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Nadeshiko League Division 1
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What is the Nadeshiko League?

Founded in 1989, the Japan Women’s Football League, nicknamed ‘Nadeshiko League’, is a non-professional league for female soccer players in Japan.

Currently, there are 20 teams nationwide in this top amateur league.

The Nadeshiko League has two divisions – Division 1 with 12 teams and Division 2 with 8 teams. Each consist of a wide variety of organizations with affiliations to the Japan Professional Football League (J. League), citizen’s clubs (NPOs), companies, and universities. The league is organized by the Japan Football Association (JFA) and the Japan Women’s Football League, with matches held throughout Japan.

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2021.09.08 Category: history
“History of the Nadeshiko League” 6. “The Boom Years”

From the time when it was stil […]

2021.09.08 Category: history
“History of the Nadeshiko League”5. Beleza the “Frontrunners”

From the time when it was stil […]

2021.08.26 Category: history
“History of the Nadeshiko League” 4 “Shimizu FC are Crowned Inaugural Champions”

From the time when it was stil […]

2021.08.26 Category: history
“History of the Nadeshiko League” 3 “Prime Movers behind the Birth of the Nadeshiko League”

From the time when it was stil […]

2021.08.26 Category: Hometown
A Visit to Nadeshiko’s Hometown Around Japan Episode 1. Ehime FC Ladies

With a population of 510,000 p […]

2021.08.20 Category: history
“History of the Nadeshiko League” 2. “Girls’ and Women’s Football in Japan”

From the time when it was stil […]

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