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Portugal Women's National Football Team

Portugal
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)[1]
AssociationPortuguese Football Federation (FPF)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachFrancisco Neto
CaptainCláudia Neto
Most capsCarla Couto (145)
Top scorerEdite Fernandes (39)
FIFA codePOR
FIFA ranking
Current 31 Decrease 1 (27 September 2019)[2]
Highest30 (March 2019)
Lowest47 (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)
 Portugal 8-0 Moldova 
(Setúbal, Portugal; 24 November 2017)
Biggest defeat
 Germany 13-0 Portugal 
(Reutlingen, Germany; 15 November 2003)
European Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2017)
Best resultGroup stage (2017)

The Portugal women's national football team represents Portugal in international women's football competition. 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

FIFA Women's World Cup

FIFA Women's World Cup record FIFA Women's World Cup qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
China 1991 Did not qualify UEFA Women's Euro 1991
Sweden 1995 UEFA Women's Euro 1995
United States 1999 6 2 0 4 4 15
United States 2003 6 1 1 4 4 26
China 2007 8 0 0 8 4 31
Germany 2011 8 4 0 4 17 10
Canada 2015 10 4 0 6 19 21
France 2019 8 3 2 3 22 8
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

UEFA European Women's Championship record

UEFA Women's Championship record UEFA Women's Championship qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
1984 Did not qualify 6 0 2 4 1 10
Norway 1987 Did not enter Did not enter
West Germany 1989
Denmark 1991
Italy 1993
Germany 1995 Did not qualify 6 3 0 3 13 11
NorwaySweden1997 8 2 0 6 5 26
Germany 2001 8 2 1 5 5 17
England 2005 8 1 0 7 5 42
Finland 2009 8 0 2 6 4 18
Sweden 2013 8 2 0 6 16 13
Netherlands 2017 Group Stage 14th 3 1 0 2 3 5 10 4 3 3 16 12
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Algarve Cup

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.[3]

Team

Caps and goals may be incorrect.

Current squad

The following 23 players were called up to the squad for the UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifier against  Finland on 12 November 2019.[4]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Rute Costa (1994-06-01) 1 June 1994 (age 25) 2 0 Portugal Braga
1GK Patrícia Morais (1992-06-17) 17 June 1992 (age 27) 51 0 Portugal Sporting CP
1GK Inês Pereira (1999-05-26) 26 May 1999 (age 20) 5 0 Portugal Sporting CP

2DF Matilde Fidalgo (1994-05-15) 15 May 1994 (age 25) 38 0 England Manchester City
2DF Carole Costa (1990-05-03) 3 May 1990 (age 29) 106 10 Portugal Sporting CP
2DF Ana Borges (1990-06-15) 15 June 1990 (age 29) 112 9 Portugal Sporting CP
2DF Raquel Infante (1990-09-19) 19 September 1990 (age 29) 20 0 Portugal Benfica
2DF Diana Gomes (1998-07-26) 26 July 1998 (age 21) 2 0 Portugal Braga
2DF Sílvia Rebelo (1989-05-20) 20 May 1989 (age 30) 82 1 Portugal Benfica
2DF Mónica Mendes (1993-06-16) 16 June 1993 (age 26) 51 2 Italy Milan

3MF Tatiana Pinto (1994-03-28) 28 March 1994 (age 25) 38 1 Portugal Sporting CP
3MF Inês Maia Portugal Braga
3MF Dolores Silva (1991-08-07) 7 August 1991 (age 28) 89 11 Portugal Braga
3MF Andreia Norton (1996-08-15) 15 August 1996 (age 23) 26 3 Italy Internazionale
3MF Fátima Pinto (1996-01-16) 16 January 1996 (age 23) 42 1 Portugal Sporting CP
3MF Andreia Faria Portugal Benfica
3MF Cláudia Neto (captain) (1988-04-18) 18 April 1988 (age 31) 111 14 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
3MF Vanessa Marques (1996-04-12) 12 April 1996 (age 23) 61 7 Portugal Braga

4FW Carolina Mendes (1987-11-27) 27 November 1987 (age 31) 83 18 Portugal Sporting CP
4FW Melissa Gomes France Stade de Reims
4FW Jéssica Silva (1994-12-11) 11 December 1994 (age 24) 58 6 France Lyon
4FW Telma Encarnação (2001-10-11) 11 October 2001 (age 18) Portugal Marítimo
4FW Diana Silva (1995-06-04) 4 June 1995 (age 24) 47 8 Portugal Sporting CP

Recent call-ups

The following players were named to a squad in the last 12 months.

This list may be incomplete.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
DF Joana Marchão (1996-10-24) 24 October 1996 (age 23) 3 0 Portugal Sporting CP v.  Albania, 4 October 2019

Previous squads

See also

References

  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. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 27 September 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ https://www.fpf.pt/News/Todas-as-noticias/Noticia/news/25052
  5. ^ UEFA Women's Euro 2017 squad

External links


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