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Colombia women's national football team

Colombia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Las Chicas Superpoderosas
(The Powerpuff Girls)[1][2]
Las Cafeteras[3]
(The Coffee Growers)
AssociationFederación Colombiana de Fútbol (FCF)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachNelson Abadía
CaptainNatalia Gaitán
Most capsNataly Arias (58)
Top scorerCatalina Usme (20)
Home stadiumEstadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez
FIFA codeCOL
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 26 Increase 1 (7 December 2018)[4]
Highest22 (December 2016–June 2017)
Lowest118 (June 2008)
First international
 Colombia 4–1 Venezuela 
(Mar del Plata, Argentina; 2 March 1998)
Biggest win
 Colombia 8–0 Venezuela 
(Lima, Peru; 11 April 2003)
 Uruguay 0–8 Colombia 
(Barranquilla, Colombia; 6 June 2004)
 Uruguay 0–8 Colombia 
(Cuenca, Ecuador; 13 November 2010)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 12–0 Colombia Colombia
(Lima, Peru; 27 April 2003)
World Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2011)
Best resultRound of 16 (2015)
Copa América Femenina
Appearances5 (first in 1998)
Best resultRunner-up (2010, 2014)
Summer Olympics
Appearances2 (first in 2012)
Best result11th (2012, 2016)

The Colombia women's national football team represents Colombia in international women's football competitions and are controlled by the Colombian Football Federation. They are a member of the CONMEBOL. The team is currently ranked 22nd in the FIFA Ranking and have qualified for two FIFA Women's World Cups, in Germany 2011 and Canada 2015.

Colombia is one of South America's best-ranked national teams, and are also the third nation of the continent to qualify for World Cup and the Olympics, besides Brazil and Argentina. To date, Colombia is the only Spanish-speaking country whose women's team has advanced beyond the group stage in a World Cup (in 2015).

Las Cafeteras also had participated in all Copa América Femenina editions since 1998. Colombia were runners-up in 2010 and 2014.[5]

Honours

Competitive record

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

     Champions       Runners-up      Third Place       Fourth place  

FIFA World Cup

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
China 1991 Did Not Enter
Sweden 1995
United States 1999 Did Not Qualify
United States 2003
China 2007
Germany 2011 Group Stage 14th 3 0 1 2 0 4
Canada 2015 Round of 16 12th 4 1 1 2 4 5
France 2019 Did Not Qualify
Total Round of 16 2/7 7 1 2 4 4 9

Copa América Femenina

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
Brazil 1991 Did Not Enter
Brazil 1995
Argentina 1998 First Stage 6th 4 2 0 2 11 16
Peru 2003 Third place 3rd 5 2 1 2 12 16
Argentina 2006 First Stage 7th 4 1 1 2 4 11
Ecuador 2010 Runners-up 2nd 7 4 1 2 19 8
Ecuador 2014 Runners-up 2nd 7 5 2 0 12 2
Chile 2018 Fourth place 4th 7 3 2 2 17 8
Total Runners-up 6/8 34 17 7 10 75 61

Olympic Games

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
United States 1996 Did not Qualify
Australia 2000
Greece 2004
China 2008
United Kingdom 2012 First stage 11th 3 0 0 3 0 6
Brazil 2016 First stage 11th 3 0 1 2 2 7
Japan 2020 Did not Qualify
Total First stage 2/7 6 0 1 5 2 13

Pan American Games

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
Canada 1999 Did Not Enter
Dominican Republic 2003
Brazil 2007
Mexico 2011 Fourth place 4th 5 2 0 3 3 4
Canada 2015 Runners-up 2nd 5 3 1 1 5 5
Peru 2019 Qualified
Total Runners-up 3/6 10 5 1 4 8 9

All Time Results

The following table shows Colombia's all-time international record, correct as of 1 June 2018.

Against Played Won Drawn Lost GF GA
Total 93 43 17 33 150 32

Schedule and results

  • Colombia women's national football team results

  Win   Draw   Loss

2018

Players

Current squad

The following players were called up for the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Vanessa Córdoba (1995-05-09) 9 May 1995 (age 23) Unattached
12 1GK Sandra Sepúlveda (1988-03-03) 3 March 1988 (age 31) Colombia Junior

2 2DF Manuela Vanegas (2000-11-09) 9 November 2000 (age 18) Colombia Envigado
11 2DF Liana Salazar (1992-09-16) 16 September 1992 (age 26) Colombia Santa Fe
13 2DF Angela Clavijo (1993-09-01) 1 September 1993 (age 25) Colombia América de Cali
15 2DF Isabella Echeverri (1994-06-16) 16 June 1994 (age 24) Greece Elpides Karditsas
16 2DF Daniela Caracas (1997-04-25) 25 April 1997 (age 21) Colombia Atlético Huila
17 2DF Valentina Jaramillo (2001-02-10) 10 February 2001 (age 18) Colombia Llaneras F.C.

3 3MF Viviana Múnera (1997-02-14) 14 February 1997 (age 22) Colombia Atlético Nacional
4 3MF Diana Ospina (1989-03-03) 3 March 1989 (age 30) Colombia Envigado
5 3MF Estefanía González (2000-01-04) 4 January 2000 (age 19) Colombia Atlético Nacional
6 3MF Jessica Caro (1988-07-20) 20 July 1988 (age 30) Colombia Cortuluá
7 3MF Tatiana Castañeda (1990-12-24) 24 December 1990 (age 28) Colombia Envigado
14 3MF Aura Hoyos (1998-04-16) 16 April 1998 (age 20) Colombia Atlético Nacional
18 3MF Geraldyne Saavedra (1998-02-16) 16 February 1998 (age 21) Colombia América de Cali
20 3MF Marcela Restrepo (1995-11-10) 10 November 1995 (age 23) Colombia Cortuluá

8 4FW Angie Castañeda (1998-02-04) 4 February 1998 (age 21) Colombia Santa Fe
9 4FW Carmen Rodallega (1983-07-15) 15 July 1983 (age 35) Colombia Atlético Huila
10 4FW Catalina Usme (1989-12-25) 25 December 1989 (age 29) Colombia América de Cali
19 4FW Mayra Ramírez (1999-03-23) 23 March 1999 (age 19) Colombia Real Pasión F.C.

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for France squad within the past 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Stefany Castaño (1994-01-11) 11 January 1994 (age 25) Spain Málaga 2018 Copa América Femenina

DF Daniela Arias Colombia Atlético Bucaramanga 2018 Copa América Femenina
DF Carolina Arias (1990-09-02) 2 September 1990 (age 28) Colombia Atlético Nacional 2018 Copa América Femenina
DF Oriánica Velásquez (1989-08-01) 1 August 1989 (age 29) Colombia Envigado 2018 Copa América Femenina

MF Yoreli Rincón (1993-07-27) 27 July 1993 (age 25) Colombia Atlético Huila 2018 Copa América Femenina
MF Leicy Santos (1996-05-16) 16 May 1996 (age 22) Colombia Santa Fe 2018 Copa América Femenina
MF Ana Huertas (1991-06-17) 17 June 1991 (age 27) Colombia Santa Fe 2018 Copa América Femenina
MF Daniela Montoya (1990-08-22) 22 August 1990 (age 28) Colombia Junior 2018 Copa América Femenina

FW Manuela González (1995-08-29) 29 August 1995 (age 23) Colombia Atlético Bucaramanga 2018 Copa América Femenina
FW Valentina Restrepo (1997-08-30) 30 August 1997 (age 21) Colombia Envigado 2018 Copa América Femenina
FW Yisela Cuesta (1991-09-27) 27 September 1991 (age 27) Colombia Envigado 2018 Copa América Femenina

References

  1. ^ Boehm, Charles (10 June 2015). "OMG What a Goal! Colombia's Daniela Montoya smashes unreal WWC equalizer". soccerwire.
  2. ^ Baker, Katie (23 June 2015). "Canadian Bacon: Watching the U.S. Women Bring Home a Win in Edmonton". Grantland.
  3. ^ "In Colombia, a Soccer Paradox". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-07-11.
  4. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 7 December 2018. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Brazil reign again, Colombia make history". FIFA. 22 November 2010. Retrieved 2015-07-02.

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