Kuwait women's national football team

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Kuwait
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Kuwait Football Association
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation WAFF (West Asia)
Head coach Fahad Kameel
FIFA code KUW
FIFA ranking
Current NR (23 June 2017)
Highest 110 (2013)
Lowest 148 (September 2015)
First international
 Palestine 17–0 Kuwait Kuwait
(Abu Dhabi, UAE; 22 February 2010)
Biggest defeat
 Jordan 21–0 Kuwait Kuwait
(Amman, Jordan; 8 June 2013)

The Kuwait women's national football team, represents Kuwait in international women's association football and is governed by Kuwait Football Association (KFA).

Background and development[edit]

In 2012 it was written that development of women's football in the Middle East and central Asia dated back only about ten years.[1] The national federation became a FIFA affiliate in 1962.[2]

Kuwait women's national football team in 2012

History[edit]

The Organising Committee of GCC Women’s Sports Committee has been organising women's football events in Kuwait in an effort to support the women's national team.[3] The country's kit colours are blue shirts, white shorts, and blue socks.[2]

As of 1999, the women's national team had not competed at the Women's World Cup. They had never entered the Asian Women's Championship as of 1999.[4] As of June 2017, the team was not ranked in the world by FIFA.[5]

Competitions record[edit]

World Cup record[edit]

World Cup Finals
Year Result Position GP W D* L GF GA GD
China 1991 Did Not Enter - - - - - - - -
Sweden 1995 Did Not Enter - - - - - - - -
United States 1999 Did Not Enter - - - - - - - -
United States 2003 Did Not Enter - - - - - - - -
China 2007 Did Not Enter - - - - - - - -
Germany 2011 Did Not Enter - - - - - - - -
Canada 2015 Did Not Enter - - - - - - - -
France 2019 Did Not Enter - - - - - - - -
Total 0/8 - - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

AFC Women's Asian Cup record[edit]

Women's Asian Cup
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
Hong Kong1975 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Taiwan1977 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
India1979 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Hong Kong1981 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Thailand1983 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Hong Kong1986 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Hong Kong1989 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Japan1991 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Malaysia1993 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Malaysia1995 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
China1997 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Philippines1999 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Chinese Taipei2001 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Thailand2003 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Australia2006 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Vietnam2008 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
China2010 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Vietnam2014 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Jordan2018 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Total 0/19 - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Performance in West Asia Women's Championship[edit]