|Nickname(s)||A Selecção das Quinas|
|Association||Federação Portuguesa de Futebol (FPF)|
|Head coach||Francisco Neto|
|Most caps||Carla Couto (145)|
|Top scorer||Edite Fernandes (39)|
|Current|| 32 |
|Highest||32 (October 2003)|
|Lowest||47 (March 2007)|
(Le Mans, France; 24 October 1981)
(Yerevan, Armenia; 17 September 2011)
(Setúbal, Portugal; 24 November 2017)
(Reutlingen, Germany; 15 November 2003)
|Appearances||1 (first in 2017 )|
|Best result||Group stage (2017)|
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.
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost sovereign state of mainland Europe. It is bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain. Its territory also includes the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira, both autonomous regions with their own regional governments.
Women's association football, also commonly known as women's football 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 Portuguese Football Federation is the governing body of football in Portugal. It organises the Campeonato de Portugal, the Taça de Portugal, the Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira, youth levels, women's football, beach soccer, futsal, and also the men's and the women's national football teams. Formed in 1914, it is based in the city of Oeiras.
|FIFA Women's World Cup record||FIFA Women's World Cup qualification record|
|Did not qualify||UEFA Women's Euro 1991|
|UEFA Women's Euro 1995|
|UEFA Women's Championship record||UEFA Women's Championship qualification record|
|1984||Did not qualify||6||0||2||4||1||10|
|Did not enter||Did not enter|
|Did not qualify||6||3||0||3||13||11|
The Algarve Cup is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women's association football hosted by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious women's football events, alongside the Women's World Cup and Women's Olympic Football.
The Algarve Cup, nicknamed the Mini FIFA Women's World Cup, is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women's association football hosted by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious and longest-running women's international football events.
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.
Association football 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 in 1996.
The squad for the 2018 Algarve Cup.
Head coach: Francisco Neto
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|1||GK||Inês Pereira||26 May 1999||5||0|
|12||GK||Ana Rita Oliveira||27 January 1998||0||0|
|22||GK||Rute Costa||1 June 1994||2||0|
|15||DF||Carole Costa||3 May 1990||95||9|
|5||DF||Matilde Fidalgo||15 May 1994||16||0|
|3||DF||Raquel Infante||19 September 1990||20||0|
|2||DF||Mónica Mendes||16 June 1993||40||1|
|4||DF||Sílvia Rebelo||20 May 1989||79||1|
|23||MF||Melissa Antunes||8 January 1990||32||1|
|9||MF||Ana Borges||15 June 1990||105||9|
|19||MF||Ana Capeta||22 December 1997||4||0|
|21||MF||Nádia Gomes||9 November 1996||2||1|
|17||MF||Vanessa Malho||12 April 1996||50||5|
|7||MF||Cláudia Neto (c)||18 April 1988||111||14|
|6||MF||Andreia Norton||15 August 1996||15||1|
|13||MF||Fátima Pinto||16 January 1996||34||0|
|11||MF||Tatiana Pinto||28 March 1994||38||1|
|14||MF||Dolores Silva||7 August 1991||89||11|
|10||FW||Ana Leite||23 October 1991||49||0|
|8||FW||Laura Luís||15 August 1992||44||8|
|18||FW||Carolina Mendes||27 November 1987||74||14|
|16||FW||Diana Silva||4 June 1995||37||4|
|20||FW||Jéssica Silva||11 December 1994||49||6|
The following players were named to a squad in the last twelve months.
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Jamila Marreiros||30 May 1988||12||0||v. |
|GK||Patrícia Morais||17 June 1992||51||0||v. |
|GK||Neide Simões||19 July 1988||60||0||v. |
|DF||Sarah da Cunha||23 September 1997||0||0||v. |
|DF||Matilde Figueiras||7 August 1996||2||0||2017 Algarve Cup PRE|
|DF||Diana Gomes||26 July 1998||2||0||v. |
|DF||Joana Marchão||24 October 1996||3||0||v. |
|DF||Filipa Rodrigues||4 September 1993||13||3||v. |
|DF||Jassie Vasconcelos||20 June 1994||1||0||v. |
|MF||Amanda Da Costa||7 October 1989||19||0||Retired||v. |
|MF||Suzane Pires||17 August 1992||23||0||v. |
|MF||Andreia Veiga||14 July 1989||5||0||v. |
|MF||Ana Viegas||14 July 1989||1||0||v. |
|FW||Francisca Cardoso||13 December 1997||1||0||v. |
|FW||Cláudia Lima||5 September 1996||0||0||UEFA Women's Euro 2017 provisional squad, 19 June 2017|
The following article gives a list of Women's association football confederations, sub-confederations and associations around the world.
The Portugal national football team represents Portugal in international men's association football competition since 1921. It is controlled by the Portuguese Football Federation, the governing body for football in Portugal.
The French women's national football team is directed by the French Football Federation (FFF). The team 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.
Sweden women's national football team won the European Competition for Women's Football in 1984, one World Cup-silver (2003), as well as three European Championship-silvers. The team has participated in six Olympic Games, seven World Cups, as well as nine European Championships. Sweden won the bronze medal at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.
The Finland women's national football team represents Finland in international women's football. The team, controlled by the Football Association of Finland (SPL/FBF), reached the semi-finals of the 2005 European Championship, surprising the female football world having drawn with Sweden and beaten Denmark. Finland hosted the 2009 EC finals.
The Mexico women's national football team is governed by La Federación Mexicana de Fútbol.
The Republic of Ireland women's national football team represents the Republic of Ireland in competitions such as the FIFA Women's World Cup and the UEFA Women's Championship. The Republic of Ireland has yet to qualify for a major tournament. It has, however, taken part in invitational tournaments such as the Algarve Cup, the Istria Cup and the Cyprus Cup. It is organised by the Women's Football Association of Ireland.
The Wales women's national football team represents Wales in international women's football. They have yet to qualify for the final stages of the World Cup or European Championships and are currently ranked 35th in the world and 20th in Europe. The team is run by the Welsh FA.
The Netherlands women's national football team is directed by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB), which is a member of UEFA and FIFA.
The Russia women's national football team represents Russia in international women's football. The team is controlled by the Football Union of Russia and affiliated with UEFA. Vera Pauw replaced Igor Shalimov as coach of the team in April 2011.
The Iceland women's national football team represents Iceland in international women's football. It is currently ranked as the 19th best national team in the world by FIFA as of June 2018. On October 30, 2008, the national team qualified to the 2009 UEFA Women's Championship, the first major football tournament Iceland take part in, having previously competed in the 1995 UEFA Women's Championship which was a home and away knockout competition. At the 2013 UEFA Women's Championship they've taken their first point in a major championship, following a draw against Norway in the opening game.
The Spain women's national football team represents Spain in international women's football since 1980, and is controlled by the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the governing body for football in Spain.
The Samoa women's national football team represents Samoa in international women's football. The team is controlled by the Samoa Football (Soccer) Federation.
The South Africa national women's football team, nicknamed Banyana Banyana, is the national team of South Africa and is controlled by the South African Football Association.
The Estonia women's national football team represents Estonia in international women's association football competitions and is controlled by the Estonian Football Association, the governing body for football in Estonia.
The Macedonia women's national football team represents the Republic of Macedonia in international football. The team is controlled by the Football Federation of Macedonia, the governing body for football in the country.
The Turkey women's national football team represents Turkey in international women's football. The team was established in 1995, and compete in the qualification for UEFA Women's Championship and the UEFA qualifying of FIFA Women's World Cup.
The Belgium women's national football team represents Belgium in international women's football. It is controlled by the Royal Belgian Football Association, the governing body for football in Belgium. Their home stadium is Den Dreef and their current coach Ives Serneels. During most of its history the team has had poor results, but showed improvement in the Euro 2013 and 2015 World Cup Qualifiers. In 2016 they qualified for their first major tournament: Euro 2017.
Ana Catarina Marques Borges is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Sporting CP and the Portugal women's national football team. After initially joining on loan from Chelsea, she made the move back to Portugal permanent in July 2017, just before UEFA Women's Euro 2017. She is an important member of the Portugal national team with over 110 caps.
This article lists the squads for the 2018 Algarve Cup, held in Portugal.