Italian women’s football has come a long way in recent years, with the national team and domestic leagues gaining more recognition and support. The latest edition of the Italian women’s football season saw a number of exciting matches and storylines, with some familiar teams and a few new faces emerging as contenders.
The top division of Italian women’s football is the Serie A, which features 12 teams from across the country. The latest edition of the league saw Juventus emerge as the dominant team, finishing atop the table with a perfect record of 18 wins in 18 matches. Juventus’s success was fueled by a strong defense that allowed just three goals all season, as well as a potent attack led by striker Cristiana Girelli, who scored a league-high 20 goals.
In addition to Serie A, Italian women’s football also includes a national cup competition, known as the Coppa Italia. The latest edition of the cup saw ACF Brescia emerge as the surprise winners, defeating the heavily favored Juventus in the final.
Overall, the latest edition of Italian women’s football provided plenty of drama and excitement for fans, with some familiar teams and a few new contenders battling it out for supremacy. As the sport continues to grow in popularity, it will be interesting to see how the league and national team continue to develop and improve in the coming years.
*The Serie A National Championship will change the format from the 2022/2023 season, it will be structured around 10 teams and will take place in two phases.
In the first phase, the teams will face each other in two-legged matches, for a total of 18 days; in the second phase, the first 5 in the rankings will access a poule scudetto, with the prize of the title of Campione d’Italia (first place) and access to the UEFA Women’s Champions League (first and second place); the last 5 will face each other, however, in a pool of salvation, in which the last relegate directly to Serie B and the penultimate will have to play for salvation in a play-out match against the second of the cadet championship.
The championship will start on Saturday 27 August 2022 and end on Sunday 28 May 2023.
The races will start on Saturday and will be played according to the calendar published with a specific Official Announcement. Due to the transmission and audiovisual broadcasting needs of the competition matches, there may be changes to the day and time of the broadcast matches which will be promptly communicated by the Women’s Football Division.
*The Serie B National Championship for the 2022/2023 football season is divided into a single group of 16 teams; will start on Sunday 18 September 2022 and end on Sunday 28 May 2023.
The races will take place on Sunday at 3 pm, according to the calendar published in a special Official Announcement. In the period between Saturday 23 October 2021 and Sunday 27 March 2022, the time of the competitions will be brought forward to 2.30 pm.
At the end of the 2022/2023 football season, the first-placed team will acquire the title to participate in the 2023/2024 Women’s Serie A, while the second-placed team will play a play-off against the penultimate team of the top division. The bottom three will be relegated directly to the Serie C Championship.