Armenia women's national football team

The Armenia women's national football team (Armenian: Հայաստանի ֆուտբոլի ազգային հավաքական) is the national football team of Armenia and is controlled by the Football Federation of Armenia. After the split of the Soviet Union, the team played its first international match. They play their home games at the Mika Stadium in Yerevan. The team's first match was on May 10, 2003 against Austria which they lost 11–0. The team has not qualified for a World Cup or a Women's Euro yet. They haven't played any international matches since 2012.

Armenia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Ararat
AssociationFootball Federation of Armenia
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachVacant
Home stadiumMika Stadium
FIFA codeARM
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
CurrentNR (12 July 2019)[1]
Highest83 (October 2003)
Lowest148 (September 2015)
First international
 Armenia 0–11 Austria 
(Waidhofen, Austria; May 10, 2003)
Biggest win
 Armenia 2–1 Estonia 
(Skopje, Macedonia; November 7, 2008)
 Armenia 2–1 Malta 
(Skopje, Macedonia; November 12, 2008)
 Armenia 1–0 Latvia 
(Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina; November 23, 2006)
 Faroe Islands 0–1 Armenia 
(Ta'Qali, Malta; March 3, 2011)
Biggest defeat
 Austria 11–0 Armenia 
(Waidhofen, Austria; May 10, 2003)
 Armenia 0–11 Austria 
(Waidhofen, Austria; May 13, 2003)
 Denmark 11–0 Armenia 
(Vejle, Denmark; November 23, 2011)

History

Armenia played its first match in Waidhofen against Austria, losing 11–0. Three days later they lost again 11–0, against Austria again, this time with 5–0 at halftime. After these two matches, they played four matches against Slovakia and Greece.

Armenia withdrew from the 2007 World Cup qualification before playing any matches. Later, they played international friendlies in 2007–2009; playing the World Cup qualifiers in November 2009 – August 2010, finishing last with only a goal, 42 conceded and all eight matches lost. Their last competition was the 2013 Women's Euro qualifiers. They have not entered the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification.

World Cup record

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
China 1991 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Sweden 1995 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
United States 1999 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
United States 2003 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
China 2007 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Germany 2011 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Canada 2015 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
France 2019 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Total 0/8 - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

2011 World Cup Qualifying

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Italy Finland Portugal Slovenia Armenia
 Italy 8 7 1 0 38 3 +35 22 1–1 2–0 6–0 7–0
 Finland 8 6 1 1 25 6 +19 19 1–3 4–1 4–1 7–0
 Portugal 8 4 0 4 17 10 +7 12 1–3 0–1 1–0 7–0
 Slovenia 8 2 0 6 7 27 −20 6 0–8 0–3 0–4 1–0
 Armenia 8 0 0 8 1 42 −41 0 0–8 0–4 0–3 1–5

References

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
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