11 founding clubs named for Japan's 1st women's pro soccer league


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Commercially, no chance in a million to ever become or remain independent. Dazn does not have money to throw at this but i expect j sports or others might take a risk on it.

The teams owners will have to put their hands in their pockets a bit more every year to cover the losses.

A semi pro league is the way to go for women football. Lets see if i was wrong in 3 years time

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Yes, I agree that Dazn might not be the best place to show WE-League games. While the sport grows it needs its own dedicated (and free) platform, like the "FA Player" in the UK.

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This is clearly NOT meant to be a $$$ making venture, sounds like companies will be footing the bills for player\employee salaries etc at likely hefty losses, but likely hope to get some exposure of various sorts I guess.

I mean Y40,000,000 per team will get eaten up WAY BEFORE any salaries could be paid, wont even cover venue use likely let alone travel etc

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Why 11 teams? Not 10 or 12? That means one team will be idle every day?

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