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in international
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. The team played its first match in 1972. Switzerland qualified for the
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by winning their qualifying group. It was the first time that Switzerland participated in a women's World Cup, and the first time both the men's team and women's team qualified for a World Cup simultaneously. At the
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, Switzerland was drawn into Group C with
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. They secured a 10–1 victory over Ecuador, but lost 1–0 to Japan and 2–1 to Cameroon. Switzerland finished third in their group, but they were one of the top four third-place finishers and advanced to the knockout round. In the Round of 16, Switzerland lost 1–0 to the hosts, Team Canada and were eliminated. Switzerland qualified for the
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for the first time in
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. They were placed in Group C alongside
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,
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. They lost to Austria 1–0, but then rebounded to beat Iceland 2–1. Switzerland went into their final group match against France needing a win in order to advance to the knockout stage. Switzerland led for much of the match after Ana-Maria Crnogorčević scored in the 19th minute, but
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scored the equalizer for France in the 76th minute, and the match ended in a 1–1 draw, as a result Switzerland finished third in their group and did not advance. Switzerland has never qualified for the Football at the Summer Olympics#Women's tournament, Olympic games.


Results and fixtures

* The following is a list of matches in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.


2021


2022


Players


Current squad

* The following 21 players were called up for the UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying, UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifier against Belgium women's national football team, Belgium on 1 December 2020. ''Caps and goals are correct as of 1 September 2020.'' Head coach: Nils Nielsen


Recent call-ups

* The following players have been named to a roster in the past 12 months. ''This list may be incomplete.''


Competitive record


FIFA Women's World Cup

:''*Draws include knockout matches decided on Penalty shoot-out (association football), penalty kicks.''


Match History


UEFA Women's Championship

:''*Draws include knockout matches decided on Penalty shoot-out (association football), penalty kicks.''


World Cup / Euro Qualifying match history


See also

*Sport in Switzerland **Football in Switzerland ***Women's football in Switzerland *Switzerland women's national under-20 football team *Switzerland women's national under-17 football team *Switzerland women's national beach soccer team


References


External links


Official websiteFIFA profile
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