Serie B (women's football)

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Serie B
FIGC Serie B Femminile logo (2020).png
Founded1970; 53 years ago (1970)
Number of teams10
Relegation toSerie C
Domestic cup(s)Coppa Italia
Supercoppa Italiana
WebsiteOfficial website

The Serie B (Italian pronunciation: [ˈsɛːrje ˈbi]) is the second division of women's football in Italy. Established in 1970, it has been run by the Italian Football Federation.[1] The teams which finish Serie B in the top 2 positions are promoted directly to the Serie A, while the bottom two are relegated directly to the Serie C. Since 2015 it has decreed by the Italian Football Federation all male Serie B teams must provide women's teams also.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Serie B" (PDF) (in Italian). Italian Football Federation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 July 2018. Retrieved 21 December 2022.
  2. ^ "The future of Women's Football: a path to professionalism in 2022. Scudetto assigned to Juventus, Serie B expanded to 14 teams". Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio. June 25, 2020.
  3. ^ Proch, Daniele. "Women's Serie A To Kick Off Italy's First-Ever Professional Sports League For Female Athletes In 2022". Forbes.

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