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North Macedonia women's national football team

The North Macedonia women's national football team represents North Macedonia in international women's association football. The team is controlled by the Football Federation of North Macedonia, the governing body for football in the country.

North Macedonia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Црвени Лавови
The Red Lions

Црвено-Жолти
Red-Yellows
AssociationFootball Federation of North Macedonia
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachVančo Balevski
CaptainKaterina Mileska
Most capsVioleta Spirovska (72)
Top scorerNataša Andonova (12)
Home stadiumStadion Mladost
FIFA codeMKD
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 124 Decrease 3 (29 March 2019)[1]
Highest90 (December 2009)
Lowest124 (September 2006)
First international
 Croatia 4–0 Macedonia 
(Đakovo, Croatia; 7 May 2005)
Biggest win
 Macedonia 5–1 Luxembourg 
(Strumica, Macedonia; 5 March 2011)
Biggest defeat
 Italy 15–0 Macedonia 
(Vercelli, Italy, 17 September 2014)

Contents

OverviewEdit

They are currently coached by Gorazd Mihajlov. The Macedonian women's team find themselves ranked 104th out of 122 active women's footballing nations registered with FIFA.[2]

The women's team played their first official game on 7 May 2005, in which they were beaten 4–0 by Croatia. Two weeks later, on 21 May 2005, Macedonia scored their first ever goal in a 7–1 loss to Slovenia.[3]

World Cup recordEdit

FIFA World Cup record
Edition Final tournament record Qualification record
Result Pos. Pld. W D * L GF GA Result Pld. W D L GF GA
  1991 Did not enter
  1995 Did not enter
  1999 Did not enter
  2003 Did not enter
  2007 Did not enter
  2011 Did not qualify Main Stage 8 0 0 8 3 68
  2015 Did not qualify Main Stage 10 0 1 9 6 74
  2019 Did not enter
Overall 0 / 8 18 0 1 17 9 142
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

European Championship recordEdit

UEFA Euro record
Edition Final tournament record Qualification record
Result Pos. Pld. W D * L GF GA Result Pld. W D L GF GA
  1991 Did not enter
  1993 Did not enter
  1995 Did not enter
    1997 Did not enter
  2001 Did not enter
  2005 Did not enter
  2009 Did not qualify Prel. Stage 3 0 0 3 0 14
  2013 Did not qualify Main Stage 13 2 3 8 12 51
  2017 Did not qualify Main Stage 8 0 0 8 4 51
Overall 0 / 9 24 2 3 19 16 116
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Olympic Games recordEdit

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
  2000 Did not enter - - - - - - -
  2004 Did not enter - - - - - - -
  2008 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
  2012 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
  2016 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
  2020 To be determined - - - - - - -
Total 0/5 - - - - - - -

ScorersEdit

FIFA World Cup, including qualifiers
Players Overall 2011 2015
Nataša Andonova 5 1 4
Gentjana Rochi 1 1
Afrodita Salihi 2 1 1
Violeta Spirovska 1 1
UEFA Euro, qualifiers included
Scorers Overall 2009 2013 2017
Nataša Andonova 4 4
Shireta Brahimi 1 1
Eli Jakovska 2 2
Simona Krstanovska 1 1
Gentjana Rochi 3 2 1
Afrodita Salihi 2 2

Current squadEdit

Squad for the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying round.[4]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Froska Kostova (1988-05-11) 11 May 1988 (age 31)   ZFK Naše Taksi
12 1GK Elena Cakmakoska (1990-07-16) 16 July 1990 (age 28)
22 1GK Viktorija Panchurova (1999-12-25) 25 December 1999 (age 19)
2 2DF Martina Smilkovska (1993-10-22) 22 October 1993 (age 25)
3 2DF Daniela Veleska (1997-10-03) 3 October 1997 (age 21)
4 2DF Katerina Mileska (1989-02-24) 24 February 1989 (age 30)
6 2DF Simona Taseva (1994-09-14) 14 September 1994 (age 24)
5 3MF Pavlina Nikolovska (1998-04-03) 3 April 1998 (age 21)
8 3MF Emilija Stoliovska (1994-01-29) 29 January 1994 (age 25)
13 3MF Saska Kokalovska (1996-12-08) 8 December 1996 (age 22)
14 3MF Ivana Binevska (2000-03-06) 6 March 2000 (age 19)
7 4FW Simona Krstanovska (1997-08-10) 10 August 1997 (age 21) 1
9 4FW Eli Jakovska (1995-05-16) 16 May 1995 (age 24) 2   FK Spartak Subotica
10 4FW Aleksandra Ristovska (1995-08-21) 21 August 1995 (age 23)
11 4FW Afrodita Salihi (1989-04-11) 11 April 1989 (age 30)
15 4FW Elma Shemsovijk (1999-02-04) 4 February 1999 (age 20)
16 4FW Jana Chubrinovska (1999-02-12) 12 February 1999 (age 20)
17 4FW Ulza Maksuti (1999-07-08) 8 July 1999 (age 19)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 29 March 2019. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  2. ^ "FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking: Women's Ranking". FIFA. 23 June 2017. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
  3. ^ "FIFA Live Scores: FYR Macedonia". FIFA. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
  4. ^ "UEFA Women's EURO - FYR Macedonia - Squad". UEFA. Retrieved 23 June 2017.

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