Ukraine women's national football team

The Ukraine women's national football team represents Ukraine in international women's football. The team is administered by the Football Federation of Ukraine. The team has been playing since August 1993. The first (and so far only) major tournament they played in was the UEFA Women's Euro 2009 in Finland. Their most recent competition is qualification for the UEFA Women's Euro 2017.[2]

Ukraine
Nickname(s)Zhinky
AssociationFootball Federation of Ukraine
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachNatalia Zinchenko
CaptainOlena Khodyreva
Most capsLyudmyla Pekur (55)
Top scorerDaryna Apanaschenko (27)
Home stadiumGagarin Stadium, Chernihiv
FIFA codeUKR
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 24 Steady (12 July 2019)[1]
Highest16 (June 2008)
Lowest27 (March–June 2017)
First international
 Ukraine 0–2 Russia 
(Kiev, Ukraine; 29 August 1993)
Biggest win
 Ukraine 8–0 Belarus 
(Kiev, Ukraine; 2 August 2014)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 7–0 Ukraine Ukraine
(Campinas, Brazil; 14 January 1996)
 United States 7–0 Ukraine Ukraine
(Portland, OR, United States; 10 July 2005)
European Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2009)
Best resultGroup stage, 4th

Recent matches

Date Location Opponent Result Competition
February 26, 2019 Zagreb, Croatia  Croatia 4–0 2019 Istria Cup
March 2, 2019 Zagreb, Croatia  Slovenia 2019 Istria Cup

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 10 10 0 0 52 1 +51 30 Women's World Cup
2  Ukraine 10 7 1 2 34 9 +25 22 Play-offs
3  Wales 10 6 1 3 18 9 +9 19
4  Turkey 10 4 0 6 12 31 −19 12
5  Belarus 10 2 0 8 12 31 −19 6
6  Montenegro 10 0 0 10 6 53 −47 0

UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  France 8 8 0 0 27 0 +27 24 Final tournament
2  Romania 8 5 1 2 17 8 +9 16 Play-offs
3  Ukraine 8 4 1 3 14 12 +2 13
4  Greece 8 2 0 6 9 19 −10 6
5  Albania 8 0 0 8 3 31 −28 0

Players

Current squad

Players called up for the match against ? on ?.[3]

Caps and goals as of 14 February 2014.
No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Iryna Zvarych May 8, 1983 (age 36) 19 0 Russia Zvezda 2005 Perm
12 GK Iryna Sanina October 8, 1985 (age 33) 1 0 Ukraine Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv
23 GK Kateryna Samson July 5, 1988 (age 31) 0 0 Russia Ryazan VDV
2 DF Olha Basanska January 6, 1992 (age 27) 11 0 Russia Ryazan VDV
4 DF Anastasia Filenko November 1, 1990 (age 28) 0 0 Estonia Pärnu
5 DF Mariana Ivanyshyn August 24, 1992 (age 26) 0 0 Poland SportingPadom
18 DF Iryna Vasylyuk May 18, 1985 (age 34) 27 0 Ukraine Zhytlobud-2 Kharkiv
22 DF Darya Kravets March 21, 1994 (age 25) 0 0 Kazakhstan BIIK Kazygurt
8 MF Olha Boychenko January 6, 1989 (age 30) 22 5 Russia Ryazan VDV
10 MF Iryna Kochneva September 1, 1994 (age 24) 0 0 Ukraine Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv
13 MF Vira Dyatel March 3, 1984 (age 35) 42 8 Unattached
15 MF Iya Andrushchak March 13, 1987 (age 32) 14 1 Ukraine Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv
17 FW Daryna Apanaschenko May 16, 1986 (age 33) 45 27 Russia Zvezda 2005 Perm
MF Ludmila Pekur January 6, 1981 (age 38) 55 13 Russia Ryazan VDV
MF Nadiia Khavanska April 2, 1989 (age 30) 2 0 Ukraine Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv
7 FW Yana Kalinina November 14, 1994 (age 24) 2 1 Ukraine Zhytlobud-2 Kharkiv
9 FW Veronika Andrukhiv May 5, 1996 (age 23) 0 0 Ukraine Zhytlobud-2 Kharkiv
11 MF Tetyana Romanenko October 3, 1990 (age 28) 22 4 France Stade de Reims
16 FW Olha Ovdiychuk December 16, 1993 (age 25) 3 0 Spain Atlético Madrid
FW Tetyana Kozyrenko May 4, 1996 (age 23) 4 1 Lithuania Gintra Universitetas

Recent call-ups

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
DF Olena Khodyreva May 19, 1981 (age 38) 40 4 Ukraine Kharkiv v.  Montenegro, October 31, 2013

MF Iya Andrushchak March 13, 1987 (age 32) 1 0 Ukraine Kharkiv v.  Montenegro, October 31, 2013
MF Daryna Vorontsova March 20, 1993 (age 26) 5 1 Russia Kubanochka Krasnodar v.  Montenegro, October 31, 2013

Competition record

World Cup

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
China 1991 Did not enter (A part of Soviet Union) - - - - - - -
Sweden 1995 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
United States 1999 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
United States 2003 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
China 2007 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Germany 2011 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Canada 2015 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
France 2019 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Total 0/8 - - - - - - -

European Championship record

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
Italy 1993 Did not enter
Germany 1995 Did not qualify
Norway 1997 Did not qualify
Germany 2001 Did not qualify
England 2005 Did not qualify
Finland 2009 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 2 4
Sweden 2013 Did not qualify
Netherlands 2017 Did not qualify
Total 1/8 3 1 0 2 2 4

Invitational tournaments

Manager history

Time Manager Notes
1992-1994 Ukraine Oleksandr Chubarov[4]
1994–1996 Ukraine Serhiy Kachkarov
1996–1998 Ukraine Anatoliy Piskovets
1999–1999 Ukraine Serhiy Kachkarov
2000–2002 Ukraine Anatoliy Piskovets
2002–2003 Ukraine Mykola Lytvyn
2004–2006 Ukraine Volodymyr Kulayev
2007–2015 Ukraine Anatoliy Kutsev
2015–2018 Ukraine Volodymyr Reva[5]
2018– Ukraine Natalia Zinchenko

See also

References

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Standings". UEFA. Retrieved December 16, 2013.
  3. ^ "Ukraine (Украина)". WFPL. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
  4. ^ Oleksandr Voloshchuk. Mykhailo Yushchenko: Surkis does not like female football (Михайло Ющенко: «Суркіс не любить жіночого футболу»). Vysokyi Val. 23 November 2009
  5. ^ http://www.ffu.org.ua/eng/women/women_teams/teams_women/14676/

External links

Anatoliy Kutsev

Anatoliy Kutsev (20 April 1959 – 26 June 2016) was a Ukrainian football player and manager.

Anatoliy Piskovets

Anatoliy Pavlovych Piskovets (Ukrainian: Анатолій Павлович Пісковець; born 27 March 1948 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR) is a professional Ukrainian football coach and a former midfielder.

In 1996-1998 and 2000-2002 he served as a head coach of the Ukraine women's national football team.

Mykola Lytvyn (footballer)

Mykola Viktorovych Lytvyn (Ukrainian: Микола Вікторович Литвин; born 25 September 1958) is a professional Ukrainian football coach and former player.

In 2002-2003 he served as a head coach of the Ukraine women's national football team.

Natalia Zinchenko

Nataliya Zinchenko (Ukrainian: Наталя Зінченко; born 3 October 1979) is a former Ukrainian football player who currently acts as manager for Zvezda Perm.

Serhiy Kachkarov

Serhiy Hryhorovych Kachkarov (Ukrainian: Сергій Григорович Качкаров; born 16 September 1948 in Ukrainian SSR) is a professional Ukrainian football coach.

In 1990s he served as a head coach of the Ukraine women's national football team.

Ukraine women's national under-17 football team

Ukrainian women's national under-17 football team represents Ukraine in international youth football competitions.

Ukrainian Association of Football

The Ukrainian Association of Football (UAF) (Ukrainian: Українська асоціація футболу) is the governing body of football in Ukraine. Before 2019 it was known as the Football Federation of Ukraine, FFU (Ukrainian: Федерація Футболу України). As a subject of the International Olympic Movement, UAF is a member of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine. UAF is also member of international football organizations such as UEFA and FIFA.

Ukrainian Association of Football governs all sport events and organizations associated with the game of football including irregular competitions of beach football, mini-football, street football and others. Its main features include football competitions including the Ukrainian Professional League, the Ukrainian Cup, the Amatory, the competitions among the youth (under-18), and also the Ukraine national football team. It also sets the regulations to the Premier League and the Professional Football League.

It is headquartered in the national capital, Kiev near the Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex at the House of Football.

The organization was established in 1991. Between 1932-1991 with the Football Federation of the Soviet Union there existed its direct predecessor, Football Federation of Ukraine (Ukrainian SSR). The Soviet federation of Ukraine also conducted own championship, cup competitions, competitions among amateur teams (collectives of physical culture), as well as had own national team which participated exclusively in Soviet competitions such as the Spartakiad of Peoples of the USSR.

Volodymyr Kulayev

Volodymyr Pavlovych Kulayev (Ukrainian: Володимир Павлович Кулаєв; born 26 February 1958 in Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR) is a professional Ukrainian football coach.

In 2004-2006 he served as a head coach of the Ukraine women's national football team.

Volodymyr Reva

Volodymyr Serhiyovych Reva (Ukrainian: Володимир Сергійович Рева; born 25 September 1958) is a professional Ukrainian football coach and a former defender.

During 2015–2018 he served as a head coach of the Ukraine women's national football team.

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