Sri Lanka women's national football team

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Sri Lanka
AssociationFootball Federation of Sri Lanka
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationSAFF (South Asia)
Head coachRatnam Jusmin
FIFA codeSRI
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 138 Decrease 2 (27 September 2019)[1]
Highest101 (March 2013)
Lowest138 (September 2019)
First international
 India 8–1 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
(Dhaka, Bangladesh; 29 January 2010)
Biggest win
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 4–0 Bhutan 
(Colombo, Sri Lanka; 7 September 2010)
Biggest defeat
 Myanmar 16–0 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
(Mandalay, Myanmar; 11 March 2015)
SAFF Championship
Appearances3 (first in 2010)
Best resultSemi Finals (2012), (2014)

The Sri Lanka women's national football team is the female representative football team for Sri Lanka. As of 2014 the national team has never entered qualifying for the FIFA Women's World Cup nor the AFC Women's Asian Cup.

The team has played in all three editions of the South Asian SAFF Women's Championship, where it reached the semi-finals in 2012 and 2014.[2][3]

History[edit]

Sri Lanka women's national football team played their first game in 2010 against India which they lost 8–1. Sri Lanka women's national football team had never played in FIFA Women's World Cup or Women's Asia Cup and did not enter the qualifications as of 2014. They have played in the SAFF Women's Championship and in the South Asian Games. Due to their lack of experience they didn't show any great performance in the regional level of football. But they have qualified for the Semi Finals of 2012 and 2014 SAFF Women's Championships.

Sri Lanka made their continental level football debut in the 2016 Summer Olympic Qualifiers when they were soundly beaten 16-0 by Myanmar. In the next game they were defeated by India. In 2016 they participated in the South Asian Games but lost all of their matches in the football tournament. Sri Lanka participated in the 4th SAFF Women's Championship in 2016 but they failed to reach the semi finals after a shock defeat to Maldives which are ranked below them.

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Head Coach Sri Lanka Ratnam Jusmin
Assistant Coach Sri Lanka Deepani Samarasinghe
Goal Keeping Coach Sri Lanka Jude Karunarathna
Manager Sri Lanka Gamini Madurawala
Physiotherapist Sri Lanka Saumya Priyadarshani

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK A. Wijeratne 19 July 1989 (Age30) Sri Lanka Army sc
4 2DF R Gunawardana Sri Lanka
5 2DF Francis Chamantha Salomi 10 June 1991 (Age28) Sri Lanka AirForce SC
13 2DF Hetti Arachchige Thilini Dilhara JayasingheH. Jayasinghe 28 March 1997 (Age 22) Sri Lanka Navy SC
14 2DF Withanage Imesha Madushani 08 July 1991 (Age 28) Sri Lanka Navy SC
16 3MF Thalupe Kankanamge Angela 10 June 1990 (Age 29) Sri Lanka Army SC
17 3MF Koswattage Praveena Maduki Perera 06 July 1995 (Age 24) Sri Lanka Navy SC
7 4FW I. Liyanage 07 January 1993 (Age 26) Sri Lanka Army Sc
10 4FW Chalani Ekanayake 22 September 1994 (Age 24) Sri Lanka PolGahawela United
11 4FW M.K. Godawelage 13 August 1991 (Age 27) Sri Lanka Navy SC
12 4FW T. Thushani 18 March 1998 (Age 21) Sri Lanka Navy SC
2 Karannagodage Poornima Sandamali Perera 29 July 1988 (Age 30) Sri Lanka Police FC
3 3MF Manawadu Nisansala Sewwandi Sri Lanka
8 Mahamage Achala Sanjeewani Perera Sri Lanka
15 Nallavarige Madushani Sri Lanka
21 Karuna Pathiranage Kumudini Nilushika Kumari Sri Lanka
22 Rajakaruna Gamlatge Ishanka Yohani Weerasinghe Sri Lanka
25 Herath Gedara Nisansala Kumari 07 March 1992 (Age 27) Sri Lanka Navy SC
26 Wadduwage Dilasha Imasha Stephni Dias Sri Lanka
28 Peeli Kumburage Hashini Madushani Ariyarathna Sri Lanka

Results and Fixtures[edit]

2016[edit]

  Win   Draw   Lose

All Time Records[edit]

Country Matches Win Draw Loss GF GA GD Win/Draw % Confederation
 Bangladesh 4 1 0 3 3 7 –4 25.00 AFC
 Bhutan 4 3 1 0 10 1 +9 100.00 AFC
 India 6 0 0 6 1 34 –33 00.00 AFC
 Maldives 4 2 0 2 8 7 +1 50.00 AFC
 Myanmar 1 0 0 1 0 16 –16 00.00 AFC
   Nepal 5 0 0 5 0 19 –19 00.00 AFC
 Pakistan 2 1 0 1 2 4 –2 50.00 AFC
 Singapore 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 100.00 AFC
  • Last Updated on 30 December 2016.[5]

Competitive Record[edit]

FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

World Cup finals World Cup qualifications
Hosts/Year Result Position GP W D L GS GA GP W D* L GS GA
1991 to 2015 Did not Enter Did not Enter
France 2019 Did not enter Did not enter
Total 0/7

AFC Women's Asian Cup[edit]

Asian Cup finals Asian Cup qualifications
Hosts/Year Result Position GP W D L GS GA GP W D* L GS GA
1975 to 2014 Did not Enter Did not Enter
Jordan 2018 Did not enter Did not enter
Total 0/18

SAFF Women's Championship[edit]

Year & Host Result Pos. P W D L GF GA
Bangladesh 2010 Group Stage 6/8 3 0 1 2 1 10
Sri Lanka 2012 Semi Final 3/8 4 2 0 2 6 9
Pakistan 2014 Semi Final 4/8 4 2 0 2 5 9
India 2016 Group Stage 5/7 3 1 0 2 4 6

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 27 September 2019. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  2. ^ http://de.women.soccerway.com/international/asia/saff-womens-championship/2012/s7686/final-stages/
  3. ^ http://de.women.soccerway.com/international/asia/saff-womens-championship/2014/s7701/final-stages/
  4. ^ https://saffederation.org/saff-womens-championship-2019-sri-lanka-team/
  5. ^ https://www.fifa.com/live-scores/teams/country=sri/women/matches/index.html#year2016

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