Colombia women's national football team

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Colombia
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Nickname(s) Las Chicas Superpoderosas
(The Powerpuff Girls) [1] [2]
Las Cafeteras [3]
(The Coffee Growers)
Association Federación Colombiana de Fútbol (FCF)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Nelson Abadía
Captain Natalia Gaitán
Most caps Nataly Arias (60)
Top scorer Catalina Usme (20)
Home stadium Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez
FIFA code COL
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First colours
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FIFA ranking
Current 26 Steady2.svg(12 July 2019) [4]
Highest22 (December 2016–June 2017)
Lowest118 (June 2008)
First international
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 4–1 Venezuela  Flag of Venezuela (1954-2006).svg
(Mar del Plata, Argentina; 2 March 1998)
Biggest win
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 8–0 Venezuela  Flag of Venezuela (1954-2006).svg
(Lima, Peru; 11 April 2003)
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 0–8 Colombia  Flag of Colombia.svg
(Barranquilla, Colombia; 6 June 2004)
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 0–8 Colombia  Flag of Colombia.svg
(Cuenca, Ecuador; 13 November 2010)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 12–0 Colombia Flag of Colombia.svg
(Lima, Peru; 27 April 2003)
World Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2011 )
Best resultRound of 16 (2015)
Copa América Femenina
Appearances5 (first in 1998 )
Best resultRunner-up (2010, 2014)
Summer Olympics
Appearances2 (first in 2012 )
Best result11th (2012, 2016)

The Colombia women's national football team represents Colombia in international women's football competitions and are controlled by the Colombian Football Federation. They are a member of the CONMEBOL. The team is currently ranked 22nd in the FIFA Ranking and have qualified for two FIFA Women's World Cups, in Germany 2011 and Canada 2015.

Colombia Country in South America

Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the north of South America, with land, and territories in North America. Colombia is bounded on the north by the Caribbean Sea and the west by the Pacific. It is the oldest democracy in Latin America, comprising thirty-two departments, with the capital in Bogotá.

Womens association football association football when played by women

Women's association football, usually known as women's football or women's soccer, is the most prominent team sport played by women around the globe. It is played at the professional level in numerous countries throughout the world and 176 national teams participate internationally.

Colombian Football Federation governing body of association football in Colombia

The Colombian Football Federation is the governing body of football in Colombia. It was founded in 1924 and has been affiliated to FIFA since 1936. It is a member of CONMEBOL and is in charge of the Colombia national football team.

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Colombia is one of South America's best-ranked national teams, and are also the third nation of the continent to qualify for World Cup and the Olympics, besides Brazil and Argentina. Colombia was the first Spanish-speaking country whose women's team advanced beyond the group stage in a World Cup (in 2015).

FIFA Womens World Cup Association football competition for womens national teams

The FIFA Women's World Cup is an international football competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's international governing body. The competition has been held every four years since 1991, when the inaugural tournament, then called the FIFA Women's World Championship, was held in China. Under the tournament's current format, national teams vie for 23 slots in a three-year qualification phase. The host nation's team is automatically entered as the 24th slot. The tournament proper, alternatively called the World Cup Finals, is contested at venues within the host nation(s) over a period of about one month.

Football at the Summer Olympics football competition

Football at the Summer Olympics, commonly known as football or soccer, has been included in every Summer Olympic Games as a men's competition sport, except 1896 and 1932. Women's football was added to the official program at the 1996 Atlanta Games.

The Brazil women's national football team represents Brazil in women's association football and is run by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF). It has participated in eight editions of the FIFA Women's World Cup, finishing as runner-up in 2007, and seven editions of the Copa América Femenina.

Las Cafeteras also had participated in all Copa América Femenina editions since 1998. Colombia were runners-up in 2010 and 2014. [5]

Copa América Femenina South American association football tournament for national teams

The Copa América Femenina is the main competition in women's association football between national teams of the CONMEBOL.

The 2010 South American Women's Football Championship was the sixth edition of the South American Women's Football Championship, and acted as a qualifier for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup and the 2012 Summer Olympics. The tournament was held in Ecuador from 4 November to 21 November 2010, after originally being scheduled for 28 October to 14 November 2010.

2014 Copa América Femenina

The 2014 Copa América Femenina was the seventh edition of the Copa América Femenina, an association football competition for women's national teams in South America affiliated with CONMEBOL. The tournament was played between 11–28 September 2014 in Ecuador.

Honours

The 2003 South American Women's Football Championship was the fourth staging of the South American Women's Football Championship and determined the CONMEBOL's qualifiers for the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup. The tournament was held between April 9 and April 27.

2018 Copa América Femenina

The 2018 Copa América Femenina was the eighth edition of the CONMEBOL Copa América Femenina, the quadrennial international football competition for women's national teams in South America affiliated with CONMEBOL. The tournament was played between 4 and 22 April 2018 in Chile.

Football at the Bolivarian Games has been played since 1938. The first edition was the only one in which full national teams played for all countries. U-17 teams have been fielded recently in this quadrennial competition. A women's tournament played by full national teams was added in 2005.

Competitive record

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

    Champions      Runners-up      Third Place      Fourth place  

FIFA World Cup

YearRoundPositionPldWD*LGFGA
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 1991 Did Not Enter
Flag of Sweden.svg 1995
Flag of the United States.svg 1999 Did Not Qualify
Flag of the United States.svg 2003
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2007
Flag of Germany.svg 2011 Group Stage14th301204
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2015 Round of 1612th411245
Flag of France.svg 2019 Did Not Qualify
TotalRound of 162/7712449
FIFA Women's World Cup history
YearRoundDateOpponentResultStadium
Flag of Germany.svg 2011 Group stage28 JuneFlag of Sweden.svg  Sweden L 0–1 BayArena, Leverkusen
2 JulyFlag of the United States.svg  United States L 0–3 Rhein-Neckar-Arena, Sinsheim
6 JulyFlag of North Korea.svg  North Korea D 0–0 Ruhrstadion, Bochum
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2015 Group stage9 JuneFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico D 1–1 Moncton Stadium, Moncton
13 JuneFlag of France.svg  France W 2–0
17 JuneFlag of England.svg  England L 1–2 Olympic Stadium, Montreal
Round of 1622 JuneFlag of the United States.svg  United States L 0–2 Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton

Copa América Femenina

YearRoundPositionPldWD*LGFGA
Flag of Brazil.svg 1991 Did Not Enter
Flag of Brazil.svg 1995
Flag of Argentina.svg 1998 First Stage6th42021116
Flag of Peru.svg 2003 Third place3rd52121216
Flag of Argentina.svg 2006 First Stage7th4112411
Flag of Ecuador.svg 2010 Runners-up2nd7412198
Flag of Ecuador.svg 2014 Runners-up2nd7520122
Flag of Chile.svg 2018 Fourth place4th7322178
TotalRunners-up6/834177107561

Olympic Games

YearRoundPositionPldWD*LGFGA
Flag of the United States.svg 1996 Did not Qualify
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 2000
Flag of Greece.svg 2004
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2008
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 2012 First stage11th300306
Flag of Brazil.svg 2016 First stage11th301227
Flag of Japan.svg 2020 Did not Qualify
TotalFirst stage2/76015213

Pan American Games

YearRoundPositionPldWD*LGFGA
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 1999 Did Not Enter
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg 2003
Flag of Brazil.svg 2007
Flag of Mexico.svg 2011 Fourth place4th520334
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2015 Runners-up2nd531155
Flag of Peru.svg 2019 Winners1st523096
TotalWinners3/6157441715

All Time Results

The following table shows Colombia's all-time international record, correct as of 1 June 2018.

AgainstPlayedWonDrawnLostGFGA
Total9343173315032

Schedule and results

  Win  Draw  Loss

2018

2019

Players

Current squad

The following players were called up for the 2019 Pan American Games. [6] [7]

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)Club
11 GK Catalina Pérez (1994-11-08) 8 November 1994 (age 24) Flag of the United States.svg New England Mutiny
121 GK Stefany Castaño (1994-01-11) 11 January 1994 (age 25) Flag of Colombia.svg Santa Fe
131 GK Michell Lugo (2001-04-16) 16 April 2001 (age 18) Flag of Colombia.svg Millonarios

22 DF Manuela Vanegas (2000-11-09) 9 November 2000 (age 18) Flag of Colombia.svg Independiente Medellín
52 DF Isa Echeverri (1994-06-16) 16 June 1994 (age 25) Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla
142 DF Daniela Arias (1994-08-31) 31 August 1994 (age 24) Flag of Colombia.svg Independiente Medellín
152 DF Daniela Caracas (1997-04-25) 25 April 1997 (age 22) Flag of Colombia.svg Atlético Huila
172 DF Carolina Arias (1990-09-02) 2 September 1990 (age 28) Flag of Colombia.svg Atlético Huila

43 MF Diana Ospina (1989-03-03) 3 March 1989 (age 30) Flag of Colombia.svg Independiente Medellín
63 MF Daniela Montoya (1990-08-22) 22 August 1990 (age 28) Flag of Colombia.svg Junior
73 MF Marcela Restrepo (1995-11-10) 10 November 1995 (age 23) Flag of Colombia.svg Atlético Huila
83 MF Jessica Caro (1988-07-20) 20 July 1988 (age 31) Flag of Colombia.svg Cortuluá
103 MF Leicy Santos (1996-05-16) 16 May 1996 (age 23) Flag of Spain.svg Atlético Madrid

34 FW Natalia Gaitán (captain) (1991-04-03) 3 April 1991 (age 28) Flag of Spain.svg Valencia
94 FW Oriánica Velásquez (1989-08-01) 1 August 1989 (age 30) Flag of Colombia.svg Independiente Medellín
114 FW Catalina Usme (1989-12-25) 25 December 1989 (age 29) Flag of Colombia.svg América de Cali
164 FW Lady Andrade (1992-01-10) 10 January 1992 (age 27) Flag of Italy.svg Milan
184 FW Mayra Ramírez (1999-03-23) 23 March 1999 (age 20) Flag of Colombia.svg Independiente Medellín

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for the Colombian squad within the past 12 months.

Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
GK Sandra Sepúlveda (1988-03-03) 3 March 1988 (age 31) Flag of Colombia.svg Independiente Medellín 2019 Pan American Games INJ
GK Vanessa Córdoba (1995-05-09) 9 May 1995 (age 24) Flag of Colombia.svg La Equidad v. Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE

DF Korina Clavijo (1993-09-01) 1 September 1993 (age 25) Flag of Spain.svg Sporting Huelva June 2019 trainings
DF Gavy Santos (1993-02-01) 1 February 1993 (age 26) Flag of Colombia.svg Atlético Huila June 2019 trainings
DF Ana María Bohórquez (2001-07-14) 14 July 2001 (age 18) Flag of Colombia.svg Santa Fe v. Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru, 7 April 2019
DF Chelsea Cabarcas (1992-05-19) 19 May 1992 (age 27) Flag of the United States.svg Long Island Rough Riders (UWS) v. Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru, 7 April 2019
DF Sara Páez (1998-06-10) 10 June 1998 (age 21) Flag of Colombia.svg Millonarios v. Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE
DF Valentina Jaramillo (2001-02-10) 10 February 2001 (age 18) Flag of Colombia.svg Llaneras F.C. 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
DF Liana Salazar (1992-09-16) 16 September 1992 (age 26) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Beijing BSU 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games

MF Tannia Pérez (1998-11-28) 28 November 1998 (age 20) Flag of Colombia.svg Ángeles F.C. v. Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru, 7 April 2019
MF Lina Jaime (2001-11-22) 22 November 2001 (age 17) Flag of Colombia.svg Gol Star v. Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru, 7 April 2019
MF Aura Hoyos (1998-04-16) 16 April 1998 (age 21) Flag of Colombia.svg Leones v. Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE
MF Mildrey Pineda (1989-10-01) 1 October 1989 (age 29) Flag of Colombia.svg América de Cali v. Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE
MF Tatiana Castañeda (1990-12-24) 24 December 1990 (age 28) Flag of Colombia.svg Independiente Medellín 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
MF Estefanía González (2000-01-04) 4 January 2000 (age 19) Flag of Colombia.svg Atlético Nacional 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
MF Viviana Múnera (1997-02-14) 14 February 1997 (age 22) Flag of Colombia.svg Atlético Nacional 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
MF Geraldyne Saavedra (1998-02-16) 16 February 1998 (age 21) Flag of Colombia.svg América de Cali 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games

FW Yisela Cuesta (1991-09-27) 27 September 1991 (age 27) Flag of Colombia.svg Independiente Medellín 2019 Pan American Games PRE
FW Angie Castañeda (1998-02-04) 4 February 1998 (age 21) Flag of Colombia.svg Millonarios June 2019 trainings
FW Katherin Castro (1991-11-21) 21 November 1991 (age 27) Flag of Sweden.svg Amundsjö June 2019 trainings
FW Manuela González (1995-08-29) 29 August 1995 (age 23) Flag of Colombia.svg Atlético Huila v. Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE
FW Carmen Rodallega (1983-07-15) 15 July 1983 (age 36) Flag of Colombia.svg Deportivo Cali 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games

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