Colombia women's national football team

The Colombia women's national football team represents Colombia in international women's football competitions and are controlled by the Colombian Football Federation. They are a member of the CONMEBOL. The team is currently ranked 22nd in the FIFA Ranking and have qualified for two FIFA Women's World Cups, in Germany 2011 and Canada 2015.

Colombia is one of South America's best-ranked national teams, and are also the third nation of the continent to qualify for World Cup and the Olympics, besides Brazil and Argentina. Colombia was the first Spanish-speaking country whose women's team advanced beyond the group stage in a World Cup (in 2015).

Las Cafeteras also had participated in all Copa América Femenina editions since 1998. Colombia were runners-up in 2010 and 2014.[5]

Colombia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Las Chicas Superpoderosas
(The Powerpuff Girls)[1][2]
Las Cafeteras[3]
(The Coffee Growers)
AssociationFederación Colombiana de Fútbol (FCF)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachNelson Abadía
CaptainNatalia Gaitán
Most capsNataly Arias (60)
Top scorerCatalina Usme (20)
Home stadiumEstadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez
FIFA codeCOL
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 26 Steady (12 July 2019)[4]
Highest22 (December 2016–June 2017)
Lowest118 (June 2008)
First international
 Colombia 4–1 Venezuela 
(Mar del Plata, Argentina; 2 March 1998)
Biggest win
 Colombia 8–0 Venezuela 
(Lima, Peru; 11 April 2003)
 Uruguay 0–8 Colombia 
(Barranquilla, Colombia; 6 June 2004)
 Uruguay 0–8 Colombia 
(Cuenca, Ecuador; 13 November 2010)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 12–0 Colombia Colombia
(Lima, Peru; 27 April 2003)
World Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2011)
Best resultRound of 16 (2015)
Copa América Femenina
Appearances5 (first in 1998)
Best resultRunner-up (2010, 2014)
Summer Olympics
Appearances2 (first in 2012)
Best result11th (2012, 2016)

Honours

Competitive record

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

     Champions       Runners-up      Third Place       Fourth place  

FIFA World Cup

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
China 1991 Did Not Enter
Sweden 1995
United States 1999 Did Not Qualify
United States 2003
China 2007
Germany 2011 Group Stage 14th 3 0 1 2 0 4
Canada 2015 Round of 16 12th 4 1 1 2 4 5
France 2019 Did Not Qualify
Total Round of 16 2/7 7 1 2 4 4 9
FIFA Women's World Cup history
Year Round Date Opponent Result Stadium
Germany 2011 Group stage 28 June  Sweden L 0–1 BayArena, Leverkusen
2 July  United States L 0–3 Rhein-Neckar-Arena, Sinsheim
6 July  North Korea D 0–0 Ruhrstadion, Bochum
Canada 2015 Group stage 9 June  Mexico D 1–1 Moncton Stadium, Moncton
13 June  France W 2–0
17 June  England L 1–2 Olympic Stadium, Montreal
Round of 16 22 June  United States L 0–2 Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton

Copa América Femenina

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
Brazil 1991 Did Not Enter
Brazil 1995
Argentina 1998 First Stage 6th 4 2 0 2 11 16
Peru 2003 Third place 3rd 5 2 1 2 12 16
Argentina 2006 First Stage 7th 4 1 1 2 4 11
Ecuador 2010 Runners-up 2nd 7 4 1 2 19 8
Ecuador 2014 Runners-up 2nd 7 5 2 0 12 2
Chile 2018 Fourth place 4th 7 3 2 2 17 8
Total Runners-up 6/8 34 17 7 10 75 61

Olympic Games

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
United States 1996 Did not Qualify
Australia 2000
Greece 2004
China 2008
United Kingdom 2012 First stage 11th 3 0 0 3 0 6
Brazil 2016 First stage 11th 3 0 1 2 2 7
Japan 2020 Did not Qualify
Total First stage 2/7 6 0 1 5 2 13

Pan American Games

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
Canada 1999 Did Not Enter
Dominican Republic 2003
Brazil 2007
Mexico 2011 Fourth place 4th 5 2 0 3 3 4
Canada 2015 Runners-up 2nd 5 3 1 1 5 5
Peru 2019 Qualified
Total Runners-up 3/6 10 5 1 4 8 9

All Time Results

The following table shows Colombia's all-time international record, correct as of 1 June 2018.

Against Played Won Drawn Lost GF GA
Total 93 43 17 33 150 32

Schedule and results

  • Colombia women's national football team results

  Win   Draw   Loss

2019

Players

Current squad

The following players were called up for the 2019 Pan American Games.[6][7]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
GK Stefany Castaño 11 January 1994 (age 25) Colombia Santa Fe
GK Michell Lugo 16 April 2001 (age 18) Colombia Millonarios
GK Catalina Pérez 8 November 1994 (age 24) United States New England Mutiny

DF Carolina Arias 2 September 1990 (age 28) Colombia Atlético Huila
DF Daniela Arias 31 August 1994 (age 24) Colombia Independiente Medellín
DF Daniela Caracas 25 April 1997 (age 22) Colombia Atlético Huila
DF Isa Echeverri 16 June 1994 (age 25) Spain Sevilla
DF Natalia Gaitán 3 April 1991 (age 28) Spain Valencia
DF Manuela Vanegas 9 November 2000 (age 18) Colombia Independiente Medellín

MF Jessica Caro 20 July 1988 (age 31) Colombia Cortuluá
MF Daniela Montoya 22 August 1990 (age 28) Colombia Junior
MF Diana Ospina 3 March 1989 (age 30) Colombia Independiente Medellín
MF Marcela Restrepo 10 November 1995 (age 23) Colombia Atlético Huila
MF Leicy Santos 16 May 1996 (age 23) Colombia Santa Fe

FW Lady Andrade 10 January 1992 (age 27) Italy Milan
FW Mayra Ramírez 23 March 1999 (age 20) Colombia Independiente Medellín
FW Catalina Usme 25 December 1989 (age 29) Colombia América de Cali
FW Oriánica Velásquez 1 August 1989 (age 29) Colombia Independiente Medellín

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for France squad within the past 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Sandra Sepúlveda 3 March 1988 (age 31) Colombia Independiente Medellín 2019 Pan American Games INJ
GK Vanessa Córdoba 9 May 1995 (age 24) Unattached v.  Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE

DF Korina Clavijo 1 September 1993 (age 25) Spain Sporting Huelva June 2019 trainings
DF Gavy Santos 1 February 1993 (age 26) Colombia Atlético Huila June 2019 trainings
DF Ana María Bohórquez 14 July 2001 (age 18) Colombia Santa Fe v.  Peru, 7 April 2019
DF Chelsea Cabarcas 19 May 1992 (age 27) United States Long Island Rough Riders (UWS) v.  Peru, 7 April 2019
DF Sara Páez 10 June 1998 (age 21) Colombia Millonarios v.  Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE
DF Valentina Jaramillo 10 February 2001 (age 18) Colombia Llaneras F.C. 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
DF Liana Salazar 16 September 1992 (age 26) China Beijing BSU 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games

MF Tannia Pérez 28 November 1998 (age 20) Colombia Ángeles F.C. v.  Peru, 7 April 2019
MF Lina Jaime 22 November 2001 (age 17) Colombia Gol Star v.  Peru, 7 April 2019
MF Aura Hoyos 16 April 1998 (age 21) Colombia Leones v.  Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE
MF Mildrey Pineda 1 October 1989 (age 29) Colombia América de Cali v.  Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE
MF Tatiana Castañeda 24 December 1990 (age 28) Colombia Independiente Medellín 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
MF Estefanía González 4 January 2000 (age 19) Colombia Atlético Nacional 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
MF Viviana Múnera 14 February 1997 (age 22) Colombia Atlético Nacional 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
MF Geraldyne Saavedra 16 February 1998 (age 21) Colombia América de Cali 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games

FW Yisela Cuesta 27 September 1991 (age 27) Colombia Independiente Medellín 2019 Pan American Games PRE
FW Angie Castañeda 4 February 1998 (age 21) Colombia Millonarios June 2019 trainings
FW Katherin Castro 21 November 1991 (age 27) Sweden Amundsjö June 2019 trainings
FW Manuela González 29 August 1995 (age 23) Colombia Atlético Huila v.  Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE
FW Carmen Rodallega 15 July 1983 (age 36) Unattached 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games

References

  1. ^ Boehm, Charles (10 June 2015). "OMG What a Goal! Colombia's Daniela Montoya smashes unreal WWC equalizer". soccerwire.
  2. ^ Baker, Katie (23 June 2015). "Canadian Bacon: Watching the U.S. Women Bring Home a Win in Edmonton". Grantland.
  3. ^ "In Colombia, a Soccer Paradox". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-07-11.
  4. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Brazil reign again, Colombia make history". FIFA. 22 November 2010. Retrieved 2015-07-02.
  6. ^ "Selección Colombia femenina confirmó nómina para Juegos Panamericanos" (in Spanish). Antena 2. 11 July 2019. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  7. ^ Dos bajas en Selección Colombia Femenina para los Panamericanos

External links

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Katerin Castro

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Laura Cosme

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06 March FriendlyChile 0–0 ColombiaLas Condes, Chile
Report
04 April 2018 Copa América FemeninaColombia 8–0 UruguayLa Serena, Chile
16:45
Report Stadium: Estadio La Portada
Referee: Emikar Caldera (Venezuela)
06 April 2018 Copa América FemeninaChile 1–1 ColombiaLa Serena, Chile
19:00
  • Saéz Goal 79'
Report
Stadium: Estadio La Portada
Referee: Edina Alves (Brazil)
08 April 2018 Copa América FemeninaColombia 5–1 ParaguayLa Serena, Chile
19:00
Report
  • Cortaza Goal 90+2'
Stadium: Estadio La Portada
Referee: Maria Laura Fortunato (Argentina)
10 April 2018 Copa América FemeninaColombia 3–0 PeruLa Serena, Chile
16:45
Report Stadium: Estadio La Portada
16 April 2018 Copa América FemeninaColombia 1–3 ArgentinaLa Serena, Chile
16:45 Salazar Goal 31' Report Bonsegundo Goal 49'
Jaimes Goal 66'
Coronel Goal 70'
Stadium: Estadio La Portada
Referee: Emikar Calderas (Venezuela)
19 April 2018 Copa América FemeninaColombia 0–0 ChileLa Serena, Chile
Report Stadium: Estadio La Portada
Referee: Claudia Umpiérrez (Uruguay)
22 April 2018 Copa América FemeninaBrazil 3–0 ColombiaLa Serena, Chile
Report Stadium: Estadio La Portada
Referee: Sirley Cornejo (Bolivia)
19 July 2018 Central American and Caribbean GamesColombia 0–1 Costa RicaBarranquilla, Colombia
15:00 G. Villalobos Goal 8' Stadium: Estadio Moderno Julio Torres
Referee: Francia González (Mexico)
21 July 2018 Central American and Caribbean GamesColombia 3–2 VenezuelaBarranquilla, Colombia
15:00
Altuve Goal 61'71' Stadium: Estadio Moderno Julio Torres
Referee: Melissa Borjas (Honduras)
23 July 2018 Central American and Caribbean GamesJamaica 2–1 ColombiaBarranquilla, Colombia
19:00 Asher Goal 26'
Brown Goal 52'
Report Echeverri Goal 35' Stadium: Estadio Moderno Julio Torres
Referee: Maurees Skeete (Guyana)
19 May FriendlyChile 1–1 ColombiaSantiago, Chile
Urrutia Goal 69' Report Restrepo Goal 90+2' (pen.) Stadium: Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos
28 July 2019 Pan American GamesParaguay v ColombiaLima, Peru
Stadium: Estadio Universidad San Marcos
1 August 2019 Pan American GamesJamaica v ColombiaLima, Peru
Stadium: Estadio Universidad San Marcos
4 August 2019 Pan American GamesMexico v ColombiaLima, Peru
Stadium: Estadio Universidad San Marcos
Colombia squads – FIFA Women's World Cup
Colombia women's football squads – Summer Olympics
General
Statistics
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Players
Goals
World Cups (6)
Copa América (21)
CONCACAF Gold Cups (3)
Other tournaments
Related teams
Colombia at the FIFA Women's World Cup
Argentina Argentina (AFA)
Bolivia Bolivia (FBF)
Brazil Brazil (CBF)
Chile Chile (FFC)
Colombia Colombia (FCF)
Ecuador Ecuador (FEF)
Paraguay Paraguay (APF)
Peru Peru (FPF)
Uruguay Uruguay (AUF)
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