Estonia women's national football team

The Estonia women's national football team (Estonian: Eesti naiste jalgpallikoondis) represents Estonia in international women's football matches and are controlled by the Estonian Football Association, the governing body for football in Estonia.

Estonia played its first international match on 19 August 1994 against Lithuania. The team's home ground is the A. Le Coq Arena in Tallinn, and the current manager is Jarmo Matikainen. Estonia has never qualified for the FIFA Women's World Cup or the UEFA Women's Championship. They have won the annual Women's Baltic Cup 10 times.

Estonia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Sinisärgid (Blueshirts)
AssociationEesti Jalgpalli Liit (EJL)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachJarmo Matikainen
CaptainKatrin Loo
Most capsKaire Palmaru (105)
Top scorerAnastassia Morkovkina (40)
Home stadiumA. Le Coq Arena
FIFA codeEST
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 99 Steady (12 July 2019)[1]
Highest71 (December 2013)
Lowest99 (March 2019)
First international
 Lithuania 3–0 Estonia 
(Kaunas, Lithuania; 19 August 1994)
Biggest win
 Latvia 1–7 Estonia 
(Šiauliai, Lithuania; 15 May 2010)
 Estonia 6–0 Latvia 
(Tartu, Estonia; 10 June 2012)
 Estonia 8–2 Latvia 
(Tallinn, Estonia; 1 March 2014)
Biggest defeat
 Iceland 12–0 Estonia 
(Reykjavík, Iceland; 17 September 2009)
 France 12–0 Estonia 
(Le Havre, France; 28 October 2009)

Coaching staff

Position Name
Head coach Finland Jarmo Matikainen
Assistant coach Estonia Kaidi Jekimova
Goalkeeping coach Estonia Martin Kaalma
Fitness coach Estonia Andrei Veis
Physiotherapist Estonia Daria Narõškina
Estonia Liisa Veerla
Doctor Estonia Marju Raukas
Video analyst Estonia Egon-Eret Rinaldo
Team manager Estonia Raili-Raine Ellermaa

Players

Current squad

The following players were called up for a friendly against Belarus on 18 June 2019.[2]
Caps and goals are correct as of 18 June 2019, after the match against Belarus.[3]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Getriin Strigin 7 July 1996 (age 23) 21 0 Estonia Flora
12 GK Mari-Ann Ploompuu 20 May 1998 (age 21) 0 0 Estonia Pärnu
22 GK Karina Kork 23 February 1995 (age 24) 4 0 Estonia Tallinna Kalev
GK Anastasija Zabello 1 February 2001 (age 18) 1 0 Estonia Flora

3 DF Ariina Mürkhain 22 June 1999 (age 20) 9 0 Estonia Flora
4 DF Pille Raadik 12 February 1987 (age 32) 73 0 Finland Åland United
6 DF Kristiina Tullus 12 September 1998 (age 20) 2 0 Estonia Flora
10 DF Berle Brant 26 September 1989 (age 29) 19 0 Estonia Pärnu
14 DF Karmen Piirimaa 2 August 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Estonia Lootos
15 DF Silja Goroško 15 July 1994 (age 24) 3 0 Estonia Flora
19 DF Liis Lepik 2 October 1994 (age 24) 25 1 Estonia Flora

2 MF Tuuli Tasa 12 November 2002 (age 16) 1 0 Estonia Tammeka
7 MF Katrin Loo (captain) 2 January 1991 (age 28) 102 19 Estonia Flora
11 MF Ave-Lii Laas 12 February 1999 (age 20) 2 0 Estonia Lootos
16 MF Kelly Rosen 23 November 1995 (age 23) 41 1 Estonia Flora
17 MF Jana Pipar 23 January 1994 (age 25) 0 0 Estonia Tallinna Kalev
18 MF Kethy Õunpuu 4 December 1987 (age 31) 97 3 Estonia Flora

5 FW Emma Treiberg 19 November 2000 (age 18) 9 0 Estonia Tallinna Kalev
8 FW Mari Liis Lillemäe 1 September 2000 (age 18) 14 0 Estonia Flora
9 FW Signy Aarna 4 October 1990 (age 28) 81 26 Finland Åland United
13 FW Kristina Bannikova 15 June 1991 (age 28) 62 4 Unattached
21 FW Renate-Ly Mehevets 2 March 1999 (age 20) 2 0 Estonia Tammeka
20 FW Ulrika Tülp 20 June 1991 (age 28) 15 1 Estonia Pärnu
23 FW Gerli Israel 7 February 1995 (age 24) 9 0 Estonia Ajax
FW Getter Saar 9 November 1999 (age 19) 3 0 Estonia Flora

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the Estonia squad within the last twelve months.[4][5][6][7]

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Imbi Hoop 15 December 1988 (age 30) 20 0 Estonia Pärnu v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
GK Karina Piirimaa 30 August 2000 (age 18) 0 0 Estonia Lootos v.  Cyprus, 2 March 2019
GK Diana Truu 28 August 1998 (age 20) 0 0 Estonia Ajax v.  Hungary, 8 November 2018

DF Maria Orav 7 April 1996 (age 23) 5 0 Estonia Tallinna Kalev v.  Lithuania, 15 June 2019
DF Inna Zlidnis 18 April 1990 (age 29) 76 0 Hungary Ferencváros v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
DF Saskia Sonnberg 18 May 1991 (age 28) 15 0 Estonia Pärnu v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
DF Siret Räämet 31 December 1999 (age 19) 11 0 Estonia Flora v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
DF Diana Belolipetskaja 10 October 1998 (age 20) 2 0 Estonia SK 10 Premium v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
DF Ketlin Saar 2 May 1997 (age 22) 32 1 Estonia Pärnu v.  Cyprus, 2 March 2019
DF Elizaveta Rutkovskaja 9 December 1997 (age 21) 9 0 Estonia Pärnu v.  Hungary, 8 November 2018
DF Birjo Rasmussen 26 December 1994 (age 24) 0 0 Estonia Tallinna Kalev v.  Luxembourg, 7 October 2018

MF Eneli Kutter 27 May 1991 (age 28) 60 2 Italy Napoli v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
MF Grete Daut 4 January 2000 (age 19) 2 0 Estonia Saku Sporting v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
MF Kaire Palmaru 11 August 1984 (age 34) 105 10 Estonia Pärnu v.  Hungary, 8 November 2018
MF Anett Kadastu 25 September 1997 (age 21) 1 0 Estonia Tallinna Kalev v.  Hungary, 8 November 2018
MF Kairi Himanen 11 November 1992 (age 26) 41 1 Estonia Pärnu v.  Luxembourg, 7 October 2018

FW Maarja Saulep 9 May 1991 (age 28) 5 1 Estonia Flora v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
FW Liisa Merisalu 15 January 2002 (age 17) 4 1 Finland NuPS v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
FW Vlada Kubassova 23 August 1995 (age 23) 36 5 Italy Napoli v.  Cyprus, 2 March 2019
FW Lisette Tammik 14 October 1998 (age 20) 31 2 Italy Napoli v.  Cyprus, 2 March 2019
FW Anastasia Dodeltseva 30 July 1997 (age 21) 1 0 Estonia Flora v.  Hungary, 8 November 2018
FW Kadri Reinik 19 September 2002 (age 16) 1 0 Estonia Pärnu v.  Hungary, 8 November 2018
  • INJ Withdrew due to an injury.
  • PRE Preliminary squad.
  • RET Retired from the national team.

Results and fixtures

Recent results within the last 12 months and upcoming fixtures.

Competitive record

FIFA World Cup

FIFA Women's World Cup record Qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
China 1991 Did not enter
Sweden 1995
United States 1999 Did not qualify 6 1 0 5 6 31
United States 2003 8 0 0 8 4 36
China 2007 6 1 1 4 6 18
Germany 2011 10 3 1 6 7 44
Canada 2015 10 2 1 7 8 33
France 2019 3 0 0 3 1 7
Total 0/8 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 7 3 33 32 169
Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

UEFA European Championship

UEFA Women's Championship record Qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
1984 Did not enter
Norway 1987
West Germany 1989
Denmark 1991
Italy 1993
Germany 1995
Norway Sweden 1997 Did not qualify 6 0 0 6 0 43
Germany 2001 8 0 0 8 6 38
England 2005 6 1 1 4 6 26
Finland 2009 3 0 0 3 2 13
Sweden 2013 8 0 0 8 5 31
Netherlands 2017 8 0 0 8 0 33
Total 0/12 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 1 1 37 19 184
Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Baltic Cup

Honours

Women's Baltic Cup

  • Champions (10): 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014

Statistics

Most capped players

As of 18 June 2019.[3]
Active players in bold.
Rank Player Career Caps Goals
1 Kaire Palmaru 2001– 105 10
2 Katrin Loo 2007– 102 19
3 Kethy Õunpuu 2005– 97 3
4 Signy Aarna 2007– 81 26
5 Inna Zlidnis 2007– 76 0
6 Anastassia Morkovkina 1997–2015 75 40
7 Pille Raadik 2007– 73 0
8 Kaidi Jekimova 2000–2014 68 9
9 Hannaliis Jaadla 2005–2015 66 2
10 Elis Meetua 1995–2011 63 0
Heleri Saar 1996–2011 63 0

Top goalscorers

As of 18 June 2019.[3]
Active players in bold.
Rank Player Career Goals Caps Average
1 Anastassia Morkovkina 1997–2015 40 75 0.53
2 Signy Aarna 2007– 26 81 0.32
3 Ave Pajo 2000–2010 19 40 0.48
Katrin Loo 2007– 19 102 0.19
5 Kaire Palmaru 2001– 10 105 0.10
6 Reelika Vaher 1995–2006 9 47 0.19
Kaidi Jekimova 2000–2014 9 68 0.13
8 Margarita Matjuhhova 2006–2013 5 33 0.15
Vlada Kubassova 2013– 5 36 0.14
10 Andra Karpin 1995–2006 4 38 0.11
Kristina Bannikova 2013– 4 62 0.07

See also

References

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Naiste koondist ootab ees Balti turniir ja maavõistlus Valgevenega" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 10 June 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "Koondise koosseis" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association.
  4. ^ "Selgus naiste koondise koosseis mängudeks Aserbaidžaaniga" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 27 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Naiste koondis lõpetab aasta Ungaris" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 6 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Naiste A-koondis kohtub Poola ja Luksemburgiga" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 30 September 2018.
  7. ^ "Selgus naiste koondise Balti turniiri nimekiri" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association.

External links

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31 August 2018 2018 Baltic CupEstonia 0–0 LithuaniaTallinn, Estonia
17:00 (UTC+3) Report Stadium: TNTK Stadium
Attendance: 188
Referee: Jeļena Jermolajeva (Latvia)
2 September 2018 2018 Baltic CupLatvia 2–0 EstoniaTallinn, Estonia
16:00 (UTC+3) Voitāne Goal 48'
Miksone Goal 69'
Report Stadium: TNTK Stadium
Attendance: 177
Referee: Reelika Turi (Estonia)
4 October 2018 FriendlyEstonia 0–3 PolandTartu, Estonia
19:00 (UTC+3) Report Dereń Goal 29'
Himanen Goal 43' (o.g.)
Cichosz Goal 76'
Stadium: Tamme Stadium
Attendance: 167
Referee: Kristo Tohver (Estonia)
7 October 2018 FriendlyLuxembourg 0–4 EstoniaWiltz, Luxembourg
19:00 (UTC+2) Report Kubassova Goal 52'
Loo Goal 65'67' (pen.)
Saulep Goal 86'
Stadium: Terrain Poetz-Weidingen
Attendance: 150
Referee: Angelika Söder (Germany)
8 November 2018 FriendlyHungary 4–0 EstoniaTelki, Hungary
20:00 (UTC+1) Szabó Goal 10'
Vágó Goal 17'32'
Mosdóczi Goal 57' (pen.)
Report Stadium: Globall Football Park
Attendance: 70
Referee: Karoline Wacker (Germany)
27 February 2019 2019 Aphrodite CupEstonia 0–0 MaltaParekklisia, Cyprus
10:00 (UTC+2) Report Stadium: Auxiliary Parekklisia Stadium
Attendance: 10
Referee: Ioanna Allayiotou (Cyprus)
28 February 2019 2019 Aphrodite CupLithuania 0–1 EstoniaParekklisia, Cyprus
10:00 (UTC+2) Report Bannikova Goal 45' Stadium: Auxiliary Parekklisia Stadium
Attendance: 4
Referee: Loukas Sotiriou (Cyprus)
2 March 2019 2019 Aphrodite CupCyprus 1–0 EstoniaParekklisia, Cyprus
12:15 (UTC+2) Violari Goal 39' Report Stadium: Parekklisia Community Stadium
Attendance: 50
Referee: Ioanna Allayiotou (Cyprus)
3 April 2019 FriendlyAzerbaijan 0–1 EstoniaBaku, Azerbaijan
16:30 (UTC+4) Report Merisalu Goal 2' Stadium: Dalga Arena
Attendance: 100
Referee: Rahim Hasanov (Azerbaijan)
6 April 2019 FriendlyAzerbaijan 0–0 EstoniaBaku, Azerbaijan
12:00 (UTC+4) Report Stadium: Dalga Arena
Attendance: 100
Referee: Aliyar Aghayev (Azerbaijan)
14 June 2019 2019 Baltic CupLatvia 3–0 EstoniaRiga, Latvia
18:00 (UTC+3) Miksone Goal 56'
Voitāne Goal 76'
Zaičikova Goal 79'
Report Stadium: Arkādija Stadium
Attendance: 150
Referee: Rasa Imanalijeva (Lithuania)
15 June 2019 2019 Baltic CupEstonia 0–2 LithuaniaBaldone, Latvia
14:00 (UTC+3) Report Žižytė Goal 78'
Mažukėlytė Goal 89'
Stadium: Baldone Stadium
Attendance: 22
Referee: Jeļena Jermolajeva (Latvia)
18 June 2019 FriendlyEstonia 0–1 BelarusTallinn, Estonia
17:30 (UTC+3) Report Linnik Goal 42' Stadium: Kadriorg Stadium
Attendance: 213
Referee: Jeļena Jermolajeva (Latvia)
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