Vietnam women's national football team

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This article is about the women's team. For the men's team, see Vietnam national football team.
Vietnam
Nickname(s) Những cô gái vàng
(The Golden Girls)
Association Vietnam Football Federation (VFF)
Sub-confederation AFF (Southeast Asia)
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Mai Duc Chung
Captain Le Thi Thuong
Most caps Doan Thi Kim Chi
Top scorer Luu Ngoc Mai
Home stadium My Dinh National Stadium
FIFA code VIE
FIFA ranking 34
Highest FIFA ranking 28 (June 2013)
Lowest FIFA ranking 43 (July - October 2003, August 2004 - March 2005, September 2005)
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Thailand 3–2 Vietnam Vietnam
(Jakarta, Indonesia; October 1997)
Biggest win
Vietnam Vietnam 14–0 Maldives 
(Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; 4 October 2004)
Vietnam Vietnam 14–0 Indonesia 
(Vientiane, Laos; 20 October 2011)
Biggest defeat
 North Korea 12–1 Vietnam Vietnam
(Iloilo City, Philippines; 9 November 1999)
Women's Asian Cup
Appearances 7 (First in 1999)
Best result 6th (2014)

Vietnam women's national football team is a female football team representing Vietnam and controlled by Vietnam Football Federation (VFF). The team is currently ranked 34th in the world, 7th in Asia and 2nd in South East Asia by FIFA (December 2014).

The Vietnam women's national football team has become the most powerful team in Southeast Asia since 2000. They have finished six times in the group stages of the AFC Women's Asian Cup 1999, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2008 and 2010, have won the AFF Women's Championship 2006 and 2012. They have also won four gold medals in the SEA Games 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2009.

History[edit]

In 2005, the country was one of seven teams that included Brunei, Thailand, Indonesia, East Timor, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Burma and Singapore, that were expected to field a women's football team to compete at the Asian Games in Marikina in December.[1]

2001 Southeast Asian Games triumph[edit]

In the 2001 SEA Games, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Vietnam women's team defeated the defending champion Thailand 4-0 in final match. Its first title in the regional tournament.

2003 Southeast Asian Games triumph[edit]

In the 2003 SEA Games, Hanoi, Vietnam (as hosted). Vietnam women's team defeated Myanmar 2-1 in final match. Its second title in the regional tournament.

2005 Southeast Asian Games triumph[edit]

In the 2005 SEA Games, Marikina City, Philippines. Vietnam women's team defeated Myanmar 1-0 in final match. Its third title in the regional tournament.

2006 AFF Women's Championship triumph[edit]

In the 2006 AFF Women's Championship, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (as hosted). Vietnam women's team became the first champion of this tournament (defeated Chinese Taipei 1-0, Thailand 3-2 and Myanmar 1-0. Its first title in this tournament and also the fourth title in the regional tournament.

2009 Southeast Asian Games triumph[edit]

In the 2009 SEA Games, Vientiane, Laos. Vietnam women's team drew Thailand 0-0 and won 3-0 on Penalty in final match. Its fifth title in the regional tournament.

2012 AFF Women's Championship triumph[edit]

Vietnam women's team champions ASEAN Women's Football Championship 2012

Vietnam women's football team clinched the 2012 Southeast Asian Women Football Championship (AFF), beating tough rival Myanmar 4-3 on penalties in a nerve-racking final at Ho Chi Minh City-based Thong Nhat Stadium Saturday afternoon.

After a 0-0 tie after 120 minutes, goal keeper Kieu Trinh became hero in the penalty kick shootout after she saved the fifth deciding kick by Khin Marlar Tun to help Vietnam win the second AFF title.

Its second title in this tournament and also the sixth title in the regional tournament.

Kits[edit]

United States Nike (2009 - 2014)
2009-2010 Home
2009-2010 Away
2010-2011 Home
2010-2011 Away
2011–2012 Home
2011–2012 Away

FIFA Rankings[edit]

AFC Women's Asian Cup[edit]

AFC Women's Asian Cup
Year Result GP W D L GF GA
Hong Kong 1975 to China 1997 Did Not Enter - - - - - -
Philippines 1999 Group Stage 4 2 0 2 9 17
Chinese Taipei 2001 Group Stage 4 2 0 2 11 7
Thailand 2003 Group Stage 3 2 0 1 6 9
Australia 2006 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 1 7
Vietnam 2008 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 1 2
China 2010 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 0 12
Vietnam 2014 Sixth place 4 1 0 3 4 9
Total Best: Group Stage 24 9 0 15 32 63

Asian Games[edit]

Asian Games
Year Result Position GP W D L GF GA
India 1951 to South Korea 1986 No competition - - - - - - -
China 1990 to Japan 1994 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Thailand 1998 Group Stage 6 3 0 1 2 1 16
South Korea 2002 6th place 6 5 0 1 4 2 16
Qatar 2006 Group Stage 7 3 0 0 3 2 11
China 2010 Group Stage 5 3 1 0 2 4 7
South Korea 2014 Fourth place 4 5 2 0 3 7 12
Indonesia 2018 Future event
Total Best: Fourth place 19 3 2 14 16 62

AFF Women's Championship[edit]

AFF Women's Championship
Year Round GP W D L GF GA
Vietnam 2006
Champion 3 3 0 0 5 2
Burma 2007 Third Place 5 4 0 1 32 3
Vietnam 2008
Runner-up 6 5 0 1 26 3
Laos 2011
Third Place 5 4 0 1 34 3
Vietnam 2012
Champion 5 5 0 0 23 3
Burma 2013
Third Place 6 3 2 1 9 3
Total Best: Champions 30 24 2 4 129 17

SEA Games[edit]

SEA Games
Year Result Position GP W D L GF GA
Thailand 1985
Did not enter
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Thailand 1995
Did not enter
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Indonesia 1997
Third Place
3
4
2
0
2
8
6
Malaysia 2001
Champion
1
4
4
0
0
16
1
Vietnam 2003
Champion
1
5
5
0
0
17
3
Philippines 2005
Champion
1
5
4
0
1
15
2
Thailand 2007
Runner Up
2
4
3
0
1
16
4
Laos 2009
Champion
1
5
3
2
0
14
3
Burma 2013
Runner Up
2
4
3
0
1
13
2
Singapore 2015
[to be determined]
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Malaysia 2017
[to be determined]
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Total Best: Champions 31 24 2 5 99 21

Schedules and results[edit]

Date Opponent Result Score* Venue Competition
9 September 2013  Thailand D 0–0 Burma Mandalay, Myanmar 2013 AFF Women's Championship Group Stage
13 September 2013  Malaysia W 1–0 Burma Mandalay, Myanmar 2013 AFF Women's Championship Group Stage
15 September 2013  Jordan W 4–0 Burma Mandalay, Myanmar 2013 AFF Women's Championship Group Stage
17 September 2013  Australia D 0–0 Burma Mandalay, Myanmar 2013 AFF Women's Championship Group Stage
20 September 2013  Japan L 1–2 (a.e.t.) Burma Mandalay, Myanmar 2013 AFF Women's Championship Semi-Finals
22 September 2013  Myanmar W 3–1 Burma Mandalay, Myanmar 2013 AFF Women's Championship 3rd/4th place
9 December 2013  Laos W 11–0 Burma Mandalay, Myanmar FIFA Official Friendly
13 December 2013  Philippines W 7–0 Burma Mandalay, Myanmar 2013 SEA Games Group Stage
15 December 2013  Myanmar W 1–0 Burma Mandalay, Myanmar 2013 SEA Games Group Stage
18 December 2013  Malaysia W 4–0 Burma Mandalay, Myanmar 2013 SEA Games Semi-Finals
20 December 2013  Thailand L 1–2 Burma Mandalay, Myanmar 2013 SEA Games Final
14 May 2014  Jordan W 3–1 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 2014 AFC Women's Asian Cup Group Stage
16 May 2014  Japan L 0–4 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 2014 AFC Women's Asian Cup Group Stage
18 May 2014  Australia L 0–2 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 2014 AFC Women's Asian Cup Group Stage
21 May 2014  Thailand L 1–2 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 2014 AFC Women's Asian Cup Play-off
5 September 2014  China PR L 0–5 China Beijing, China FIFA Official Friendly
16 September 2014  North Korea L 0–5 Korea Incheon, Korea 2014 Asian Games Group Stage
23 September 2014  Hong Kong W 5–0 Korea Incheon, Korea 2014 Asian Games Group Stage
26 September 2014  Thailand W 2–1 Korea Incheon, Korea 2014 Asian Games Quarter-finals
29 September 2014  Japan L 0–3 Korea Incheon, Korea 2014 Asian Games Semi-finals
01 October 2014  South Korea L 0–3 Korea Incheon, Korea 2014 Asian Games Bronze medal match

* Vietnam's score always listed first

Players[edit]

The following players were called up to the squad for the 2014 AFC Women's Asian Cup.

Head coach: Chen Yun Fa

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Đặng Thị Kiều Trinh (1985-12-19)19 December 1985 (aged 28)
2 2DF Nguyễn Thị Xuyên (1987-09-06)6 September 1987 (aged 26)
3 2DF Chương Thị Kiều (1995-08-19)19 August 1995 (aged 18)
4 2DF Nguyễn Thị Nga
5 2DF Bùi Thị Như (1990-06-10)10 June 1990 (aged 23)
6 3MF Phạm Hoàng Quỳnh
7 3MF Nguyễn Thị Tuyết Dung (1993-12-13)13 December 1993 (aged 20)
8 4FW Nguyễn Thị Minh Nguyệt (1986-11-16)16 November 1986 (aged 27)
9 3MF Trần Thị Thùy Trang
10 4FW Nguyễn Thị Hoa (1990-07-27)27 July 1990 (aged 23)
11 4FW Nguyễn Thị Nguyệt
12 2DF Vũ Thị Nhung (1992-07-09)9 July 1992 (aged 21)
13 3MF Nguyễn Thị Muôn (1988-10-07)7 October 1988 (aged 25)
14 1GK Lê Thị Tuyết Mai (1985-12-15)15 December 1985 (aged 28)
15 2DF Nguyễn Thị Ngọc Ánh (1985-02-23)23 February 1985 (aged 29)
16 3MF Lê Thị Thương (c) (1984-12-23)23 December 1984 (aged 29)
17 2DF Nguyễn Hải Hòa (1980-12-22)22 December 1980 (aged 33)
18 3MF Nguyễn Thị Liễu (1992-09-12)12 September 1992 (aged 21)
19 2DF Trần Thị Hồng Nhung
20 2DF Nguyễn Thị Mai (1990-06-14)14 June 1990 (aged 23)
21 1GK Trần Thị Kim Thanh
22 4FW Lê Thu Thanh Hương (1991-09-21)21 September 1991 (aged 22)
23 2DF Trần Thị Kim Hồng (1985-01-26)26 January 1985 (aged 29)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tandoc Jr., Edson C. (13 April 2005). "Tourism boost for Marikina". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 

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