Norway women's national football team

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Norway women's national football team represents Norway on the women's side in association football. Norway won the 1987 and 1993 UEFA Women's Championships.[1][2] They won the FIFA Women's World Cup in 1995.[3] They won a bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics and a gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics.[4][5]

Player records[change | change source]

As of 10 March 2020[6]

Most caps[change | change source]

# Name Norway career Caps
1 Hege Riise 1990–2004 188
2 Solveig Gulbrandsen 1998–2015 183
3 Bente Nordby 1991–2007 172
4 Trine Rønning 1999–2016 162
5 Linda Medalen 1987–1999 152
6 Heidi Støre 1980–1997 151
7 Maren Mjelde 2007– 149
8 Ingvild Stensland 2003–2016 144
9 Ingrid Hjelmseth 2003–2019 138
10 Unni Lehn 1996–2007 133
Isabell Herlovsen 2005– 133

Most goals[change | change source]

# Player Norway career Goals Caps Average
1 Isabell Herlovsen 2005– 67 133 0.5
2 Marianne Pettersen 1994–2003 66 98 0.67
3 Linda Medalen 1987–1999 64 152 0.42
4 Ann Kristin Aarønes 1990–1999 60 111 0.54
5 Hege Riise 1990–2004 58 188 0.31
6 Solveig Gulbrandsen 1998–2015 55 184 0.3
7 Dagny Mellgren 1999–2005 49 95 0.52
8 Ada Hegerberg 2011–2017 38 66 0.58
Caroline Graham Hansen 2011– 38 84 0.45
10 Ragnhild Gulbrandsen 1997–2007 30 80 0.38

Competitive record[change | change source]

The Norwegian team has been one of the most successful women's football teams in the world. They have won 1 FIFA Women's World Cup and 2 UEFA Women's Championships.

FIFA World Cup[change | change source]

UEFA European Championship[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "1987: Norway victorious in Oslo". Uefa.com. Retrieved 2013-12-23.
  2. "1993: Azzurre left feeling blue". Uefa.com. Retrieved 2013-12-23.
  3. "FIFA Women's World Cup - Sweden 1995". FIFA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-23.
  4. "Olympic Football Tournaments Atlanta 1996 - Women". FIFA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-23.
  5. "Norwegian Gold". FIFA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-23.
  6. Norway – Caps and Goals

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Norway women's national association football team at Wikimedia Commons