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Copa Libertadores Femenina

Copa Libertadores Femenina
Founded 2009
Region CONMEBOL (South America)
Number of teams 10 (2009–2010)
12 (2011–)
Current champions São José (3rd title)
Most successful club(s) São José (3 titles)
2014 Copa Libertadores Femenina

The Copa Libertadores Femenina (sometimes called Copa Libertadores Femenino) is an annual international CONMEBOL). The competition started in the 2009 season in response to the increased interest in women's football. It is the only CONMEBOL club competition for women.

The tournament is the women's version of the Copa Libertadores which is organised since 1960.


The old logo using the longer name.

The competition was officially announced in March 2009,[1] and it was approved by CONMEBOL's Executive Committee on July 3 of that year.[2] CONMEBOL decided that the competition's first edition will be played in FPF, CBF and Santos Futebol Clube.[2]

Colombian team Formas Íntimas is the only team to appear in all editions up to 2014.


In 2009 and 2010 the tournament was played by ten teams, one from each CONMEBOL country, divided in two groups of five clubs each.[4] The two best-placed teams of each group qualify to play the semifinal and the winners then play the final, while the losers play the third-place game.[4]

From 2011 onwards twelve teams played the tournament and were divided into three groups of four. The group winners and best runner-up advanced to the semi-finals.

The 2015 edition will be the first to be held outside Brazil. Medellin in Colombia have made an official bid, with cities in Paraguay, Chile and again Brazil interested as well.[5] Medellin was then announced host just before the 2014 edition.[6]


Year Host Winners Score Runners-up Third Place Score Fourth Place
Universidad Autónoma

Formas Íntimas

Boca Juniors
Deportivo Quito
São José
Colo Colo

Colo Colo
0–0 (4–2 pen.)
Foz Cataratas

São José
São José
Formas Íntimas

Colo Colo
Mundo Futuro
São José

Cerro Porteño
0–0 (5–3 pen)
Formas Íntimas
Medellin, Colombia

Performance by nation

After the 2014 edition. So far only Uruguayan and Peruvian teams have not reached a semi-final.

Nation Winners Runners-up Third Place Fourth Place Winner Runners-up Third Place Fourth Place
 Brazil 5 1 2 1
 Chile 1 2 1 1
 Colombia 0 1 1 1
 Paraguay 0 1 1 0
 Venezuela 0 1 0 1
 Argentina 0 0 1 0
 Bolivia 0 0 0 1
  • Mundo Futuro
 Ecuador 0 0 0 1

Top scorers

Cristiane is the competitions top scorer. She scored a record 15 goals in 2009 when Santos played six matches, she won a second top scorer award in 2012 and also scored 7 goals in 2010. Ysaura Viso is the other player to win a second top scorer award.

Year Name Team Goals
2009 Cristiane Santos 15
2010 Gloria Villamayor Everton 8
Noelia Cuevas Universidad Autónoma
2011 Ysaura Viso Caracas 9
2012 Cristiane São José 7
2013[9] Maitte Zamorano Mundo Futuro 7
2014 Diana C. Ospina Garcia Formas Íntimas 6
Andressa Alves São José
Ysaura Viso Caracas


  1. ^ "Vem aí a Libertadores Feminina" (in Portuguese). Justiça Desportiva. March 17, 2009. Retrieved August 1, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c "Aprobada la celebración de la Copa Libertadores de Fútbol Femenino" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. July 31, 2009. Retrieved August 1, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Santos estreia contra White Star, do Peru, na Libertadores Feminina" (in Portuguese). UOL Esporte. September 6, 2009. Retrieved September 6, 2009. 
  4. ^ a b "Definidos os grupos da primeira Taça Libertadores da América Feminina" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. September 6, 2009. Retrieved September 7, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Medellín quiere ser sede de la Copa Libertadores Femenina de 2015". Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  6. ^
  7. ^ "Women's Copa Libertadores 2009". RSSSF. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 
  8. ^ "Women's Copa Libertadores 2010". RSSSF. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 
  9. ^ "Sao José se consagró bicampeón de la Copa Libertadores". 8 November 2013. Retrieved 13 November 2013. La jugadora Maitté Zamorano de Mundo Futuro marcó dos goles, convirtiéndose por el momento en la goleadora del torneo con 7 tantos. 

External links

  • Official website
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