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
Nickname(s)Sinisärgid (Blueshirts)
AssociationEesti Jalgpalli Liit (EJL)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachJarmo Matikainen
CaptainKatrin Loo
Most capsKatrin Loo (108)
Top scorerAnastassia Morkovkina (40)
Home stadiumA. Le Coq Arena
FIFA codeEST
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 97 2 (27 September 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)

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.

Coaching staff

PositionName
Head coach Jarmo Matikainen
Assistant coach Kaidi Jekimova
Goalkeeping coach Martin Kaalma
Fitness coach Andrei Veis
Physiotherapist Daria Narõškina
Liisa Veerla
Doctor Liis Ott
Video analyst Egon-Eret Rinaldo
Manager Raili Ellermaa

Players

Current squad

The following players were called up for friendly matches against Belarus on 7 and 10 November 2019 respectively.[2]

Caps and goals are correct as of 10 November 2019, after the match against Belarus.[3]
No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Getriin Strigin (1996-07-07) 7 July 1996 24 0 Flora
12 1GK Karina Kork (1995-02-23) 23 February 1995 7 0 Tallinna Kalev

3 2DF Marie Saar (2001-04-25) 25 April 2001 0 0 Pärnu
4 2DF Pille Raadik (1987-02-12) 12 February 1987 79 0 Åland United
10 2DF Berle Brant (1989-09-26) 26 September 1989 21 0 Pärnu
15 2DF Inna Zlidnis (1990-04-18) 18 April 1990 82 0 Ferencváros
19 2DF Kreete Õun (2001-05-25) 25 May 2001 0 0 Tammeka

7 3MF Katrin Loo (captain) (1991-01-02) 2 January 1991 108 20 Flora
8 3MF Kaire Palmaru (1984-08-11) 11 August 1984 107 10 Saku Sporting
16 3MF Kelly Rosen (1995-11-23) 23 November 1995 46 1 Flora
17 3MF Ave-Lii Laas (1999-02-12) 12 February 1999 5 0 Lootos
18 3MF Kethy Õunpuu (1987-12-04) 4 December 1987 103 3 Flora
20 3MF Tuuli Tasa (2002-11-12) 12 November 2002 3 0 Tammeka

2 4FW Mari Liis Lillemäe (2000-09-01) 1 September 2000 18 0 Flora
5 4FW Vlada Kubassova (1995-08-23) 23 August 1995 42 5 Napoli
6 4FW Renate-Ly Mehevets (1999-03-02) 2 March 1999 3 0 Tammeka
9 4FW Signy Aarna (1990-10-04) 4 October 1990 87 26 Åland United
11 4FW Maarja Saulep (1991-05-09) 9 May 1991 7 1 Flora
13 4FW Kristina Bannikova (1991-06-15) 15 June 1991 67 4 Pärnu
14 4FW Lisette Tammik (1998-10-14) 14 October 1998 36 2 Napoli
23 4FW Ulrika Tülp (1991-06-20) 20 June 1991 17 1 Pärnu

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the Estonia squad within the last twelve months.[4][5][6][7][8]

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Anastasija Zabello (2001-02-01) 1 February 2001 1 0 Flora v.  Kosovo, 8 October 2019
GK Mari-Ann Ploompuu (1998-05-20) 20 May 1998 0 0 Pärnu v.  Belarus, 18 June 2019
GK Imbi Hoop (1988-12-15) 15 December 1988 20 0 Pärnu v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
GK Karina Piirimaa (2000-08-30) 30 August 2000 0 0 Lootos v.  Cyprus, 2 March 2019

DF Siret Räämet (1999-12-31) 31 December 1999 15 0 Flora v.  Kosovo, 8 October 2019
DF Ariina Mürkhain (1999-06-22) 22 June 1999 11 0 Flora v.  Kosovo, 8 October 2019
DF Elizaveta Rutkovskaja (1997-12-09) 9 December 1997 9 0 Pärnu v.  Kosovo, 8 October 2019
DF Birjo Rasmussen (1994-12-26) 26 December 1994 0 0 Tallinna Kalev v.  Kosovo, 8 October 2019
DF Liis Lepik (1994-10-02) 2 October 1994 27 1 Flora v.  Russia, 3 September 2019
DF Maria Orav (1996-04-07) 7 April 1996 5 0 Tallinna Kalev v.  Russia, 3 September 2019
DF Silja Goroško (1994-07-15) 15 July 1994 3 0 Flora v.  Russia, 3 September 2019
DF Kristiina Tullus (1998-09-12) 12 September 1998 2 0 Flora v.  Russia, 3 September 2019
DF Karmen Piirimaa (2002-08-02) 2 August 2002 0 0 Lootos v.  Belarus, 18 June 2019
DF Saskia Sonnberg (1991-05-18) 18 May 1991 15 0 Pärnu v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
DF Diana Belolipetskaja (1998-10-10) 10 October 1998 2 0 SK 10 Premium v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
DF Ketlin Saar (1997-05-02) 2 May 1997 32 1 Pärnu v.  Cyprus, 2 March 2019

MF Eliisabet Pedak (2000-04-24) 24 April 2000 0 0 Saku Sporting v.  Kosovo, 8 October 2019
MF Kristin Kukli (1999-06-09) 9 June 1999 0 0 Lootos v.  Russia, 3 September 2019
MF Evelyn Šilina (2001-04-05) 5 April 2001 0 0 Pärnu v.  Russia, 3 September 2019
MF Jana Pipar (1994-01-23) 23 January 1994 0 0 Tallinna Kalev v.  Belarus, 18 June 2019
MF Eneli Kutter (1991-05-27) 27 May 1991 60 2 Flora v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
MF Grete Daut (2000-01-04) 4 January 2000 2 0 Saku Sporting v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019

FW Emma Treiberg (2000-11-19) 19 November 2000 10 0 Tallinna Kalev v.  Kosovo, 8 October 2019
FW Getter Saar (1999-11-09) 9 November 1999 5 0 Flora v.  Kosovo, 8 October 2019
FW Liisa Merisalu (2002-01-15) 15 January 2002 4 1 NuPS v.  Russia, 3 September 2019
FW Gerli Israel (1995-02-07) 7 February 1995 9 0 Ajax v.  Belarus, 18 June 2019
  • INJ Withdrew due to an injury.
  • PRE Preliminary squad.
  • RET Retired from the national team.

Results and fixtures

The following players have also been called up to the Estonia squad within the last twelve months.

Statistics

Most capped players

As of 10 November 2019. Players in bold are still active.[3]
RankPlayerCareerCapsGoals
1Katrin Loo2007–10820
2Kaire Palmaru2001–10710
3Kethy Õunpuu2005–1033
4Signy Aarna2007–8726
5Inna Zlidnis2007–820
6Pille Raadik2007–790
7Anastassia Morkovkina1997–20157540
8Kaidi Jekimova2000–2014689
9Kristina Bannikova2013–674
10Hannaliis Jaadla2005–2015662

Top goalscorers

As of 10 November 2019. Players in bold are still active.[3]
RankPlayerCareerGoalsCapsAverage
1Anastassia Morkovkina1997–201540750.53
2Signy Aarna2007–26870.30
3Katrin Loo2007–201080.19
4Ave Pajo2000–201019400.48
5Kaire Palmaru2001–101070.09
6Reelika Vaher1995–20069470.19
Kaidi Jekimova2000–20149680.13
8Margarita Matjuhhova2006–20135330.15
Vlada Kubassova2013–5420.12
10Andra Karpin1995–20064380.11
Kristina Bannikova2013–4670.06

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
1991Did not enter
1995
1999Did not qualify6105631
20038008436
20076114618
201110316744
201510217833
2019300317
Total0/800000043733332169
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
1984Did not enter
1987
1989
1991
1993
1995
1997Did not qualify6006043
20018008638
20056114626
20093003213
20138008531
20178008033
Total0/1200000039113719184
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

See also

References

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 27 September 2019. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  2. "Selgus naiste koondise koosseis mängudeks Valgevenega" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 30 October 2019.
  3. "Koondise koosseis" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association.
  4. "Kosovo mänguks liituvad naiste koondisega Brant ja Rutkovskaja" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 3 October 2019.
  5. "Selgus naiste koondise koosseis valikmängudeks Hollandi ja Venemaaga" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 23 August 2019.
  6. "Naiste koondist ootab ees Balti turniir ja maavõistlus Valgevenega" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 10 June 2019.
  7. "Selgus naiste koondise koosseis mängudeks Aserbaidžaaniga" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 27 March 2019.
  8. "Naiste koondis lõpetab aasta Ungaris" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 6 November 2018.
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