Soccer women's professional league name "WE League" decided to open next fall June 3 16:25
The name of the new professional league for soccer girls, which is aiming for the start of next autumn, has been decided as "WE League".
This was announced at an online press conference by Mr. Kozo Tajima of the Japan Football Association and Mr. Norio Sasaki of the Women's New League Establishment Preparation Office.
According to that, the name of the new professional league for soccer girls, which is aiming for the opening of next autumn, has been decided as "WE League".
"WE" is an abbreviation for "Women Empowerment", and contains the philosophy that women contribute to the realization and development of a bright society.
In addition, the logo of the new league has been announced, and it has a simple design with dots representing soccer balls and Hinomaru in front of the name "WE".
Positioning the new league higher than the current Nadeshiko League, initially planning to have 6 to 10 teams participating, planning the schedule from autumn to spring in line with overseas leagues, and 3 years It was also revealed within a while that more than half of the club's officers and employees will be women.
Sasaki said, “The occupation of female professional athletes in soccer has been established, and it serves as a platform for girls' dreams. At that core, various employments are created, expanding the choices of people's way of life. I was talking."