Basque Country women's national football team

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Basque Country (autonomous community) Basque Country
AssociationEuskadiko Futbol Federakundea
Head coachIñigo Juaristi
CaptainIrene Paredes
Most capsSandra Ramajo (8)
Top scorerNaiara Beristain (3)
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Basque Country 2–4 Argentina 
(Irun, Spain; 2 September 2006)
Biggest win
 Estonia 0–5 Basque Country 
(Tallinn, Estonia; 23 May 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Basque Country 2–4 Argentina 
(Irun, Spain; 2 September 2006)
 Argentina 4–2 Basque Country 
(Buenos Aires, Argentina; 6 April 2007)

The Basque Country women's football team (officially, in Basque, Euskal Herriko emakumezkoen futbol selekzioa) is considered the national team of the Basque Country greater region. It is organised by the Basque Football Federation (Euskadiko Futbol Federakundea). It is not affiliated with FIFA or UEFA and therefore it is only allowed to play friendly matches.

Results[edit]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Squad called up for the friendly match against Czech Republic on 25 November 2017.

Caps and goals as of 30 November 2017.
No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
Goalkeeper
1GK Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg María Asunción Quiñones (1996-10-29) October 29, 1996 (age 23) 2 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Real Sociedad
1GK Escudo de Navarra (oficial).svg Ainhoa Tirapu (1984-09-04) September 4, 1984 (age 35) 6 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Club
Defender
2DF Escudo de Navarra (oficial).svg Ane Bergara (1987-02-03) February 3, 1987 (age 32) 7 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) CD Mariño
2DF Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Itziar Gastearena (1993-05-04) May 4, 1993 (age 26) 1 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Alavés
2DF Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Vanesa Gimbert (1980-04-19) April 19, 1980 (age 39) 5 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Club
2DF Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Sandra Ramajo (1987-08-17) August 17, 1987 (age 32) 8 0 Spain Fundación Albacete
2DF Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Ainhoa Vicente (1995-08-20) August 20, 1995 (age 24) 4 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Club
Midfielder
3MF Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Leire Baños (1996-11-29) November 29, 1996 (age 22) 4 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Real Sociedad
3MF Coat of Arms of Biscay.svg Naiara Beristain (1992-01-04) January 4, 1992 (age 27) 5 3 Valencian Community Valencia CF
3MF United States Damaris Egurrola (1999-08-26) August 26, 1999 (age 20) 1 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Club
3MF Coat of Arms of Biscay.svg Joana Flaviano (1990-02-15) February 15, 1990 (age 29) 1 0 retired
3MF Escudo de Navarra (oficial).svg Maite Oroz (1998-03-25) March 25, 1998 (age 21) 1 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Club
3MF Escudo de Navarra (oficial).svg Marta Unzué (1988-07-04) July 4, 1988 (age 31) 5 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Club
Forward
4FW Coat of Arms of Álava.svg Yulema Corres (1992-03-07) March 7, 1992 (age 27) 5 1 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Club
4FW Coat of Arms of Biscay.svg Nekane Díez (1991-08-13) August 13, 1991 (age 28) 7 2 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Club
4FW Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Nahikari García (1997-03-10) March 10, 1997 (age 22) 3 1 Basque Country (autonomous community) Real Sociedad
4FW Coat of Arms of Álava.svg Manuela Lareo (1992-05-29) May 29, 1992 (age 27) 3 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Real Sociedad
4FW Escudo de Navarra (oficial).svg Erika Vázquez (1983-02-16) February 16, 1983 (age 36) 5 1 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Club

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players have played for the team in the last three years.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Cristina Cornejo (1992-01-01) January 1, 1992 (age 27) 3 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Alavés v. Estonia; May 15, 2015
GK Coat of Arms of Biscay.svg Jone Guarrotxena (1993-09-03) September 3, 1993 (age 26) 2 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Bilbo FS (futsal) v. Estonia; May 15, 2015
GK Coat of Arms of Biscay.svg Andrea de la Nava (1994-02-11) February 11, 1994 (age 25) 1 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Club v. Catalonia; December 26, 2015
GK Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Elixabete Sarasola (1991-04-12) April 12, 1991 (age 28) 1 0 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven v. Republic of Ireland; November 26, 2016

DF Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Estibaliz Aizpurua (1988-09-07) September 7, 1988 (age 31) 4 0 retired v. Republic of Ireland; November 26, 2016
DF Coat of Arms of Álava.svg Joana Arranz (1988-08-14) August 14, 1988 (age 31) 1 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) SD Sain Ignacio v. Republic of Ireland; November 26, 2016
DF Coat of Arms of Biscay.svg Iraia Iturregi (1985-04-24) April 24, 1985 (age 34) 6 1 retired v. Republic of Ireland; November 26, 2016
DF Coat of Arms of Biscay.svg Garazi Murua (1995-01-24) January 24, 1995 (age 24) 2 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Club v. Czech Republic; November 25, 2017PRE
DF Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Irene Paredes (1991-07-04) July 4, 1991 (age 28) 4 0 France Paris Saint-Germain v. Catalonia; December 26, 2015

MF Coat of Arms of Biscay.svg Ainhoa Álvarez (1994-06-25) June 25, 1994 (age 25) 2 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Club v. Estonia; May 15, 2015
MF Escudo de Navarra (oficial).svg Eunate Arraiza (1991-06-03) June 3, 1991 (age 28) 2 2 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Club v. Estonia; May 15, 2015
MF Escudo de Navarra (oficial).svg María Díaz Cirauqui (1995-05-05) May 5, 1995 (age 24) 3 1 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Club v. Republic of Ireland; November 26, 2016
MF Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Maite Lizaso (1983-10-25) October 25, 1983 (age 36) 6 0 retired v. Estonia; May 15, 2015
MF Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Anne Mugarza (1985-01-24) January 24, 1985 (age 34) 2 0 retired v. Republic of Ireland; November 26, 2016
MF Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Itsaso Nabaskues (1990-10-06) October 6, 1990 (age 29) 1 0 retired v. Catalonia; December 26, 2015
MF Coat of Arms of Álava.svg Itxaso Uriarte (1991-09-01) September 1, 1991 (age 28) 1 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) Real Sociedad v. Republic of Ireland; November 26, 2016

FW Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Estibaliz Bajo (1987-02-22) February 22, 1987 (age 32) 1 0 retired v. Catalonia; December 26, 2015
FW Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Aintzane Encinas (1988-04-22) April 22, 1988 (age 31) 4 2 retired v. Catalonia; December 26, 2015
FW Coat of Arms of Álava.svg Irantzu Ibarrola (1996-04-13) April 13, 1996 (age 23) 1 0 Basque Country (autonomous community) SD Eibar v. Republic of Ireland; November 26, 2016
FW Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Maialen Zelaia (1988-08-21) August 21, 1988 (age 31) 3 0 retired v. Estonia; May 15, 2015
Coat of Arms of Álava.svg Álava Coat of Arms of Biscay.svg Biscay Coat of Arms of Gipuzkoa.svg Gipuzkoa Blason d'Ustaritz et du Labourd.svg Labourd Blason Royaume Navarre.svg Lower Navarre Escudo de Navarra (oficial).svg Navarre Blason province fr Soule.svg Soule

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Head coach Basque Country (autonomous community) Iñigo Juaristi
Assistant coach Basque Country (autonomous community) Aintzane Encinas
Basque Country (autonomous community) Iraia Iturregi
Goalkeeping coach
Fitness coach
Doctor
Physiotherapist

Managers[edit]

Manager From To Record
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Basque Country (autonomous community) Sebastián Martija 2006 2007 2 0 0 2 4 8 −4 000.00
Basque Country (autonomous community) Arantza del Puerto 2008 2008 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 100.00
Basque Country (autonomous community) Iñigo Juaristi and Basque Country (autonomous community) Garbiñe Etxeberria 2012 2012 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 100.00
Basque Country (autonomous community) José Álvarez and Basque Country (autonomous community) Sergio Rivera 2014 June 2015 3 2 1 0 8 1 +7 066.67
Basque Country (autonomous community) Juan José Arregi September 2015 December 2016 2 0 1 1 2 3 −1 000.00
Basque Country (autonomous community) Iñigo Juaristi 25 October 2017 current 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 100.00
Total 10 5 2 3 19 14 +5 050.00

Basque players who represented FIFA international teams[edit]

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