The Malta women's national football team represents the Malta Football Association in international women's football matches sanctioned by UEFA. As of June 2017, Malta ranks 94th in the FIFA Women's World Rankings.
|Association||Malta Football Association|
|Head coach||Mark Gatt|
|Most caps||Dorianne Theuma (64)|
|Top scorer||Dorianne Theuma (21)|
|Home stadium||Centenary Stadium|
|Current||102 1 (12 July 2019)|
|Highest||74 (August 2003)|
|Lowest||113 (December 2006)|
| Romania 3–0 Malta |
(Bucharest, August 10, 2003)
| Malta 6–0 Luxembourg |
(Ta'Qali, April 6, 2013)
| Malta 0–13 Spain |
(Ta'Qali, September 9, 2009)
The team first appeared in official competitions in the 2005 European Championship's qualifying, debuting on August 10, 2003 in Bucharest with a 3–0 loss to Romania. Malta lost all eight games, with a 1–35 goal average. The team's first goal was scored by Sarah Caruana on November 16, 2003, against Croatia.
After 13 losses, Malta achieved its first tie on June 7, 2006 against Bosnia and Herzegovina in the last match of the 2007 World Cup's qualifying. The team played for the first time against elite national teams in the 2011 World Cup's qualifying, losing all games including a record 0–13 defeat to Spain. On March 3, 2011 Malta won an official match for the first time in the 2013 European Championship qualifying's preliminary round, beating Georgia 1–0 with a goal by D'Agostino in injury time.
On April 6, 2013 Malta attained its first crushing win by beating Luxembourg 6–0 in the 2015 World Cup qualifying's preliminary round. The team also defeated Latvia and tied with Albania to top the group and make it past a preliminary round for the first time in its fourth attempt.
The team was coached from its foundation to 2015 by Pierre Brincat, then from 22 January 2015 by former U19 coach Mark Gatt.
|World Cup Finals|
|1991||Did not enter||−||−||−||−||−||−||−|
|2007||Did not qualify||−||−||−||−||−||−||−|
|Rachelle Borg||Paola Hibernians||1998|
|Rebecca Bajada||Paola Hibernians||1994|
|Charlene Zammit||Paola Hibernians||1991|
|Martina Borg||Paola Hibernians||1996|
|Rachel Cuschieri||Apollon Limassol||1992|
|Jade Flask||Paola Hibernians||1996|
|Dorianne Theuma||Paola Hibernians||1984|
|Emma Xuereb||Paola Hibernians||1992|
|Shona Zammit||Paola Hibernians||1996|
|2005 Euro qualifying||Regular stage
Bosnia and Herzegovina
|5 / 5|
|2007 World Cup qualifying||Regular stage
Bosnia and Herzegovina
|4 / 4||D'Agostino|
|2009 Euro qualifying||Preliminary round||0–0
|4 / 4|
|2011 World Cup qualifying||Regular stage||0–13 0–9
|5 / 5|
|2013 Euro qualifying||Preliminary round||1–0
|2 / 4||D'Agostino|
|2015 World Cup qualifying||Preliminary round||1–1
|1 / 4||Theuma|
Theuma 2, Buttigieg, Carabott, Cuschieri, Xuereb
|Regular stage||0–2 0–2
|6 / 6|
Below is a list of the 10 players with the most caps for Malta, as of 23 June 2015. (bold denotes players still available for selection).
The Centenary Stadium (Maltese: il-Grawnd taċ-Ċentinarju) is a stadium located in Ta' Qali, Malta. The stadium, which is situated next to the National Stadium, houses the headquarters of the Malta Youth Football Association. It seats 3,000 and serves as the home stadium of the Malta national under-21 football team. The stadium, together with three other stadiums, also hosts matches of the Maltese Premier League, Maltese First Division and Maltese FA Trophy.Index of Malta-related articles
This page list topics related to Malta.List of football stadiums in Malta
The following is a partial list of football stadiums in Malta in order of capacity. Although a number of teams participating in the Maltese football league system own or operate their own stadium, Maltese football league matches are generally played at a neutral stadium.Rachel Cuschieri
Rachel Cuschieri (born 26 April 1992) is a Maltese football midfielder, currently playing for RSC Anderlecht after signing from Birkirkara FC in the Maltese First Division. She first played the Champions League in 2010.