Montenegro women's national football team
|Association||Football Association of Montenegro|
|Head coach||Mirko Maric|
|Most caps||Armisa Kuč (54)|
|Top scorer||Armisa Kuč (18)|
|Home stadium||Gradski stadion, Nikšić (5,214); Stadion pod Malim brdom, Petrovac (1,630)|
|Current||98 1 (20 August 2021)|
|Highest||78 (December 2017)|
| Montenegro 2–3 Bosnia and Herzegovina |
(Bar, Montenegro; 13 March 2012)
| Macedonia 0–7 Montenegro |
(Skopje; 28 April 2015)
| Spain 13–0 Montenegro |
(Las Rozas de Madrid, Spain; 15 September 2016)
Montenegrin women's team was founded in 2012, six years after Montenegro gained independence. It is organised and headed by Football Association of Montenegro. The team is founded four years after the establishing of first women's football competition in Montenegro.
With head coach Zoran Mijović, Montenegro played first match on 13 March 2012 in Bar, against Bosnia and Herzegovina (2:3). Two days later, Montenegro gained its first draw, also against Bosnia and Herzegovina (2:2).
Montenegro made its official competitive debut on 4 April 2013 in the 2015 World Cup qualification's preliminary round, drawing 3–3 against the Faroe Islands. Only two days later, Montenegro made first win in team's history, against Georgia - 2:0.
On that tournament, played in Vilnius, Montenegro made a big surprise, because they qualified for the final round of 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification (UEFA).
In April 2015, on debut of new head coach Derviš Hadžiosmanović, Montenegro made biggest win in team's history, against Macedonia away - 7:0.
Montenegro participated in Euro 2017 qualifiers, but finished without any single point earned. On qualifying game against Spain away, Montenegro recorded biggest defeat in history (0:13)
Second appearance in World Cup Qualifiers, Montenegro had during the April 2017. On World Cup 2019 qualifying tournament, which hosted Faroe Islands, Montenegro finished third, with one win and two defeats, but with positive goal-difference (8:6). On last game, Montenegro made the biggest all-time victory in qualifiers, against Luxembourg (7:1).
Results and fixturesEdit
- Since 2007, Montenegro's national team has played dozens of qualifying and friendly matches every year.
- The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.
Win Draw Lose Fixtures
|18 September Euro 2022 qualifying||Montenegro||1–3||Ukraine||DG Arena, Podgorica|
Referee: Viola Raudziņa (Latvia)
|22 September Euro 2022 qualifying||Montenegro||0–3||Germany||Podgorica City Stadium, Podgorica|
Referee: Ainara Andrea Acevedo Dudley (Spain)
|22 October Euro 2022 qualifying||Greece||1–0||Montenegro||Athens, Greece|
|16:30 (17:30 EEST)||
||Report||Stadium: Apostolos Nikolaidis Stadium|
Referee: Miriama Matulová (Slovakia)
|1 December Euro 2022 qualifying||Ukraine||2–1||Montenegro||Kyiv, Ukraine|
|18:00 (19:00 EET)||Report||
||Stadium: Obolon Arena|
Referee: Frida Nielsen (Denmark)
|21 February Friendly||Montenegro||5–0||North Macedonia||Podgorica|
|13:00||Report||Stadium: Trening kamp FSCG|
Referee: Mileta Šćepanović (MNE)
|10 June Friendly||Malta||1–2||Montenegro||Ta' Qali|
|18:30||Zammit 23'||Bulatović 13'
|Stadium: Centenary Stadium|
Referee: Alex Johnson (MLT)
|13 June Friendly||Malta||1–0||Montenegro||Ta' Qali|
|18:30||Flask 31'||Stadium: Centenary Stadium|
Referee: Darryl Agius (MLT)
Below is a list of performances of Montenegro women's national football team against every single opponent. Last update: 14 June 2021.
|Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Republic of Ireland|
Current coaching staffEdit
|Head coach||Mirko Marić|
|Second assistant coach||Ivan Tatar|
|Assistant coach||Jadranka Pavićević|
|Goalkeeping coach||Fuad Osmanagić|
|Physical therapists||Sanja Jakić
- Caps and goals as of 17 June 2021.
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|1||GK||Anastasija Krstović||21 July 2003||1||0||Budućnost|
|12||GK||Ivana Čabarkapa||7 September 1999||17||0||Breznica|
|2||DF||Milica Radunović||9 November 1996||7||0||Budućnost|
|3||DF||Aleksandra Popović||3 May 1999||27||0||Breznica|
|4||DF||Maja Šaranović||11 November 1999||25||1||Partizán Bardejov|
|5||DF||Marija Maraš||23 September 2002||8||0||Breznica|
|6||DF||Anastasija Bulić||4 April 2005||0||0||Budućnost|
|15||DF||Helena Božić||14 February 1997||30||0||Partizán Bardejov|
|16||DF||Jovana Vučinić||3 June 2003||0||0||Budućnost|
|18||DF||Radosava Kočanović||November 11, 1994||5||0||Breznica|
|22||DF||Andrea Janjušević||23 December 2003||2||0||Ekonomist|
|8||MF||Anđela Tošković||19 August 2004||9||1||Budućnost|
|10||MF||Jelena Karličić||5 October 2002||5||0||Breznica|
|13||MF||Ivana Boričić||26 May 2005||1||0||Budućnost|
|14||MF||Enida Bošnjak||2 February 2002||2||0||Breznica|
|17||MF||Darija Đukić||11 January 1996||37||1||Minsk|
|21||MF||Svetlana Bečić||13 August 2002||1||0||Budućnost|
|7||FW||Slađana Bulatović (captain)||4 May 1994||53||16||Rayo Vallecano|
|9||FW||Nađa Stanović||10 September 1999||12||3||Katowice|
|11||FW||Armisa Kuč||11 April 1992||55||18||Minsk|
|19||FW||Ana Knežević||18 December 2002||3||0||Breznica|
|20||FW||Nađa Đurđevac||25 August 2002||1||0||Breznica|
- The following players were named to a squad in the last 12 months.
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Ines Obradović||23 March 1998||11||0||Red Star||v. North Macedonia, 21 February 2021|
|DF||Maja Miletić||10 June 2002||1||0||Breznica||v. North Macedonia, 21 February 2021|
|DF||Tatjana Đurković||5 August 1996||40||0||Karyatides||v. Ukraine, 22 October 2020|
|DF||Sanja Nedić||26 November 1994||9||0||SFK 2000||v. Germany, 22 September 2020|
|DF||Džejrana Čengić||27 February 2002||0||0||Breznica||v. Germany, 22 September 2020|
|DF||Jovana Nišavić||18 March 2001||0||0||Budućnost||v. Germany, 22 September 2020|
|MF||Jelena Vujadinović||17 November 2000||7||1||Partizán Bardejov||v. North Macedonia, 21 February 2021|
|MF||Jovana Miladinović||11 September 2002||0||0||Budućnost||v. North Macedonia, 21 February 2021|
|MF||Jelena Sarić||25 August 2002||0||0||Ekonomist||v. North Macedonia, 21 February 2021|
|MF||Jasna Đoković||29 October 1991||48||4||SFK 2000||v. Ukraine, 1 December 2020|
|MF||Nikolina Caković||7 April 2002||0||0||Budućnost||v. Ukraine, 22 October 2020|
|FW||Medina Dešić||11 April 1997||6||0||ETSV Würzburg||v. North Macedonia, 21 February 2021|
|FW||Marija Vukčević (c)||26 April 1986||31||12||ASD Chieti||v. Ukraine, 18 September 2020 PRE|
- As of 22 February 2021
- Players in bold are still active, at least at club level.
Since its foundation, Montenegro women's national football team played in two qualification rounds for big tournaments so far. On both occasions, Montenegro failed to qualify.
FIFA Women's World CupEdit
|FIFA Women's World Cup record||Qualification record|
|2015||Did not qualify||13||1||2||10||12||57|
|2019||Did not qualify||3||1||0||2||8||6|
|2023||To be determined||To be determined|
UEFA Women's ChampionshipEdit
|UEFA Women's Championship record||Qualification record|
|2017||Did not qualify||8||0||0||8||2||51|