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Vietnam women's national football team

The Vietnam women's national football team (Vietnamese: Đội tuyển bóng đá nữ quốc gia Việt Nam) is a female football team representing Vietnam and controlled by Vietnam Football Federation (VFF). The team is currently ranked 31st in the world, 7th in Asia and 3rd in Southeast Asia below Australia and Thailand by FIFA (September 2017).

Vietnam
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Những Cô Gái Vàng
(The Golden Girls)
AssociationVietnam Football Federation (VFF)
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationAFF (South East Asia)
Head coachMai Đức Chung
CaptainHuỳnh Như
Most capsĐoàn Thị Kim Chi
Top scorerLưu Ngọc Mai
Home stadiumThống Nhất Stadium
Mỹ Đình National Stadium
FIFA codeVIE
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 34 Increase 1 (27 September 2019)[1]
Highest28 (June 2013)
Lowest43 (July – October 2003, August 2004 – March 2005, September 2005)
First international
 Thailand 3–2 Vietnam 
(Jakarta, Indonesia; 7 October 1997)
Biggest win
 Vietnam 14–0 Maldives 
(Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; 4 October 2004)
 Vietnam 14–0 Indonesia 
(Vientiane, Laos; 20 October 2011)
 Vietnam 14–0 Singapore 
(Mandalay, Myanmar; 26 July 2016)
Biggest defeat
 North Korea 12–1 Vietnam 
(Iloilo City, Philippines; 9 November 1999)
 Australia 11–0 Vietnam 
(Sydney, Australia; 21 May 2015)
Women's Asian Cup
Appearances7 (first in 1999)
Best result6th (2014)
Asian Games
Appearances6 (first in 1998)
Best result4th (2014)
Women's ASEAN championship
Appearances11 (first in 2004)
Best resultSimple cup icon.svg Champions (2006, 2012, 2019)

The Vietnam women's national football team has become the most powerful team in Southeast Asia since 2000. They have finished eight times in the group stages of the AFC Women's Asian Cup 1999, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014 and 2018, have won the AFF Women's Championship in 2006, 2012 and 2019. They have also won five gold medals in the SEA Games 2001, 2003, 2005, 2009 and 2017. Their best result is the fourth place at the 2014 Asian Games.

History

In 2005, the country was one of seven teams that included Brunei, Thailand, Indonesia, East Timor, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Burma and Singapore, that were expected to field a women's football team to compete at the Asian Games in Marikina, Philippines in December.[2]

2001 Southeast Asian Games

In the 2001 SEA Games, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Vietnam women's team defeated the defending champion Thailand 4–0 in final match. Its first title in the regional tournament.

2003 Southeast Asian Games

In the 2003 SEA Games, Hanoi, Vietnam (as hosted). Vietnam women's team defeated Myanmar 2–1 in final match. Its second title in the regional tournament.

2005 Southeast Asian Games

In the 2005 SEA Games, Marikina, Philippines. Vietnam women's team defeated Myanmar 1–0 in final match. Its third title in the regional tournament.

2006 AFF Women's Championship

In the 2006 AFF Women's Championship, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (as hosted). Vietnam women's team became the first champion of this tournament (defeated Chinese Taipei 1–0, Thailand 3–2 and Myanmar 1–0). Its first title in this tournament and also the fourth title in the regional tournament.

2009 Southeast Asian Games

In the 2009 SEA Games, Vientiane, Laos. Vietnam women's team drew Thailand 0–0 and won 3–0 on penalty in final match. Its fifth title in the regional tournament.

2012 AFF Women's Championship

 
Vietnam women's team champions ASEAN Women's Football Championship 2012

Vietnam women's football team clinched the 2012 AFF Women's Championship (AFF) after beating Myanmar 4–3 on penalties in the final at Ho Chi Minh City –based Thong Nhat Stadium.

After a 0–0 tie after 120 minutes, goal keeper Đặng Thị Kiều Trinh saved the fifth deciding kick by Khin Marlar Tun in to the penalty kick shootout to help Vietnam win the second AFF title. It is their second title win in this tournament and also the sixth title in the regional tournament.

2017 Southeast Asian Games

In the 2017 SEA Games, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Vietnam women's team drew 1–1 with Thailand, won 3–1 against Myanmar, won 3–0 against the Philippines and won 6–0 against Malaysia in a round-robin format, which subsequently became the team seventh title in the regional tournament.

2019 AFF Women's Championship

In the 2019 AFF Women's Championship, Vietnam women's football team clinched their third AFF titles after beating host Thailand 1–0 in the final at Chonburi–based IPE Chonburi Stadium 1.[3] After a 0–0 tie that was brought until final injury times, striker Huỳnh Như scored the winning goal at the 93th minute.[4] Earlier through their journey to the final, Vietnam went smoothly by beating Cambodia 10–0, Indonesia 7–0, Myanmar 4–0 and the Philippines 2–1 in the semi-finals.

Kits

  Nike (2009–2014)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2009–10 Home
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2009–10 Away
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2010–12 Home
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2010–12 Away
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2012–14 Home
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2012–14 Away
  Grand Sport (2015–2019)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2015–16 Home
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2015–16 Away
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2017– Home
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2017– Away

Sponsorship

Primary sponsors includes:

Local sponsor includes:

Competitive records

FIFA Women's World Cup

World Cup record
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA
  1991 Did not enter
  1995
  1999
  2003 Did not qualify
  2007
  2011
  2015
  2019
Appearances 0/7

Olympic Games

Olympic Games record
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA
  1996 Did not enter
  2000
  2004
  2008 Did not qualify
  2012
  2016
  2020 To be determined
Appearances 0/6

AFC Women's Asian Cup

Asian Cup record
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA
  1975 Did not enter
  1977
  1979
  1981
  1983
  1986
  1989
  1991
  1993
  1995
  1997
  1999 Group stage 4 2 0 2 9 16
  2001 4 2 0 2 11 7
  2003 3 2 0 1 6 9
  2006 3 1 0 2 1 7
  2008 3 1 0 2 1 4
  2010 3 0 0 3 0 12
  2014 Sixth place 4 1 0 3 4 9
  2018 Group stage 3 0 0 3 0 16
Total 0 titles 27 9 0 18 32 80

Asian Games

Asian Games record
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA
  1990 Did not enter
  1994
  1998 Group stage 3 0 1 2 1 16
  2002 5 0 1 4 2 16
  2006 3 0 0 3 2 11
  2010 3 1 0 2 4 7
  2014 Fourth place 5 2 0 3 7 12
  2018 Quarter-finals 3 1 1 1 3 9
  2022 To be determined
Total 0 medals 22 4 3 15 19 71

AFF Women's Championship

AFF Championship record
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA
  2004 Runners-up 5 4 1 0 16 2
  2006 Champions 3 3 0 0 5 2
  2007 Third place 5 4 0 1 32 3
  2008 Runners-up 6 5 0 1 26 3
  2011 Third place 5 4 0 1 34 3
  2012 Champions 5 4 1 0 23 3
  2013 Third place 6 3 2 1 9 3
  2015 Fourth place 5 3 0 2 18 8
  2016 Runners-up 5 3 2 0 24 4
  2018 Third place 6 5 0 1 30 7
  2019 Champions 5 5 0 0 24 1
Total 3 titles 56 43 6 7 241 39

Southeast Asian Games

SEA Games record
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA
  1985 Did not enter
  1995
  1997 Bronze medal 4 2 0 2 8 6
  2001 Gold medal 4 3 1 0 16 1
  2003 5 5 0 0 17 3
  2005 5 4 0 1 15 2
  2007 Silver medal 4 3 0 1 16 4
  2009 Gold medal 5 2 3 0 14 3
  2013 Silver medal 4 3 0 1 13 2
  2017 Gold medal 4 3 1 0 13 2
Total 5 Golds 35 25 5 5 112 23

Schedules and results

  Win   Draw   Lose

2019 AFF Women's Championship
2018 Asian Games
2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup
2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup qualification
2017 Southeast Asian Games

Players

Current squad

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Trần Thị Hải Yến (1993-09-18)18 September 1993 (aged 24)   Hà Nam
14 1GK Trần Thị Kim Thanh (1993-09-18)18 September 1993 (aged 24)   Hồ Chí Minh City
22 1GK Khổng Thị Hằng (1993-10-10)10 October 1993 (aged 24)   Than Khoáng Sản

2 2DF Trần Thị Hồng Nhung (1992-10-28)28 October 1992 (aged 25)   Hà Nam
3 2DF Chương Thị Kiều (1995-08-19)19 August 1995 (aged 22)   Hồ Chí Minh City
4 2DF Nguyễn Thanh Huyền (1996-08-12)12 August 1996 (aged 22)   Hà Nội
5 2DF Bùi Thanh Thuý (1998-07-17)17 July 1998 (aged 20)   Than Khoáng Sản
6 2DF Bùi Thúy An (1990-10-05)5 October 1990 (aged 27)   Hà Nội
13 2DF Nguyễn Thị Mỹ Anh (1994-11-27)27 November 1994 (aged 23)   Hồ Chí Minh City
15 2DF Phạm Thị Tươi (1993-06-26)26 June 1993 (aged 25)   Hà Nam

7 3MF Nguyễn Thị Tuyết Dung (1993-12-13)13 December 1993 (aged 24)   Hà Nam
8 3MF Nguyễn Thị Liễu (1992-09-18)18 September 1992 (aged 25)   Hà Nam
11 3MF Thái Thị Thảo (1995-02-12)12 February 1995 (aged 23)   Hà Nội
17 3MF Đinh Thị Thuỳ Dung (1998-08-25)25 August 1998 (aged 19)   Than Khoáng Sản
18 3MF Nguyễn Thị Vạn (1997-01-10)10 January 1997 (aged 21)   Than Khoáng Sản
20 3MF Hà Thị Nhài (1998-03-15)15 March 1998 (aged 20)   Than Khoáng Sản
23 3MF Phạm Hoàng Quỳnh (1992-09-20)20 September 1992 (aged 25)   Than Khoáng Sản

9 4FW Huỳnh Như (1991-11-28)28 November 1991 (aged 26)   Hồ Chí Minh City
12 4FW Phạm Hải Yến (1994-11-09)9 November 1994 (aged 23)   Hà Nội
21 4FW Nguyễn Thị Thúy Hằng (1997-11-19)19 November 1997 (aged 20)   Than Khoáng Sản

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the Vietnam squad within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Lê Thị Tuyết Mai (1985-12-15) 15 December 1985 (age 33)

DF Nguyễn Thị Mai (1990-06-14) 14 June 1990 (age 29)   Than KSVN 2015 AFF Women's Championship
DF Dương Thị Vân (1994-09-20) 20 September 1994 (age 25)   Than KSVN
DF Trịnh Thị Hoàn (1991-04-14) 14 April 1991 (age 28)   TC&SC Hà Nội
DF Nguyễn Thị Nga
DF Bùi Thị Như (1990-06-10) 10 June 1990 (age 29) 2015 AFF Women's Championship
DF Trần Thị Kim Hồng (1985-01-26) 26 January 1985 (age 34)
DF Nguyễn Thị Ngọc Anh (1985-02-23) 23 February 1985 (age 34)

MF Nguyễn Thị Muôn (1988-10-07) 7 October 1988 (age 31) 2015 AFF Women's Championship
MF Lê Thị Thương (1984-12-23) 23 December 1984 (age 34)

FW Lê Thu Thanh Hương (1991-09-21) 21 September 1991 (age 28)
FW Nguyễn Thị Nguyệt 2015 AFF Women's Championship
Notes:
  • INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury
  • RET Retired from the national team
  • WD Player withdrew from the squad for non-injury related reasons

Coaching staff

Position Name
Head coach   Mai Đức Chung
Assistant coach   Vũ Bá Đông
Assistant coach   Nguyễn Thị Thúy Nga
Assistant coach   Văn Thị Thanh
Goalkeeping coach   Nguyễn Thị Kim Hồng
Doctor 1   Phạm Thị Thủy
Doctor 2   Trần Thị Lương Ngọc

Coaches

Name Period Tournament
  Trần Thanh Ngữ 1997 1997 Southeast Asian Games:   Bronze
  Steve Darby 2001 2001 Southeast Asian Games:   Gold
  Jia Guangta 2002–2006 2006 AFF Women's Championship:   Champions
  Trần Thái Ngọc Tuấn No information
  Ngô Lê Bằng 2007
  Vũ Bá Đông 2010
  Chen Yun Fa[17] 2007–2014 2007 AFF Women's Championship:   Third Place
2007 Southeast Asian Games:   Silver
2008 AFF Women's Championship:   Runner-up
2009 Southeast Asian Games:   Gold
2011 AFF Women's Championship:   Third Place
2012 AFF Women's Championship:   Champions
2013 AFF Women's Championship:   Third Place
2013 Southeast Asian Games:   Silver
  Norimatsu Takashi 2015 2015 AFF Women's Championship: Fourth Place
FIFA Olympic Qualifying 2016 – AFC 2nd Round: Qualified for the final qualifying
  Mai Đức Chung 2003–2005
08/2014–12/2014
2016–
2003 Southeast Asian Games:   Gold
2005 Southeast Asian Games:   Gold
2014 Asian Games: Semi-finalists
FIFA Olympic Qualifying 2016 – AFC Final Round: Sixth place / six teams
2016 AFF Women's Championship:   Runner-up
2017 Southeast Asian Games:   Gold
2018 AFF Women's Championship:   Third Place
2019 AFF Women's Championship:   Champions

Honours

Regional

  Winners (3): 2006, 2012, 2019
  Runners-up (2): 2008, 2016
  Third place (3): 2007, 2011, 2013
Appearances (9): 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
  Gold Medal (5): 2001, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2017
  Silver Medal (2): 2007, 2013
  Bronze Medal (1): 1997
Appearances (8): 1997, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2017

See also

References

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