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 the People's Republic of China in international women's football competitions and is governed by the Chinese Football Association.
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.
Nicknamed the Steel Roses (Chinese: 铿锵玫瑰), they won several international titles in the 1990s, during the Golden Generation. The team lost some pace after the start of the 21st century, winning their last AFC Asian Cup in 2006. In 2023, the team was ranked as the 15th best in the world, and also won the ninth AFC Asian Cup in their story, the first since 2006.
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.
Win Draw Lose Void or postponed Fixture
China Fixtures and Results – Soccerway.com
Current coaching staff
As of 18 November 2021
Cong Zheyu (1986–1988)
Shang Ruihua (1988–1991)
Ma Yuanan (1991–2001)
Ma Liangxing (2002–2003)
Zhang Haitao (2003–2004)
Wang Haiming (2004–2005, 2007; caretaker)
Pei Encai (2005)
Ma Liangxing (2005–2006)
Marika Domanski-Lyfors (2007)
Élisabeth Loisel (2007–2008)
Shang Ruihua (2008–2010)
Li Xiaopeng (2011–2012)
Hao Wei (2012–2015)
Bruno Bini (2015–2017)
Sigurður Ragnar Eyjólfsson (2017–2018)
Jia Xiuquan (2018–2021)
Shui Qingxia (2021–)
The following players were called up for the Friendly matches against USA on 2 and 5 December 2023, respectively.
Caps and goals are correct as of 28 July 2023, after the match against Haiti.
The following players have also been called up to the squad in the last 12 months.
ChampionsRunners-up Third place Fourth place
FIFA Women's World Cup
AFC Women's Asian Cup
EAFF E-1 Football Championship
Four Nations Tournament
Yongchuan International Tournament
As of 1 November 2023, after the match against South Korea.