Ukraine women's national football team

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Ukraine
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Zhinky
Association Football Federation of Ukraine
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Anatoliy Kutsev
Captain Olena Khodyreva
Most caps Lyudmyla Pekur (55)
Top scorer Daryna Apanaschenko (27)
Home stadium Gagarin Stadium, Chernihiv
FIFA ranking 24 Steady
Highest FIFA ranking 16 (June 2008)
Lowest FIFA ranking 24 (December 2013)
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Ukraine 0–2 Russia 
(Kiev, Ukraine; 29 August 1993)
Biggest win
 Ukraine 8–0 Belarus 
(Kiev, Ukraine; 2 August 2014)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 7–0 Ukraine Ukraine
(Campinas, Brazil; 14 January 1996)
 United States 7–0 Ukraine Ukraine
(Portland, OR, United States; 10 July 2005)
UEFA Women's Championship
Appearances 1 (First in 2009)
Best result Group stage, 4th

The Ukraine women's national football team represents Ukraine in international women's football. The team is administered by the Football Federation of Ukraine. The team has been playing since August 1993. The first major tournament they played in was the UEFA Women's Euro 2009 in Finland. Their most recent competition is qualification for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.[1]

Recent matches[edit]

Date Location Opponent Result Competition
October 31, 2013 Nikšić, Montenegro  Montenegro 4–1 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification
February 13, 2014 Adana, Turkey  Turkey 1–0 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 10 10 0 0 52 1 +51 30 Women's World Cup
2  Ukraine 10 7 1 2 34 9 +25 22 Play-offs
3  Wales 10 6 1 3 18 9 +9 19
4  Turkey 10 4 0 6 12 31 −19 12
5  Belarus 10 2 0 8 12 31 −19 6
6  Montenegro 10 0 0 10 6 53 −47 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Players called up for the World Cup qualifying match against Turkey on 13 February 2014.[2]

Caps and goals as of 14 February 2014.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Iryna Zvarych (1983-05-08) May 8, 1983 (age 31) 19 0 France FCF Juvisy
1GK Kateryna Samson (1988-07-05) July 5, 1988 (age 26) 0 0 Ukraine Kharkiv
2DF Valentyna Kotyk (1978-01-08) January 8, 1978 (age 36) 33 0 Ukraine Kharkiv
2DF Alla Lyshafay (1983-12-24) December 24, 1983 (age 31) 37 0 Russia Zorky Krasnogorsk
2DF Iryna Vasylyuk (1985-05-18) May 18, 1985 (age 29) 27 0 Ukraine Kharkiv
2DF Maryna Masalska (1985-05-17) May 17, 1985 (age 29) 20 0 Ukraine Kharkiv
3MF Olha Basanska (1992-01-06) January 6, 1992 (age 22) 11 0 Ukraine Kharkiv
3MF Ludmila Pekur (1981-01-06) January 6, 1981 (age 33) 55 13 Russia Zvezda Perm
3MF Olga Boichenko (1989-01-06) January 6, 1989 (age 25) 22 5 Russia Zvezda Perm
3MF Vira Dyatel (1984-03-03) March 3, 1984 (age 30) 42 8 Russia Zorky Krasnogorsk
3MF Tetyana Romanenko (1990-10-03) October 3, 1990 (age 24) 22 4 Russia Energy Voronezh
3MF Nadiia Khavanska (1989-04-02) April 2, 1989 (age 25) 2 0 Unattached
3MF Valeriya Aloshycheva (1990-08-20) August 20, 1990 (age 24) 4 1 Russia Ryazan
4FW Daryna Apanaschenko (1986-05-16) May 16, 1986 (age 28) 45 27 Russia Zvezda Perm
4FW Oksana Yakovyshyn (1993-03-20) March 20, 1993 (age 21) 13 0 Russia Rossiyanka
4FW Ganna Voronina (1992-04-17) April 17, 1992 (age 22) 0 0 Unattached
4FW Yulia Kornievets (1986-08-31) August 31, 1986 (age 28) 19 2 Russia Mordovochka
4FW Olha Ovdiychuk (1993-12-16) December 16, 1993 (age 21) 3 0 Ukraine Kharkiv

Recent call-ups[edit]

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Iryna Sanina (1985-10-08) October 8, 1985 (age 29) 0 0 Ukraine Kharkiv v.  Montenegro, October 31, 2013
DF Olena Khodyreva (1981-05-19) May 19, 1981 (age 33) 40 4 Ukraine Kharkiv v.  Montenegro, October 31, 2013
MF Iya Andrushchak (1987-03-13) March 13, 1987 (age 27) 1 0 Ukraine Kharkiv v.  Montenegro, October 31, 2013
MF Daryna Vorontsova (1993-03-20) March 20, 1993 (age 21) 5 1 Russia Kubanochka Krasnodar v.  Montenegro, October 31, 2013

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 qualify - - - - - - -
United States 1999 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
United States 2003 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
China 2007 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Germany 2011 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Canada 2015 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Total 0/7 - - - - - - -

European Championship record[edit]

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
Italy 1993 Did not enter
Germany 1995 Did not qualify
Norway 1997 Did not qualify
Germany 2001 Did not qualify
England 2005 Did not qualify
Finland 2009 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 2 4
Sweden 2013 Did not qualify
Total 1/7 3 1 0 2 2 4

Manager history[edit]

Manager Ukraine career
Ukraine Robinov Katchkarov ????–????
Ukraine Mykola Lytvyn ????–2003
Ukraine Volodymyr Kulayer 2004–2006
Russia Anatoliy Kutsev 2007–

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Standings". UEFA. Retrieved December 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Turkey vs. Ukraine". Soccerway. Retrieved March 10, 2014. 

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