Wikipedia - WE League

The WE League (WEリーグ), officially the Japan Women's Empowerment Professional Football League (Japanese: 日本女子プロサッカーリーグ, Hepburn: Nihon Joshi Puro Sakkā Rīgu, "Japan Women Pro Soccer League"), also known as the Yogibo WE League (Japanese: Yogibo WEリーグ) for sponsorship reasons, is the top flight of women's association football in Japan, starting from the 2021–22 season. It is the first fully-professional women's soccer league in Japan.


On 3 June 2020, the Japan Football Association (JFA) announced the formation of the WE League to become Japan's new top-flight, professional women's football league. The semi-professional Nadeshiko League would become the second level on the women's football pyramid in Japan once the WE League began play in the autumn of 2021. United States-based business executive and former Japan international footballer Kikuko Okajima was announced as the WE League's inaugural chairwoman.

17 clubs applied to join the WE League. On 15 October 2020, 11 clubs were announced as founding members of the WE League, including seven with J. League affiliations.

The Japan Women Empowerment League is a professional women's football league in Japan. It was founded in 2019 and currently consists of eight teams. The league aims to promote women's football in Japan and empower women through sports. The teams compete in a round-robin format, with the top four teams advancing to the playoffs. The league is known for its high level of competition and talented players. Fans can follow the league and stay up-to-date on the latest scores and standings through the BetsAPI website.