The female soccer is growing in South America by the addition of new teams in the region.
Nowadays countries have already established a system with female pro soccer leagues. The newest country that has joined this new soccer modality is Colombia.
It is known that Chile, Argentina, and Brazil have already women’s pro soccer league, and others countries, like Venezuela, have recently shown that they have potential players in this category to start thinking in establish a pro soccer league.
Although this trend is relatively new, let us recall that the first Women’s World Cup was held in 1991, in which USA won competing against European countries like England, Spain, Germany, and Sweden, countries with a long-standing tradition in professional football.
Is undeniable the peak that this sport has reached in South America, with the recent addition of four other countries to the pro league that summarize a great participation across the American continent.
This new Colombian venture to join this league was accomplished on March 4th, and is marked as a date of celebration for women’s football, as it shows a great opportunity for equality for this genre.
But this is not the first time Colombia reaches this stage of soccer: women’s national team, known as Las Cafeteras, is currently ranked at the 24th place of the FIFA’s official ranking.