Romania women's national football team

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Romania
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Association Romanian Football Federation
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coachMirel Albon [1]
Captain Florentina Olar
FIFA code ROU
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FIFA ranking
Current 42 Decrease2.svg 1 (12 July 2019) [2]
Highest31 (May 2006)
Lowest43 (September 2018)
First international
Flag of Romania.svg Romania 4–1 Moldova Flag of Moldova.svg
(Romania; September 10, 1990)
Biggest win
Flag of Romania.svg Romania 13–0 Turkmenistan Flag of Turkmenistan.svg
(Turkey; February 27, 2019)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland 8–0 Romania Flag of Romania.svg
(Iceland; September 30, 2000)
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 8–0 Romania Flag of Romania.svg
(Sweden; October 15, 1995)
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark 8–0 Romania Flag of Romania.svg
(Denmark; October 10, 1995)

The Romania women's national football team represents Romania in international women's football. Their most recent competition is qualification for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. Despite not gaining as much success as the men's, the women's team has been improving greatly, and almost qualified for UEFA Women's Euro and FIFA Women's World Cup. The rise of women's team is the chance for Romania to become the first Balkan nation to play on an international competitions, and become the first nation to have both men and women's teams participating in both tournaments. The only rival for them in the Balkans, is Serbia, as Serbian women's team had almost qualified for a major tournament recently.

Romania Sovereign state in Europe

Romania is a country located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe. It borders the Black Sea to the southeast, Bulgaria to the south, Ukraine to the north, Hungary to the west, Serbia to the southwest, and Moldova to the east. It has a predominantly temperate-continental climate. With a total area of 238,397 square kilometres (92,046 sq mi), Romania is the 12th largest country and also the 7th most populous member state of the European Union, having almost 20 million inhabitants. Its capital and largest city is Bucharest, and other major urban areas include Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Iași, Constanța, Craiova, and Brașov.

2015 FIFA Womens World Cup qualification

The qualification for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup determined which 23 teams joined Canada, the hosts of the 2015 tournament, to play for the Women's World Cup.

Romania national football team national association football team

The Romania national football team represents Romania in international men's football competition, and is administered by the Romanian Football Federation. They are colloquially known as Tricolorii.

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FIFA Women's World Cup

YearRoundPositionMPWDLGFGAQualifying RoundPositionMPWDLGFGA
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 1991 Did not entervia 1991 UEFA Women's Championship
Flag of Sweden.svg 1995 Did not qualifyvia 1995 UEFA Women's Championship
Flag of the United States.svg 1999 Group 8 / Playoff B1st/lost105323212
Flag of the United States.svg 2003 Group 74th82241813
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2007 Group 72nd63031410
Flag of Germany.svg 2011 Group 44th82241413
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2015 Group 22nd103251811
Flag of France.svg 2019 Group 64th8125715
Total5016112310374

UEFA Women's Championship

Ed.YearRoundPosition in GroupMPWDLGFGAQualifying RoundPosition in GroupMPWDLGFGA
1Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 1984 Did Not EnterDid Not Enter
2Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 1987 Did Not EnterDid Not Enter
3Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany 1989 Did Not EnterDid Not Enter
4Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 1991 Did Not EnterDid Not Enter
5Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 1993 Did Not QualifyGroup 32nd413021
6Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1995 Did Not QualifyGroup 22nd6321165
7Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 1997 Did Not QualifyGroup 4/Playoff AB4th/lost8116735
8Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 2001 Did Not QualifyGroup 7/Playoff AB1st/lost107213615
9Flag of England.svg  England 2005 Did Not QualifyGroup 52nd8530295
10Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2009 Did Not QualifyGroup A4/Group 21st/4th114161829
11Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 2013 Did Not QualifyGroup 23rd105142020
12Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 2017 Did Not QualifyGroup 3/ Playoff2nd/lost10532189
13Flag of England.svg  England 2021 To Be DeterminedTo Be Determined
Total67311620146119

Players

Current squad

The following squad was announced for the Four Nations Tournament in January 2019.

The 2019 Four Nations Tournament was the 18th edition of the Four Nations Tournament, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in China. The tournament used single-elimination instead of single round-robin system for the first time.

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Andreea Părăluță (1994-11-27) 27 November 1994 (age 24) Flag of Spain.svg Levante
121 GK Linda Kajtár (1997-02-11) 11 February 1997 (age 22) Flag of Romania.svg Vasas Femina

22 DF Olivia Oprea (1987-03-19) 19 March 1987 (age 32) Flag of Spain.svg Pozoalbense
32 DF Melinda Nagy (2000-02-04) 4 February 2000 (age 19) Flag of Romania.svg Olimpia Cluj
52 DF Teodora Meluță (1999-08-03) 3 August 1999 (age 20) Flag of Romania.svg Olimpia Cluj
62 DF Brigitta Gődér (1992-05-06) 6 May 1992 (age 27) Flag of Hungary.svg Győri ETO
162 DF Bianca Sandu (1992-04-22) 22 April 1992 (age 27) Flag of Hungary.svg Diósgyőr

43 MF Claudia Pană (2002-01-23) 23 January 2002 (age 17) Flag of Romania.svg Olimpia Cluj
83 MF Ștefania Vătafu (1993-07-12) 12 July 1993 (age 26) Flag of Belgium (civil).svg RSC Anderlecht
113 MF Florentina Olar-Spânu (Captain) (1985-08-06) 6 August 1985 (age 34) Flag of Denmark.svg FC Nordsjælland
133 MF Erika Geréd (1999-04-28) 28 April 1999 (age 20) Flag of Romania.svg Vasas Femina
143 MF Andrea Herczeg (1994-09-13) 13 September 1994 (age 24) Flag of Sweden.svg Kungsbacka DFF
153 MF Claudia Bistrian (1996-08-31) 31 August 1996 (age 22) Flag of Romania.svg Fortuna Becicherecu Mic
173 MF Maria Neacșu (1999-09-27) 27 September 1999 (age 19) Flag of Romania.svg Olimpia Cluj
183 MF Beatrice Tărășilă (1997-05-21) 21 May 1997 (age 22) Flag of Romania.svg Olimpia Cluj
193 MF Mihaela Ciolacu (1998-08-12) 12 August 1998 (age 21) Flag of Romania.svg Olimpia Cluj
203 MF Cristina Carp (1997-07-28) 28 July 1997 (age 22) Flag of Romania.svg Olimpia Cluj

94 FW Mara Bâtea (1995-04-12) 12 April 1995 (age 24) Flag of Romania.svg Olimpia Cluj

Recent results

2019 4 Nations Tournament South Korea  Flag of South Korea.svg3−0Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Meizhou , China
2019 4 Nations Tournament Nigeria  Flag of Nigeria.svg4−1Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Meizhou , China
2019 Turkish Women's Cup Turkmenistan  Flag of Turkmenistan.svg0−13Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Alanya , Turkey
2019 Turkish Women's Cup Uzbekistan  Flag of Uzbekistan.svg0−1Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Alanya , Turkey
2019 Turkish Women's Cup India  Flag of India.svg0−3Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Alanya , Turkey
2019 Turkish Women's Cup France B Flag of France.svg 7−0Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Alanya , Turkey
2019Friendly Romania  Flag of Romania.svg2−0Flag of Malta.svg  Malta Mogoșoaia,Romania
2019Friendly Romania  Flag of Romania.svg5−0Flag of Malta.svg  Malta Mogoșoaia,Romania
2019Friendly Serbia  Flag of Serbia.svg3-2Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Stara Pazova ,Serbia
2019 UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying Romania  Flag of Romania.svgvFlag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
2019 UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying Romania  Flag of Romania.svgvFlag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania
2019 UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying Switzerland   Flag of Switzerland.svgvFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
2020 UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying Croatia  Flag of Croatia.svgvFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
2020 UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying Lithuania  Flag of Lithuania.svgvFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
2020 UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying Romania  Flag of Romania.svgvFlag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
2020 UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying Belgium  Flag of Belgium (civil).svgvFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
2020 UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying Romania  Flag of Romania.svgvFlag of Croatia.svg  Croatia

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References

  1. "Romania". UEFA. Retrieved January 10, 2014.
  2. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 12 July 2019.