Colombia women's national football team

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Colombia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Las Cafeteras[1]
(The Coffee Growers)
Las Chicas Superpoderosas
(The Powerpuff Girls)
[citation needed]
Association Federación Colombiana
de Fútbol
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Fabián Taborda
Captain Natalia Gaitán
Most caps Ingrid Vidal (50)
Top scorer Catalina Usme (21)
Home stadium Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez
FIFA code COL
FIFA ranking 28 Steady (27 March 2015)
Highest FIFA ranking 28 (December 2011)
Lowest FIFA ranking 118 (June 2008)
First international
Colombia Colombia 4–1 Venezuela 
(Mar del Plata, Argentina; 2 March 1998)
Biggest win
Colombia Colombia 8–0 Venezuela 
(Lima, Peru; 11 April 2003)
 Uruguay 0–8 Colombia Colombia
(Barranquilla, Colombia; 6 June 2004)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 12–0 Colombia Colombia
(Lima, Peru; 27 April 2003)
World Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 2011)
Best result Round of 16 (2015)
South American Women's Championship
Appearances 5 (First in 1998)
Best result Runner-up (2010, 2014)

The Colombia women's national football team (Las Cafeteras) represents Colombia in international women's football competitions and are controlled by the Colombian Football Federation. They are a member of the CONMEBOL. They are currently ranked 28th in the world and have qualified for two FIFA Women's World Cups, in Germany 2011 and Canada 2015.

Colombia is one of South America's best-ranked national teams, and are also the third nation of the continent to qualify for World Cup and the Olympics, besides Brazil and Argentina. Las Cafeteras also had participated in four Sudamericano Femenino, in 1998, 2003, 2006 and 2010.

Colombia were runners-up in the 2010 South American Women's Championship, their best ever finish, earning the team a place in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup finals in Germany.[2]

Tournament record[edit]

World Cup[edit]

Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
China 1991 Did Not Enter
Sweden 1995 Did Not Enter
United States 1999 Did Not Qualify
United States 2003 Did Not Qualify
China 2007 Did Not Qualify
Germany 2011 Group Stage 14th 3 0 1 2 0 4
Canada 2015 Round of 16 12th 4 1 1 2 4 5
Total 2/7 - 6 1 2 3 4 7

Sudamericano Femenino[edit]

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
Brazil 1991 Did Not Enter
Brazil 1995 Did Not Enter
Argentina 1998 First Group Stage 4 2 0 2 11 16
Peru 2003 3rd Place 5 2 1 2 12 16
Argentina 2006 First Group Stage 4 1 1 2 4 11
Ecuador 2010 2nd Place 7 4 1 2 19 8
Ecuador 2014 2nd Place 7 5 2 0 12 2
Total 5/7 27 14 5 8 58 53

Schedule and results[edit]

Date Location Opponent Score Competition Colombia scorers
9 June 2015 Moncton, Canada  Mexico 1–1 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Montoya Goal 82'
13 June 2015 Moncton, Canada  France 2–0 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Andrade Goal 19', Usme Goal 90+3'
17 June 2015 Montreal, Canada  England 1-2 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Andrade Goal 90+4'
22 June 2015 Edmonton, Canada  United States 0-2 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.[3]

Head coach: Fabián Taborda

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Stefany Castaño (1994-01-11) 11 January 1994 (age 21) 7 0 United States Graceland Univ.
2 3MF Carolina Arbeláez (1995-03-08) 8 March 1995 (age 20) 1 0 Colombia Formas Íntimas
3 2DF Natalia Gaitán (c) (1991-04-03) 3 April 1991 (age 24) 35 4 Colombia CD Gol Star
4 3MF Diana Ospina (1989-03-03) 3 March 1989 (age 26) 29 3 Colombia Formas Íntimas
5 2DF Lina Granados (1994-05-19) 19 May 1994 (age 21) 0 0 United States Vanderbilt Univ.
6 3MF Daniela Montoya (1990-08-22) 22 August 1990 (age 24) 32 2 Colombia Formas Íntimas
7 4FW Ingrid Vidal (1986-03-27) 27 March 1986 (age 29) 50 11 Colombia CD Palmiranas
8 3MF Mildrey Pineda (1989-10-01) 1 October 1989 (age 25) 25 2 Colombia CD Palmiranas
9 4FW Oriánica Velásquez (1989-08-01) 1 August 1989 (age 25) 37 2 Colombia CD Gol Star
10 3MF Yoreli Rincón (1993-07-27) 27 July 1993 (age 21) 45 9 Italy Torres Calcio
11 3MF Catalina Usme (1989-12-25) 25 December 1989 (age 25) 42 21 Colombia Formas Íntimas
12 1GK Sandra Sepúlveda (1988-03-03) 3 March 1988 (age 27) 37 0 Colombia Formas Íntimas
13 2DF Angela Clavijo (1993-09-01) 1 September 1993 (age 21) 15 0 Colombia Club Kamatsa
14 2DF Nataly Arias (1986-04-02) 2 April 1986 (age 29) 43 6 United States Atlanta Silverbacks
15 4FW Tatiana Ariza (1991-02-21) 21 February 1991 (age 24) 35 8 Colombia CD Gol Star
16 4FW Lady Andrade (1992-01-10) 10 January 1992 (age 23) 41 7 Colombia CD Palmiranas
17 2DF Carolina Arias (1990-09-02) 2 September 1990 (age 24) 38 0 Colombia CD Palmiranas
18 4FW Yisela Cuesta (1991-09-27) 27 September 1991 (age 23) 4 1 Colombia Formas Íntimas
19 3MF Leicy Santos (1996-05-16) 16 May 1996 (age 19) 13 2 Colombia Club Besser
20 4FW Laura Cosme (1992-03-05) 5 March 1992 (age 23) 5 1 Colombia CD Palmiranas
21 3MF Isabella Echeverri (1994-06-16) 16 June 1994 (age 21) 14 1 United States Univ. of Toledo
22 1GK Catalina Pérez (1994-11-08) 8 November 1994 (age 20) 4 0 United States Univ. of Miami
23 4FW Manuela González (1995-08-29) 29 August 1995 (age 19) 1 0 Colombia CD Palmiranas

All Time Results[edit]

As of 1 January 2014; Counted for the FIFA A-level matches only.
Nations First Played P W D L GF GA GD Confederation
 Argentina 2003 5 1 2 2 3 9 -6 CONMEBOL
 Bolivia 2005 2 2 0 0 7 3 +4 CONMEBOL
 Brazil 1998 7 0 1 6 4 36 -31 CONMEBOL
 Canada 2001 2 0 0 2 1 3 -2 CONCACAF
 Chile 1998 7 1 2 4 13 7 +6 CONMEBOL
 Denmark 2010 2 0 2 0 3 3 0 UEFA
 Ecuador 2003 7 5 2 0 13 4 +9 CONMEBOL
 France 2012 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 UEFA
 Haiti 2014 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 CONCACAF
 Japan 2010 1 0 0 1 2 4 -2 AFC
 Mexico 2011 7 0 1 6 5 12 -7 CONCACAF
 New Zealand 2011 2 0 0 2 1 3 -2 OFC
 North Korea 2011 2 0 1 1 0 2 -2 AFC
 Paraguay 2010 1 0 0 1 3 0 +3 CONMEBOL
 Peru 1998 6 3 0 3 6 7 -1 CONMEBOL
 Sweden 2011 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 UEFA
 Trinidad and Tobago 2011 2 2 0 0 8 0 +8 CONCACAF
 Uruguay 2006 4 4 0 0 15 0 +15 CONMEBOL
 United States 2011 3 0 0 3 0 8 -8 CONCACAF
 Venezuela 1998 8 7 0 1 27 4 +23 CONMEBOL
 Wales 2011 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 UEFA

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