Maldives women's national football team

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Maldives
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Daughters of the waves
AssociationFootball Association of Maldives
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Head coachJapan Naoko Kawamoto
CaptainFadhuwa Zahir
Home stadiumRasmee Dhandu Stadium
FIFA codeMDV
First colours
Second colours
Third colours
FIFA ranking
Current 136 Decrease 4 (29 March 2019)[1]
Highest91 (December 2009)
Lowest136 (March 2019)
First international
Myanmar Myanmar 17–0 Maldives 
(Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam; 1 October 2004)
Biggest win
Maldives Maldives 3–0 Qatar 
(Malé, Maldives; 27 April 2013)
Biggest defeat
Myanmar Myanmar 17–0 Maldives 
(Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam; 1 October 2004)

The Maldives women's national football team was first formed in 2003. The team represents Maldives in international women's football and thus falls under the governance of the Football Association of Maldives. The team played its first official international match against Myanmar on 1 October 2004.

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 Qualify - - - - - - - -
Germany 2011 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - - -
Canada 2015 Did Not Enter - - - - - - - -
Total 0/7 - - - - - - - -
*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 Qualify - - - - - - -
Vietnam2008 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
China2010 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Vietnam2014 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Jordan2018 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Total 0/19 - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

South Asian Games record[edit]

South Asian Games
Year Result GP W D L GF GA GD
Bangladesh 2010 Group Stage 3 0 1 2 3 10 −7
Total 1/1 3 0 1 2 3 10 −7

Asian Games record[edit]

Asian Games
Year Result GP W D L GF GA GD
South Korea 2014 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 0 38 −38
Total 1/7 3 0 0 3 0 38 −38

Squad[edit]

The following is the Maldives squad in the women's football tournament of the 2018 Asian Games.[2]

Head Coach: Athif Mohamed

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Aminath Leeza (1986-11-25)25 November 1986 (aged 31) Maldives Police Club
18 1GK Aishath Abdul Razzaq (1980-10-20)20 October 1980 (aged 37)
22 1GK Saiga Hussain (1993-03-26)26 March 1993 (aged 25) Maldives MNDF

2 2DF Fathimath Zahira (1991-03-31)31 March 1991 (aged 27) Maldives Police Club
4 2DF Aishath Maahin (1988-08-06)6 August 1988 (aged 30) Maldives Ooredoo Maldives
6 2DF Fathimath Afza (1988-11-01)1 November 1988 (aged 29) Maldives Dhivehi Sifainge Club
15 2DF Aminath Zaahiya (1993-07-11)11 July 1993 (aged 25) Maldives Team Fenaka
17 2DF Hawwa Haneefa (1990-01-31)31 January 1990 (aged 28) Maldives WAMCO
19 2DF Sheeneez Mohamed (1986-11-25)25 November 1986 (aged 31) Maldives Police Club
21 2DF Sanfa Ibrahim Didi (1985-04-27)27 April 1985 (aged 33) Maldives Police Club

5 3MF Shiyana Ahmed Zubair (1988-01-01)1 January 1988 (aged 30) Maldives STO
7 3MF Fadhuwa Zahir (1986-05-07)7 May 1986 (aged 32) Maldives Police Club
9 3MF Shahula Thaufeeq (1992-12-08)8 December 1992 (aged 25) Maldives Team Fenaka
11 3MF Aishath Samaa (1994-03-26)26 March 1994 (aged 24) Maldives New Radiant
14 3MF Mariyam Mirfath (1985-05-16)16 May 1985 (aged 33) Maldives Club Immigration
24 3MF Azina Abdul Matheen (1991-09-10)10 September 1991 (aged 26) Maldives Customs RC

8 4FW Mariyam Rifa (1992-08-29)29 August 1992 (aged 25) Maldives MPL
10 4FW Aminath Shamila (1993-05-14)14 May 1993 (aged 25) Maldives MPL
12 4FW Mariyam Nishfa Faid (2002-03-08)8 March 2002 (aged 16)
13 4FW Safiyya Rafa (1998-04-09)9 April 1998 (aged 20) Maldives WAMCO

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 29 March 2019. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Athletes Maldives Football". Asian Games 2018. Retrieved 17 August 2018.