Portugal women's national football team

The Portugal women's national football team represents Portugal in international women's football competition. The team is controlled by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) and competes as a member of UEFA in various international football tournaments such as the FIFA Women's World Cup, UEFA Women's Euro, the Summer Olympics, and the Algarve Cup.

Portugal
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)A Selecção das Quinas[1]
AssociationPortuguese Football Federation (FPF)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachFrancisco Neto
CaptainCláudia Neto
Most capsCarla Couto (145)
Top scorerEdite Fernandes (39)
FIFA codePOR
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 30 Steady (12 July 2019)[2]
Highest30 (March 2019)
Lowest47 (March 2007)
First international
 France 0–0 Portugal 
(Le Mans, France; 24 October 1981)
Biggest win
 Armenia 0–8 Portugal 
(Yerevan, Armenia; 17 September 2011)
 Portugal 8–0 Moldova 
(Setúbal, Portugal; 24 November 2017)
Biggest defeat
 Germany 13–0 Portugal 
(Reutlingen, Germany; 15 November 2003)
European Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2017)
Best resultGroup stage (2017)

Competitive record

FIFA Women's World Cup

FIFA Women's World Cup record FIFA Women's World Cup qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
China 1991 Did not qualify UEFA Women's Euro 1991
Sweden 1995 UEFA Women's Euro 1995
United States 1999 6 2 0 4 4 15
United States 2003 6 1 1 4 4 26
China 2007 8 0 0 8 4 31
Germany 2011 8 4 0 4 17 10
Canada 2015 10 4 0 6 19 21
France 2019 8 3 2 3 22 8
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

UEFA European Women's Championship record

UEFA Women's Championship record UEFA Women's Championship qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
1984 Did not qualify 6 0 2 4 1 10
Norway 1987 Did not enter Did not enter
West Germany 1989
Denmark 1991
Italy 1993
Germany 1995 Did not qualify 6 3 0 3 13 11
NorwaySweden1997 8 2 0 6 5 26
Germany 2001 8 2 1 5 5 17
England 2005 8 1 0 7 5 42
Finland 2009 8 0 2 6 4 18
Sweden 2013 8 2 0 6 16 13
Netherlands 2017 Group Stage 14th 3 1 0 2 3 5 10 4 3 3 16 12
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Algarve Cup

The Algarve Cup is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women's association football hosted by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious women's football events, alongside the Women's World Cup and Women's Olympic Football.[3]

Team

Current squad

The squad for the 2018 Algarve Cup.[4]

Caps and goals as of 8 March 2017

Head coach: Francisco Neto

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Inês Pereira 26 May 1999 (age 20) 5 0 Portugal Sporting CP
12 GK Ana Rita Oliveira 27 January 1998 (age 21) 0 0 Portugal Braga
22 GK Rute Costa 1 June 1994 (age 25) 2 0 Portugal Braga

15 DF Carole Costa 3 May 1990 (age 29) 106 10 Portugal Sporting CP
5 DF Matilde Fidalgo 15 May 1994 (age 25) 38 0 England Manchester City
3 DF Raquel Infante 19 September 1990 (age 28) 20 0 Spain Logroño
2 DF Mónica Mendes 16 June 1993 (age 26) 51 2 Italy Milan
4 DF Sílvia Rebelo 20 May 1989 (age 30) 82 1 Portugal Braga

23 MF Melissa Antunes 8 January 1990 (age 29) 32 1 Portugal Braga
9 MF Ana Borges 15 June 1990 (age 29) 112 9 Portugal Sporting CP
19 MF Ana Capeta 22 December 1997 (age 21) 4 0 Portugal Sporting CP
21 MF Nádia Gomes 9 November 1996 (age 22) 2 1 United States Orlando Pride
17 MF Vanessa Malho 12 April 1996 (age 23) 61 7 Portugal Braga
7 MF Cláudia Neto (c) 18 April 1988 (age 31) 111 14 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
6 MF Andreia Norton 15 August 1996 (age 22) 26 3 Germany SC Sand
13 MF Fátima Pinto 16 January 1996 (age 23) 42 1 Portugal Sporting CP
11 MF Tatiana Pinto 28 March 1994 (age 25) 38 1 Portugal Sporting CP
14 MF Dolores Silva 7 August 1991 (age 27) 89 11 Spain Atlético Madrid

10 FW Ana Leite 23 October 1991 (age 27) 49 1 Portugal Sporting CP
8 FW Laura Luís 15 August 1992 (age 26) 49 8 Portugal Braga
18 FW Carolina Mendes 27 November 1987 (age 31) 83 18 Portugal Sporting CP
16 FW Diana Silva 4 June 1995 (age 24) 47 8 Portugal Sporting CP
20 FW Jéssica Silva 11 December 1994 (age 24) 58 6 France Lyon

Recent call-ups

The following players were named to a squad in the last twelve months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Jamila Marreiros 30 May 1988 (age 31) 12 0 Portugal CF Benfica v.  Wales; 8 June 2017
GK Patrícia Morais 17 June 1992 (age 27) 51 0 Portugal Sporting CP v.  Republic of Ireland; 18 January 2018
GK Neide Simões 19 July 1988 (age 30) 60 0 Portugal Valadares Gaia FC v.  Denmark; 3 March 2017

DF Sarah da Cunha 23 September 1997 (age 21) 0 0 France Grenoble Foot 38 v.  Finland; 19 September 2017PRE
DF Matilde Figueiras 7 August 1996 (age 22) 2 0 Portugal Sporting CP 2017 Algarve CupPRE
DF Diana Gomes 26 July 1998 (age 20) 2 0 Portugal SC Braga v.  Republic of Ireland; 18 January 2018PRE
DF Joana Marchão 24 October 1996 (age 22) 3 0 Portugal Sporting CP v.  Moldova; 24 November 2017
DF Filipa Rodrigues 4 September 1993 (age 25) 13 3 Portugal GD Estoril Praia v.  Finland; 19 September 2017PRE
DF Jassie Vasconcelos 20 June 1994 (age 25) 1 0 Portugal Benfica v.  Finland; 19 September 2017

MF Amanda Da Costa 7 October 1989 (age 29) 19 0 Retired v.  England; 27 July 2017
MF Suzane Pires 17 August 1992 (age 26) 23 0 Brazil Santos FC v.  England; 27 July 2017
MF Andreia Veiga 14 July 1989 (age 30) 5 0 Portugal GD Estoril Praia v.  Finland; 19 September 2017
MF Ana Viegas 14 July 1989 (age 30) 1 0 Portugal GD Estoril Praia v.  Moldova; 24 November 2017

FW Francisca Cardoso 13 December 1997 (age 21) 1 0 Portugal SC Braga v.  Republic of Ireland; 21 January 2018
FW Cláudia Lima 5 September 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Portugal Boavista FC UEFA Women's Euro 2017 provisional squad, 19 June 2017

Previous squads

European Football Championship
Algarve Cup

See also

References

  1. ^ Selecção das Quinas refers to the five shields ("Team of the Escutcheons") or the five dots inside them ("Team of the Bezants") in the Portuguese flag, used until the 70s as the shirt badge. Refer to Flag of Portugal for symbolism associated with these bezants.
  2. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  4. ^ West, Gina (19 February 2018). "Francisco Neto names Portugal squad to compete at the Algarve Cup 2018". Women's Soccer United.
  5. ^ UEFA Women's Euro 2017 squad

External links

Ana Borges

Ana Catarina Marques Borges (born 15 June 1990) is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Sporting CP and the Portugal women's national football team. After initially joining on loan from Chelsea, she made the move back to Portugal permanent in July 2017, just before UEFA Women's Euro 2017. She is an important member of the Portugal national team with over 110 caps.

Ana Leite

Ana Cristina Oliveira Leite (born 23 October 1991)is a Portuguese-German football forward, currently playing for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Germany's Frauen Bundesliga.

She was a member of the U-17 German national team, but subsequently chose to play for Portugal. She debuted for the senior Portugal women's national football team in the 2010 Algarve Cup and debuted one month later against Italy in the 2011 World Cup qualifying.

Carole Costa

Carole da Silva Costa (born 3 May 1990) is a Portuguese football defender who plays for Sporting CP and the Portugal women's national football team.

Carolina Mendes

Carolina Ana Trindade Coruche Mendes (born 27 November 1987) is a Portuguese football striker, who plays for Sporting CP and the Portugal women's national football team.

Cristiana Garcia

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Diana Silva

Diana Micaela Abreu de Sousa e Silva (born 4 June 1995), commonly known as Diana Silva, is a Portuguese footballer from Amadora, Grande Lisboa, Portugal. She plays for Sporting Lisbon as a forward. She made her first international appearance in 2011 for the Portugal women's national football team.

Edite Fernandes

Edite Cristiana Fernandes (born 10 October 1979) is a Portuguese footballer who plays for CF Benfica of the Campeonato Nacional de Futebol Feminino. She is a former captain of the Portugal women's national football team, who scored a national record 39 goals in the 132 caps she accumulated between 1997 and 2016.

Francisco Neto

Francisco Miguel Conceição Roque Neto (born 11 July 1981), known as Francisco Neto or simply Neto, is a Portuguese football manager, currently the head coach of the Portugal women's national football team. For the first time, he led the Portuguese national team to Euro 2017.

Jamila Marreiros

Jamila Soraia Martins Marreiros (born 30 May 1988) is a Portuguese football goalkeeper who plays for CF Benfica and the Portugal women's national football team.

Jéssica Silva

Jéssica Lisandra Manjenje Nogueira Silva (born 11 December 1994) is a Portuguese football winger or forward who plays for French D1 Féminine club Olympique Lyonnais and the Portugal women's national team. She had a half year spell with Swedish Damallsvenskan club Linköpings FC from July to December 2014 and played for Clube de Albergaria from 2014 until 2016. From 2017 to 2019 she played for Levante UD in Spain.

Laura Luís

Laura José Ramos Luís (born 15 August 1992) is a Portuguese football forward who plays for Campeonato Nacional de Futebol Feminino club SC Braga and the Portugal women's national football team.

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Regina Pereira

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Valdecir Ribeiro da Silva

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In June 2002 he signed for Campeonato Brasileiro Série A club Esporte Clube Bahia. His daughter Andreia Norton is a footballer for the Portugal women's national football team.

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Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
1994 5th/6 3 1 0 2 2 8
1995 8th/8 4 0 0 4 1 14
1996 7th/8 4 1 0 3 4 10
1997 8th/8 4 0 1 3 0 8
1998 8th/8 4 0 1 3 3 8
1999 7th/8 4 1 1 2 2 10
2000 8th/8 4 0 0 4 1 17
2001 8th/8 4 0 0 4 3 11
2002 11th/12 4 1 0 3 6 10
2003 10th/12 4 1 2 1 5 5
2004 10th/12 4 2 0 2 7 4
2005 11th/12 4 1 0 3 5 9
2006 11th/11 2 0 0 2 0 7
2007 12th/12 4 0 2 2 2 7
2008 10th/12 4 2 1 1 6 5
2009 8th/12 4 3 1 0 6 3
2010 10th/12 4 2 1 1 7 4
2011 9th/12 4 2 2 0 6 3
2012 10th/12 4 2 0 2 6 3
2013 11th/12 4 1 1 2 3 6
2014 12th/12 4 1 0 3 5 9
2015 11th/12 4 0 2 2 5 9
2016 8th/8 4 0 0 4 2 8
2017 12th/12 4 0 1 3 0 9
2018 3rd/12 4 3 1 0 6 2
Total - 97 24 17 56 93 189
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