2022-23 Yogibo WE LEAGUE:
Matchweek 1-8’s match schedule confirmed.
Fixtures for Matchweek 9 onwards also announced.


Japan Women’s Empowerment Professional Football League (WE LEAGUE) is pleased to announce the match schedules for Matchweek 1-8, as well as the fixture details for the upcoming 2022-23 Yogibo WE LEAGUE season.


The 2022-23 Yogibo WE LEAGUE will start on Saturday, 22nd October and will run until Saturday, 10th or Sunday, 11th June 2023, with a total of 110 matches in 22 Matchweeks.


Information regarding ticket sales will be announced by each home club soon.


2022-23 Yogibo WE LEAGUE outline

2022-23 Yogibo WE LEAGUE


Tournament Format

11 Teams; Home & Away format (Double round-robin league system); 110 Matches in 22 Matchweeks



Saturday 22 October 2022 - Saturday 10 or Sunday 11 June 2023

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Match venues

In principle, home stadiums of each club


Outline of competition

《Match format》

Matches are played for 90 minutes (two 45 minutes halves). If a winner and a loser is not determined by the end of the match, a draw shall be declared.

《Winning Points》

Win: 3 points, Draw: 1 point, Loss: 0 point.

《Determination of annual standings》

At the end of all the league matches, the teams are ranked by their total points. If the teams have the same number of points, their rankings shall be determined in order of the following factors.

1. Goal difference

2. Total number of goals scored

3. The direct results of the matches between the teams concerned

(a: points won, b: goal difference, c: total number of goals scored)

4. Infringement points

5. Drawing of lots (Upon approval by the Executive Committee)


Match entries

Up to 18 players per team / Of which, up to 5 may be foreign players


Accumulation of warnings/fouls

If a player has accumulated four warnings/fouls within the Yogibo WE LEAGUE, the player will be suspended for one match (the most recent match in the same competition).



Champions: Prize money 20 million JPY, Women Empowerment Trophy, Medals and Champion Flag

Runners-Up: Prize money 10 million JPY

Third Place: Prize money 5 million JPY