Portugal women's national football team

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Portugal
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Nickname(s) A Selecção das Quinas [1]
Association Portuguese Football Federation (FPF)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Francisco Neto
Captain Cláudia Neto
Most caps Carla Couto (145)
Top scorer Edite Fernandes (39)
FIFA code POR
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First colours
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FIFA ranking
Current 30 Steady2.svg(12 July 2019) [2]
Highest30 (March 2019)
Lowest47 (March 2007)
First international
Flag of France.svg  France 0–0 Portugal  Flag of Portugal.svg
(Le Mans, France; 24 October 1981)
Biggest win
Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia 0–8 Portugal  Flag of Portugal.svg
(Yerevan, Armenia; 17 September 2011)
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 8–0 Moldova  Flag of Moldova.svg
(Setúbal, Portugal; 24 November 2017)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 13–0 Portugal  Flag of Portugal.svg
(Reutlingen, Germany; 15 November 2003)
European Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2017 )
Best resultGroup stage (2017)

The Portugal women's national football team represents Portugal in international women's football competition. 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 Republic in Southwestern Europe

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, being 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.

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.

Portuguese Football Federation governing body of association football in Portugal

The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) GOIH ComB is the governing body of football in Portugal. The federation was formed in 1914 as Portuguese Football Union (UPF) by the three existing regional associations of Lisbon, Portalegre and Porto, before adopting its current name in 1926, and is based in the city of Oeiras. The FPF joined FIFA in 1923 and is also a founding member of UEFA.

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Competitive record

FIFA Women's World Cup

FIFA Women's World Cup recordFIFA Women's World Cup qualification record
YearRoundPositionPldWD*LGFGAPldWDLGFGA
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 1991 Did not qualify UEFA Women's Euro 1991
Flag of Sweden.svg 1995 UEFA Women's Euro 1995
Flag of the United States.svg 1999 6204415
Flag of the United States.svg 2003 6114426
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2007 8008431
Flag of Germany.svg 2011 84041710
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2015 104061921
Flag of France.svg 2019 8323228
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

UEFA European Women's Championship record

UEFA Women's Championship recordUEFA Women's Championship qualification record
YearRoundPositionPldWD*LGFGAPldWDLGFGA
1984 Did not qualify6024110
Flag of Norway.svg 1987 Did not enterDid not enter
Flag of Germany.svg 1989
Flag of Denmark.svg 1991
Flag of Italy.svg 1993
Flag of Germany.svg 1995 Did not qualify63031311
Flag of Norway.svg Flag of Sweden.svg 1997 8206526
Flag of Germany.svg 2001 8215517
Flag of England.svg 2005 8107542
Flag of Finland.svg 2009 8026418
Flag of Sweden.svg 2013 82061613
Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2017 Group Stage14th310235104331612
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Algarve Cup

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. [3]

The Algarve Cup is an 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 and has been nicknamed the "Mini FIFA Women's World Cup".

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.

Team

Current squad

The squad for the 2018 Algarve Cup. [4]

Caps and goals as of 8 March 2017

Head coach: Francisco Neto

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Inês Pereira (1999-05-26) 26 May 1999 (age 20)50 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP
121 GK Ana Rita Oliveira (1998-01-27) 27 January 1998 (age 21)00 Flag of Portugal.svg Braga
221 GK Rute Costa (1994-06-01) 1 June 1994 (age 25)20 Flag of Portugal.svg Braga

152 DF Carole Costa (1990-05-03) 3 May 1990 (age 29)10610 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP
52 DF Matilde Fidalgo (1994-05-15) 15 May 1994 (age 25)380 Flag of England.svg Manchester City
32 DF Raquel Infante (1990-09-19) 19 September 1990 (age 28)200 Flag of Spain.svg Logroño
22 DF Mónica Mendes (1993-06-16) 16 June 1993 (age 26)512 Flag of Italy.svg Milan
42 DF Sílvia Rebelo (1989-05-20) 20 May 1989 (age 30)821 Flag of Portugal.svg Braga

233 MF Melissa Antunes (1990-01-08) 8 January 1990 (age 29)321 Flag of Portugal.svg Braga
93 MF Ana Borges (1990-06-15) 15 June 1990 (age 29)1129 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP
193 MF Ana Capeta (1997-12-22) 22 December 1997 (age 21)40 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP
213 MF Nádia Gomes (1996-11-09) 9 November 1996 (age 22)21 Flag of the United States.svg Orlando Pride
173 MF Vanessa Malho (1996-04-12) 12 April 1996 (age 23)617 Flag of Portugal.svg Braga
73 MF Cláudia Neto (c) (1988-04-18) 18 April 1988 (age 31)11114 Flag of Germany.svg VfL Wolfsburg
63 MF Andreia Norton (1996-08-15) 15 August 1996 (age 23)263 Flag of Germany.svg SC Sand
133 MF Fátima Pinto (1996-01-16) 16 January 1996 (age 23)421 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP
113 MF Tatiana Pinto (1994-03-28) 28 March 1994 (age 25)381 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP
143 MF Dolores Silva (1991-08-07) 7 August 1991 (age 28)8911 Flag of Spain.svg Atlético Madrid

104 FW Ana Leite (1991-10-23) 23 October 1991 (age 27)491 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP
84 FW Laura Luís (1992-08-15) 15 August 1992 (age 27)498 Flag of Portugal.svg Braga
184 FW Carolina Mendes (1987-11-27) 27 November 1987 (age 31)8318 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP
164 FW Diana Silva (1995-06-04) 4 June 1995 (age 24)478 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP
204 FW Jéssica Silva (1994-12-11) 11 December 1994 (age 24)586 Flag of France.svg Lyon

Recent call-ups

The following players were named to a squad in the last twelve months.

Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
GK Jamila Marreiros (1988-05-30) 30 May 1988 (age 31)120 Flag of Portugal.svg CF Benfica v. Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales; 8 June 2017
GK Patrícia Morais (1992-06-17) 17 June 1992 (age 27)510 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP v. Flag of Ireland.svg  Republic of Ireland; 18 January 2018
GK Neide Simões (1988-07-19) 19 July 1988 (age 31)600 Flag of Portugal.svg Valadares Gaia FC v. Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark; 3 March 2017

DF Sarah da Cunha (1997-09-23) 23 September 1997 (age 21)00 Flag of France.svg Grenoble Foot 38 v. Flag of Finland.svg  Finland; 19 September 2017PRE
DF Matilde Figueiras (1996-08-07) 7 August 1996 (age 23)20 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP 2017 Algarve Cup PRE
DF Diana Gomes (1998-07-26) 26 July 1998 (age 21)20 Flag of Portugal.svg SC Braga v. Flag of Ireland.svg  Republic of Ireland; 18 January 2018PRE
DF Joana Marchão (1996-10-24) 24 October 1996 (age 22)30 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP v. Flag of Moldova.svg  Moldova; 24 November 2017
DF Filipa Rodrigues (1993-09-04) 4 September 1993 (age 26)133 Flag of Portugal.svg GD Estoril Praia v. Flag of Finland.svg  Finland; 19 September 2017PRE
DF Jassie Vasconcelos (1994-06-20) 20 June 1994 (age 25)10 Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica v. Flag of Finland.svg  Finland; 19 September 2017

MF Amanda Da Costa (1989-10-07) 7 October 1989 (age 29)190Retiredv. Flag of England.svg  England; 27 July 2017
MF Suzane Pires (1992-08-17) 17 August 1992 (age 27)230 Flag of Brazil.svg Santos FC v. Flag of England.svg  England; 27 July 2017
MF Andreia Veiga (1989-07-14) 14 July 1989 (age 30)50 Flag of Portugal.svg GD Estoril Praia v. Flag of Finland.svg  Finland; 19 September 2017
MF Ana Viegas (1989-07-14) 14 July 1989 (age 30)10 Flag of Portugal.svg GD Estoril Praia v. Flag of Moldova.svg  Moldova; 24 November 2017

FW Francisca Cardoso (1997-12-13) 13 December 1997 (age 21)10 Flag of Portugal.svg SC Braga v. Flag of Ireland.svg  Republic of Ireland; 21 January 2018
FW Cláudia Lima (1996-09-05) 5 September 1996 (age 23)00 Flag of Portugal.svg Boavista FC UEFA Women's Euro 2017 provisional squad, 19 June 2017

Previous squads

See also

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References

  1. Selecção das Quinas refers to the five shields ("Team of the Escutcheons") or the five dots inside them ("Team of the Bezants") in the Portuguese flag, used until the 70s as the shirt badge. Refer to Flag of Portugal for symbolism associated with these bezants.
  2. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  3. "Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  4. West, Gina (19 February 2018). "Francisco Neto names Portugal squad to compete at the Algarve Cup 2018". Women's Soccer United.
  5. UEFA Women's Euro 2017 squad