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Colombia women's national football team

The Colombia women's national football team represents Colombia in international women's football competitions and are controlled by the Colombian Football Federation. They are a member of the CONMEBOL. The team is currently ranked 22nd in the FIFA Ranking and have qualified for two FIFA Women's World Cups, in Germany 2011 and Canada 2015.

Colombia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Las Chicas Superpoderosas
(The Powerpuff Girls)[1][2]
Las Cafeteras[3]
(The Coffee Growers)
AssociationFederación Colombiana de Fútbol (FCF)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachNelson Abadía
CaptainNatalia Gaitán
Most capsNataly Arias (60)
Top scorerCatalina Usme (20)
Home stadiumEstadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez
FIFA codeCOL
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 26 Steady (12 July 2019)[4]
Highest22 (December 2016–June 2017)
Lowest118 (June 2008)
First international
 Colombia 4–1 Venezuela 
(Mar del Plata, Argentina; 2 March 1998)
Biggest win
 Colombia 8–0 Venezuela 
(Lima, Peru; 11 April 2003)
 Uruguay 0–8 Colombia 
(Barranquilla, Colombia; 6 June 2004)
 Uruguay 0–8 Colombia 
(Cuenca, Ecuador; 13 November 2010)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 12–0 Colombia Colombia
(Lima, Peru; 27 April 2003)
World Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2011)
Best resultRound of 16 (2015)
Copa América Femenina
Appearances5 (first in 1998)
Best resultRunner-up (2010, 2014)
Summer Olympics
Appearances2 (first in 2012)
Best result11th (2012, 2016)

Colombia is one of South America's best-ranked national teams, and are also the third nation of the continent to qualify for World Cup and the Olympics, besides Brazil and Argentina. Colombia was the first Spanish-speaking country whose women's team advanced beyond the group stage in a World Cup (in 2015).

Las Cafeteras also had participated in all Copa América Femenina editions since 1998. Colombia were runners-up in 2010 and 2014.[5]

Contents

HonoursEdit

Competitive recordEdit

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

     Champions       Runners-up      Third Place       Fourth place  

FIFA World CupEdit

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1991 Did Not Enter
  1995
  1999 Did Not Qualify
  2003
  2007
  2011 Group Stage 14th 3 0 1 2 0 4
  2015 Round of 16 12th 4 1 1 2 4 5
  2019 Did Not Qualify
Total Round of 16 2/7 7 1 2 4 4 9
FIFA Women's World Cup history
Year Round Date Opponent Result Stadium
  2011 Group stage 28 June   Sweden L 0–1 BayArena, Leverkusen
2 July   United States L 0–3 Rhein-Neckar-Arena, Sinsheim
6 July   North Korea D 0–0 Ruhrstadion, Bochum
  2015 Group stage 9 June   Mexico D 1–1 Moncton Stadium, Moncton
13 June   France W 2–0
17 June   England L 1–2 Olympic Stadium, Montreal
Round of 16 22 June   United States L 0–2 Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton

Copa América FemeninaEdit

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1991 Did Not Enter
  1995
  1998 First Stage 6th 4 2 0 2 11 16
  2003 Third place 3rd 5 2 1 2 12 16
  2006 First Stage 7th 4 1 1 2 4 11
  2010 Runners-up 2nd 7 4 1 2 19 8
  2014 Runners-up 2nd 7 5 2 0 12 2
  2018 Fourth place 4th 7 3 2 2 17 8
Total Runners-up 6/8 34 17 7 10 75 61

Olympic GamesEdit

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1996 Did not Qualify
  2000
  2004
  2008
  2012 First stage 11th 3 0 0 3 0 6
  2016 First stage 11th 3 0 1 2 2 7
  2020 Did not Qualify
Total First stage 2/7 6 0 1 5 2 13

Pan American GamesEdit

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1999 Did Not Enter
  2003
  2007
  2011 Fourth place 4th 5 2 0 3 3 4
  2015 Runners-up 2nd 5 3 1 1 5 5
  2019 Qualified
Total Runners-up 3/6 10 5 1 4 8 9

All Time ResultsEdit

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

Against Played Won Drawn Lost GF GA
Total 93 43 17 33 150 32

Schedule and resultsEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

2018Edit

2019Edit

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for the 2019 Pan American Games.[6]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1GK Catalina Pérez (1994-11-08) 8 November 1994 (age 24)   Cortuluá
1GK Sandra Sepúlveda (1988-03-03) 3 March 1988 (age 31)   Junior

2DF Carolina Arias (1990-09-02) 2 September 1990 (age 28)   Atlético Huila
2DF Daniela Arias (1994-08-31) 31 August 1994 (age 24)   Atlético Bucaramanga
2DF Daniela Caracas (1997-04-25) 25 April 1997 (age 22)   Atlético Huila
2DF Isa Echeverri (1994-06-16) 16 June 1994 (age 25)   Sevilla
2DF Natalia Gaitán (1991-04-03) 3 April 1991 (age 28)   Valencia
2DF Manuela Vanegas (2000-11-09) 9 November 2000 (age 18)   Formas Íntimas

3MF Jéssica Caro (1988-07-20) 20 July 1988 (age 30)   Cortuluá
3MF Daniela Montoya (1990-08-22) 22 August 1990 (age 28)   Junior
3MF Diana Ospina (1989-03-03) 3 March 1989 (age 30)   Formas Íntimas
3MF Marcela Restrepo (1995-11-10) 10 November 1995 (age 23)   Atlético Huila
3MF Leicy Santos (1996-05-16) 16 May 1996 (age 23)   Santa Fe

4FW Lady Andrade (1992-01-10) 10 January 1992 (age 27)   Milan
4FW Yisela Cuesta (1991-09-27) 27 September 1991 (age 27)   Formas Íntimas
4FW Mayra Ramírez (1999-03-23) 23 March 1999 (age 20)   Real Pasión
4FW Catalina Usme (1989-12-25) 25 December 1989 (age 29)   América de Cali
4FW Oriánica Velásquez (1989-08-01) 1 August 1989 (age 29)   Formas Íntimas

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have been called up for France squad within the past 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Michell Lugo (2001-04-16) 16 April 2001 (age 18)   Millonarios June 2019 trainings
GK Vanessa Córdoba (1995-05-09) 9 May 1995 (age 24) Unattached v.   Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE

DF Korina Clavijo (1993-09-01) 1 September 1993 (age 25)   Sporting Huelva June 2019 trainings
DF Gavy Santos (1993-02-01) 1 February 1993 (age 26)   Atlético Huila June 2019 trainings
DF Ana María Bohórquez (2001-07-14) 14 July 2001 (age 18)   Santa Fe v.   Peru, 7 April 2019
DF Chelsea Cabarcas (1992-05-19) 19 May 1992 (age 27)   Long Island Rough Riders (UWS) v.   Peru, 7 April 2019
DF Sara Páez (1998-06-10) 10 June 1998 (age 21)   Millonarios v.   Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE
DF Valentina Jaramillo (2001-02-10) 10 February 2001 (age 18)   Llaneras F.C. 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
DF Liana Salazar (1992-09-16) 16 September 1992 (age 26)   Beijing BSU 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games

MF Tannia Pérez (1998-11-28) 28 November 1998 (age 20)   Ángeles F.C. v.   Peru, 7 April 2019
MF Lina Jaime (2001-11-22) 22 November 2001 (age 17)   Gol Star v.   Peru, 7 April 2019
MF Aura Hoyos (1998-04-16) 16 April 1998 (age 21)   Leones v.   Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE
MF Mildrey Pineda (1989-10-01) 1 October 1989 (age 29)   América de Cali v.   Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE
MF Tatiana Castañeda (1990-12-24) 24 December 1990 (age 28)   Envigado 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
MF Estefanía González (2000-01-04) 4 January 2000 (age 19)   Atlético Nacional 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
MF Viviana Múnera (1997-02-14) 14 February 1997 (age 22)   Atlético Nacional 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
MF Geraldyne Saavedra (1998-02-16) 16 February 1998 (age 21)   América de Cali 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games

FW Angie Castañeda (1998-02-04) 4 February 1998 (age 21)   Millonarios June 2019 trainings
FW Katherin Castro (1991-11-21) 21 November 1991 (age 27)   Amundsjö June 2019 trainings
FW Manuela González (1995-08-29) 29 August 1995 (age 23)   Atlético Huila v.   Peru, 7 April 2019 PRE
FW Carmen Rodallega (1983-07-15) 15 July 1983 (age 36) Unattached 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Boehm, Charles (10 June 2015). "OMG What a Goal! Colombia's Daniela Montoya smashes unreal WWC equalizer". soccerwire.
  2. ^ Baker, Katie (23 June 2015). "Canadian Bacon: Watching the U.S. Women Bring Home a Win in Edmonton". Grantland.
  3. ^ "In Colombia, a Soccer Paradox". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-07-11.
  4. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Brazil reign again, Colombia make history". FIFA. 22 November 2010. Retrieved 2015-07-02.
  6. ^ "Selección Colombia femenina confirmó nómina para Juegos Panamericanos" (in Spanish). Antena 2. 11 July 2019. Retrieved 12 July 2019.

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