Ukraine women's national football team

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Ukraine
Nickname(s) Zhinky
Association Ukrainian Association of Football
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Natalya Zinchenko
Captain Olena Khodyreva
Most caps Lyudmyla Pekur (110)
Top scorer Daryna Apanashchenko (34)
Home stadium Arena Lviv, Lviv (following Russian aggression)
Stadion imeni Gagrina, Chernihiv
FIFA code UKR
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First colours
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Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 31 Steady2.svg (20 August 2021) [1]
Highest16 (June 2008)
Lowest31 (April 2021)
First international
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 0–0 Moldova  Flag of Moldova.svg
(Kyiv, Ukraine; 30 June 1992) [2]
Biggest win
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 8–0 Belarus  Flag of Belarus.svg
(Kyiv, Ukraine; 2 August 2014)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 0–8 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg
(Lviv, Ukraine; 3 September 2019)
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 8–0 Ukraine  Flag of Ukraine.svg
(Aachen, Germany; 5 October 2019)
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 8–0 Ukraine  Flag of Ukraine.svg
(Hiroshima, Japan; 10 June 2021)
European Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2009 )
Best result Group stage, 4th

The Ukraine women's national football team represents Ukraine in international women's football. The team is administered by the Ukrainian Association of Football.

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The team has been playing since 30 June 1992 when it hosted a team of Moldova. Before its first official tournament, the UEFA Women's Euro 1995 qualifying phase, the Ukraine women's team played at least four more friendlies all with Belarus in 1993.

The first (and so far only) major tournament they played in was the UEFA Women's Euro 2009 in Finland. Their most recent competition is qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. [3]

Team image

Nicknames

The Ukraine women's national football team has been known or nicknamed as the "Zhinky".

Home stadium

The Ukraine women's national football team hosts their home matches at Arena Lviv, while before the Russian aggression at Stadion imeni Gagarina.

VenueCityPlayedWonDrawnLostGFGAPoints per game
Stadion imeni Gagarina Chernihiv 1382329122
Arena Lviv Lviv 1363428231.62
Obolon Arena Kyiv 3300713
Sevastopol Sports Complex Sevastopol 3102741
Stadion Illichivets Mariupol 2200813
Stadion Ukrayina Lviv 2110322
Stadion imeni Bannikova Kyiv 1100803
Ternopilsky Misky Stadion Ternopil 1100203

Results and fixtures

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.
Legend

  Win  Draw  Lose  Fixture

2020

18 September UEFA Women's Euro 2022 qualifying Montenegro  Flag of Montenegro.svg1–3Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine Podgorica, Montenegro
20:00
Report (UEFA)
Report (Soccerway)
Stadium: DG Arena
Referee: Viola Raudziņa (Latvia)
22 September UEFA Women's Euro 2022 qualifying Ukraine  Flag of Ukraine.svg4–0Flag of Greece.svg  Greece Kyiv, Ukraine
18:00 (19:00 EEST)
Report (UEFA)
Report (Soccerway)
Stadium: Obolon Arena
Referee: Aleksandra Česen (Slovenia)
23 October UEFA Women's Euro 2022 qualifying Ukraine  Flag of Ukraine.svg1–0Flag of Ireland.svg  Republic of Ireland Kyiv, Ukraine
18:00 (19:00 EEST)
Report (UEFA)
Report (Soccerway)
Stadium: Obolon Arena
Referee: Ivana Martinčić (Croatia)
27 October UEFA Women's Euro 2022 qualifying Greece  Flag of Greece.svg0–4Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine Athens, Greece
16:30 (17:30 EET) Report (UEFA)
Report (Soccerway)
Stadium: Apostolos Nikolaidis Stadium
Referee: Shona Shukrula (Netherlands)
1 December UEFA Women's Euro 2022 qualifying Ukraine  Flag of Ukraine.svg2–1Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro Kyiv, Ukraine
18:00 (19:00 EET)
Report (UEFA)
Report (Soccerway)
Stadium: Obolon Arena
Referee: Frida Nielsen (Denmark)

2021

20 February Turkish Women's Cup Ukraine  Flag of Ukraine.svg1–1Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia Kargıcak, Turkey
13:00
Report
Stadium: Gold City Sports Complex
23 February Turkish Women's Cup India  Flag of India.svg2–3Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine Kargıcak, Turkey
13:00
Report
Stadium: Gold City Sports Complex
10 June Friendly Japan  Flag of Japan.svg8–0Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine Hiroshima, Japan
15:15  UTC+9
Report (JFA)
Report (Soccerway)
Stadium: Edion Stadium Hiroshima
Referee: Yoshimi Yamashita (Japan)
21 September Friendly Ukraine  Flag of Ukraine.svgvFlag of Turkey.svg  Turkey

2022

Coaching staff

Current coaching staff

As of 31 March 2021 [4]

RoleName
Head coach Flag of Ukraine.svg Natalya Zinchenko
Goalkeeping coach Oleksandr Mytko
Administrator Oleksandr Harbuzyuk
DoctorVyacheslav Popov

Manager history

PeriodManagerRef.
1992-1993 Flag of Ukraine.svg Oleksandr Chubarov [5] [6]
1994–2000 Flag of Ukraine.svg Serhiy Kachkarov [7]
2000–2002 Flag of Ukraine.svg Anatoliy Piskovets [8]
2003–2004 Flag of Ukraine.svg Mykola Lytvyn [9]
2005–2006 Flag of Ukraine.svg Volodymyr Kulayev [10]
2007–2014 Flag of Ukraine.svg Anatoliy Kutsev [11]
2015–2018 Flag of Ukraine.svg Volodymyr Reva [12]
2018– Flag of Ukraine.svg Natalia Zinchenko [13]

Players

Current squad

The following players were named for the match against Flag of Japan.svg  Japan on 10 June 2021. [14]
Caps and goals accurate up to and including 9 April 2021.
No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Daryna Bondarchuk (1998-05-20) 20 May 1998 (age 23)10 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-2 Kharkiv
121 GK Iryna Sanina (1985-10-08) 8 October 1985 (age 35)60 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv

22 DF Iryna Podolska (1995-03-14) 14 March 1995 (age 26)50 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-2 Kharkiv
42 DF Anastasia Filenko (1990-11-01) 1 November 1990 (age 30)220 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-2 Kharkiv
62 DF Olha Basanska (1992-01-06) 6 January 1992 (age 29)452 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv
142 DF Lyubov Shmatko (1993-10-25) 25 October 1993 (age 27)131 Flag of Belarus.svg Minsk
152 DF Maryna Shaynyuk (2000-10-26) 26 October 2000 (age 20)00 Flag of Ukraine.svg Ladomyr Volodymyr-Volynskyi
182 DF Kateryna Korsun (1995-08-28) 28 August 1995 (age 26)10 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-2 Kharkiv

33 MF Anna Petryk (1997-10-26) 26 October 1997 (age 23)80 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv
53 MF Veronika Andrukhiv (1996-05-05) 5 May 1996 (age 25)180 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-2 Kharkiv
73 MF Yana Kalinina (1994-11-14) 14 November 1994 (age 26)241 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-2 Kharkiv
83 MF Yuliia Khrystiuk (2003-04-07) 7 April 2003 (age 18)10 Flag of Ukraine.svg EMS-Podillia Vinnytsia
103 MF Nadiia Kunina (2000-03-29) 29 March 2000 (age 21)123 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv
113 MF Viktoriya Hiryn (2000-10-24) 24 October 2000 (age 20)10 Flag of Ukraine.svg Ladomyr Volodymyr-Volynskyi
133 MF Khrystyna Pereviznyk (1997-07-19) 19 July 1997 (age 24)00 Flag of Ukraine.svg Ladomyr Volodymyr-Volynskyi
163 MF Olha Ovdiychuk (1993-12-16) 16 December 1993 (age 27)408 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv
203 MF Yana Malakhova (1995-02-17) 17 February 1995 (age 26)40 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-2
213 MF Iryna Kochnyeva (1994-09-01) 1 September 1994 (age 27)20 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv
223 MF Anastasiya Voronina (2002-05-08) 8 May 2002 (age 19)20 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv

94 FW Nicole Kozlova (2000-07-08) 8 July 2000 (age 21)103 Flag of the United States.svg Virginia Tech Hokies
194 FW Hanna Voronina (1992-04-17) 17 April 1992 (age 29)50 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv

Recent call ups

The following players have been called up to a Ukraine squad in the past 12 months.
Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
GK Kateryna Samson (1988-07-05) 5 July 1988 (age 33)240 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-2 Kharkiv v. Flag of Japan.svg  Japan, 10 June 2021 PRE
GK Alla Herasymchuk (1998-03-23) 23 March 1998 (age 23)00 Flag of Ukraine.svg Voskhod Stara Maiachkav. Flag of Greece.svg  Greece, 27 October 2020

DF Darya Kravets (1994-03-21) 21 March 1994 (age 27)545 Flag of France.svg Reims v. Flag of Japan.svg  Japan, 10 June 2021 PRE
DF Natia Pantsulaia (1991-12-28) 28 December 1991 (age 29)182 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-2 Kharkiv v. Flag of Japan.svg  Japan, 10 June 2021 PRE
DF Iryna Vasylyuk (1985-05-18) 18 May 1985 (age 36)430 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-2 Kharkiv v. Flag of Greece.svg  Greece, 27 October 2020

MF Daryna Apanashchenko (1986-05-16) 16 May 1986 (age 35)6137 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv v. Flag of Japan.svg  Japan, 10 June 2021 PRE
MF Olha Boychenko (1989-01-06) 6 January 1989 (age 32)4212 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv v. Flag of Japan.svg  Japan, 10 June 2021 PRE
MF Iya Andrushchak (1987-03-13) 13 March 1987 (age 34)371 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-2 Kharkiv v. Flag of Japan.svg  Japan, 10 June 2021 PRE
MF Tamila Khimich (1994-09-13) 13 September 1994 (age 27)240 Flag of Belarus.svg Minsk v. Flag of Japan.svg  Japan, 10 June 2021 PRE

FW Roksolana Kravchuk (1997-11-07) 7 November 1997 (age 23)40 Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud-2 v. Flag of Japan.svg  Japan, 10 June 2021 PRE

Previous squads

UEFA European Women's Championship

Records

Honours


Other tournaments

Med 1.png Champions:(1) 2000

Competitive record

FIFA Women's World Cup

FIFA Women's World Cup record
YearResultGPWD*LGFGAGD
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 1991 Did not enter (A part of Soviet Union)
Flag of Sweden.svg 1995 Did not qualify
Flag of the United States.svg 1999
Flag of the United States.svg 2003
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2007
Flag of Germany.svg 2011
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2015
Flag of France.svg 2019
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Flag of New Zealand.svg 2023 To Be Determined
Total0/9-------

Qualification record

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 8701222+2021 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
2Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 8512228+1416 Play-offs
3Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 8413910113
4Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 8116826184
5Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 8035520153
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

UEFA European Women's Championship

UEFA European Women's Championship record
YearResultGPWDLGFGA
Flag of Italy.svg 1993 Did not enter
Flag of Germany.svg 1995 Did not qualify
Flag of Norway.svg 1997
Flag of Germany.svg 2001
Flag of England.svg 2005
Flag of Finland.svg 2009 Group Stage310224
Flag of Sweden.svg 2013 Did not qualify
Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2017
Flag of England.svg 2022
Total1/9310224

Qualification record

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualificationFlag of Germany.svgFlag of Ukraine.svgFlag of Ireland.svgFlag of Greece.svgFlag of Montenegro.svg
1Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 8800461+4524 Final tournament 8–0 3–0 6–0 10–0
2Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 85031621515 Play-offs 0–8 1–0 4–0 2–1
3Flag of Ireland.svg  Republic of Ireland 84131110+113 1–3 3–2 1–0 2–0
4Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 8215621157 0–5 0–4 1–1 1–0
5Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro 8008228260 0–3 1–3 0–3 0–4
Source: UEFA

Minor tournaments

YearRoundPositionGPWD*LGFGA
Flag of Bulgaria.svg 1995 Albena Cup Final2nd
Flag of Bulgaria.svg 1999 Albena Cup 3rd place4th
Flag of Bulgaria.svg 2000 Albena Cup Final1st
Flag of Bulgaria.svg 2002 Albena Cup 3rd place3rd
Flag of Bulgaria.svg 2005 Albena Cup Group stage2nd
Flag of Bulgaria.svg 2006 Albena Cup Group stage3rd
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2017 Four Nations Tournament Group stage3rd310246
Flag of Spain.svg 2020 Pinatar Cup Group stage3rd310244

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