Portugal women's national football team

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 Increase 2 (29 March 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)

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.

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 1GK Inês Pereira (1999-05-26) 26 May 1999 (age 20) 5 0 Portugal Sporting CP
12 1GK Ana Rita Oliveira (1998-01-27) 27 January 1998 (age 21) 0 0 Portugal Braga
22 1GK Rute Costa (1994-06-01) 1 June 1994 (age 25) 2 0 Portugal Braga

15 2DF Carole Costa (1990-05-03) 3 May 1990 (age 29) 106 10 Portugal Sporting CP
5 2DF Matilde Fidalgo (1994-05-15) 15 May 1994 (age 25) 38 0 England Manchester City
3 2DF Raquel Infante (1990-09-19) 19 September 1990 (age 28) 20 0 Spain Logroño
2 2DF Mónica Mendes (1993-06-16) 16 June 1993 (age 26) 51 2 Italy Milan
4 2DF Sílvia Rebelo (1989-05-20) 20 May 1989 (age 30) 82 1 Portugal Braga

23 3MF Melissa Antunes (1990-01-08) 8 January 1990 (age 29) 32 1 Portugal Braga
9 3MF Ana Borges (1990-06-15) 15 June 1990 (age 29) 112 9 Portugal Sporting CP
19 3MF Ana Capeta (1997-12-22) 22 December 1997 (age 21) 4 0 Portugal Sporting CP
21 3MF Nádia Gomes (1996-11-09) 9 November 1996 (age 22) 2 1 United States Orlando Pride
17 3MF Vanessa Malho (1996-04-12) 12 April 1996 (age 23) 61 7 Portugal Braga
7 3MF Cláudia Neto (c) (1988-04-18) 18 April 1988 (age 31) 111 14 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
6 3MF Andreia Norton (1996-08-15) 15 August 1996 (age 22) 26 3 Germany SC Sand
13 3MF Fátima Pinto (1996-01-16) 16 January 1996 (age 23) 42 1 Portugal Sporting CP
11 3MF Tatiana Pinto (1994-03-28) 28 March 1994 (age 25) 38 1 Portugal Sporting CP
14 3MF Dolores Silva (1991-08-07) 7 August 1991 (age 27) 89 11 Spain Atlético Madrid

10 4FW Ana Leite (1991-10-23) 23 October 1991 (age 27) 49 1 Portugal Sporting CP
8 4FW Laura Luís (1992-08-15) 15 August 1992 (age 26) 49 8 Portugal Braga
18 4FW Carolina Mendes (1987-11-27) 27 November 1987 (age 31) 83 18 Portugal Sporting CP
16 4FW Diana Silva (1995-06-04) 4 June 1995 (age 24) 47 8 Portugal Sporting CP
20 4FW Jéssica Silva (1994-12-11) 11 December 1994 (age 24) 58 6 Spain 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 (age 31) 12 0 Portugal CF Benfica v.  Wales; 8 June 2017
GK Patrícia Morais (1992-06-17) 17 June 1992 (age 27) 51 0 Portugal Sporting CP v.  Republic of Ireland; 18 January 2018
GK Neide Simões (1988-07-19) 19 July 1988 (age 30) 60 0 Portugal Valadares Gaia FC v.  Denmark; 3 March 2017

DF Sarah da Cunha (1997-09-23) 23 September 1997 (age 21) 0 0 France Grenoble Foot 38 v.  Finland; 19 September 2017PRE
DF Matilde Figueiras (1996-08-07) 7 August 1996 (age 22) 2 0 Portugal Sporting CP 2017 Algarve CupPRE
DF Diana Gomes (1998-07-26) 26 July 1998 (age 20) 2 0 Portugal SC Braga v.  Republic of Ireland; 18 January 2018PRE
DF Joana Marchão (1996-10-24) 24 October 1996 (age 22) 3 0 Portugal Sporting CP v.  Moldova; 24 November 2017
DF Filipa Rodrigues (1993-09-04) 4 September 1993 (age 25) 13 3 Portugal GD Estoril Praia v.  Finland; 19 September 2017PRE
DF Jassie Vasconcelos (1994-06-20) 20 June 1994 (age 24) 1 0 Portugal Benfica v.  Finland; 19 September 2017

MF Amanda Da Costa (1989-10-07) 7 October 1989 (age 29) 19 0 Retired v.  England; 27 July 2017
MF Suzane Pires (1992-08-17) 17 August 1992 (age 26) 23 0 Brazil Santos FC v.  England; 27 July 2017
MF Andreia Veiga (1989-07-14) 14 July 1989 (age 29) 5 0 Portugal GD Estoril Praia v.  Finland; 19 September 2017
MF Ana Viegas (1989-07-14) 14 July 1989 (age 29) 1 0 Portugal GD Estoril Praia v.  Moldova; 24 November 2017

FW Francisca Cardoso (1997-12-13) 13 December 1997 (age 21) 1 0 Portugal SC Braga v.  Republic of Ireland; 21 January 2018
FW Cláudia Lima (1996-09-05) 5 September 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Portugal 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. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 29 March 2019. Retrieved 29 March 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

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