Portugal women's national football team

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Portugal
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) A Selecção das Quinas[1]
Association Federação Portuguesa de Futebol (FPF)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Francisco Neto
Captain Cláudia Neto
Most caps Carla Couto (145)
Top scorer Edite Fernandes (39)
FIFA code POR
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 38 Steady (24 March 2017)[2]
Highest 32 (October 2003)
Lowest 47 (March 2007)
First international
 France 0–0 Portugal 
(Le Mans, France; 24 October 1981)
Biggest win
 Armenia 0–8 Portugal 
(Yerevan, Armenia; 17 September 2011)
Biggest defeat
 Germany 13–0 Portugal 
(Reutlingen, Germany; 15 November 2003)
UEFA Women's Championship
Appearances 1 (first in 2017)
Best result debut

The Portugal women's national football team represents Portugal in international women's football. The team is controlled by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) and competes as a member of UEFA in various international football tournaments such as the FIFA Women's World Cup, UEFA Women's Euro, the Summer Olympics, and the Algarve Cup.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

Year Round Position Games Won Drawn Lost GF GA
China 1991 Did not enter
Sweden 1995 Did not qualify
United States 1999
United States 2003
China 2007
Germany 2011
Canada 2015
France 2019 To be determined
Total 0/7 0 0 0 0 0 0
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

UEFA European Women's Championship record[edit]

Year Round Position Games Won Drawn Lost GF GA
1984 Did not qualify
Norway 1987
West Germany 1989
Denmark 1991
Italy 1993
Germany 1995
NorwaySweden 1997
Germany 2001
England 2005
Finland 2009
Sweden 2013
Netherlands 2017 Qualified
Total 1/11 0 0 0 0 0 0
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players have been called for the friendlies match against Wales on 8 and 11 June 2017.

Caps and goals as of 12 June 2017

Head coach: Francisco Neto

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
Goalkeeper
1GK Rute Costa (1994-06-01) June 1, 1994 (age 23) 2 0 Portugal SC Braga
1GK Jamila Marreiros (1988-05-30) May 30, 1988 (age 29) 12 0 Portugal CF Benfica
1GK Patrícia Morais (1992-06-17) June 17, 1992 (age 25) 43 0 Portugal Sporting CP
Defender
2DF Carole Costa (1990-05-03) May 3, 1990 (age 27) 83 6 Germany BV Cloppenburg
2DF Matilde Fidalgo (1994-05-15) May 15, 1994 (age 23) 33 0 Portugal CF Benfica
2DF Matilde Figueiras (1996-08-07) August 7, 1996 (age 20) 2 0 Portugal Sporting CP
2DF Diana Gomes (1998-07-26) July 26, 1998 (age 18) 2 0 Portugal Valadares Gaia FC
2DF Raquel Infante (1990-09-19) September 19, 1990 (age 26) 13 0 Spain Levante UD
2DF Joana Marchão (1996-10-24) October 24, 1996 (age 20) 1 0 Portugal Sporting CP
2DF Mónica Mendes (1993-06-16) June 16, 1993 (age 24) 35 1 Switzerland FC Neunkirch
2DF Sílvia Rebelo (1989-05-20) May 20, 1989 (age 28) 72 1 Portugal SC Braga
2DF Filipa Rodrigues (1993-09-04) September 4, 1993 (age 23) 13 3 Portugal GD Estoril Praia
Midfielder
3MF Mélissa Antunes (1990-01-08) January 8, 1990 (age 27) 27 1 Portugal SC Braga
3MF Ana Borges (1990-06-15) June 15, 1990 (age 27) 93 9 Portugal Sporting CP
3MF Amanda DaCosta (1989-10-07) October 7, 1989 (age 27) 18 0 United States Boston Breakers
3MF Cláudia Lima (1996-09-05) September 5, 1996 (age 20) 0 0 Portugal Boavista FC
3MF Vanessa Marques (1996-04-12) April 12, 1996 (age 21) 37 2 Portugal SC Braga
3MF Cláudia Neto (c) (1988-04-18) April 18, 1988 (age 29) 106 14 Sweden Linköpings FC
3MF Andreia Norton (1996-08-15) August 15, 1996 (age 20) 3 1 Portugal SC Braga
3MF Fátima Pinto (1996-01-16) January 16, 1996 (age 21) 27 0 Portugal Sporting CP
3MF Tatiana Pinto (1994-03-28) March 28, 1994 (age 23) 25 1 Portugal Sporting CP
3MF Suzane Pires (1992-08-17) August 17, 1992 (age 24) 20 0 Brazil Santos FC
3MF Dolores Silva (1991-08-07) August 7, 1991 (age 25) 79 9 Germany FF USV Jena
Forward
4FW Ana Leite (1991-10-23) October 23, 1991 (age 25) 42 0 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
4FW Laura Luís (1992-08-15) August 15, 1992 (age 24) 38 7 Germany FF USV Jena
4FW Carolina Mendes (1987-11-27) November 27, 1987 (age 29) 61 9 Iceland UMF Grindavík
4FW Diana Silva (1995-06-04) June 4, 1995 (age 22) 24 1 Portugal Sporting CP
4FW Jéssica Silva (1994-12-11) December 11, 1994 (age 22) 41 6 Portugal SC Braga

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players were named to a squad in the last twelve months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Neide Simões (1988-07-19) July 19, 1988 (age 28) 60 0 Portugal Valadares Gaia FC v.  Denmark; March 3, 2017

DF Matilde Figueiras (1996-08-07) August 7, 1996 (age 20) 2 0 Portugal Sporting CP 2017 Algarve CupPRE
DF Regina Pereira (1992-08-13) August 13, 1992 (age 24) 39 1 Portugal Valadares Gaia FC v.  Republic of Ireland; September 20, 2016
DF Inês Silva (1997-09-29) September 29, 1997 (age 19) 9 0 Portugal CF Benfica v.  Denmark; March 9, 2016

MF Catarina Almeida (1988-09-16) September 16, 1988 (age 28) 3 0 Portugal Clube de Albergaria v.  Denmark; March 9, 2016
MF Patrícia Gouveia (1987-04-26) April 26, 1987 (age 30) 16 0 Portugal Sporting CP v.  Romania; October 21, 2016 PRE
MF Andreia Veiga (1989-07-14) July 14, 1989 (age 27) 3 0 Portugal CF Benfica v.   Switzerland; January 19, 2017

FW Solange Carvalhas (1992-04-22) April 22, 1992 (age 25) 8 0 Portugal Sporting CP v.   Switzerland; January 19, 2017
FW Edite Fernandes (1979-10-10) October 10, 1979 (age 37) 132 39 Portugal SC Braga v.  Republic of Ireland; September 20, 2016
FW Joana Flores (1989-10-08) October 8, 1989 (age 27) 0 0 Portugal CF Benfica v.  Spain; April 8, 2016 PRE

Algarve Cup[edit]

The Algarve Cup is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women's association football hosted by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious women's football events, alongside the Women's World Cup and Women's Olympic Football.

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
1994 5/6 3 1 0 2 2 8
1995 8/8 4 0 0 4 1 14
1996 7/8 4 1 0 3 4 10
1997 8/8 4 0 1 3 0 8
1998 8/8 4 0 1 3 3 8
1999 7/8 4 1 1 2 2 10
2000 8/8 4 0 0 4 1 17
2001 8/8 4 0 0 4 3 11
2002 11/12 4 1 0 3 6 10
2003 10/12 4 1 2 1 5 5
2004 10/12 4 2 0 2 7 4
2005 11/12 4 1 0 3 5 9
2006 11/12 2 0 0 2 0 7
2007 12/12 4 0 2 2 2 7
2008 10/12 4 2 1 1 6 5
2009 8/12 4 3 1 0 6 3
2010 10/12 4 2 1 1 7 4
2011 9/12 4 2 2 0 6 3
2012 10/12 4 2 0 2 6 3
2013 11/12 4 1 1 2 3 6
2014 12/12 4 1 0 3 5 9
2015 11/12 4 0 2 2 5 9
2016 8/8 4 0 0 4 2 8
2017 12/12 4 0 1 3 0 9
Total[3] - 93 21 16 56 87 187

References[edit]

  1. ^ Selecção das Quinas refers to the five shields ("Team of the Escutcheons") or the five dots inside them ("Team of the Bezants") in the Portuguese flag, used until the 70s as the shirt badge. Refer to Flag of Portugal for symbolism associated with these bezants.
  2. ^ "Portugal: FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. Retrieved 23 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 

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