Latvia women's national football team

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Latvia
Nickname(s) Sarkanbaltsarkanie
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Association Latvijas Futbola federācija
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Didzis Matiss
FIFA code LVA
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First colours
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FIFA ranking
Current 93 Steady2.svg(12 July 2019) [1]
Highest61 (December 2004)
Lowest107 (September 2015)
First international
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 9–0 Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia
Nynäshamn, 18 August 1993
Biggest win
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 6–0 Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon
Cyprus, 13 March 2015
Biggest defeat
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Nynäshamn, 18 August 1993

Latvia women's national football team represent Latvia in international football.

Latvia Republic in Northeastern Europe

Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. Since its independence, Latvia has been referred to as one of the Baltic states. It is bordered by Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia to the east, and Belarus to the southeast, and shares a maritime border with Sweden to the west. Latvia has 1,957,200 inhabitants and a territory of 64,589 km2 (24,938 sq mi). The country has a temperate seasonal climate.

Association football Team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

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Latvia women's national football team made their international debut in the qualification for the European Championships in 1995, but then withdrew from all qualification until the qualification for the European Championships in 2009. Latvia's record in international qualification games is poor. In their competitive games, Latvia lost their first two games, against Israel and Bosnia and Herzegovina by three goals, before losing by one goal to Armenia. Mini-tournaments after the qualification disaster proved no better for Latvia. Finishing last, in December 2008, Latvia lost 0–3 to Croatia and 0–5 to Turkey. Latvia won its first official match on 5 March 2011 over Lithuania in the qualifying 2013 European Championship preliminary round with a lone goal by Jūlija Sokolova. [2] However, Latvia lost the other two games against Luxembourg and Macedonia so it didn't go through.

The 1995 UEFA Women's Championship, also referred to as Women's Euro 1995 was a football tournament that happened between 1993 and 1995. The final game was held in Germany. The UEFA Women's Championship is a regular tournament involving European national teams from countries affiliated to UEFA, the European governing body, who have qualified for the competition. The competition aims to determine which national women's team is the best in Europe.

Qualifying for UEFA Women's Euro 2009 determined which 11 teams joined Finland, the hosts of the 2009 tournament, to play for the UEFA Women's Championship.

Israel womens national football team womens national association football team representing Israel

The Israel women's national football team represents Israel in international women's football. The Israel women's national football team was established in 1997. Women's Football in Israel was developed as an upside down pyramid by first opening the national team and then after 2 years opening the first women's football league in Israel. Women's Football in Israel is struggling to develop because it is lacking investment.

Coaching staff

PositionName
Head Coach Flag of Latvia.svg Didzis Matīss
Assistant coach Flag of Latvia.svg Tatjana Šaļimova
Assistant coach Flag of Latvia.svg Romāns Kvačovs
Goalkeeping coach Flag of Latvia.svg Jevgēnijs Belovs
Fitness coach Flag of Latvia.svg Artūrs Demidovs
Team doctor Flag of Latvia.svg Anna Antoščenko
Team manager Flag of Latvia.svg Ņina Travkina
Media Flag of Latvia.svg Viktors Sopirins

World Cup record

World Cup Finals
YearResultGPWD*LGFGAGD
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 1991 Did Not Enter-------
Flag of Sweden.svg 1995 Did Not Enter-------
Flag of the United States.svg 1999 Did Not Enter-------
Flag of the United States.svg 2003 Did Not Enter-------
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2007 Did Not Enter-------
Flag of Germany.svg 2011 Did Not Enter-------
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2015 Did Not Qualify-------
Flag of France.svg 2019 Did Not Qualify-------
Total0/8-------
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Results and fixtures

Recent and forthcoming matches

DateCompetitionCityOpponentResultScorers
17 January 2015Friendly Flag of Latvia.svg Riga Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 2-1Elīza Spruntule, Renāte Fedotova
6 February 2015Friendly Flag of Estonia.svg Tallinn Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 2-0
28 February 2015Friendly Flag of Latvia.svg Riga Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 2-1Renāte Fedotova 2x
12 MarchAphrodite Cyprus Cup 2015 Flag of Cyprus.svg Larnaca Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates 0-2Liene Vāciete, Anastasija Tarasova
13 MarchAphrodite Cyprus Cup 2015 Flag of Cyprus.svg Larnaca Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon 0-6Renāte Fedotova 4x, Liene Vāciete 2x
18 MarchAphrodite Cyprus Cup 2015 Flag of Cyprus.svg Larnaca Flag of Malta.svg  Malta 2-0
4 April UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying Flag of Moldova.svg Orhei Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg 4-3Sandra Voitāne, Renāte Fedotova, Liene Vāciete
6 April UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying Flag of Moldova.svg Orhei Flag of Moldova.svg  Moldova 0-1Liene Vāciete
9 April UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying Flag of Moldova.svg Orhei Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 1-1Liene Vāciete
5 August Baltic Cup Flag of Latvia.svg Riga Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 2-0Renāte Fedotova, Sandra Voitāne
7 August Baltic Cup Flag of Latvia.svg Riga Flag of the Faroe Islands.svg  Faroe Islands 1-3Ieva Bidermane
22 January Friendly Flag of Latvia.svg Riga FK Ginta Universitetas5-0Karlīna Miksone, Renāte Fedotova, Olga Ševcova, Renāte Fedotova, Viktorija Zaičikova
11 February 2017 Friendly Flag of Latvia.svg Riga Pärnu Jalgpalliklubi3-2Monika Estere Štube, Anastasija Fjodorova, Sandra Voitāne
18 February 2017 Friendly Flag of Latvia.svg Riga FK Ginta Universitetas5-1Olga Ševcova x2, Anastasija Fjodorova, Renāte Fedotova, Karlīna Miksone
11 March 20173rd Aphrodite Cup Flag of Cyprus.svg Parekklisia Flag of Malta.svg  Malta 0-1Olga Ševcova
12 March 20173rd Aphrodite Cup Flag of Cyprus.svg Pyrgos Flag of Cyprus.svg  Cyprus 1-2Renāte Fedotova, Anastasija Ročāne
12 March 20173rd Aphrodite Cup Flag of Cyprus.svg Tsirion Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 0-0 (4:5 p.)
6 April 2017 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification Flag of Georgia.svg Tbilisi Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 0-4Anastasija Fjodorova, Elīza Spruntule, Sandra Voitāne, Olga Ševcova
8 April 2017 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification Flag of Georgia.svg Tbilisi Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 2-2Anastasija Fjodorova, Renāte Fedotova
5 August 2017 Women's Baltic Cup 2017 Flag of Lithuania.svg Šiauliai Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 3-0Renāte Fedotova, Anastasija Fjodorova, Olga Ševcova
6 August 2017 Women's Baltic Cup 2017 Flag of Lithuania.svg Šiauliai Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 1-1Karlīna Miksone

Players

Current squad

The following players have been called up for the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying matches held from 4–9 April 2015.
Caps and goals are correct as 6 April 2015, after the game against Moldova.

The UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying competition was a women's football competition that determined the 15 teams joining the automatically qualified hosts Netherlands in the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 final tournament.

The Moldova national football team represents Moldova in association football and is controlled by the Football Association of Moldova, the governing body for football in Moldova. Moldova's home ground is Zimbru Stadium in Chișinău and their head coach is Igor Dobrovolski. After the break-up of the Soviet Union, they played their first match against Georgia on 2 July 1991.

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
121 GK Marija Ibragimova (1996-09-17) 17 September 1996 (age 22)20 Flag of Latvia.svg FK RFS
11 GK Anastasija Čumika (1996-12-07) 7 December 1996 (age 22)00 Flag of Latvia.svg FK Liepāja
231 GK Ennija-Anna Vaivode (1993-12-28) 28 December 1993 (age 25)00 Flag of Latvia.svg FK Liepāja

72 DF Jekaterina Antipina (1998-07-28) 28 July 1998 (age 21)00 Flag of Latvia.svg FK Liepāja
22 DF Anastasija Čemertāne (1999-10-17) 17 October 1999 (age 19)00 Flag of Latvia.svg FK RFS
182 DF Karīna Lūse (1993-03-24) 24 March 1993 (age 26)00 Flag of Latvia.svg FK RFS
172 DF Džuljeta Tamsone (1997-07-02) 2 July 1997 (age 22)20 Flag of Latvia.svg FK Liepāja
102 DF Anastasija Ročāne (Captain) (1992-06-07) 7 June 1992 (age 27)20 Flag of Latvia.svg FK RFS
42 DF Elīza Spruntule (1993-01-11) 11 January 1993 (age 26)20 Flag of Latvia.svg FK RFS
32 DF Anna Propošina (1990-11-28) 28 November 1990 (age 28)20 Flag of Latvia.svg FK Liepāja

153 MF Ieva Bidermane (1984-11-06) 6 November 1984 (age 34)20 Flag of Latvia.svg Riga United FC
143 MF Tatjana Baličeva (1998-04-06) 6 April 1998 (age 21)20 Flag of Latvia.svg FK Liepāja
93 MF Rebeka Tīle (1994-11-08) 8 November 1994 (age 24)10 Flag of Latvia.svg FK Liepāja
63 MF Olga Matīsa (1986-07-15) 15 July 1986 (age 33)20 Flag of Latvia.svg FK RFS

134 FW Sandra Voitāne (1999-09-16) 16 September 1999 (age 19)21 Flag of Latvia.svg VRS/Optimists-R
84 FW Anastasija Tarasova (1998-09-01) 1 September 1998 (age 21)20 Flag of Latvia.svg FK Liepāja
54 FW Kristīne Giržda (1993-01-07) 7 January 1993 (age 26)10 Flag of Latvia.svg FK Liepāja
114 FW Renāte Fedotova (1996-12-12) 12 December 1996 (age 22)21 Flag of Latvia.svg FK RFS
164 FW Liene Vāciete (1991-06-14) 14 June 1991 (age 28)22 Flag of Latvia.svg Riga United FC

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References

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  2. Statistics of the match in UEFA's website