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The China women's national football team represents the People's Republic of China
People's Republic of China
China , officially the People's Republic of China , is the most populous country in the world, with over 1.3 billion citizens. Located in East Asia, the country covers approximately 9.6 million square kilometres...

 in international women's football
Women's football (soccer)
Women's association football has been played for many decades, but was associated with charity games and physical exercise in the past before the breakthrough of organized women's association football came in the 1970s. Before the 1970s, football was basically seen as a men's game...

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Records


China had held the record of going for 442 minutes without conceding a World Cup goal, until it was broken by Germany
Germany women's national football team
The German women's national football team represents Germany in international women's football and is directed by the German Football Association . The team – informally called West Germany in English – played its first international match in 1982...

 on September 26, 2007, when Germany beat Norway 3-0 in the semi-finals of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2007
FIFA Women's World Cup 2007
The FIFA Women's World Cup 2007 was an international association football competition for women held in China from September 10, 2007 – September 30, 2007. Originally, China was to host the 2003 Women's World Cup, but the outbreak of SARS in that country forced that event to be moved to the United...

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Honours

  • FIFA Women's World Cup
    FIFA Women's World Cup
    The FIFA Women's World Cup is an international association football competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association , the sport's global governing body. The championship has been awarded every four years since the...

Runners-up (1): 1999
FIFA Women's World Cup 1999
-Teams:16 teams participated in the final tournament. The teams were:-Squads:For a list of all squads that played in the final tournament, see 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup squads.-Match officials:...


  • Olympic Games
    Football at the Summer Olympics
    Association football, usually known simply as football or soccer, has been included in every Olympiad except 1896 and 1932 as a men's competition sport. Women's football was added to the official programme in 1996.-Early history:...

Runners-up (1): 1996
Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics
The association football competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics was held in Birmingham, Alabama; Washington, D.C; Orlando, Florida; Miami, Florida; and Athens, Georgia....


  • AFC Women's Asian Cup
Winners (8, record): 1986
1986 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1986 AFC Women's Championship was held in December 1986 in Hong Kong. The tournament was won by for the first time by China in the final against Japan.-Group A:-Group B:-Knockout stage:-Semifinal:----...

, 1989
1989 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1989 AFC Women's Championship was held from December 19 to December 29, 1989 in Hong Kong. The tournament was won by for the second consecutive time by China in the final against Chinese Taipei.-Group A:-Group B:...

, 1991
1991 AFC Women's Championship
-Third place playoff:-Final:-External links:* at RSSSF.com...

, 1993
1993 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1993 AFC Women's Championship was held from December 3 to December 12, 1993 in Kuching, Malaysia. The tournament was won for the fourth consecutive time by China in the final against North Korea.-Group A:-Group B:...

, 1995
1995 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1995 AFC Women's Championship was held from September 23 to October 2, 1995 in Malaysia. The tournament was won by for the fifth consecutive time by China in the final against Japan.-Group A:-Group B:-Group C:...

, 1997
1997 AFC Women's Championship
-Final:-External links:* at RSSSF.com...

, 1999
1999 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1999 AFC Women's Championship was held from November 7 to November 21, 1999 in Philippines. The tournament was won for the seventh consecutive time by China in the final against Chinese Taipei.-Group A:-Group B:...

, 2006
Runners-up (2): 2003
2003 AFC Women's Championship
-Third place playoff:-Final:-External links:**...

, 2008
2008 AFC Women's Asian Cup
-Group B:---------------------Knockout Map:-Semi final:-----Third place playoff:-Final:-See also:*AFC Women's Asian Cup*Asian Football Confederation*Women's football...

Third places (1): 2001
2001 AFC Women's Championship
-Third place playoff:-Final:-Awards:...


  • Algarve Cup
    Algarve Cup
    The Algarve Cup is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women's football . Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious women's football events, alongside the Women's World Cup and Women's Olympic Football...

Winners (2): 1999, 2002
Runners-up (2): 1997
1997 Algarve Cup
-Group B:---------------------Seventh Place:Portugal finished bottom of their group for the fourth year in a row and lost the seventh place play-off on penalties to Iceland.-Fifth Place:-Third Place:...

, 2003
Third places (3): 1996
1996 Algarve Cup
-Group B:---------------------Seventh Place:Portugal finished bottom of their group for the third year in a row but defeated Finland 3–0 to finish seventh in the final overall standings.-Fifth Place:...

, 2000, 2001

  • Asian Games
    Football at the Asian Games
    Men's Association football is an Asian Games sport since the 1951 edition. Women's football competition began in 1990.Since the 2002 Asian Games, age limit for men teams is under-23 plus up to three over aged players for each squad, same as the age limit in football competitions at the Summer...

Winners (3, record): 1990
Football at the 1990 Asian Games
Football at the 1990 Asian Games was held in Beijing, China from September 23 to October 6, 1990.-Medal winners:-Medal table:-Group A:-Group B:-Group C:-Group D:-Knockout stages:-Women:...

, 1994
Football at the 1994 Asian Games
Football at the 1994 Asian Games was held in Hiroshima, Japan from October 1 to October 17, 1994.The women's tournament doubled the Asian qualification of 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup, where China PR and Japan qualified.-Medal winners:-Medal table:...

, 1998
Football at the 1998 Asian Games
Football at the 1998 Asian Games was held in Bangkok, Thailand from November 30 to December 19, 1998.-Medal winners:-Medal table:-Group A:-Group B:-Group C:-Group D:-Group E: withdrew.-Group F:-Group G:...

Runners-up (1): 2002
Football at the 2002 Asian Games
Football at the 2002 Asian Games was held in Busan, South Korea from September 27 to October 13, 2002.Age limit for the men teams is under-23, same as the age limit in football competitions in Olympic Games, while three overage players are allowed among each squad.-Medal table:-Medalists:-Group...

Third places (1): 2006
Football at the 2006 Asian Games
Football at the 2006 Asian Games was held in Doha, Qatar from November 18 to December 15, 2006. The opening match was played 14 days prior to the opening ceremony. In this tournament, some 30 teams played in the men's competition, and 8 teams participated in women's competition.Turkmenistan, and...


  • Women's East Asian Cup
Runners-up (1): 2008
Women's East Asian Cup 2008
The Second EAFF Women's Football Championship was a football competition held from February 18 to February 24, 2008 in Chongqing, China. Japan won the second edition by beating its opponents to finish first, DPR Korea finished second....


World Cup record

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
  1991 Quarter Finals 4 2 1 1 10 4
6
  1995 Fourth Place 5 2 2 1 11 7
6
  1999 Runners Up 6 5 1 0 19 2
17
  2003 Quarter Finals 4 2 1 1 3 2
1
  2007 Quarter Finals 4 2 0 2 5 7
  2011 Did not qualify
  2015
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup
The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup will be the seventh FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial international women's football world championship tournament...

To be determined
Total 5/6 23 13 5 5 48 22
26
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks
Penalty shootout (football)
A penalty shoot-out, referred to as kicks from the penalty mark in the Laws of the Game, is the FIFA official term for a method used in association football to decide which team progresses to the next stage of a tournament following a tied game...

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Olympic Games
Football at the Summer Olympics
Association football, usually known simply as football or soccer, has been included in every Olympiad except 1896 and 1932 as a men's competition sport. Women's football was added to the official programme in 1996.-Early history:...

 record

  • 1996
    Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics
    The association football competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics was held in Birmingham, Alabama; Washington, D.C; Orlando, Florida; Miami, Florida; and Athens, Georgia....

    : Runners-up
  • 2000
    Football at the 2000 Summer Olympics
    The football tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics was the 20th official Olympic football tournament. A women's tournament was held for the second time.-Medal winners:-Venues:*Olympic Stadium, Sydney*Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney*Bruce Stadium, Canberra...

    : Quarter-finalists
  • 2004
    Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics
    The football tournament at the 2004 Summer Olympics started on 11 August, , and ended on 28 August.The men's tournament is played by U-23 national teams, with up to three over age players allowed per squad...

    : Group Stage
  • 2008
    Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics
    Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics was held in Beijing and several other cities in the People's Republic of China from 6 August to 23 August. Associations affiliated with FIFA were invited to send their full women's national teams and men's U-23 teams to participate...

    : Quarter-finalists
  • 2012
    Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics
    Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics is scheduled to be held in London and several other cities in the United Kingdom, from 25 July to 11 August. The finals will be played at Wembley Stadium. Associations affiliated with FIFA are invited to send their full women's national teams and men's U-23...

    : Did not qualify

AFC Women's Asian Cup record

Women's Asian Cup
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
 1975
1975 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1975 AFC Women's Championship was the first AFC Women's Championship. It was held from August 25 to September 3, 1975 in Hong Kong. Participating members were New Zealand, Thailand, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia...

Did Not Enter
 1977
1977 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1977 AFC Women's Championship was the second AFC Women's Championship. It was held from August 2 to August 11, 1977 in Taipei, Republic of China...

Did Not Enter
 1979
1979 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1979 AFC Women's Championship was the third AFC Women's Championship. It was held between January 15 and January 21 1979 in Calicut, India...

Did Not Enter
 1981
1981 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1981 AFC Women's Championship was the fourth AFC Women's Championship. It was held from June 7 to June 17, 1981 in Hong Kong. The tournament was won by for the third consecutive time by Chinese Taipei in the final against Thailand.-Group A:-Group B:-Knockout...

Did Not Enter
 1983
1983 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1983 AFC Women's Championship was the fifth AFC Women's Championship. It was held from April 1983 in Thailand. Participating members were Thailand, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines. The tournament was won by Thailand in the final against India.-...

Did Not Enter
 1986
1986 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1986 AFC Women's Championship was held in December 1986 in Hong Kong. The tournament was won by for the first time by China in the final against Japan.-Group A:-Group B:-Knockout stage:-Semifinal:----...

Champions 4 4 0 0 23 0
23
 1989
1989 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1989 AFC Women's Championship was held from December 19 to December 29, 1989 in Hong Kong. The tournament was won by for the second consecutive time by China in the final against Chinese Taipei.-Group A:-Group B:...

Champions 5 5 0 0 16 2
14
 1991
1991 AFC Women's Championship
-Third place playoff:-Final:-External links:* at RSSSF.com...

Champions 5 5 0 0 29 1
28
 1993
1993 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1993 AFC Women's Championship was held from December 3 to December 12, 1993 in Kuching, Malaysia. The tournament was won for the fourth consecutive time by China in the final against North Korea.-Group A:-Group B:...

Champions 5 4 1 0 23 2
21
 1995
1995 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1995 AFC Women's Championship was held from September 23 to October 2, 1995 in Malaysia. The tournament was won by for the fifth consecutive time by China in the final against Japan.-Group A:-Group B:-Group C:...

Champions 5 5 0 0 46 0
46
 1997
1997 AFC Women's Championship
-Final:-External links:* at RSSSF.com...

Champions 5 5 0 0 39 1
38
 1999
1999 AFC Women's Championship
The Asian Football Confederation's 1999 AFC Women's Championship was held from November 7 to November 21, 1999 in Philippines. The tournament was won for the seventh consecutive time by China in the final against Chinese Taipei.-Group A:-Group B:...

Champions 6 6 0 0 41 2
39
 2001
2001 AFC Women's Championship
-Third place playoff:-Final:-Awards:...

Third Place 5 4 0 1 31 3
28
 2003
2003 AFC Women's Championship
-Third place playoff:-Final:-External links:**...

Runners Up 5 4 0 1 33 3
30
 2006 Champions 5 4 0 1 7 3
4
 2008
2008 AFC Women's Asian Cup
-Group B:---------------------Knockout Map:-Semi final:-----Third place playoff:-Final:-See also:*AFC Women's Asian Cup*Asian Football Confederation*Women's football...

Runners Up 5 3 0 2 10 4
6
 2010
2010 AFC Women's Asian Cup
-Semi finals:-----Third place playoff:-Final:- Awards :-Goalscorers:3 goals Yoo Young-A Kozue Ando Homare Sawa Jo Yun-Mi2 goals Zhang Rui Mami Yamaguchi Samantha Kerr...

Fourth Place 5 2 1 2 6 3
3
2012 To Be Determined
Total 12/17 60 51 2 7 294 24
270
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks
Penalty shootout (football)
A penalty shoot-out, referred to as kicks from the penalty mark in the Laws of the Game, is the FIFA official term for a method used in association football to decide which team progresses to the next stage of a tournament following a tied game...

.

Algarve Cup
Algarve Cup
The Algarve Cup is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women's football . Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious women's football events, alongside the Women's World Cup and Women's Olympic Football...

  • 1994
    1994 Algarve Cup
    1991 FIFA Women's World Cup winners; the United States, finished in the top position of Group A with maximum points after winning both of their games including defeating the host's Portugal 5–0.-Group B:--------...

     : Did not enter
  • 1995
    1995 Algarve Cup
    -Group B:---------------------Seventh Place:Hosts Portugal again appeared in the play-off for last place, facing newcomers Italy and being defeated 4–1 with two of the Italians goals being scored in the final two minutes of play.-Fifth Place:...

     : Did not enter
  • 1996
    1996 Algarve Cup
    -Group B:---------------------Seventh Place:Portugal finished bottom of their group for the third year in a row but defeated Finland 3–0 to finish seventh in the final overall standings.-Fifth Place:...

     : Third place
  • 1997
    1997 Algarve Cup
    -Group B:---------------------Seventh Place:Portugal finished bottom of their group for the fourth year in a row and lost the seventh place play-off on penalties to Iceland.-Fifth Place:-Third Place:...

     : Runners-up
  • 1998
    1998 Algarve Cup
    -Group B:---------------------Seventh Place:Portugal finished bottom of their group for the fifth year in a row but won the match to decide seventh place on penalties after a 2–2 draw with Finland.-Fifth Place:-Third Place:-Final:...

     : Fifth place
  • 1999 : Champions
  • 2000 : Third place
  • 2001 : Third place
  • 2002 : Champions
  • 2003 : Runners-up
  • 2004 : Sixth place
  • 2005 : Seventh place
  • 2006 : Sixth place
  • 2007 : Tenth place
  • 2008
    2008 Algarve Cup
    The 2008 Algarve Cup was the fifteenth edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Portugal. It took place between 5 and 12 March 2008 with the reigning champions the United States winning the event for a record sixth time, after defeating Denmark in a...

     : Ninth place
  • 2009
    2009 Algarve Cup
    -11th Place:-9th Place:-7th Place:-5th Place:-3rd Place:-Final:...

     : Fifth place

Asian Games
Football at the Asian Games
Men's Association football is an Asian Games sport since the 1951 edition. Women's football competition began in 1990.Since the 2002 Asian Games, age limit for men teams is under-23 plus up to three over aged players for each squad, same as the age limit in football competitions at the Summer...

  • 1990
    Football at the 1990 Asian Games
    Football at the 1990 Asian Games was held in Beijing, China from September 23 to October 6, 1990.-Medal winners:-Medal table:-Group A:-Group B:-Group C:-Group D:-Knockout stages:-Women:...

     : Champions
  • 1994
    Football at the 1994 Asian Games
    Football at the 1994 Asian Games was held in Hiroshima, Japan from October 1 to October 17, 1994.The women's tournament doubled the Asian qualification of 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup, where China PR and Japan qualified.-Medal winners:-Medal table:...

     : Champions
  • 1998
    Football at the 1998 Asian Games
    Football at the 1998 Asian Games was held in Bangkok, Thailand from November 30 to December 19, 1998.-Medal winners:-Medal table:-Group A:-Group B:-Group C:-Group D:-Group E: withdrew.-Group F:-Group G:...

     : Champions
  • 2002
    Football at the 2002 Asian Games
    Football at the 2002 Asian Games was held in Busan, South Korea from September 27 to October 13, 2002.Age limit for the men teams is under-23, same as the age limit in football competitions in Olympic Games, while three overage players are allowed among each squad.-Medal table:-Medalists:-Group...

     : Runners-up
  • 2006
    Football at the 2006 Asian Games
    Football at the 2006 Asian Games was held in Doha, Qatar from November 18 to December 15, 2006. The opening match was played 14 days prior to the opening ceremony. In this tournament, some 30 teams played in the men's competition, and 8 teams participated in women's competition.Turkmenistan, and...

     : Third place
  • 2010
    Football at the 2010 Asian Games
    Football at the 2010 Asian Games was being held in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China from November 7 to 25, 2010. The opening match was played 5 days prior to the opening ceremony...

     : Fourth place
  • 2014 :

East Asian Football Championship

  • 2005 : Fourth place
  • 2008
    Women's East Asian Cup 2008
    The Second EAFF Women's Football Championship was a football competition held from February 18 to February 24, 2008 in Chongqing, China. Japan won the second edition by beating its opponents to finish first, DPR Korea finished second....

     : Third place
  • 2010 : Runners-up

2012 Olympics Qualification


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Friendly matches
Exhibition game
An exhibition game is a sporting event in which there is no competitive value of any significant kind to any competitor regardless of the outcome of the competition...



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Most recent squad


Friendly matches against USA.
Name DOB Club Caps (Goals)
Goalkeepers
Zhang Yanru
Zhang Yanru
Zhang Yanru is a Chinese football player who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her position is that of goalkeeper....

January 10, 1987 (age 25)   Jiangsu Huatai 49 (0)
Weng Xiaojie July 27, 1987 (age 24)   Jiangsu Huatai 2 (0)
Defenders
Yuan Fan
Yuan Fan
Yuan Fan is a female Chinese football player who competed for the national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics...

November 06, 1986 (age 25)   Shanghai SVA 34 (1)
Zhang Ying
Zhang Ying (footballer)
Zhang Ying is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics.In 2004 she finished ninth with the Chinese team in the women's tournament. She played in one match.-External links:*...

June 27, 1985 (age 26)   Shanghai SVA 86 (5)
Zhou Gaoping
Zhou Gaoping
Zhou Gaoping is a female Chinese football player who competed for the national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her position is that of defender.-References:...

October 20, 1986 (age 25)   Jiangsu Huatai 44 (4)
Liu Huana
Liu Huana
Liu Huana is a female Chinese football player who competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics.In 2004 she was a squad member of the Chinese team which finished ninth in the women's tournament.-External links:*...

May 17, 1981 (age 30)   Shaanxi Ouya 49 (7)
Weng Xinzhi
Weng Xinzhi
Weng Xinzhi is a Chinese football player who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics. She plays as a defender....

June 15, 1987 (age 24)   Jiangsu Huatai 38 (0)
Gao Yan October 13, 1985 (age 26)   Shanghai SVA 2 (0)
Midfielders
Bi Yan (C) February 17, 1984 (age 27)   Dalian Shide 127 (14)
Zhang Na
Zhang Na (footballer)
Zhang Na is a female Chinese football player who competed for the national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her position is that of midfielder.-References:*http://2008teamchina.olympic.cn/index.php/personview/personsen/2717...

March 10, 1984 (age 27)   Hebei Yuandong 33 (2)
Gu Yasha
Gu Yasha
Gu Yasha is a female Chinese football player who competed for the national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her position is that of midfielder.-Major performances:*2004 National U16 Championship - 1st*2006/2007 National U18 League - 1st/2nd...

November 28, 1990 (age 21)   Beijing Zhaotai 11 (1)
Lou Jiahui
Lou Jiahui
Lou Jiahui is a Chinese football player who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics. She plays as a midfielder.At the 2008 Olympic Games, held in Beijing, were the first major tournament that Lou played in for the China team. At the time, she did not have any experience in the U-20's team and was...

May 26, 1991 (age 20)   Henan Shisanxiang 14 (1)
Zhang Rui January 17, 1989 (age 23)   Army
Bayi Football Team
Bayi Football Team was a football team under the sport branch of the People's Liberation Army in China between 1951 and 2003.The Club's full name is The People's Liberation Army Bayi Football Club...

1 (0)
Wang Dandan
Wang Dandan
Wang Dandan is a female Chinese football player who competed for the national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her position is that of midfielder.-Major performances:*2005 National Games - 1st...

May 01, 1985 (age 26)   Beijing Zhaotai 20 (2)
Strikers
Liu Sa
Liu Sa
Liu Sa is a female Chinese football player who competed for the national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her position is that of striker.-Major performances:*2004 U19 World Cup - 2nd;*2005 National Games - 1st;...

July 11, 1987 (age 24)   Beijing Zhaotai 20 (3)
Xu Yuan
Xu Yuan (footballer)
Xu Yuan is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Xu plays in the forward position. She was expected to be the next Sun Wen....

November 17, 1985 (age 26)   Shanghai SVA 25 (9)
Han Duan
Han Duan
Han Duan is a Chinese football forward who last played for Los Angeles Sol of Women's Professional Soccer and is a member of the Chinese National Team.In 2004 she finished ninth with the Chinese team in the Olympics women's tournament...

June 15, 1983 (age 28)   Los Angeles Sol 158 (100)
Wang Kun
Wang Kun
Wang Kun is a female Chinese football player who competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics.In 2004 she was a squad member of the Chinese team which finished ninth in the women's tournament.-External links:*...

October 20, 1985 (age 26)   Hebei Yuandong 67 (5)

Squad for the 2008 Olympics



# Name Club Date of Birth Pld
Goalkeepers
1 Zhang Yanru
Zhang Yanru
Zhang Yanru is a Chinese football player who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her position is that of goalkeeper....

 
  Jiangsu Huatai January 10, 1987 (age 21) 3 0 1 0 0
18 Han Wenxia
Han Wenxia
Han Wenxia is a female Chinese football player who competed for the national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics...

 
  Dalian Haichang  August 23, 1976 (age 31) 1 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 Yuan Fan
Yuan Fan
Yuan Fan is a female Chinese football player who competed for the national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics...

 
  Shanghai Shenhua
Shanghai Shenhua
Shanghai Shenhua is a professional Chinese football club currently playing in Chinese Super League. The club is currently owned by Zhu Jun , Shanghai SVA Group, SMEG and Huangpu Investment Ltd. . The current head coach is Dražen Besek...

 
November 06, 1986 (age 21) 0 0 0 0 0
3 Li Jie
Li Jie (footballer)
Li Jie is a female Chinese football player who competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics.In 2004 she finished ninth with the Chinese team in the women's tournament. She played both matches.-External links:*...

 (C)
  Beijing Zhaotai  July 08, 1979 (age 29) 4 0 0 0 0
4 Zhang Ying
Zhang Ying (footballer)
Zhang Ying is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics.In 2004 she finished ninth with the Chinese team in the women's tournament. She played in one match.-External links:*...

 
  Shanghai Shenhua
Shanghai Shenhua
Shanghai Shenhua is a professional Chinese football club currently playing in Chinese Super League. The club is currently owned by Zhu Jun , Shanghai SVA Group, SMEG and Huangpu Investment Ltd. . The current head coach is Dražen Besek...

 
June 27, 1985 (age 23) 4 0 0 0 0
5 Weng Xinzhi
Weng Xinzhi
Weng Xinzhi is a Chinese football player who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics. She plays as a defender....

 
  Jiangsu Huatai  June 15, 1988 (age 20) 4 0 0 0 0
11 Pu Wei
Pu Wei
Pu Wei is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics and in the 2004 Summer Olympics.In 2000 she finished fifth with the Chinese team in the women's tournament. She played all three matches....

 
  Shanghai Shenhua
Shanghai Shenhua
Shanghai Shenhua is a professional Chinese football club currently playing in Chinese Super League. The club is currently owned by Zhu Jun , Shanghai SVA Group, SMEG and Huangpu Investment Ltd. . The current head coach is Dražen Besek...

 
August 20, 1980 (age 27) 4 0 0 0 0
13 Jiang Shuai
Jiang Shuai
Jiang Shuai is a female Chinese football player who competed for the national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics...

 
  Tianjin Huisen  June 07, 1982 (age 26) 0 0 0 0 0
14 Liu Huana
Liu Huana
Liu Huana is a female Chinese football player who competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics.In 2004 she was a squad member of the Chinese team which finished ninth in the women's tournament.-External links:*...

 
  Shaanxi Guoli
Shaanxi Guoli
Shaanxi Guoli is a defunct football club who played in Xi'an, Shaanxi and their home stadium was the 50,100 seater Jiaodaruisun Stadium. Founded on February 28, 1996, they played nine seasons in the Chinese football leagues system with three of them in the top tier where they achieved their best...

 
May 17, 1981 (age 27) 4 0 0 0 0
15 Zhou Gaoping
Zhou Gaoping
Zhou Gaoping is a female Chinese football player who competed for the national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her position is that of defender.-References:...

 
  Jiangsu Huatai  October 20, 1986 (age 21) 4 0 0 0 0
Midfielders
6 Zhang Na
Zhang Na (footballer)
Zhang Na is a female Chinese football player who competed for the national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her position is that of midfielder.-References:*http://2008teamchina.olympic.cn/index.php/personview/personsen/2717...

 
  Hebei Huabei March 10, 1984 (age 24) 4 0 0 0 0
7 Bi Yan    Dalian Haichang  February 17, 1984 (age 24) 4 0 0 0 0
12 Lou Jiahui
Lou Jiahui
Lou Jiahui is a Chinese football player who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics. She plays as a midfielder.At the 2008 Olympic Games, held in Beijing, were the first major tournament that Lou played in for the China team. At the time, she did not have any experience in the U-20's team and was...

 
  Henan Jianye
Henan Jianye
Henan Construction is a Chinese professional association football club based in Zhengzhou , in the province of Henan , China. The clubs predecessor was the Henan Provincial Team who were founded in 1958 while the current professional football team was established on August 27, 1994...

 
May 26, 1991 (age 17) 1(3) 0 1 0 0
16 Wang Dandan
Wang Dandan
Wang Dandan is a female Chinese football player who competed for the national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her position is that of midfielder.-Major performances:*2005 National Games - 1st...

 
  Beijing Chengjiang  May 01, 1985 (age 23) 0(3) 0 0 0 0
17 Gu Yasha
Gu Yasha
Gu Yasha is a female Chinese football player who competed for the national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her position is that of midfielder.-Major performances:*2004 National U16 Championship - 1st*2006/2007 National U18 League - 1st/2nd...

 
  Beijing Chengjiang  November 28, 1990 (age 17) 0(2) 1 0 0 0
Forwards
8 Xu Yuan
Xu Yuan (footballer)
Xu Yuan is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Xu plays in the forward position. She was expected to be the next Sun Wen....

 
  Gansu Tianma
Gansu Tianma
Gansu Tianma was a football team based in Lanzhou, Gansu province, in the People's Republic of China, that played in the Chinese Football Association Jia League....

 
November 17, 1985 (age 22) 4 2 0 0 0
9 Han Duan
Han Duan
Han Duan is a Chinese football forward who last played for Los Angeles Sol of Women's Professional Soccer and is a member of the Chinese National Team.In 2004 she finished ninth with the Chinese team in the Olympics women's tournament...

 
  Dalian Haichang  June 15, 1983 (age 25) 3 1 0 0 0
10 Liu Sa
Liu Sa
Liu Sa is a female Chinese football player who competed for the national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her position is that of striker.-Major performances:*2004 U19 World Cup - 2nd;*2005 National Games - 1st;...

 
  Beijing Zhaotai  July 11, 1987 (age 21) 0(2) 0 0 0 0
Coach
Shang Ruihua  November 18, 1944 (age 63)

Most capped players


As of December 18, 2008, the players with the most caps for China are:
PosPlayerCapsTenure
1 Li Jie
Li Jie (footballer)
Li Jie is a female Chinese football player who competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics.In 2004 she finished ninth with the Chinese team in the women's tournament. She played both matches.-External links:*...

220 1997–2008
2 Fan Yunjie
Fan Yunjie
Fan Yunjie is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics, in the 2000 Summer Olympics, and in the 2004 Summer Olympics....

192 1992–2004
3 Zhao Lihong
Zhao Lihong
Zhao Lihong is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics and in the 2000 Summer Olympics.In 1996 she won the silver medal with the Chinese team. She played all five matches and scored one goal....

174 1992–2004
4 Wang Liping
Wang Liping (footballer)
Wang Liping is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics, in the 2000 Summer Olympics, and in the 2004 Summer Olympics.In 1996 she won the silver medal with the Chinese team. She played all five matches....

173 1992–2004
5 Sun Wen 170 1990–2005
5 Wen Lirong
Wen Lirong
Wen Lirong is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics and in the 2000 Summer Olympics.In 1996 she won the silver medal with the Chinese team. She played four matches, but missed the final after being sent off in the semifinal.Four years later she was a member of...

170 1986–2001
5 Pu Wei
Pu Wei
Pu Wei is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics and in the 2004 Summer Olympics.In 2000 she finished fifth with the Chinese team in the women's tournament. She played all three matches....

170 1997–2008
8 Han Duan
Han Duan
Han Duan is a Chinese football forward who last played for Los Angeles Sol of Women's Professional Soccer and is a member of the Chinese National Team.In 2004 she finished ninth with the Chinese team in the Olympics women's tournament...

158 2000–present
9 Liu Yali
Liu Yali
Liu Yali is a female Chinese football player who competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics.In 2004 she was a squad member of the Chinese team which finished ninth in the women's tournament.-External links:*...

156 2000–2008
10 Liu Ailing
Liu Ailing
Liu Ailing is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics and in the 2000 Summer Olympics.In 1996 she won the silver medal with the Chinese team. She played all five matches and scored one goal....

150 1987–2000
11 Liu Ying
Liu Ying
Liu Ying was a son of Emperor Guangwu of Han, and half-brother of Emperor Ming. After becoming Prince of Chu, he was a known supporter of many religions...

148 1993–2003
12 Pan Lina 139 1999–2007
12 Bai Jie 139 1997–2003
14 Bi Yan 127 2002–present
15 Sun Qingmei
Sun Qingmei
Sun Qingmei is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics.In 1996 she won the silver medal with the Chinese team. She played all five matches and scored three goals.-External links:*...

115 1984–1997
16 Zhang Ouying
Zhang Ouying
Zhang Ouying is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics and in the 2004 Summer Olympics.In 2000 she finished fifth with the Chinese team in the women's tournament. She played all three matches....

107 1993–2007

Top scorers


As of December 18, 2008, the players with the most goals are:
Rank Player Goals Caps Years
1 Sun Wen 120 170 1990–2005
2 Han Duan
Han Duan
Han Duan is a Chinese football forward who last played for Los Angeles Sol of Women's Professional Soccer and is a member of the Chinese National Team.In 2004 she finished ninth with the Chinese team in the Olympics women's tournament...

100 158 2000–present
3 Bai Jie 83 139 1997–2003
4 Liu Ailing
Liu Ailing
Liu Ailing is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics and in the 2000 Summer Olympics.In 1996 she won the silver medal with the Chinese team. She played all five matches and scored one goal....

80 150 1987–2000
5 Zhao Lihong
Zhao Lihong
Zhao Lihong is a female Chinese football player who competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics and in the 2000 Summer Olympics.In 1996 she won the silver medal with the Chinese team. She played all five matches and scored one goal....

68 174 1992–2004

Coaches

Cong Zheyu (1984–1988) Shang Ruihua (1988–1991) Ma Yuanan (1991–2001) Ma Liangxing (2002–2003) Zhang Haitao
Zhang Haitao
Zhang Haitao is a Chinese football coach. He is the most talented young Chinese coach currently in China. He speaks fluent English.-Playing career:...

 (2003–2004) Wang Haiming (2004–2005) Pei Encai
Pei Encai
Pei Encai is a Chinese football manager and a former player who currently works for Chongqing F.C. in Chinese League Two division.-Playing career:Pei Encai would spend his youth within the Chinese military where he rose to be a Colonel...

 (2005) Ma Liangxing (2005–2006) Wang Haiming (Caretaker) (2007) Marika Domanski-Lyfors (2007) Élisabeth Loisel (2007–2008) Shang Ruihua (2008–2010) Li Xiaopeng
Li Xiaopeng (footballer)
Li Xiaopeng is a Chinese football manager who is the current head coach of the Chinese U-17 national football team. He was also a Chinese international football player and spent his entire professional football career playing for Shandong Luneng as well as being a participant in the 2002 FIFA...

 (2011–)

External links


  • Chinese Football Association
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