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 (30)
Top scorer 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 86 Increase 4 (23 December 2016)
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, Montenegto 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, at 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.

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 To be determined
Total 0/1 13 1 2 10 12 57

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

Current squad[edit]

The following players have been called for two friendly matches against Croatia on 22 and 24 January 2017.[2]

:Caps and goals as of 26 January 2017

Head coach: Derviš Hadžiosmanović

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
Goalkeeper
1GK Jovana Bajčetić (1998-11-13) November 13, 1998 (age 18) 4 0 Montenegro ŽFK Breznica
1GK Ivana Čađenović (1991-09-15) September 15, 1991 (age 25) 6 0 Montenegro ŽFK Mladost 2015
1GK Ines Obradović (1998-03-23) March 23, 1998 (age 18) 4 0 Serbia ŽFK Crvena zvezda
Defender
2DF Tatjana Đurković (1996-08-05) August 5, 1996 (age 20) 23 0 Montenegro ŽFK Breznica
2DF Aleksandra Popović (1999-05-03) May 3, 1999 (age 17) 5 0 Montenegro ŽFK Mladost 2015
2DF Željka Radanović (1989-11-14) November 14, 1989 (age 27) 25 0 Croatia ŽNK Split
2DF Milica Radunović (1996-11-09) November 9, 1996 (age 20) 3 0 Montenegro ŽFK Mladost 2015
2DF Ana Trutić (1998-12-07) December 7, 1998 (age 18) 3 0 Montenegro FK Obilić Herceg Novi
2DF Andreja Vidić (1995-02-18) February 18, 1995 (age 22) 20 0 Serbia ŽFK Obilić
Midfielder
3MF Helena Božić (1997-02-14) February 14, 1997 (age 20) 9 0 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist
3MF Jasna Đoković (1991-10-29) October 29, 1991 (age 25) 28 1 Bosnia and Herzegovina SFK 2000
3MF Darija Đukić (1996-01-11) January 11, 1996 (age 21) 19 1 Serbia ŽFK Obilić
3MF Dijana Miljanić (1997-01-13) January 13, 1997 (age 20) 1 0 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist
3MF Maja Šaranović (1999-11-11) November 11, 1999 (age 17) 4 1 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist
3MF Jelena Vujadinović (2000-11-17) November 17, 2000 (age 16) 2 0 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist
3MF Milica Vulić (1996-01-27) January 27, 1996 (age 21) 20 0 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist
Forward
4FW Tamara Bojat (1997-04-11) April 11, 1997 (age 19) 19 4 Montenegro ŽFK Breznica
4FW Jovana Brašnjo (1999-10-06) October 6, 1999 (age 17) 1 0 Montenegro ŽFK Breznica
4FW Slađana Bulatović (vc) (1994-05-04) May 4, 1994 (age 22) 28 8 Hungary Ferencvárosi TC
4FW Ivana Krivokapić (1995-06-15) June 15, 1995 (age 21) 19 2 Montenegro ŽFK Ekonomist
4FW Armisa Kuč (1992-04-11) April 11, 1992 (age 24) 30 8 Sweden Kvarnsvedens IK
4FW Biljana Vraneš (1999-02-03) February 3, 1999 (age 18) 3 0 Montenegro ŽFK Breznica
4FW Marija Vukčević (c) (1986-04-26) April 26, 1986 (age 30) 19 12 Italy ASD Roma

Recent call-ups[edit]

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Ema Ivanković (1995-03-10) March 10, 1995 (age 21) 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 22) 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

MF Radosava Kočanović (1994-11-11) November 11, 1994 (age 22) 3 0 Montenegro ŽFK Breznica v.  Macedonia; April 28, 2015
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 20) 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 Jovana Zlatičanin (1990-04-03) April 3, 1990 (age 26) 7 0 Montenegro FK Obilić Herceg Novi v.  Spain; September 15, 2016 PRE

FW Marija Knežević (1998-03-29) March 29, 1998 (age 18) 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- 13 3 1 9 20 56

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
3
1
0
2
6:8
 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
1
0
1
0
3:3
 Finland
2
0
0
2
1:8
 Georgia
1
1
0
0
2:0
 Lithuania
1
0
1
0
1:1
 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
2
0
0
2
3:6
 Ukraine
2
0
0
2
1:11
 Wales
2
0
0
2
0:7
OVERALL
30
4
4
22
41:126

Last update: January 2017.

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