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Italy women's national football team

The Italy women's national football team represents Italy in international women's football at the senior level. The team is governed by the Italian Football Federation (Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio).

Italy
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Azzurre (Blues)
AssociationFederazione Italiana
Giuoco Calcio
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachMilena Bertolini [it]
CaptainSara Gama
Most capsPatrizia Panico (196)[1]
Top scorerPatrizia Panico, Elisabetta Vignotto (107)
FIFA codeITA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 15 Increase 1 (29 March 2019)[2]
Highest10 (July 2003)
Lowest19 (March 2017)
First international
 Italy 2–1 Czechoslovakia 
(Viareggio, Italy, 23 February 1968)
Biggest win
 Italy 15–0 FYROM 
(Vercelli, Italy, 17 September 2014)
Biggest defeat
 Denmark 6–0 Italy 
(Ringsted, Denmark, 16 May 1982)
World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1991)
Best resultQuarterfinals (1991)
European Championship
Appearances11 (first in 1984)
Best resultRunners-up (1993, 1997)

Contents

AchievementsEdit

Competition       Total
Olympic Games 0 0 0 0
World Championship 0 0 0 0
European Championship 0 2 1 3
Universiade 0 0 0 0
Mediterranean Games not yet disputed
Total 0 2 1 3

HonoursEdit

FIFA Women's World CupEdit

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
  1991 Quarterfinals 4 2 0 2 8 5 +3
  1995 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
  1999 Group Stage 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
  2003 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
  2007 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
  2011 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
  2015 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
  2019 Qualified - - - - - - -
Total 3/8 7 3 1 3 11 8 +3
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

UEFA European ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1984 : Semifinals
  • 1987 : Third Place
  • 1989 : Fourth Place
  • 1991 : Fourth Place
  • 1993 : Runners-up
  • 1995 : Did not qualify
  • 1997 : Runners-up
  • 2001 : Group Stage
  • 2005 : Group Stage
  • 2009 : Quarterfinals
  • 2013 : Quarterfinals
  • 2017 : Group Stage

World Cup (Old invitational event)Edit

  • 1970 : Finals (non-official competition)[3]
  • 1971 : Semifinals (non-official competition)[4]
  • 1981 : Champions (non-official competition)[citation needed]
  • 1982 : Champions (non-official competition)[5]
  • 1984 : Champions (non-official competition)[5]
  • 1985 : Finals (non-official competition)[5]
  • 1986 : Champions (non-official competition)[5]
  • 1988 : Finals (non-official competition)[5]

European Championship (historic events)Edit

  • 1969 : Champions (non-official competition)[6]
  • 1979 : Final (non-official competition)[7]

Recent schedule and resultsEdit

2019Edit

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for the 2019 Cyprus Cup.[8]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Laura Giuliani (1993-06-06) 6 June 1993 (age 25) 34 0   Juventus
1GK Chiara Marchitelli (1985-05-04) 4 May 1985 (age 34) 40 0   Florentia
1GK Rosalia Pipitone (1985-08-03) 3 August 1985 (age 33) 3 0   Roma

2DF Elisa Bartoli (1991-05-07) 7 May 1991 (age 28) 45 1   Roma
2DF Lisa Boattin (1997-05-03) 3 May 1997 (age 22) 10 0   Juventus
2DF Giulia Bursi (1996-04-04) 4 April 1996 (age 23) 0 0   Sassuolo
2DF Laura Fusetti (1990-10-08) 8 October 1990 (age 28) 0 0   Milan
2DF Sara Gama (1989-03-27) 27 March 1989 (age 30) 95 5   Juventus
2DF Alia Guagni (1987-10-01) 1 October 1987 (age 31) 61 5   Fiorentina
2DF Elena Linari (1994-04-15) 15 April 1994 (age 25) 41 0   Atlético Madrid
2DF Cecilia Salvai (1993-12-02) 2 December 1993 (age 25) 26 0   Juventus

3MF Greta Adami (1992-07-30) 30 July 1992 (age 26) 6 1   Fiorentina
3MF Lisa Alborghetti (1993-06-19) 19 June 1993 (age 25) 9 0   Milan
3MF Valentina Bergamaschi (1997-01-22) 22 January 1997 (age 22) 14 3   Milan
3MF Barbara Bonansea (1991-06-13) 13 June 1991 (age 27) 48 17   Juventus
3MF Agnese Bonfantini (1999-07-04) 4 July 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Roma
3MF Valentina Cernoia (1991-06-22) 22 June 1991 (age 27) 30 6   Juventus
3MF Aurora Galli (1996-12-13) 13 December 1996 (age 22) 22 0   Juventus
3MF Manuela Giugliano (1997-08-18) 18 August 1997 (age 21) 20 3   Milan
3MF Annamaria Serturini (1998-05-13) 13 May 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Roma

4FW Valentina Giacinti (1994-01-02) 2 January 1994 (age 25) 19 3   Milan
4FW Cristiana Girelli (1990-04-23) 23 April 1990 (age 29) 51 27   Juventus
4FW Ilaria Mauro (1988-05-22) 22 May 1988 (age 31) 26 10   Fiorentina
4FW Daniela Sabatino (1985-06-26) 26 June 1985 (age 33) 45 20   Milan
4FW Stefania Tarenzi (1988-02-29) 29 February 1988 (age 31) 3 1   ChievoVerona Valpo [it]

Previous squadsEdit

CoachesEdit

  • 1968–1970 : Cavicchi
  • 1970–1971 : Giovanni Trabucco
  • 1971 : Cavicchi
  • 1972 : Amedeo Amadei
  • 1972 : Oliveri (interim, 1 match)
  • 1972–1978 : Amedeo Amadei
  • 1979–1980 : Galli
  • 1980–1981 : Sergio Guenza
  • 1981–1983 : Todeschini
  • 1983–1984 : Cuneo
  • 1984–1989 : Ettore Recagni
  • 1989–1993 : Sergio Guenza
  • 1993–1994 : Comunardo Nicolai
  • 1994–1997 : Sergio Guenza
  • 1998 : Sergio Vatta
  • 1999 : Carlo Facchin
  • 1999–2000 : Ettore Recagni
  • August 2000 – 2005 Carolina Morace
  • 2005–2012: Pietro Ghedin
  • May 2012 – 2017 : Antonio Cabrini
  • 2017 : Milena Bertolini

Overall competition recordEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A TORINO ITALIA-MACEDONIA: CON UN SUCCESSO SI VA ALL'EUROPEO" (in Italian). figc.it. 15 June 2012. Retrieved 17 June 2012.
  2. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 29 March 2019. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  3. ^ Coppa del Mondo (Women) 1970
  4. ^ Mundial (Women) 1971
  5. ^ a b c d e Mundialito (Women) 1982–1988
  6. ^ Coppa Europa per Nazioni (Women) 1969
  7. ^ Inofficial European Women Championship 1979
  8. ^ "La Cyprus Cup come collaudo per il Mondiale: 25 convocate, il 27 febbraio l'esordio con il Messico". figc.it. Retrieved 2019-03-02.

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