|Association||Football Association of Montenegro|
|Head coach||Mirko Marić|
|Most caps||Armisa Kuč (37)|
|Top scorer||Slađana Bulatović, Armisa Kuč, Marija Vukčević (12)|
|Home stadium||Gradski stadion, Nikšić (5,214); Stadion pod Malim brdom, Petrovac (1,630)|
|Current|| 96 |
|Highest||78 (December 2017)|
(Bar, Montenegro; 13 March 2012)
(Skopje, Republic of Macedonia; 28 April 2015)
(Las Rozas de Madrid, Spain; 15 September 2016)
The Montenegro women's national football team represents Montenegro in international women's football, and it is organised by Football Association of Montenegro.
Montenegro is a country in Southeastern Europe on the Adriatic Sea. It borders Bosnia and Herzegovina to the north; Serbia and Kosovo to the east, Albania to the south and Croatia to the west. Montenegro has an area of 13,812 square kilometres and a population of 678,000, most of whom are Orthodox Christians. Its capital Podgorica is one of the twenty-three municipalities in the country. Cetinje is designated as the Old Royal Capital.
Women's association football, also commonly 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.
The Football Association of Montenegro is the governing body of football in Montenegro. It is based in the capital, Podgorica.
Montenegrin women's team was founded in 2012, six years after Montenegro gained independence. It is organised and headed by Football Association of Montenegro. The team is founded four years after the establishing of first women's football competition in Montenegro.
With head coach Zoran Mijović, Montenegro played first match on 13 March 2012 in Bar, against Bosnia and Herzegovina (2:3). Two days later, Montenegro gained its first draw, also against Bosnia and Herzegovina (2:2).
Montenegro made its official competitive debut on 4 April 2013 in the 2015 World Cup qualification's preliminary round, drawing 3–3 against the Faroe Islands. Only two days later, Montenegro made first win in team's history, against Georgia - 2:0.
On that tournament, played in Vilnius, Montenegro made a big surprise, because they qualified for the final round of 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification (UEFA).
On April 2015, on debut of new head coach Derviš Hadžiosmanović, Montenegro made biggest win in team's history, against Macedonia away - 7:0.
Montenegro participated in Euro 2017 qualifiers, but finished without any single point earned. On qualifying game against Spain away, Montenegro recorded biggest defeat in history (0:13)
Second appearance in World Cup Qualifiers, Montenegro had during the April 2017. On World Cup 2019 qualifying tournament, which hosted Faroe Islands, Montenegro finished third, with one win and two defeats, but with positive goal-difference (8:6). On last game, Montenegro made the biggest all-time victory in qualifiers, against Luxembourg (7:1).
The Montenegrin women's football league is the top level women's football league of Montenegro. It is organized by the Football Association of Montenegro.
Bar is a coastal town and seaport in southern Montenegro. It is the capital of the Bar Municipality and a center for tourism. According to the 2011 census, the city proper had 17,649 inhabitants, while the total population of Bar Municipality was 42,068.
The Bosnia and Herzegovina women's national football team represents Bosnia and Herzegovina in international football and is controlled by the Football Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Since its foundation, Montenegro women's national football team played in two qualification rounds for big tournaments so far. On both occasions, Montenegro failed to qualify.
|FIFA Women's World Cup||Qualification record|
|Did not qualify||13||1||2||10||12||57|
|Did not qualify||3||1||0||2||8||6|
|UEFA Women's Euro||Qualification record|
|Did not qualify||8||0||0||8||2||51|
The following players have been called for the friendly match against Albania on 6 and 9 June 2018.
The Albania women's national football team represents the country of Albania in international football and is controlled by the Albanian Football Association which is headquartered in the city of Tirana. The team is affiliated with UEFA and competes in the two major professional tournaments, the FIFA World Cup and the UEFA European Championship.
:Caps and goals as of 10 June 2018
Head coach: Mirko Marić
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|GK||Ivana Čabarkapa||September 7, 1999||2||0|
|GK||Milica Knežević||November 11, 2000||1||0|
|GK||Ines Obradović||March 23, 1998||8||0|
|DF||Biljana Lončar||February 18, 1999||2||0|
|DF||Marija Maraš||September 23, 2002||1||0|
|DF||Aleksandra Popović||May 3, 1999||11||0|
|DF||Tamara Tošić||August 18, 2000||1||0|
|MF||Helena Božić||February 14, 1997||14||0|
|MF||Slađana Bulatović (vc)||May 4, 1994||35||12|
|MF||Jasna Đoković||October 29, 1991||34||3|
|MF||Sanja Nedić||November 26, 1994||5||0|
|MF||Ana Novović||August 23, 1999||0||0|
|MF||Jadranka Pavićević||June 17, 1989||6||1|
|MF||Maja Šaranović||November 11, 1999||11||1|
|MF||Nađa Stanović||September 10, 1999||2||1|
|MF||Biljana Vraneš||February 3, 1999||6||0|
|MF||Jelena Vujadinović||November 17, 2000||5||0|
|FW||Tamara Bojat||April 11, 1997||25||6|
|FW||Jelena Karličić||October 5, 2002||3||0|
|FW||Armisa Kuč||April 11, 1992||37||12|
|FW||Milica Šebek||April 26, 1997||2||0|
|FW||Danka Topalović||August 11, 2000||1||0|
|FW||Marija Vukčević (c)||April 26, 1986||26||12|
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Jovana Bajčetić||November 13, 1998||6||0||v. |
|GK||Ivana Čađenović||September 15, 1991||6||0||v. |
|DF||Tatjana Đurković||August 5, 1996||28||0||v. |
|DF||Marija Goranović||October 22, 1995||1||0||v. |
|DF||Jovana Mrkić||March 3, 1994||20||0||v. |
|DF||Maja Micunović||January 2, 1997||6||0||v. |
|DF||Željka Radanović||November 14, 1989||30||0||v. |
|DF||Milica Radunović||November 9, 1996||4||0||2019 World Cup qualification - preliminary round|
|DF||Miljana Rondović||January 15, 1998||4||0||v. |
|DF||Jelena Tošić||March 19, 2002||0||0||v. |
|DF||Andreja Vidić||February 18, 1995||20||0||v. |
|DF||Ana Trutić||December 7, 1998||4||0||v. |
|MF||Darija Đukić||January 11, 1996||23||1||v. |
|MF||Dijana Miljanić||January 13, 1997||1||0||v. |
|MF||Jelena Vešović||August 11, 1993||10||0||v. |
|MF||Milica Vulić||January 27, 1996||24||0||v. |
|MF||Jovana Zlatičanin||April 3, 1990||7||0||v. |
|FW||Jovana Brašnjo||October 6, 1999||1||0||v. |
|FW||Marija Knežević||March 29, 1998||0||0||v. |
|FW||Ivana Krivokapić||June 15, 1995||20||2||2019 World Cup qualification - preliminary round|
First head coach in the history of Montenegrin women's team was Zoran Mijović. He led team from 2012 to 2014.
At the beginning of 2015, as a new head coach was named Derviš Hadžiosmanović.
Derviš Hadžiosmanović is a Montenegrin football coach and former player. He is currently the manager of Montenegro women's national football team.
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Below is a list of performances of Montenegro women's national football team against every single opponent.
Last update: June 2018.
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