Portugal women's national football team

Portugal
Nickname(s) A Selecção das Quinas[1]
Association Federação Portuguesa de Futebol (FPF)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Francisco Neto
Captain Cláudia Neto
Most caps Carla Couto (145)
Top scorer Edite Fernandes (39)
FIFA code POR
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 34 2 (22 June 2018)[2]
Highest 32 (October 2003)
Lowest 47 (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
Appearances 1 (first in 2017)
Best result Group stage (2017)

The Portugal women's national football team represents Portugal in international women's football. 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.

Competitive record

FIFA Women's World Cup

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
1991 Did not qualify UEFA Women's Euro 1991
1995 UEFA Women's Euro 1995
1999 6 2 0 4 4 15
2003 6 1 1 4 4 26
2007 8 0 0 8 4 31
2011 8 4 0 4 17 10
2015 10 4 0 6 19 21
2019 To be determined To be determined
*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
1987 Did not enter Did not enter
1989
1991
1993
1995 Did not qualify 6 3 0 3 13 11
1997 8 2 0 6 5 26
2001 8 2 1 5 5 17
2005 8 1 0 7 5 42
2009 8 0 2 6 4 18
2013 8 2 0 6 16 13
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]

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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 1GK Inês Pereira (1999-05-26) 26 May 1999 5 0 Sporting CP
12 1GK Ana Rita Oliveira (1998-01-27) 27 January 1998 0 0 Braga
22 1GK Rute Costa (1994-06-01) 1 June 1994 2 0 Braga

15 2DF Carole Costa (1990-05-03) 3 May 1990 95 9 Sporting CP
5 2DF Matilde Fidalgo (1994-05-15) 15 May 1994 16 0 Sporting CP
3 2DF Raquel Infante (1990-09-19) 19 September 1990 20 0 Logroño
2 2DF Mónica Mendes (1993-06-16) 16 June 1993 40 1 Milan
4 2DF Sílvia Rebelo (1989-05-20) 20 May 1989 79 1 Braga

23 3MF Mélissa Antunes (1990-01-08) 8 January 1990 32 1 Braga
9 3MF Ana Borges (1990-06-15) 15 June 1990 105 9 Sporting CP
19 3MF Ana Capeta (1997-12-22) 22 December 1997 4 0 Sporting CP
21 3MF Nádia Gomes (1996-11-09) 9 November 1996 2 1 Orlando Pride
17 3MF Vanessa Malho (1996-04-12) 12 April 1996 50 5 Braga
7 3MF Cláudia Neto (c) (1988-04-18) 18 April 1988 111 14 VfL Wolfsburg
6 3MF Andreia Norton (1996-08-15) 15 August 1996 15 1 Braga
13 3MF Fátima Pinto (1996-01-16) 16 January 1996 34 0 Sporting CP
11 3MF Tatiana Pinto (1994-03-28) 28 March 1994 38 1 Sporting CP
14 3MF Dolores Silva (1991-08-07) 7 August 1991 89 11 Atlético Madrid

10 4FW Ana Leite (1991-10-23) 23 October 1991 49 0 Sporting CP
8 4FW Laura Luís (1992-08-15) 15 August 1992 44 8 Braga
18 4FW Carolina Mendes (1987-11-27) 27 November 1987 74 14 Mozzanica
16 4FW Diana Silva (1995-06-04) 4 June 1995 37 4 Sporting CP
20 4FW Jéssica Silva (1994-12-11) 11 December 1994 49 6 Levante

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 (1988-05-30) 30 May 1988 12 0 CF Benfica v.  Wales; 8 June 2017
GK Patrícia Morais (1992-06-17) 17 June 1992 51 0 Sporting CP v.  Republic of Ireland; 18 January 2018
GK Neide Simões (1988-07-19) 19 July 1988 60 0 Valadares Gaia FC v.  Denmark; 3 March 2017

DF Sarah da Cunha (1997-09-23) 23 September 1997 0 0 Grenoble Foot 38 v.  Finland; 19 September 2017PRE
DF Matilde Figueiras (1996-08-07) 7 August 1996 2 0 Sporting CP 2017 Algarve CupPRE
DF Diana Gomes (1998-07-26) 26 July 1998 2 0 SC Braga v.  Republic of Ireland; 18 January 2018PRE
DF Joana Marchão (1996-10-24) 24 October 1996 3 0 Sporting CP v.  Moldova; 24 November 2017
DF Filipa Rodrigues (1993-09-04) 4 September 1993 13 3 GD Estoril Praia v.  Finland; 19 September 2017PRE
DF Jassie Vasconcelos (1994-06-20) 20 June 1994 1 0 Cardiff City LFC v.  Finland; 19 September 2017

MF Amanda Da Costa (1989-10-07) 7 October 1989 19 0 Boston Breakers v.  England; 27 July 2017
MF Suzane Pires (1992-08-17) 17 August 1992 23 0 Santos FC v.  England; 27 July 2017
MF Andreia Veiga (1989-07-14) 14 July 1989 5 0 GD Estoril Praia v.  Finland; 19 September 2017
MF Ana Viegas (1989-07-14) 14 July 1989 1 0 GD Estoril Praia v.  Moldova; 24 November 2017

FW Francisca Cardoso (1997-12-13) 13 December 1997 1 0 SC Braga v.  Republic of Ireland; 21 January 2018
FW Cláudia Lima (1996-09-05) 5 September 1996 0 0 Boavista FC UEFA Women's Euro 2017 provisional squad, 19 June 2017

Previous squads

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. "Portugal: FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  3. "Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  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
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