Montenegro women's national football team

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Montenegro
Association Football Association of Montenegro
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Derviš Hadžiosmanović
Captain Marija Vukčević
Most caps Armisa Kuč (34)
Top scorer Armisa Kuč, Marija Vukčević (12)
Home stadium Gradski stadion, Nikšić (5,214); Stadion pod Malim brdom, Petrovac (1,630)
FIFA code MNE
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 83 Increase 3 (24 March 2017)
Highest 80 (2013)
Lowest 131 (2012)
First international
Montenegro Montenegro 2–3 Bosnia Bosnia and Herzegovina
(Bar, Montenegro; 13 March 2012)
Biggest win
 Macedonia 0–7 Montenegro Montenegro
(Skopje, Republic of Macedonia; 28 April 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Spain 13–0 Montenegro Montenegro
(Las Rozas de Madrid, Spain; 15 September 2016)

The Montenegro women's national football team represents Montenegro in international women's football, and it is organised by Football Association of Montenegro.

History[edit]

Montenegrin women's team was founded in 2012, six years after Montenegro gained independence. It is organised and headed by Football Association of Montenegro. The team is founded four years after the establishing of first women's football competition in Montenegro.
With head coach Zoran Mijović, Montenegro played first match on 13 March 2012 in Bar, against Bosnia and Herzegovina (2:3).[1] Two days later, Montenegro gained its first draw, also against Bosnia and Herzegovina (2:2).
Montenegro made its official competitive debut on 4 April 2013 in the 2015 World Cup qualification's preliminary round, drawing 3–3 against the Faroe Islands. Only two days later, Montenegro made first win in team's history, against Georgia - 2:0.
On that tournament, played in Vilnius, Montenegro made a big surprise, because they qualified for the final round of 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification (UEFA).
On April 2015, on debut of new head coach Derviš Hadžiosmanović, Montenegro made biggest win in team's history, against Macedonia away - 7:0.
Montenegro participated in Euro 2017 qualifiers, but finished without any single point earned. On qualifying game against Spain away, Montenegro recorded biggest defeat in history (0:13)
Second appearance in World Cup Qualifiers, Montenegro had during the April 2017. On World Cup 2019 qualifying tournament, which hosted Faroe Islands, Montenegro finished third, with one win and two defeats, but with positive goal-difference (8:6). On last game, Montenegro made the biggest all-time victory in qualifiers, against Luxembourg (7:1).

Competitive record[edit]

Since its foundation, Montenegro women's national football team played in two qualification rounds for big tournaments so far. On both occasions, Montenegro failed to qualify.

FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

FIFA Women's World Cup Qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
Canada 2015 Did not qualify 13 1 2 10 12 57
France 2019 Did not qualify 3 1 0 2 8 6
Total 0/1 16 2 2 12 20 63

UEFA Women's Euro[edit]

UEFA Women's Euro Qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
Netherlands 2017 Did not qualify 8 0 0 8 2 51
Total 0/1 8 0 0 8 2 51

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players have been called for 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification – UEFA preliminary round.[2]

:Caps and goals as of 12 April 2017

Head coach: Derviš Hadžiosmanović

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
Goalkeeper
1 1GK Jovana Bajčetić (1998-11-13) November 13, 1998 (age 18) 6 0 Montenegro ŽFK Breznica
12 1GK Ines Obradović (1998-03-23) March 23, 1998 (age 19) 6 0 Serbia ŽFK Crvena zvezda
Defender
5 2DF Tatjana Đurković (1996-08-05) August 5, 1996 (age 20) 27 0 Montenegro ŽFK Breznica
16 2DF Aleksandra Popović (1999-05-03) May 3, 1999 (age 18) 9 0 Montenegro ŽFK Mladost 2015
2 2DF Željka Radanović (1989-11-14) November 14, 1989 (age 27) 29 0 Croatia ŽNK Split
3 2DF Milica Radunović (1996-11-09) November 9, 1996 (age 20) 4 0 Montenegro ŽFK Mladost 2015
Midfielder
15 3MF Helena Božić (1997-02-14) February 14, 1997 (age 20) 11 0 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist
9 3MF Jasna Đoković (1991-10-29) October 29, 1991 (age 25) 32 3 Bosnia and Herzegovina SFK 2000
13 3MF Darija Đukić (1996-01-11) January 11, 1996 (age 21) 23 1 Serbia ŽFK Crvena zvezda
8 3MF Jadranka Pavićević (1989-06-17) June 17, 1989 (age 27) 3 1 Croatia ŽNK Ombla
14 3MF Maja Šaranović (1999-11-11) November 11, 1999 (age 17) 8 1 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist
6 3MF Biljana Vraneš (1999-02-03) February 3, 1999 (age 18) 4 0 Montenegro ŽFK Breznica
4 3MF Milica Vulić (1996-01-27) January 27, 1996 (age 21) 23 0 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist
Forward
18 4FW Tamara Bojat (1997-04-11) April 11, 1997 (age 20) 23 6 Montenegro ŽFK Breznica
17 4FW Slađana Bulatović (vc) (1994-05-04) May 4, 1994 (age 23) 32 10 Hungary Ferencvárosi TC
7 4FW Ivana Krivokapić (1995-06-15) June 15, 1995 (age 21) 20 2 Serbia ŽFK Crvena zvezda
11 4FW Armisa Kuč (1992-04-11) April 11, 1992 (age 25) 34 12 Sweden Kvarnsvedens IK
10 4FW Marija Vukčević (c) (1986-04-26) April 26, 1986 (age 31) 23 12 Italy ASD Roma

Recent call-ups[edit]

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Ivana Čađenović (1991-09-15) September 15, 1991 (age 25) 6 0 Montenegro ŽFK Mladost 2015 v.  Croatia; January 24, 2017
GK Ema Ivanković (1995-03-10) March 10, 1995 (age 22) 0 0 Montenegro ŽFK Mladost 2015 v.  Finland; September 17, 2015 PRE
GK Marija Žižić (1995-07-02) July 2, 1995 (age 21) 13 0 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist v.  Albania; June 25, 2015

DF Irena Bjelica (1994-01-09) January 9, 1994 (age 23) 9 0 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist v.  Macedonia; April 29, 2015
DF Marija Goranović (1995-10-22) October 22, 1995 (age 21) 1 0 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist v.  Spain; January 24, 2016 PRE
DF Ivana Ivaštanin (1996-08-07) August 7, 1996 (age 20) 1 0 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist v.  Macedonia; April 28, 2015
DF Jovana Mrkić (1994-03-03) March 3, 1994 (age 23) 20 0 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist v.  Spain; September 15, 2016 PRE
DF Maja Micunović (1997-01-02) January 2, 1997 (age 20) 6 0 Serbia ŽFK Vojvodina v.  Spain; September 15, 2016 PRE
DF Miljana Rondović (1998-01-15) January 15, 1998 (age 19) 4 0 Montenegro ŽFK Breznica v.  Spain; September 15, 2016
DF Andreja Vidić (1995-02-18) February 18, 1995 (age 22) 20 0 Serbia ŽFK Obilić v.  Croatia; January 22, 2017 PRE
DF Ana Trutić (1998-12-07) December 7, 1998 (age 18) 4 0 Montenegro ŽFK Mladost 2015 v.  Albania; February 28, 2017

MF Radosava Kočanović (1994-11-11) November 11, 1994 (age 22) 3 0 Montenegro ŽFK Breznica v.  Macedonia; April 28, 2015
MF Dijana Miljanić (1997-01-13) January 13, 1997 (age 20) 1 0 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist v.  Croatia; January 22, 2017 PRE
MF Sanja Nedić (1994-11-26) November 26, 1994 (age 22) 3 0 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist v.  Portugal; November 26, 2015
MF Jelena Šturanović (1996-03-07) March 7, 1996 (age 21) 14 0 Poland KKPK Medyk Konin v.  Finland; September 17, 2015
MF Jelena Vešović (1993-08-11) August 11, 1993 (age 23) 10 0 Serbia ŽFK Vojvodina v.  Spain; September 15, 2016
MF Jelena Vujadinović (2000-11-17) November 17, 2000 (age 16) 2 0 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist v.  Croatia; January 24, 2017
MF Jovana Zlatičanin (1990-04-03) April 3, 1990 (age 27) 7 0 Montenegro FK Obilić Herceg Novi v.  Spain; September 15, 2016 PRE

FW Jovana Brašnjo (1999-10-06) October 6, 1999 (age 17) 1 0 Montenegro ŽFK Breznica v.  Croatia; January 22, 2017
FW Marija Knežević (1998-03-29) March 29, 1998 (age 19) 0 0 Montenegro ŽFK Mladost 2015 v.  Portugal; June 3, 2016 PRE

Managers[edit]

First head coach in the history of Montenegrin women's team was Zoran Mijović. He led team from 2012 to 2014.
At the beginning of 2015, as a new head coach was named Derviš Hadžiosmanović.

Manager Career Played Won Draw Lost GF GA
Montenegro Mijović, ZoranZoran Mijović 2012–2015 17 1 3 13 21 70
Montenegro Hadžiosmanović, DervišDerviš Hadžiosmanović 2015- 17 4 1 12 31 66

Recent results and fixtures[edit]

Since 2007, Montenegrin national team is playing a dozens of qualifying and friendly matches by every year. There is a List of official matches of the Montenegro women's national football team.

Opponents[edit]

Below is a list of performances of Montenegro women's national football team against every single opponent.

Opponents' country G W D L GD
 Albania
4
1
0
3
9:13
 Belarus
2
0
0
2
2:10
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
2
0
1
1
4:5
 Croatia
2
0
1
1
3:4
 England
2
0
0
2
0:19
 Faroe Islands
2
0
1
1
4:5
 Finland
2
0
0
2
1:8
 Georgia
1
1
0
0
2:0
 Lithuania
1
0
1
0
1:1
 Luxembourg
1
1
0
0
7:1
 Macedonia
2
2
0
0
14:1
 Portugal
2
0
0
2
1:9
 Republic of Ireland
2
0
0
2
0:14
 Spain
2
0
0
2
0:20
 Turkey
3
0
0
3
3:9
 Ukraine
2
0
0
2
1:11
 Wales
2
0
0
2
0:7
OVERALL
34
5
4
25
52:137

Last update: April 2017.

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