Paraguay women's national football team

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Paraguay
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Las Guaraníes/La Albirroja
Association Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Julio Gómez
Captain Veronica Riveros
Home stadium Estadio Defensores del Chaco
FIFA code PAR
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 48 Increase 2 (22 June 2018)
Highest 48 (June 2018)
Lowest 131 (December 2012)
First international
 Paraguay 3–2 Uruguay 
(Mar del Plata, Argentina; March 1, 1998)
Biggest win
 Bolivia 2–10 Paraguay 
(Cuenca, Ecuador; September 18, 2014)
Biggest defeat
 Paraguay 0–6 Brazil 
(Buenos Aires, Argentina; November 24, 2006)
 Paraguay 1–7 United States 
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; July 12, 2007)
Sudamericano Femenino
Appearances 5 (first in 1998)
Best result 4th Place (2006)

The Paraguay women's national football team represents Paraguay in international women's football and is controlled by the Paraguayan Football Association (Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol). La Albirroja has never reached the World Cup finals, but has finished fourth in the 2006 Sudamericano Femenino, the only time they were not eliminated in the Group Stage. Most of Paraguay's matches are Competitions rather than friendlies.

Records[edit]

World Cup record[edit]

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
China China 1991 Did Not Enter
Sweden Sweden 1995
United States United States 1999 Did Not Qualify
United States United States 2003
China China 2007
Germany Germany 2011
Canada Canada 2015
France France 2019
Total 0/8 0 0 0 0 0 0

Olympic Games record[edit]

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
United States Atlanta 1996 Did Not Qualify
Australia Sydney 2000
Greece Athens 2004
China Beijing 2008
United Kingdom London 2012
Brazil Rio de Janeiro 2016
Japan Tokyo 2020
Total 0/7 0 0 0 0 0 0

Panamerican Games record[edit]

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
Canada Winnipeg 1999 Did Not Enter
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo 2003
Brazil Rio de Janeiro 2007 Group stage 4 0 1 3 4 18
Mexico Guadalajara 2011 Did Not Qualify
Canada Toronto 2015
Peru Lima 2019 Qualified
Total 1/5 4 0 1 3 4 18

Copa América Femenina record[edit]

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
Brazil Brazil 1991 Did Not Enter
Brazil Brazil 1995
Argentina Argentina 1998 Group stage 4 2 0 2 6 10
Peru Peru 2003 Group stage 2 1 0 1 3 4
Argentina Argentina 2006 Fourth place 7 3 1 3 13 16
Ecuador Ecuador 2010 Group stage 4 2 0 2 8 6
Ecuador Ecuador 2014 Group stage 4 2 0 2 14 9
Chile Chile 2018 Group stage 4 2 1 1 7 7
Total 6/8 25 13 2 11 51 52

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2018 Copa América Femenina.

Head coach: Rubén Subeldía

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Cristina Recalde (1994-09-29)29 September 1994 (aged 23) Paraguay UAA
12 1GK Gloria Saleb (1991-06-12)12 June 1991 (aged 26) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
22 1GK Alicia Bobadilla (1994-06-05)5 June 1994 (aged 23) Paraguay Deportivo Capiatá

2 2DF Marlene Mendoza (1994-04-05)5 April 1994 (aged 23) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
3 2DF Carmen Benítez (1986-04-05)5 April 1986 (aged 31) Paraguay Sportivo Limpeño
4 2DF Limpia Fretes (2000-06-24)24 June 2000 (aged 17) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
5 2DF Paola Genes (1991-06-14)14 June 1991 (aged 26) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
8 2DF Verónica Riveros (1987-04-23)23 April 1987 (aged 30) Brazil Foz Cataratas
15 2DF Tania Riso (1994-01-26)26 January 1994 (aged 24) Paraguay Sportivo Limpeño

6 3MF Damia Cortaza (1993-09-29)29 September 1993 (aged 24) Paraguay Sportivo Limpeño
7 3MF Joana Galeano (1988-08-09)9 August 1988 (aged 29) Paraguay Sportivo Limpeño
11 3MF Liz Peña (1995-06-15)15 June 1995 (aged 22) Paraguay Sportivo Limpeño
13 3MF Fanny Godoy (1998-01-21)21 January 1998 (aged 20) Paraguay UAA
16 3MF Ramona Martínez (1996-07-21)21 July 1996 (aged 21) Paraguay Deportivo Capiatá
17 3MF Soledad Garay (1996-11-27)27 November 1996 (aged 21) Paraguay UAA
19 3MF Rosa Miño (1999-07-13)13 July 1999 (aged 18) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
21 3MF Graciela Martínez (2001-05-24)24 May 2001 (aged 16) Paraguay Cerro Porteño

9 4FW Amada Peralta (1994-06-14)14 June 1994 (aged 23) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
10 4FW Jéssica Martínez (1999-06-14)14 June 1999 (aged 18) Brazil Santos
14 4FW Gloria Villamayor (1992-04-10)10 April 1992 (aged 25) Colombia Patriotas Boyacá
18 4FW Fabiola Sandoval (1999-05-27)27 May 1999 (aged 18) Paraguay Sportivo Luqueño
20 4FW Lice Chamorro (1998-12-22)22 December 1998 (aged 19) Spain Sporting Huelva

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