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Azerbaijan women's national football team

The Azerbaijan women's national football team represents Azerbaijan in international women's football. They are currently 67th in the FIFA Women's World Rankings. Azerbaijan has never qualified for any international tournament.[2] The majority of Azerbaijan's home matches are held at the national stadium, Tofiq Bahramov Stadium.

Azerbaijan
Nickname(s)Odlar Yurdu
(The Land of Fire)
AssociationAssociation of Football Federations of Azerbaijan
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachShamil Haydarov
CaptainIrada Guliyeva
Home stadiumTofik Bakhramov Stadium
Ismet Qaibov Stadium
FIFA codeAZE
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 75 Increase 1 (27 September 2019)[1]
Highest58 (December 2009)
Lowest148 (September 2015)
First international
 Romania 4–1 Azerbaijan 
(Mogoșoaia, Romania; 18 November 2006)
Biggest win
 Macedonia 0–4 Azerbaijan 
(Tbilisi, Georgia; 13 May 2009)
Biggest defeat
 Sweden 17–0 Azerbaijan 
(Gothenburg, Sweden; 23 June 2010)

HistoryEdit

2000sEdit

In 2005, the AFFA had planned to send a team to the Women's World Cup qualifying, finally, the team withdrew before it started the qualifying tournament. On 18 November 2006 Azerbaijan played its first game against Romania in the city of Mogosoaia for the 2009 Euro qualifiers with a team led by Shamil Haydarov and captained by Kifayat Osmanova, losing 4–1 with its first goal scored by Svetlana Milyukhina, they played two matches later, in which they won against Estonia and lost against Bulgaria, they ended up eliminated from the tournament with 3 points. In 2009, Azerbaijan participated for the first time in a World Cup qualifying in Group 8, with Belgium, Czech Republic, Sweden and Wales, where it played three games, one won, one drawn and one lost before the end of the year.

2010sEdit

In 2010, Azerbaijan played five games for the qualifiers, losing them all and being eliminated from the competition with 4 points, a game won, one drawn lost six games, scoring two goals and conceding sixteen. After that campaign, the team did not play to date back and has not scheduled any competition or friendly match. The team not even entered the 2015 World Cup Qualifiers.

World Cup recordEdit

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
  1991 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
  1995 - - - - - - -
  1999 - - - - - - -
  2003 - - - - - - -
  2007 - - - - - - -
  2011 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
  2015 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
  2019 - - - - - - -
Total 0/8 - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

World CupEdit

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
  1991 Did Not Participate
  1995 Did Not Participate
  1999 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  2003 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  2007 Did Not Participate
  2011 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  2015 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  2019 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0/8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

European ChampionshipEdit

UEFA Women's Championship
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
1984 Did Not Participate
  1987 Did Not Participate
  1989 Did Not Participate
  1991 Did Not Participate
  1993 Did Not Participate
  1995 Did Not Participate
    1997 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  2001 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  2005 Did Not Participate
  2009 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  2013 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  2017 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0/11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Olympic GamesEdit

Summer Olympic Games
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
  1996 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
  2000 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
  2004 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
  2008 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
  2012 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
  2016 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Total 0/6 - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

All Time RecordsEdit

The following table shows Azerbaijan's all-time international record, correct as of 1 June 2018.

Against Played Won Drawn Lost GF GA
Total 27 10 5 12 34 84

Current squadEdit

ManagersEdit

Manager Azerbaijan career Played Won Drawn Lost
  Shamil Haydarov 2006–present 22 7 4 11

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 27 September 2019. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  2. ^ Qadın Futbolu Archived 5 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine (in Azerbaijani)

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