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
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 31 1 (27 September 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
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 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
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]

Team

Caps and goals may be incorrect.

Current squad

The following 23 players were called up to the squad for the UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifier against  Finland on 12 November 2019.[4]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Rute Costa (1994-06-01) 1 June 1994 2 0 Braga
1GK Patrícia Morais (1992-06-17) 17 June 1992 51 0 Sporting CP
1GK Inês Pereira (1999-05-26) 26 May 1999 5 0 Sporting CP

2DF Matilde Fidalgo (1994-05-15) 15 May 1994 38 0 Manchester City
2DF Carole Costa (1990-05-03) 3 May 1990 106 10 Sporting CP
2DF Ana Borges (1990-06-15) 15 June 1990 112 9 Sporting CP
2DF Raquel Infante (1990-09-19) 19 September 1990 20 0 Benfica
2DF Diana Gomes (1998-07-26) 26 July 1998 2 0 Braga
2DF Sílvia Rebelo (1989-05-20) 20 May 1989 82 1 Benfica
2DF Mónica Mendes (1993-06-16) 16 June 1993 51 2 Milan

3MF Tatiana Pinto (1994-03-28) 28 March 1994 38 1 Sporting CP
3MF Inês Maia Braga
3MF Dolores Silva (1991-08-07) 7 August 1991 89 11 Braga
3MF Andreia Norton (1996-08-15) 15 August 1996 26 3 Internazionale
3MF Fátima Pinto (1996-01-16) 16 January 1996 42 1 Sporting CP
3MF Andreia Faria Benfica
3MF Cláudia Neto (captain) (1988-04-18) 18 April 1988 111 14 VfL Wolfsburg
3MF Vanessa Marques (1996-04-12) 12 April 1996 61 7 Braga

4FW Carolina Mendes (1987-11-27) 27 November 1987 83 18 Sporting CP
4FW Melissa Gomes Stade de Reims
4FW Jéssica Silva (1994-12-11) 11 December 1994 58 6 Lyon
4FW Telma Encarnação (2001-10-11) 11 October 2001 Marítimo
4FW Diana Silva (1995-06-04) 4 June 1995 47 8 Sporting CP

Recent call-ups

The following players were named to a squad in the last 12 months.

This list may be incomplete.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
DF Joana Marchão (1996-10-24) 24 October 1996 3 0 Sporting CP v.  Albania, 4 October 2019

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. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 27 September 2019. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  3. "Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  4. https://www.fpf.pt/News/Todas-as-not%C3%ADcias/Not%C3%ADcia/news/25052
  5. UEFA Women's Euro 2017 squad
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