China women's national football team

China
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)铿锵玫瑰 Kēngqiāng Méiguī
(Steel Roses)
AssociationChinese Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationEAFF (East Asia)
Head coachShui Qingxia
CaptainWu Haiyan
Most capsPu Wei (219)
Top scorerSun Wen (106)
FIFA codeCHN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 15 Increase 1 (13 October 2022)[1]
Highest4 (July 2003)
Lowest19 (August 2012)
First international
 United States 2–1 China 
(Jesolo, Italy; 20 July 1986)
Biggest win
 China 21–0 Philippines 
(Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia; 24 September 1995)
Biggest defeat
 Germany 8–0 China 
(Patras, Greece; 11 August 2004)
World Cup
Appearances8 (first in 1991)
Best resultRunners-up (1999)
Asian Cup
Appearances13 (first in 1986)
Best resultWinners (1986, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2006, 2022)

The China women's national football team (Chinese: 中国国家女子足球队; pinyin: Zhōngguó Guójiā Nǚzǐ Zúqiú Duì, recognized as China PR by FIFA) represents People's Republic of China in international women's football competitions and be governed by the Chinese Football Association.[2] China women's team won silver medals at the 1996 Summer Olympics and the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup. It also has won 9 titles at Asian Cup and 3 Gold medals at Asian Games.

Team image

Nicknames

The China women's national football team has been known or nicknamed as "铿锵玫瑰 (Steel Roses)".[3]

FIFA World Ranking

As of 6 February 2022, after the match against  South Korea.

  Best Ranking    Best Mover    Worst Ranking    Worst Mover  

China's FIFA World Ranking History
Rank Year Games
Played
Won Lost Drawn Best Worst
Rank Move Rank Move
15 Increase 1 (13 October 2022)[1] 2022 5 4 0 1 19 Steady 19 Steady

Results and fixtures

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   Void or postponed   Fixture

2022

20 January 2022 (2022-01-20) AFC Women's Asian Cup China  4–0  Chinese Taipei Mumbai, India
15:30 UTC+5:30 Report (FIFA)
Report (AFC)
Stadium: Mumbai Football Arena
Attendance: 0
Referee: Abirami Naidu (Singapore)
23 January 2022 (2022-01-23) AFC Women's Asian Cup Iran  0–7  China Mumbai, India
15:30 UTC+5:30 Report
Stadium: Mumbai Football Arena
Referee: Pansa Chaisanit (Thailand)
26 January 2022 (2022-01-26) AFC Women's Asian Cup India  Cancelled  China Mumbai, India
19:30 UTC+5:30 Report Stadium: Mumbai Football Arena
30 January 2022 (2022-01-30) AFC Women's Asian Cup QF China  3–1  Vietnam Navi Mumbai, India
17:30 UTC+5:30 Report Stadium: DY Patil Stadium
Referee: Oh Hyeon-jeong (South Korea)
6 February 2022 (2022-02-06) AFC Women's Asian Cup F China  3–2  South Korea Navi Mumbai, India
Report
Stadium: DY Patil Stadium
20 July 2022 (2022-07-20) EAFF E-1 Football Championship China  2–0  Chinese Taipei Toyota, Japan
15:30 UTC+9 Report (EAFF)
Report (EAFF)
Stadium: Toyota Stadium
Attendance: 100
Referee: Edita Mirabidova (Uzbekistan)
23 July 2022 (2022-07-23) EAFF E-1 Football Championship China  1–1  South Korea Kashima, Japan
19:00 UTC+9 Report (EAFF)
Report (EAFF)
Stadium: Kashima Soccer Stadium
Attendance: 352
Referee: Kate Jacewicz (Australia)
26 July 2022 (2022-07-26) EAFF E-1 Football Championship Japan  0–0  China Kashima, Japan
19:20 UTC+9 Report (EAFF)
Report (EAFF)
Stadium: Kashima Soccer Stadium
Attendance: 901
Referee: Pansa Chaisanit (Thailand)

2023

22 July 2023 (2023-07-22) FIFA Women's World Cup Denmark  v  China Perth, Australia
20:00 UTC+8 Report (FIFA) Stadium: Perth Rectangular Stadium
28 July 2023 (2023-07-28) FIFA Women's World Cup China  v Play-off Group B winners Adelaide, Australia
20:30 UTC+9:30 Report (FIFA) Stadium: Hindmarsh Stadium
1 August 2023 (2023-08-01) FIFA Women's World Cup China  v  England Adelaide, Australia
20:30 UTC+9:30 Report (FIFA) Stadium: Hindmarsh Stadium
September 2023 (2023-09) Asian Games China  v TBD Hangzhou, China
--:-- UTC+8
September 2023 (2023-09) Asian Games China  v TBD Hangzhou, China
--:-- UTC+8
September 2023 (2023-09) Asian Games China  v TBD Hangzhou, China
--:-- UTC+8

Coaching staff

Current coaching staff

As of 18 November 2021
Position Name
Team Manager China Chen Yingbiao
China Zheng Chaoyong
Head coach China Shui Qingxia
Assistant coach China Liu Lin
China Cheng Xiaoyu
China Liu Jianjiang
China Zhang Jun
Video Analyst China Liu Bin
China Cheng Liang
China Ji Xinyi
Physiotherapist China Mu Yunrui
China Chang lele
China Zhang Baoju
China Yang Shuai
Doctor China Yi Qing
Kit-Manager China Hou Shisheng
Nutriton China Mai RuiChao

Manager history

Players

Current squad

The following players were called up for the 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup.[4][5]
Caps and goals are correct as of 23 January 2022 after the match against Iran.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Zhu Yu (1997-07-23) 23 July 1997 (age 25) 2 0 China Wuhan Jianghan University
12 1GK Xu Huan (1999-03-06) 6 March 1999 (age 23) 1 0 China Jiangsu
22 1GK Zhao Lina (1991-09-18) 18 September 1991 (age 31) 34 2 China Shanghai Shengli

2 2DF Li Mengwen (1995-03-28) 28 March 1995 (age 27) 12 0 France Paris Saint-Germain
3 2DF Wang Xiaoxue (1994-10-20) 20 October 1994 (age 28) 10 0 China Jiangsu
4 2DF Li Jiayue (1990-06-08) 8 June 1990 (age 32) 72 3 China Shanghai Shengli
14 2DF Lou Jiahui (1991-05-26) 26 May 1991 (age 31) 112 5 China Henan Jianye
16 2DF Yao Lingwei (1995-12-05) 5 December 1995 (age 26) 8 0 China Jiangsu
23 2DF Gao Chen (1992-08-11) 11 August 1992 (age 30) 22 0 China Changchun Dazhong Zhuoyue

5 3MF Ma Jun (1989-03-06) 6 March 1989 (age 33) 75 11 China Wuhan Jianghan University
6 3MF Zhang Xin (1992-05-23) 23 May 1992 (age 30) 14 3 China Shanghai Shengli
8 3MF Yao Wei (1997-09-01) 1 September 1997 (age 25) 16 3 China Wuhan Jianghan University
9 3MF Wang Yanwen (1999-03-27) 27 March 1999 (age 23) 2 1 China Beijing BG Phoenix
10 3MF Zhang Rui (1989-01-17) 17 January 1989 (age 33) 154 30 China Shandong Sports Lottery
13 3MF Yang Lina (1994-04-13) 13 April 1994 (age 28) 25 2 France Paris Saint-Germain
15 3MF Wu Chengshu (1996-08-26) 26 August 1996 (age 26) 7 0 China Jiangsu
17 3MF Liu Yanqiu (1995-12-31) 31 December 1995 (age 26) 5 0 China Wuhan Jianghan University
18 3MF Tang Jiali (1995-03-16) 16 March 1995 (age 27) 72 30 Spain Madrid CFF
20 3MF Xiao Yuyi (1996-01-10) 10 January 1996 (age 26) 31 5 China Shanghai Shengli

7 4FW Wang Shuang (1995-01-23) 23 January 1995 (age 27) 121 43 United States Racing Louisville
11 4FW Wang Shanshan (1990-01-27) 27 January 1990 (age 32) 146 55 China Tianjin Shengde
19 4FW Zhang Linyan (2001-01-16) 16 January 2001 (age 21) 4 0 China Guangzhou
21 4FW Li Ying (1993-01-07) 7 January 1993 (age 29) 121 48 China Shandong Sports Lottery

Records

Competitive record

  Champions    Runners-up    Third place    Fourth place  

FIFA Women's World Cup

FIFA Women's World Cup record
Year Result GP W D L GF GA GD
China 1991 Quarter-finals 4 2 1 1 10 4 +6
Sweden 1995 Fourth place 6 2 2 2 11 10 +1
United States 1999 Runners-up 6 5 1 0 19 2 +17
United States 2003 Quarter-finals 4 2 1 1 3 2 +1
China 2007 4 2 0 2 5 7 −2
Germany 2011 Did not qualify
Canada 2015 Quarter-finals 5 2 1 2 4 4 0
France 2019 Round of 16 4 1 1 2 1 3 −2
Australia/New Zealand 2023 Qualified
2027 To be determined
Total 8/9 33 16 7 10 53 32 +21
FIFA Women's World Cup history
Year Round Date Opponent Result Stadium
China 1991 Group stage 16 November  Norway W 4–0 Tianhe Stadium, Guangzhou
19 November  Denmark D 2–2 Guangdong Provincial Stadium, Guangzhou
21 November  New Zealand W 4–1 New Plaza Stadium, Foshan
Quarter-finals 24 November  Sweden L 0–1 Tianhe Stadium, Guangzhou
Sweden 1995 Group stage 6 June  United States D 3–3 Strömvallen, Gävle
8 June  Australia W 4–2 Arosvallen, Västerås
10 June  Denmark W 3–1
Quarter-finals 13 June  Sweden D 1–1 (4–3 pen) Olympia Stadion, Helsingborg
Semi-finals 15 June  Germany L 0–1
Third place play-off 17 June  United States L 0–2 Strömvallen, Gävle
United States 1999 Group stage 19 June  Sweden W 2–1 Spartan Stadium, San Jose
23 June  Ghana W 7–0 Civic Stadium, Portland
26 June  Australia W 3–1 Giants Stadium, East Rutherford
Quarter-finals 30 June  Russia W 2–0 Spartan Stadium, San Jose
Semi-finals 4 July  Norway W 5–0 Foxboro Stadium, Foxborough
Final 17 June  United States D 0–0 (4–5 pen) Rose Bowl, Pasadena
United States 2003 Group stage 21 September  Ghana W 1–0 The Home Depot Center, Carson
25 September  Australia D 1–1
28 September  Russia W 1–0 PGE Park, Portland
Quarter-finals 2 October  Canada L 0–1
China 2007 Group stage 12 September  Denmark W 3–2 Wuhan Stadium, Wuhan
15 September  Brazil L 0–4
20 September  New Zealand W 2–0 Tianjin Olympic Centre Stadium, Tianjin
Quarter-finals 23 September  Norway L 0–1 Wuhan Stadium, Wuhan
Canada 2015
Group stage 6 June  Canada L 0–1 Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton
11 June  Netherlands W 1–0
15 June  New Zealand D 2–2 Winnipeg Stadium, Winnipeg
Round of 16 20 June  Cameroon W 1–0 Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton
Quarter-finals 23 September  United States L 0–1 Lansdowne Stadium, Ottawa
France 2019 Group stage 8 June  Germany L 0–1 Roazhon Park, Rennes
13 June  South Africa W 1–0 Parc des Princes, Paris
17 June  Spain D 0–0 Stade Océane, Le Havre
Round of 16 25 June  Italy L 0–2 Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier
Australia/New Zealand 2023 Group stage 22 July  Denmark Perth Rectangular Stadium, Perth
28 July Play-off Group B winners Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
1 August  England Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide

Olympic Games

Summer Olympics record
Year Result GP W D L GF GA GD
United States 1996 Runners-up 5 3 1 1 11 5 +6
Australia 2000 Group stage 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1
Greece 2004 2 0 1 1 1 9 −8
China 2008 Quarter-finals 4 2 1 1 5 4 +1
United Kingdom 2012 Did not qualify
Brazil 2016 Quarter-finals 4 1 1 2 2 4 −2
Japan 2020 Group stage 3 0 1 2 6 17 −11
Total 5/6 21 7 6 8 30 43 −13

AFC Women's Asian Cup

AFC Women's Asian Cup record
Year Result GP W D L GF GA GD
Hong Kong 1975 Did not enter
Taiwan 1977
India 1980
Hong Kong 1981
Flag of Thailand (TIS 982 draft standard).svg 1983
Hong Kong 1986 Champions 4 4 0 0 23 0 +23
Hong Kong 1989 5 5 0 0 16 2 +14
Japan 1991 5 5 0 0 29 1 +28
Malaysia 1993 5 4 1 0 20 2 +18
Malaysia 1995 5 5 0 0 46 0 +46
China 1997 5 5 0 0 39 1 +38
Philippines 1999 6 6 0 0 47 2 +45
Chinese Taipei 2001 Third place 5 4 0 1 40 3 +37
Flag of Thailand (TIS 982 draft standard).svg 2003 Runners-up 5 4 0 1 33 3 +30
Australia 2006 Champions 5 3 1 1 7 3 +4
Vietnam 2008 Runners-up 5 3 0 2 10 5 +5
China 2010 Fourth place 5 2 1 2 6 3 +3
Vietnam 2014 Third place 5 3 1 1 13 3 +10
Jordan 2018 5 4 0 1 19 5 +14
India 2022 Champions 5 4 1 0 19 5 +14
Total 15/19 75 61 5 9 367 38 +329

Asian Games

Asian Games record
Hosts / Year Result GP W D L GS GA GD
China 1990 Champions 5 5 0 0 26 0 +26
Japan 1994 4 3 1 0 10 1 +9
Flag of Thailand (TIS 982 draft standard).svg 1998 5 5 0 0 28 0 +28
South Korea 2002 Runners-up 5 3 2 0 11 3 +8
Qatar 2006 Third place 5 3 0 2 22 4 +18
China 2010 Fourth place 5 2 1 2 11 4 +7
South Korea 2014 5th place 4 2 1 1 9 1 +8
Indonesia 2018 Runners-up 6 5 0 1 31 1 +30
China 2022 TBD - - - - - - -
Japan 2026 TBD - - - - - - -
Total 8/8 39 28 5 6 148 14 +134

Minor tournaments

EAFF E-1 Football Championship

EAFF E-1 Football Championship record
Hosts / Year Result Pld W D L GF GA GD
South Korea 2005 Fourth place 3 0 1 2 0 3 −3
China 2008 Third place 3 1 1 1 3 5 −2
Japan 2010 Runners-up 3 2 0 1 5 3 2
South Korea 2013 Fourth place 6 4 0 2 12 5 7
China 2015 3 0 0 3 2 6 −4
Japan 2017 Third place 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1
South Korea 2019 6 4 1 1 19 3 16
Japan 2022 Runners-up 3 1 2 0 3 1 2
Total 8/8 30 13 5 12 47 30 17

Algarve Cup

The Algarve Cup is an invitational tournament for national teams in women's association football hosted by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious and longest-running women's international football events and has been nicknamed the "Mini FIFA Women's World Cup".[6]

Portugal Algarve Cup record
Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA GD
1994 Did not enter
1995
1996 Third place 4 3 0 1 9 5 4
1997 Runners-up 4 3 0 1 6 1 5
1998 5th place 4 3 0 1 6 5 1
1999 Champions 4 4 0 0 10 1 9
2000 Third place 4 3 0 1 9 4 5
2001 4 3 0 1 11 3 8
2002 Champions 4 4 0 0 10 3 7
2003 Runners-up 4 2 1 1 5 3 2
2004 6th place 4 1 2 1 5 2 3
2005 7th place 4 0 1 3 1 6 −5
2006 6th place 4 1 1 2 6 2 4
2007 10th place 4 0 0 4 2 9 −7
2008 9th place 4 0 1 3 2 10 −8
2009 5th place 4 2 1 1 3 4 −1
2010 Fourth place 4 1 1 2 3 8 −5
2011 7th place 4 1 0 3 3 5 −2
2012 9th place 4 1 0 3 1 3 −2
2013 6th place 4 1 1 2 2 7 −5
2014 5th place 4 1 1 2 2 3 −1
2015 12th place 4 0 2 2 3 8 −5
2016 Did not enter
2017 10th place 4 0 1 3 2 5 −3
2018 11th place 4 1 0 3 3 7 −4
2019 12th place 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3
2020 Did not enter
2021 Cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic
Total 23/27 91 35 14 42 106 109 −3

Four Nations Tournament

China Four Nations Tournament record
Year Result GP W D L GF GA GD
1998 Third Place 3 1 1 1 5 3 +2
2002 Fourth Place 3 1 0 2 2 6 −4
2003 Runners-up 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2
2004 Runners-up 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1
2005 Champions 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3
2006 Runners-up 3 1 1 1 4 4 0
2007 Runners-up 3 1 1 1 2 2 0
2008 Runners-up 3 1 1 1 2 1 +1
2009 Champions 3 3 0 0 8 0 +8
2011 Fourth Place 3 1 0 2 4 6 −2
2012 Runners-up 3 1 2 0 1 0 +1
2013 Third Place 3 1 0 2 2 2 0
2014 Champions 3 3 0 0 5 1 +4
2015 Fourth Place 3 0 1 2 3 5 −2
2016 Champions 3 2 1 0 10 0 +10
2017 Champions 3 3 0 0 9 0 +9
2018 Champions 3 3 0 0 8 1 +7
2019 Champions 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4
Total 18/18 53 28 12 13 82 38 +44

Yongchuan International Tournament

China Yongchuan International Tournament record
Year Result GP W D L GF GA GD
2015 Champions 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1
2016 Champions 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4
2017 Third Place 3 1 1 1 6 6 0
2018 Champions 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3
2019 Champions 2 1 1 0 2 0 0
Total 5/5 13 7 5 1 22 12 +10

Head-to-head record

As of 26 July 2022, after the match against  Japan.
counted for the FIFA A-level matches only. [7]
Against First Played P W D L GF GA GD Confederation
 Argentina 2007 5 3 1 1 9 1 +8 CONMEBOL
 Australia 1988 44 19 12 13 72 51 +21 AFC
 Brazil 1986 12 1 5 6 9 27 −18 CONMEBOL
 Cameroon 2015 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2 CAF
 Canada 1987 28 14 5 9 50 28 +22 CONCACAF
 Chile 2009 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1 CONMEBOL
 Chinese Taipei 1989 19 19 0 0 59 0 +59 AFC
 Colombia 2018 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 CONMEBOL
 Costa Rica 2016 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 CONCACAF
 Croatia 2017 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 UEFA
 Czech Republic 2004 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 UEFA
 Denmark 1991 17 10 4 4 32 14 +18 UEFA
 England 2005 5 3 1 1 6 3 +3 UEFA
 Finland 1989 16 13 2 1 43 8 +35 UEFA
 France 1990 11 4 3 4 12 12 0 UEFA
 Germany 1991 31 8 6 17 30 56 −26 UEFA
 Ghana 1999 4 4 0 0 12 2 +10 CAF
 Guam 1999 2 2 0 0 24 0 +24 AFC
 Guatemala 2000 1 1 0 0 14 0 +14 CONCACAF
 Hong Kong 1989 10 10 0 0 80 0 +80 AFC
 Hungary 2007 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 UEFA
 Iceland 2007 8 2 1 5 8 13 −5 UEFA
 India 1998 2 2 0 0 28 0 +28 AFC
 Indonesia 1986 1 1 0 0 9 0 +9 AFC
 Iran 2022 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 AFC
 Italy 1986 8 2 2 4 6 10 −4 UEFA
 Ivory Coast 1988 1 1 0 0 8 1 +7 CAF
 Japan 1986 43 17 9 17 53 39 +14 AFC
 Jordan 2006 4 4 0 0 35 2 +33 AFC
 Kazakhstan 1995 2 2 0 0 16 0 +16 UEFA
 North Korea 1989 36 11 8 17 36 38 −2 AFC
 South Korea 1990 45 31 7 7 109 32 +77 AFC
 Malaysia 1986 2 2 0 0 17 0 +17 AFC
 Mexico 2000 11 8 3 0 17 4 +13 CONCACAF
 Mongolia 2018 1 1 0 0 10 0 +10 AFC
 Myanmar 2004 3 3 0 0 16 0 +16 AFC
 Netherlands 1988 14 6 5 3 18 19 −1 UEFA
 New Zealand 1991 17 13 1 3 42 12 +30 OFC
 Nigeria 2000 6 4 1 1 14 7 +7 CAF
 Norway 1987 27 9 3 16 30 40 −10 UEFA
 Philippines 1995 4 4 0 0 50 0 +50 AFC
 Portugal 1996 8 4 3 1 18 6 +12 UEFA
 Romania 1991 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 UEFA
 Russia 1991 14 11 2 1 23 8 +15 UEFA
 Scotland 2003 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 UEFA
 Serbia 1989 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 UEFA
 South Africa 2003 5 5 0 0 29 0 +29 CAF
 Spain 2015 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 UEFA
 Sweden 1987 26 7 9 10 24 33 −9 UEFA
 Switzerland 2009 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 UEFA
 Tajikistan 2018 1 1 0 0 16 0 +16 AFC
 Thailand 1989 17 16 1 0 73 8 +65 AFC
 United States 1986 58 9 13 36 37 99 −62 CONCACAF
 Ukraine 2017 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 UEFA
 Uzbekistan 1997 4 4 0 0 34 1 +33 AFC
 Vietnam 2002 14 14 0 0 53 3 +50 AFC
 Wales 2011 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 UEFA
 Zambia 2021 1 0 1 0 4 4 0 CAF
 Zimbabwe 2016 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 CAF
Total 1986 585 312 103 170 1288 552 +736 All

Honours

China vs Sweden 2016 Olympic

Intercontinental

Med 2.png Runners-up: 1999
Med 2.png Runners-up: 1996[8][9]

Continental

Med 1.png Winners: 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2006, 2022
Med 2.png Runners-up: 2003, 2008
Med 1.png Winners: 1990, 1994, 1998
Med 2.png Runners-up: 2002, 2018

Regional

Med 2.png Runners-up: 2010, 2022

Other tournaments

Med 1.png Winners: 1990
Med 1.png Winners: 1999, 2002
Med 2.png Runners-up: 1997, 2003
Med 1.png Winners: 2005, 2009, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Med 1.png Winners: 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 13 October 2022. Retrieved 13 October 2022.
  2. ^ Joshua Frank (1 March 1986). "Missing from the World Cup? China". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Wang snatches Olympic football for the Steel Roses". FIFA. 13 April 2021. Retrieved 13 April 2021.
  4. ^ "关于国家女子足球队备战第二十届女足亚洲杯集训的通知" (in Chinese). Chinese Football Association. 8 December 2021. Retrieved 20 January 2022.
  5. ^ "中国女足亚洲杯名单:王霜、李影、唐佳丽在列,吴海燕缺席" (in Chinese). Dongqiudi. 11 January 2022. Retrieved 20 January 2022.
  6. ^ "Women's game thriving in the Algarve". FIFA. 9 March 2011. Archived from the original on 13 March 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2014.
  7. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). www.fifa.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 December 2018. Retrieved 11 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ JERE LONGMANPublished: 10 July 1999 (10 July 1999). "SOCCER: WOMEN'S WORLD CUP; Soccer's Move: Grass Roots to Grand Stage – New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
  9. ^ GEORGE VECSEYPublished: 2 August 1996 (2 August 1996). "Women's Soccer: 76,481 Fans, 1 U.S. Gold – New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved 1 November 2012.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by AFC Women's Champions
1986 (First title)
1989 (Second title)
1991 (Third title)
1993 (Fourth title)
1995 (Fifth title)
1997 (Sixth title)
1999 (Seventh title)
Succeeded by
Preceded by AFC Women's Champions
2006 (Eighth title)
Succeeded by
Preceded by AFC Women's Champions
2022 (Ninth title)
Succeeded by
Incumbent