|Nickname(s)||Lavice[ citation needed ]|
|Association||Hrvatski Nogometni Savez|
|Head coach||Mate Prskalo|
|Most caps||Sandra Žigić (79)|
|Current|| 55 |
|Highest||44 (July 2003)|
|Lowest||65 (November 2010)|
(Ižakovci, Slovenia; 28 October 1993)
(Kecskemét, Hungary; 27 May 2001)
(Bucharest, Romania; 2 October 2004)
The Croatia women's national football team represents the Republic of Croatia in international football. The team is managed by the Croatian Football Federation, the governing body for football in the country.
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The Croatian Football Federation is the governing body of association football in Croatia. It was originally formed in 1912 and is based in the capital city of Zagreb. The organisation is a member of both FIFA and UEFA, and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the game of football in Croatia. Its current president is Davor Šuker.
|UEFA Women's Championship record||UEFA Women's Championship qualification record|
|Did not qualify||6||3||1||2||8||18||−10|
|FIFA Women's World Cup record||FIFA Women's World Cup qualification record|
|Did not enter||–|
|Did not qualify||8||4||1||3||16||11||+5|
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|1||GK||Nicole Vuk||7 February 1995|
|12||GK||Tena Horvat||9 June 1995|
|23||GK||Doris Bačić||23 February 1995|
|4||DF||Leonarda Balog||5 February 1993|
|6||DF||Helenna Hercigonja-Moulton||28 April 1993|
|14||DF||Ana Petrović||4 November 1989|
|19||DF||Sandra Žigić||19 January 1988|
|2||MF||Kristina Nevrkla||5 July 1990|
|5||MF||Viktorija Stvorić||8 September 1997|
|8||MF||Violeta Baban||30 March 1984|
|10||MF||Iva Landeka||3 October 1989|
|13||MF||Martina Čop||18 May 1994|
|MF||Ivana Stanić||11 July 1996|
|18||MF||Gabrijela Gaiser||18 November 1995|
|21||MF||Izabela Lojna||11 May 1992|
|7||FW||Maja Joščak||4 August 1990|
|FW||Katarina Kolar||25 November 1989|
|9||FW||Ivana Rudelić||25 January 1992||14||3|
|11||FW||Kristina Šundov||17 September 1986|
|15||FW||Mateja Andrlić||25 December 1993|
|16||FW||Martina Šalek||8 October 1994|
|17||FW||Monika Conjar||21 April 1995|
|20||FW||Valentina Stipančević||29 February 1992|
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