The First Iberdrola begins: know its main novelties - La Provincia
Next Saturday, September 7, the First Iberdrola, the top women's soccer competition in Spain, which this year is loaded with signings relevant and important news, such as fourth arbitrator.
The tournament was presented this morning at an event that has brought together players of the 16 teams They take part in the competition. Also present were the president of Iberdrola, Ignacio Galán, and the president of the RFEF, Luis Rubiales, among other authorities.
Galán, who has carried out the honor roll of the competition, has ratified "the company's commitment to women's sports", framing it in "our conviction of the need for achieve full equality between men and women in all areas of society. "
For its part, Luis Rubiales He stressed that "women's football is a priority for RFEF" and noted that "we begin now an exciting path, a real challenge that will place this sport in the place it deserves. "
The most ambitious season
The competition, which is celebrating its 32nd season, is the most ambitious in history. Among the novelties, in addition to the incorporation of the fourth referee, the mandatory participation of participating clubs of have a minimum of three base football teams or the inclusion of name of the players on the shirts. Likewise, the visibility of this sport will be enhanced through the match retransmission.
Among the signings of this season stand out the British Chioma Ubogagu by the Heel, future Real Madrid female; the English front Toni Duggan, which has reached Atlético de Madrid coming from Barçaand the norway Caroline Graham Hansen, star signing of the culé team from the German Wolfsburg team.