4 0 19 -19
New Zealand 1998 Third Place 4 2 0 2 16 14 +2
Australia 2003 Third Place 4 2 0 2 10 21 -11
Papua New Guinea 2007 Runners Up 3 2 0 1 7 8 -1
New Zealand 2010 Runners Up 5 4 0 1 9 12 -3
Papua New Guinea 2014 Runners Up 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3
Total 8/10 31 12 0 19 50 144 -94
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Current squad[edit]

Roster for the OFC Women's Nations Cup.

Head coach: Gary Philips

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Fidelma Watpore (1988-02-09)9 February 1988 (aged 26) Papua New Guinea Besta United PNG
2 2DF Michealla Kurabi (1996-04-13)13 April 1996 (aged 18)
3 4FW Yvonne Gabong (1996-08-29)29 August 1996 (aged 18) Papua New Guinea PAG Port Moresby
4 2DF Judith Gunemba Papua New Guinea Besta United PNG
5 2DF Carolyn Obi (1995-05-07)7 May 1995 (aged 19) Papua New Guinea Sobou FC
6 4FW Grace Steven (1995-02-19)19 February 1995 (aged 19) Papua New Guinea Besta United PNG
7 3MF Barbara Muta (1982-12-31)31 December 1982 (aged 31)
8 4FW Fatima Rama (1981-01-28)28 January 1981 (aged 33) Papua New Guinea PAG Port Moresby
9 3MF Deslyn Siniu (1981-01-02)2 January 1981 (aged 33) Papua New Guinea PAG Port Moresby
10 3MF Sandra Birum (1992-06-06)6 June 1992 (aged 22) Papua New Guinea PAG Port Moresby
11 4FW Georgina Kaikas (1995-04-10)10 April 1995 (aged 19) Papua New Guinea Madang Fox
12 4FW Meagen Gunemba Papua New Guinea Besta United PNG
13 3MF Daisy Winas (1986-11-03)3 November 1986 (aged 27) Papua New Guinea Sobou FC
14 2DF Dorcas Sesevo Papua New Guinea PAG Port Moresby
15 4FW Zeen Limbai (1990-07-04)4 July 1990 (aged 24)
16 2DF Cathy Samson Papua New Guinea PAG Port Moresby
17 4FW Marie Kaipu Papua New Guinea NCD PSSA
18 3MF Rumona Morris (1995-06-05)5 June 1995 (aged 19) Papua New Guinea Madang Fox
19 2DF Talitha Irakau (1995-05-28)28 May 1995 (aged 19) Papua New Guinea Madang Fox
20 1GK Lace Kunei Papua New Guinea Madang Fox

Achievements[edit]

2003, 2007

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