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
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) (The Golden Girls)
(Vietnamese: Những cô gái vàng)
Association Vietnam Football Federation (VFF)
Sub-confederation AFF (South East Asia)
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Norimatsu Takashi
Captain Lê Thị Thương
Most caps Đoàn Thị Kim Chi
Top scorer Lưu Ngọc Mai
Home stadium My Dinh National Stadium
FIFA code VIE
FIFA ranking 34 Steady (19 December 2014)
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)
Asian Games
Appearances 5 (First in 1998)
Best result 4th (2014)
Women's ASEAN championship
Appearances 6 (First in 2006)
Best result Simple cup icon.svg Champions (2006, 2012)

Vietnam women's national football team (Vietnamese: Đội tuyển bóng đá nữ quốc gia Việt Nam) 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 (2009–14)
2009-2010 Home
2009–10 Away
2010–11 Home
2010–11 Away
2011–12 Home
2011–12 Away

FIFA Rankings[edit]

Competitive records[edit]

FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

FIFA Women's World Cup Record Manager(s)
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
China 1991 Did not enter N/A
Sweden 1995
United States 1999 Did not qualify
United States 2003
China 2007
Germany 2011
Canada 2015
Total Best: None 0/7 0 0 0 0 0 0

AFC Women's Asian Cup[edit]

AFC Women's Asian Cup Record Manager(s)
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
Hong Kong 1975
China 1997
Did not enter
Philippines 1999 Group Stage 9/15 4 2 0 2 9 16
Chinese Taipei 2001 Group Stage 6/14 4 2 0 2 11 7
Thailand 2003 Group Stage 7/14 3 2 0 1 6 9
Australia 2006 Group Stage 6/9 3 1 0 2 1 7
Vietnam 2008 Group Stage 6/8 3 1 0 2 1 4
China 2010 Group Stage 7/8 3 0 0 3 0 12
Vietnam 2014 Sixth place 6/8 4 1 0 3 4 9 China Chen Yun Fa
Total Best: Sixth place 7/7 24 9 0 15 32 64

Asian Games[edit]

Asian Games Record Manager(s)
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
India 1951
South Korea 1986
No competition
China 1990
Japan 1994
Did not enter
Thailand 1998 Group Stage 6/8 3 0 1 2 1 16
South Korea 2002 Sixth place 6/6 5 0 1 4 2 16
Qatar 2006 Group Stage 7/8 3 0 0 3 2 11
China 2010 Group Stage 5/7 3 1 0 2 4 7
South Korea 2014 Fourth place 4/11 5 2 0 3 7 12 Vietnam Mai Đức Chung
Indonesia 2018 Future event
Total Best: Fourth place 5/5 19 3 2 14 16 62

AFF Women's Championship[edit]

AFF Women's Championship Record Manager(s)
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
Vietnam 2006 Champions 1/4 3 3 0 0 5 2
Burma 2007 Third Place 3/8 5 4 0 1 32 3
Vietnam 2008 Runners-up 2/9 6 5 0 1 26 3
Laos 2011 Third Place 3/8 5 4 0 1 34 3
Vietnam 2012 Champions 1/7 5 4 1 0 23 3
Burma 2013 Third Place 3/10 6 3 2 1 9 3
Vietnam 2015 To be determined Japan Norimatsu Takashi
Cambodia 2017 To be determined
Total Best: Champions 6/6 30 23 3 4 129 17

SEA Games[edit]

SEA Games Record Manager(s)
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
Thailand 1985 Did not enter
Thailand 1995
Indonesia 1997 Third Place 3/6 4 2 0 2 8 6
Malaysia 2001 Champions 1/7 4 3 1 0 16 1
Vietnam 2003 Champions 1/7 5 5 0 0 17 3
Philippines 2005 Champions 1/5 5 4 0 1 15 2
Thailand 2007 Runners-up 2/6 4 3 0 1 16 4
Laos 2009 Champions 1/5 5 2 3 0 14 3
Burma 2013 Runners-up 2/6 4 3 0 1 13 2 China Chen Yun Fa
Singapore 2015 To be determined
Malaysia 2017
Total Best: Champions 7/7 31 22 4 5 99 21

Schedules and results[edit]

All times are UTC+7

      Win       Draw       Lose

2015 AFF Women's Championship

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

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

Head coach: Japan Norimatsu Takashi

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)

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name Notes
Manager N/a
Head coach Japan Norimatsu Takashi
Assistant coach
Assistant coach
Fitness coach
Goalkeeping coach
Doctor 1
Doctor 2

Coaches[edit]

Name Nat Period Tournament
Mai Đức Chung Vietnam 2014 2014 Asian Games Fourth Place
Norimatsu Takashi Japan 2015– 2015 AFF Women's Championship

Honors[edit]

Regional[edit]

1st Winners (2): 2006, 2012
2nd Runners-up (1): 2008
3rd Third place (3): 2007, 2011, 2013
Appearances (6): 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013
1st Gold Medal (4): 2001, 2003, 2005, 2009
2nd Silver Medal (2): 2007, 2013
3rd Bronze Medal (1): 1997
Appearances (7): 1997, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2013

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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