WE LEAGUE is Japan's first fully-professional women's football league, launched in September 2021.
1. Be a driving force for gender-equity in Japan
2. Establish roots for “Professional Women’s Sports” in Japan
3. Contribute to the growth of women’s football in Japan
4. Reclaim the world championship for Nadeshiko Japan
WE LEAGUE stands for “Women’s Empowerment League”.
Behind this name lies the desires of the WE LEAGUE:
WE LEAGUE is placed above the existing Nadeshiko League (Amateur top league).
In the inaugural season, 11 teams are admitted to the WE LEAGUE. The League can invite clubs, but these clubs will not be relegated for several years.