Estonia women's national football team

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Estonia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Sinisärgid (Blueshirts)
AssociationEesti Jalgpalli Liit (EJL)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachJarmo Matikainen
CaptainKatrin Loo
Most capsKaire Palmaru (105)
Top scorerAnastassia Morkovkina (40)
Home stadiumA. Le Coq Arena
FIFA codeEST
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 99 Steady (12 July 2019)[1]
Highest71 (December 2013)
Lowest99 (March 2019)
First international
 Lithuania 3–0 Estonia 
(Kaunas, Lithuania; 19 August 1994)
Biggest win
 Latvia 1–7 Estonia 
(Šiauliai, Lithuania; 15 May 2010)
 Estonia 6–0 Latvia 
(Tartu, Estonia; 10 June 2012)
 Estonia 8–2 Latvia 
(Tallinn, Estonia; 1 March 2014)
Biggest defeat
 Iceland 12–0 Estonia 
(Reykjavík, Iceland; 17 September 2009)
 France 12–0 Estonia 
(Le Havre, France; 28 October 2009)

The Estonia women's national football team (Estonian: Eesti naiste jalgpallikoondis) represents Estonia in international women's football matches and are controlled by the Estonian Football Association, the governing body for football in Estonia.

Estonia played its first international match on 19 August 1994 against Lithuania; the team's home ground is the A. Le Coq Arena in Tallinn, and the current manager is Jarmo Matikainen. Estonia has never qualified for the FIFA Women's World Cup or the UEFA Women's Championship, they have won the annual Women's Baltic Cup 10 times.

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Head coach Finland Jarmo Matikainen
Assistant coach Estonia Kaidi Jekimova
Goalkeeping coach Estonia Martin Kaalma
Fitness coach Estonia Andrei Veis
Physiotherapist Estonia Daria Narõškina
Estonia Liisa Veerla
Doctor Estonia Liis Ott
Video analyst Estonia Egon-Eret Rinaldo
Team manager Estonia Raili-Raine Ellermaa

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for the UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying matches against Netherlands and Russia on 30 August and 3 September 2019 respectively.[2]
Caps and goals are correct as of 18 June 2019, after the match against Belarus.[3]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Getriin Strigin (1996-07-07) 7 July 1996 (age 23) 21 0 Estonia Flora
22 1GK Karina Kork (1995-02-23) 23 February 1995 (age 24) 4 0 Estonia Tallinna Kalev
1GK Anastasija Zabello (2001-02-01) 1 February 2001 (age 18) 1 0 Estonia Flora

3 2DF Siret Räämet (1999-12-31) 31 December 1999 (age 19) 11 0 Estonia Flora
4 2DF Pille Raadik (1987-02-12) 12 February 1987 (age 32) 73 0 Finland Åland United
6 2DF Kristiina Tullus (1998-09-12) 12 September 1998 (age 20) 2 0 Estonia Flora
10 2DF Berle Brant (1989-09-26) 26 September 1989 (age 29) 19 0 Estonia Pärnu
15 2DF Inna Zlidnis (1990-04-18) 18 April 1990 (age 29) 76 0 Hungary Ferencváros
19 2DF Liis Lepik (1994-10-02) 2 October 1994 (age 24) 25 1 Estonia Flora
2DF Maria Orav (1996-04-07) 7 April 1996 (age 23) 5 0 Estonia Tallinna Kalev
2DF Silja Goroško (1994-07-15) 15 July 1994 (age 25) 3 0 Estonia Flora

7 3MF Katrin Loo (captain) (1991-01-02) 2 January 1991 (age 28) 102 19 Estonia Flora
11 3MF Ave-Lii Laas (1999-02-12) 12 February 1999 (age 20) 2 0 Estonia Lootos
16 3MF Kelly Rosen (1995-11-23) 23 November 1995 (age 23) 41 1 Estonia Flora
18 3MF Kethy Õunpuu (1987-12-04) 4 December 1987 (age 31) 97 3 Estonia Flora
3MF Kristin Kukli (1999-06-09) 9 June 1999 (age 20) 0 0 Estonia Lootos
3MF Evelyn Šilina (2001-04-05) 5 April 2001 (age 18) 0 0 Estonia Pärnu

8 4FW Mari Liis Lillemäe (2000-09-01) 1 September 2000 (age 19) 14 0 Estonia Flora
9 4FW Signy Aarna (1990-10-04) 4 October 1990 (age 28) 81 26 Finland Åland United
13 4FW Kristina Bannikova (1991-06-15) 15 June 1991 (age 28) 62 4 Estonia Pärnu
14 4FW Lisette Tammik (1998-10-14) 14 October 1998 (age 20) 31 2 Italy Napoli
20 4FW Ulrika Tülp (1991-06-20) 20 June 1991 (age 28) 15 1 Estonia Pärnu
4FW Vlada Kubassova (1995-08-23) 23 August 1995 (age 24) 36 5 Italy Napoli
4FW Liisa Merisalu (2002-01-15) 15 January 2002 (age 17) 4 1 Finland NuPS

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players have also been called up to the Estonia squad within the last twelve months.[4][5][6][7]

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Mari-Ann Ploompuu (1998-05-20) 20 May 1998 (age 21) 0 0 Estonia Pärnu v.  Belarus, 18 June 2019
GK Imbi Hoop (1988-12-15) 15 December 1988 (age 30) 20 0 Estonia Pärnu v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
GK Karina Piirimaa (2000-08-30) 30 August 2000 (age 19) 0 0 Estonia Lootos v.  Cyprus, 2 March 2019
GK Diana Truu (1998-08-28) 28 August 1998 (age 21) 0 0 Estonia Ajax v.  Hungary, 8 November 2018

DF Ariina Mürkhain (1999-06-22) 22 June 1999 (age 20) 9 0 Estonia Flora v.  Belarus, 18 June 2019
DF Karmen Piirimaa (2002-08-02) 2 August 2002 (age 17) 0 0 Estonia Lootos v.  Belarus, 18 June 2019
DF Saskia Sonnberg (1991-05-18) 18 May 1991 (age 28) 15 0 Estonia Pärnu v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
DF Diana Belolipetskaja (1998-10-10) 10 October 1998 (age 20) 2 0 Estonia SK 10 Premium v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
DF Ketlin Saar (1997-05-02) 2 May 1997 (age 22) 32 1 Estonia Pärnu v.  Cyprus, 2 March 2019
DF Elizaveta Rutkovskaja (1997-12-09) 9 December 1997 (age 21) 9 0 Estonia Pärnu v.  Hungary, 8 November 2018
DF Birjo Rasmussen (1994-12-26) 26 December 1994 (age 24) 0 0 Estonia Tallinna Kalev v.  Luxembourg, 7 October 2018

MF Tuuli Tasa (2002-11-12) 12 November 2002 (age 16) 1 0 Estonia Tammeka v.  Belarus, 18 June 2019
MF Jana Pipar (1994-01-23) 23 January 1994 (age 25) 0 0 Estonia Tallinna Kalev v.  Belarus, 18 June 2019
MF Eneli Kutter (1991-05-27) 27 May 1991 (age 28) 60 2 Italy Napoli v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
MF Grete Daut (2000-01-04) 4 January 2000 (age 19) 2 0 Estonia Saku Sporting v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
MF Kaire Palmaru (1984-08-11) 11 August 1984 (age 35) 105 10 Estonia Pärnu v.  Hungary, 8 November 2018
MF Anett Kadastu (1997-09-25) 25 September 1997 (age 21) 1 0 Estonia Tallinna Kalev v.  Hungary, 8 November 2018
MF Kairi Himanen (1992-11-11) 11 November 1992 (age 26) 41 1 Estonia Pärnu v.  Luxembourg, 7 October 2018

FW Gerli Israel (1995-02-07) 7 February 1995 (age 24) 9 0 Estonia Ajax v.  Belarus, 18 June 2019
FW Emma Treiberg (2000-11-19) 19 November 2000 (age 18) 9 0 Estonia Tallinna Kalev v.  Belarus, 18 June 2019
FW Getter Saar (1999-11-09) 9 November 1999 (age 19) 3 0 Estonia Flora v.  Belarus, 18 June 2019
FW Renate-Ly Mehevets (1999-03-02) 2 March 1999 (age 20) 2 0 Estonia Tammeka v.  Belarus, 18 June 2019
FW Maarja Saulep (1991-05-09) 9 May 1991 (age 28) 5 1 Estonia Flora v.  Azerbaijan, 6 April 2019
FW Anastasia Dodeltseva (1997-07-30) 30 July 1997 (age 22) 1 0 Estonia Flora v.  Hungary, 8 November 2018
FW Kadri Reinik (2002-09-19) 19 September 2002 (age 16) 1 0 Estonia Pärnu v.  Hungary, 8 November 2018
  • INJ Withdrew due to an injury.
  • PRE Preliminary squad.
  • RET Retired from the national team.

Results and fixtures[edit]

Recent results within the last 12 months and upcoming fixtures.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA World Cup[edit]

FIFA Women's World Cup record Qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
China 1991 Did not enter
Sweden 1995
United States 1999 Did not qualify 6 1 0 5 6 31
United States 2003 8 0 0 8 4 36
China 2007 6 1 1 4 6 18
Germany 2011 10 3 1 6 7 44
Canada 2015 10 2 1 7 8 33
France 2019 3 0 0 3 1 7
Total 0/8 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 7 3 33 32 169
Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

UEFA European Championship[edit]

UEFA Women's Championship record Qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
1984 Did not enter
Norway 1987
West Germany 1989
Denmark 1991
Italy 1993
Germany 1995
Norway Sweden 1997 Did not qualify 6 0 0 6 0 43
Germany 2001 8 0 0 8 6 38
England 2005 6 1 1 4 6 26
Finland 2009 3 0 0 3 2 13
Sweden 2013 8 0 0 8 5 31
Netherlands 2017 8 0 0 8 0 33
Total 0/12 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 1 1 37 19 184
Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Baltic Cup[edit]

Honours[edit]

Women's Baltic Cup

  • Champions (10): 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014

Statistics[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Selgus naiste koondise koosseis valikmängudeks Hollandi ja Venemaaga" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 23 August 2019. Cite web requires |website= (help)
  3. ^ a b c "Koondise koosseis" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. Cite news requires |newspaper= (help)
  4. ^ "Naiste koondist ootab ees Balti turniir ja maavõistlus Valgevenega" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 10 June 2019. Cite web requires |website= (help)
  5. ^ "Selgus naiste koondise koosseis mängudeks Aserbaidžaaniga" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 27 March 2019. Cite web requires |website= (help)
  6. ^ "Naiste koondis lõpetab aasta Ungaris" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 6 November 2018. Cite web requires |website= (help)
  7. ^ "Naiste A-koondis kohtub Poola ja Luksemburgiga" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 30 September 2018. Cite web requires |website= (help)

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