Juventus to enter Women’s Serie A from 2017-18 season onwards
June 20, 2017
A Juventus women’s football team will compete in the Serie A Femminile from the 2017-18 season, the club officially confirmed this week.
It’s the first time Juventus have launched a senior women’s football team, in addition to their already existing female youth teams. The club made the news official via their Twitter account this week.
It is not yet known how the league will accommodate the new addition. Since its inception in 1971, the league has ranged from 10 to 16 teams competing, with 12 contesting the latest campaign which was eventually won by Fiorentina.
The top-scorer in this season’s campaign was Scottish international Lana Clelland of UPC Tavagnacco with with 23 goals.
By Christian Radnedge