Macedonia women's national football team

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Macedonia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Црвени Лавови
The Red Lions

Црвено-Жолти
Red-Yellows
Association Football Federation of Macedonia
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Vančo Balevski
Captain Katerina Mileska
Most caps Violeta Spirovska (72)
Top scorer Nataša Andonova (12)
Home stadium Stadion Mladost
FIFA code MKD
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 104 Decrease 5 (23 June 2017)
Highest 90 (December 2009)
Lowest 124 (September 2006)
First international
 Croatia 4–0 Macedonia 
(Đakovo, Croatia; May 7, 2005)
Biggest win
 Macedonia 5–1 Luxembourg 
(Strumica, Macedonia; March 5, 2011)
Biggest defeat
 Italy 15–0 Macedonia 
(Vercelli, Italy, September 17, 2014)

The Macedonia women's national football team represents the Republic of Macedonia in international football. The team is controlled by the Football Federation of Macedonia, the governing body for football in the country.

Overview[edit]

They are currently coached by Gorazd Mihajlov. The Macedonian women's team find themselves ranked 104th out of 122 active women's footballing nations registered with FIFA.[1]

The women's team played their first official game on 7 May 2005, in which they were beaten 4–0 by Croatia. Two weeks later, on 21 May 2005, Macedonia scored their first ever goal in a 7–1 loss to Slovenia.[2]

World Cup record[edit]

World Cup Finals
Year Result 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 Qualify 8 0 0 8 3 68 –65
Canada 2015 Did Not Qualify 10 0 1 9 6 74 –68
France 2019 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Total 0/8 18 0 1 17 9 142 –133
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

European Championship record[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Germany 2001 Did not enter
England 2005 Did not enter
Finland 2009 Did not qualify
Sweden 2013 Did not qualify
Netherlands 2017 Did not qualify
Total 0/5 - - - - - - -

Olympic Games record[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Australia 2000 Did not enter - - - - - - -
Greece 2004 Did not enter - - - - - - -
China 2008 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
United Kingdom 2012 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Brazil 2016 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Japan 2020 To Be Determined - - - - - - -
Total 0/5 - - - - - - -

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying round.[3]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Froska Kostova (1988-05-11) 11 May 1988 (age 29) Republic of Macedonia ZFK Naše Taksi
12 1GK Elena Cakmakoska (1990-07-16) 16 July 1990 (age 27)
22 1GK Viktorija Panchurova (1999-12-25) 25 December 1999 (age 17)
2 2DF Martina Smilkovska (1993-10-22) 22 October 1993 (age 23)
3 2DF Daniela Veleska (1997-10-03) 3 October 1997 (age 20)
4 2DF Katerina Mileska (1989-02-24) 24 February 1989 (age 28)
6 2DF Simona Taseva (1994-09-14) 14 September 1994 (age 23)
5 3MF Pavlina Nikolovska (1998-04-03) 3 April 1998 (age 19)
8 3MF Emilija Stoliovska (1994-01-29) 29 January 1994 (age 23)
13 3MF Saska Kokalovska (1996-12-08) 8 December 1996 (age 20)
14 3MF Ivana Binevska (2000-03-06) 6 March 2000 (age 17)
7 4FW Simona Krstanovska (1997-08-10) 10 August 1997 (age 20) 1
9 4FW Eli Jakovska (1995-05-16) 16 May 1995 (age 22) 2 Serbia FK Spartak Subotica
10 4FW Aleksandra Ristovska (1995-08-21) 21 August 1995 (age 22)
11 4FW Afrodita Salihi (1989-04-11) 11 April 1989 (age 28)
15 4FW Elma Shemsovijk (1999-02-04) 4 February 1999 (age 18)
16 4FW Jana Chubrinovska (1999-02-12) 12 February 1999 (age 18)
17 4FW Ulza Maksuti (1999-07-08) 8 July 1999 (age 18)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking: Women's Ranking". FIFA. 23 June 2017. Retrieved 23 June 2017. 
  2. ^ "FIFA Live Scores: FYR Macedonia". FIFA. Retrieved 23 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "UEFA Women's EURO - FYR Macedonia - Squad". UEFA. Retrieved 23 June 2017. 

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