Luxembourg women's national football team

The Luxembourg women's national football team represents Luxembourg in international football.

Luxembourg
Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationFédération Luxembourgeoise de Football
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachLuxembourg Dan Santos
Most capsJessica Birkel (40)
Top scorerAmy Thompson (17)
FIFA codeLUX
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 117 Decrease 4 (5 August 2022)[1]
Highest70 (December 2006)
Lowest122 (April 2021)
First international
 Luxembourg 0–4 Slovakia 
(Junglinster, Luxembourg; 18 November 2006)
Biggest win
 Luxembourg 11–0 Tahiti 
(Molsheim, France; 19 February 2022)
Biggest defeat
 Luxembourg 0–12 Poland 
(Koetschette, Luxembourg; 12 February 2014)

Luxembourg women's national football team was founded in 2003, and played its first international game in 2006. It have been managed by Dan Santos since 2020.

HistoryEdit

The beginningEdit

Luxembourg made their debut in the qualifying for the European Championships in 2009. Luxembourg were drawn in a group with Slovakia, Lithuania and Malta. Luxembourg finished in second place in the group. Luxembourg failed to qualify for the World Cup in Germany.

Results and fixturesEdit

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.
Legend

  Win   Draw   Lose   Fixture

2021Edit

17 September 2023 World Cup qualifying Northern Ireland   4–0   Luxembourg Larne, Northern Ireland
Report Stadium: Inver Park
Referee: Eleni Antoniou (GRE)
21 September 2021 2023 World Cup qualifying Luxembourg   0–10   England Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
20:15 CEST (UTC+2)
Report
Stadium: Stade de Luxembourg
Referee: Aleksandra Česen (Slovenia)
30 November 2023 World Cup qualifying Luxembourg   0–8   Austria Luxembourg
Report (UEFA)
Stadium: Stade de Luxembourg
Referee: Andromachi Tsiofliki (Greece)

2022Edit

16 February International Friendly Luxembourg   5–0   Tahiti Mamer, Luxembourg
Report (FLF) Stadium: Stade François Trausch
Attendance: 120
Referee: Karoline Wacker (Germany)
19 February International Friendly Tahiti   0–11   Luxembourg Molsheim, France
Report (FLF)
Stadium: Stade Molsheim
28 June International Friendly Belgium   6–1   Luxembourg Lier, Belgium
20:00
Report (ESPN)
Stadium: Herman Vanderpoortenstadion
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Helen Byrne (England)

Coaching staffEdit

Current coaching staffEdit

As of 14 April 2021[2]
Role Name
Head coach   Dan Santos
Assistant coach   Cristina Correia
Assistant coach   Séraphin Ribeiro
Goalkeeping coach   Jean-Marie Noel
Fitness coach   Kevin Rutare
Team delegate   Liz Thill
Team delegate   Sylvie Vidal

Manager historyEdit

  •   Romain Jean (2006–2012)
  •   Ray Pye (2012–2017)
  •   Samy Smaïli (2017–2020)
  •   Dan Santos (2020–)

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players were named for the friendlies against   Cape Verde on 19 June and   Belgium on 29 June, and the 2023 World Cup qualifier against   Latvia on 24 June 2022.[3]

Caps and goals accurate as of match against   Belgium on 28 June 2022.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Lucie Schlimé (2003-09-19) 19 September 2003 (age 18) 13 0   CeBra
1GK Sheila Hoja (1988-03-03) 3 March 1988 (age 34) 0 0   Bettembourg
1GK Joy Jung (2006-03-17) 17 March 2006 (age 16) 0 0   Racing

2DF Kimberley Dos Santos (1998-02-26) 26 February 1998 (age 24) 23 2   Racing
2DF Catherine Have (1995-11-16) 16 November 1995 (age 26) 19 0   Munsbach
2DF Isabel Albert (1995-05-10) 10 May 1995 (age 27) 12 0   Munsbach
2DF Emma Kremer (2000-07-28) 28 July 2000 (age 22) 11 0   Jeunesse Junglinster
2DF Sadine Correia (1992-06-09) 9 June 1992 (age 30) 10 0   Bettembourg
2DF Noémie Tiberi (1991-08-13) 13 August 1991 (age 31) 10 0   Jeunesse Junglinster
2DF Jessica Becker (1999-12-09) 9 December 1999 (age 22) 9 0   Munsbach
2DF Ashley Delgado Do Rosario (2004-08-18) 18 August 2004 (age 17) 4 1   Young Boys Diekirch
2DF Mariana Lourenco Magalhães (2004-06-04) 4 June 2004 (age 18) 3 0   Young Boys Diekirch

3MF Marta Estevez Garcia (1997-06-05) 5 June 1997 (age 25) 24 2   Munsbach
3MF Marisa Soares Marques (1993-08-13) 13 August 1993 (age 29) 17 0   Mamer 32
3MF Laura Miller (captain) (2001-12-07) 7 December 2001 (age 20) 15 1   Standard Liège
3MF Edina Kocan (2002-02-27) 27 February 2002 (age 20) 11 0   Racing
3MF Charlotte Schmit (2006-01-17) 17 January 2006 (age 16) 6 0   Freiburg
3MF Rachel Kirps (2005-12-01) 1 December 2005 (age 16) 2 0   FC Saarbrücken

4FW Amy Thompson (1994-07-28) 28 July 1994 (age 28) 27 17   Mamer 32
4FW Julie Marques Abreu (2004-08-06) 6 August 2004 (age 18) 16 6   Standard Liège
4FW Jill De BruynRET (1993-12-13) 13 December 1993 (age 28) 14 0   Ell
4FW Joana Lourenco Magalhães (2004-06-04) 4 June 2004 (age 18) 11 7   Young Boys Diekirch
4FW Kate Thill (2002-01-25) 25 January 2002 (age 20) 10 1   Bridgeport Purple Knights
4FW Caroline Jorge (2005-11-29) 29 November 2005 (age 16) 6 2   Munsbach
4FW Kim Olafsson (1998-08-27) 27 August 1998 (age 23) 5 1   SV Elversberg

Notes
  • INJ = Withdrew due to injury
  • PRE = Preliminary squad / standby
  • RET = Retired from the national team
  • SUS = Serving suspension
  • WD = Player withdrew from the squad due to non-injury issue.

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have been called up to the squad in the past 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Emma Goetz (2006-01-06) 6 January 2006 (age 16) 1 0   Freiburg v.   North Macedonia, 12 April 2022
GK Anaïs Weyer (2004-05-25) 25 May 2004 (age 18) 1 0   Metz v.   Tahiti, 19 February 2022
GK Catherine Keipes (1985-07-11) 11 July 1985 (age 37) 13 0   Bettembourg v.   Austria, 30 November 2021
GK Natascha Kremer (1997-10-03) 3 October 1997 (age 24) 0 0   UN Käerjéng 97 v.   North Macedonia, 26 October 2021
GK Lena Krier (1994-03-29) 29 March 1994 (age 28) 4 0   Bettembourg v.   England, 21 September 2021

DF Gabriela De Lemos (1997-03-24) 24 March 1997 (age 25) 23 5   Racing v.   Tahiti, 19 February 2022
DF Noémie Raths (1989-12-08) 8 December 1989 (age 32) 19 0   Munsbach v.   Austria, 30 November 2021
DF Jessica Berscheid (1997-07-30) 30 July 1997 (age 25) 24 0   Mamer 32 v.   North Macedonia, 26 October 2021
DF Aldina Dervisevic (2001-05-29) 29 May 2001 (age 21) 1 0   Bettembourg v.   England, 21 September 2021

MF Kelly Mendes (1997-04-28) 28 April 1997 (age 25) 11 0   Jeunesse Junglinster v.   North Macedonia, 12 April 2022
MF Lisa Kneip (2002-04-01) 1 April 2002 (age 20) 2 0   Ell v.   Tahiti, 19 February 2022
MF Hanna Thill (2002-10-14) 14 October 2002 (age 19) 0 0   Bettembourg v.   England, 21 September 2021

FW Martine Schon (1992-12-07) 7 December 1992 (age 29) 5 0   Wincrange v.   Tahiti, 19 February 2022
FW Belma Sabotic (2004-01-27) 27 January 2004 (age 18) 3 0   Fola Esch v.   Tahiti, 19 February 2022
FW Nathalie Ludwig (1995-12-11) 11 December 1995 (age 26) 2 1   Entente Rosport v.   Tahiti, 19 February 2022
FW Alexia Magalhães (2000-09-13) 13 September 2000 (age 21) 1 0   Young Boys Diekirch v.   Austria, 30 November 2021
FW Anouchka Besch (1999-10-29) 29 October 1999 (age 22) 9 0   Bettembourg v.   England, 21 September 2021

RecordsEdit

*Active players in bold, statistics correct as of 28 June 2022.[4]

Most goals in a match
Player Date Goals Opponent Location Competition Line-up
Joana Lourenco Magalhães February 19, 2022[5] 5   Tahiti[5] Molsheim, France International Friendly Starting

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA Women's World CupEdit

FIFA Women's World Cup record Qualification record
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD GP W D* L GF GA GD
  1991 to   2007 Did not exist Did not exist
  2011 Did not enter Did not enter
  2015 Did not qualify 3 0 1 2 1 8 -7
  2019 3 0 0 3 3 21 -18
   2023 To be determined
Total - - - - - - - - 6 0 1 5 4 29 -25
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

UEFA Women's ChampionshipEdit

UEFA Women's Championship record Qualifying record
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD GP W D* L GF GA GD
1984 to   2005 Did not exist Did not exist
  2009 Did not qualify 3 1 1 1 5 7 -2
  2013 3 1 0 2 4 9 -5
  2017 3 1 0 2 4 8 -4
  2022 Did not enter Did not enter
Total - - - - - - - - 9 3 1 5 13 24 -11
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 5 August 2022. Retrieved 5 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Equipe nationale A Dames" (in French). Luxembourg Football Federation. Retrieved 14 April 2021.
  3. ^ "De Kader fir folgend Lännermatcher" [Luxembourg women's selections for upcoming matches] (in French). FLF. Retrieved 20 June 2022.
  4. ^ "Die Rekord Nationalspielerinnen" (in German). Fussball-Lux.lu.
  5. ^ a b "Luxembourger Records". Luxembourger Wort. Retrieved 21 February 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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