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2022.07.20
2022-23 WE LEAGUE CUP: Match schedule confirmed.
Final will be held on Saturday, 1st October at AJINOMOTO FIELD NISHIGAOKA.

 

Japan Women’s Empowerment Professional Football League (WE LEAGUE) has confirmed the official fixtures for the 2022-23 WE LEAGUE CUP.

The Group Stage will run from Saturday, 20th August to Sunday, 25th September, in various prefectures, with the Final to be held on Saturday, 1st October at AJINOMOTO FIELD NISHIGAOKA, Tokyo.

During the 2022-23 WE LEAGUE CUP, the participating 11 club teams will be divided into two groups of 6 teams and 5 teams, and the first-place team in each group will advance to the Final.

 

While the 2021 WE LEAGUE PRE-SEASON MATCH held last year, classed its relevant matches as “unofficial matches”, the 2022-23 WE LEAGUE CUP will consider its relevant matches as “official matches”. Furthermore, there will also be the official crowning of the First Cup Champions at the end of the competition.

 

Further details on the event including, match guidelines and broadcast information will be announced soon. Moreover, information regarding Group Stage tickets will be available on each home club’s websites.

 

2022-23 WE LEAGUE CUP: Competition outline
Competition

2022-23 WE LEAGUE CUP

 

Organisers

Japan Football Association (JFA); Japan Women’s Empowerment Professional Football League (WE LEAGUE)

 

Match-day management

<Group stage>Home Clubs

<Final>Japan Women’s Empowerment Professional Football League

 

Tournament Format

<Group stage>

Total of 25 matches in 6 Matchweeks

All 11 club teams are divided into two groups of 6 teams and 5 teams. The first-place team in each group will advance to the Final.

 

Group A:

●MYNAVI SENDAI LADIES

●MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES URAWA REDS LADIES

●OMIYA ARDIJA VENTUS

●CHIFURE AS ELFEN SAITAMA

●AC NAGANO PARCEIRO LADIES

●ALBIREX NIIGATA LADIES

 

Group B:

●JEF UNITED ICHIHARA CHIBA LADIES

●NIPPON TV TOKYO VERDY BELEZA

●NOJIMA STELLA KANAGAWA SAGAMIHARA

●INAC KOBE LEONESSA

●SANFRECCE HIROSHIMA REGINA

※Groupings have been determined on the basis of club location

 

<Final>

The Final match will be played between the first-place teams from Group A and Group B.

 

Schedule

Click here for details

 

Match venues

<Group stage>To be decided by the home club

<Final>AJINOMOTO FIELD NISHIGAOKA

 

Prize

Cup winner: Prize money 2 million JPY & WE LEAGUE Cup

PARTNERS