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Portugal women's national football team

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 (35)
FIFA code POR
FIFA ranking
Current 39 1 (25 September 2015)[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)

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.

The Portugal women's national team struggles on the international stage failing to qualify for all of FIFA Women's World Cups and all of the UEFA European Championships continues failing in international level.

Contents

  • World Cup 1
    • European Championship record 1.1
  • Current squad 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

World Cup

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
1991 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
1995 Did not qualify
1999
2003
2007
2011
2015
Total 0/7 - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

European Championship record

Year Result Position GP W D* L GS GA
No Host 1984 Did not qualify
1987
1989
1991
1993
1995
1997
2001
2005
2009
2013
Total 0/11 - - - - - -

Current squad

Squad called up for the 2015 Algarve Cup.

Head coach: Francisco Neto

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Neide Simões (1988-07-19)19 July 1988 (aged 26) 52 0 Valadares Gaia FC
2 2DF Mónica Mendes (1993-06-16)16 June 1993 (aged 21) 25 1 UTB
4 2DF Sílvia Rebelo (1989-05-20)20 May 1989 (aged 25) 42 1 F D Laura S Moim Serra
5 2DF Matilde Fidalgo (1994-05-15)15 May 1994 (aged 20) 8 0 C.F. Benfica
6 2DF Regina Pereira (1992-08-13)13 August 1992 (aged 22) 31 1 Valadares Gaia FC
7 3MF Cláudia Neto (c) (1988-04-18)18 April 1988 (aged 26) 74 6 Linköpings FC
8 4FW Edite (1979-10-10)10 October 1979 (aged 35) 116 35 Valadares Gaia FC
9 4FW Ana Borges (1990-06-15)15 June 1990 (aged 24) 62 8 Chelsea L.F.C.
10 4FW Jéssica Silva (1994-12-11)11 December 1994 (aged 20) 27 5 Clube de Albergaria
11 4FW Diana Silva (1995-06-04)4 June 1995 (aged 19) 5 0 Atlético Ouriense
12 1GK Patrícia Morais (1992-06-17)17 June 1992 (aged 22) 0 0 FF Yzeure Auvergne
13 3MF Fátima Pinto (1996-01-16)16 January 1996 (aged 19) 7 0 Santa Teresa CD
14 3MF Dolores Silva (1991-08-07)7 August 1991 (aged 23) 48 4 MSV Duisburg
15 2DF Carole (1990-05-03)3 May 1990 (aged 24) 53 4 MSV Duisburg
16 4FW Laura Luís (1992-08-15)15 August 1992 (aged 22) 26 6 MSV Duisburg
17 3MF Vanessa Marques (1996-04-12)12 April 1996 (aged 18) 15 2 Valadares Gaia FC
18 3MF Carolina Mendes (1987-11-27)27 November 1987 (aged 27) 35 8 WFC Rossiyanka
19 4FW Andreia Silva (1985-03-16)16 March 1985 (aged 29) 7 1 C.F. Benfica
20 2DF Filipa Rodrigues (1993-09-04)4 September 1993 (aged 21) 11 2 Atlético Ouriense
21 3MF Patricia Gouveia (1987-04-26)26 April 1987 (aged 27) 11 0 C.F. Benfica
22 4FW Mafalda Marujo (1991-08-24)24 August 1991 (aged 23) 4 0 A.S.D. Torres Calcio
23 2DF Matilde Figueiras (1996-08-07)7 August 1996 (aged 18) 0 0 GDC A-dos-Francos

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. ^ "Portugal: FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. Retrieved 19 December 2014. 

External links

  • Official website
  • FIFA profile
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