UEFA girls’s soccer chief fears new Super League will damage girls’s sport

The breakaway Super League would set again the event of the ladies’s sport in Europe, UEFA’s head of ladies’s soccer stated Tuesday.

The 12 golf equipment which introduced they’d arrange a Super League on Sunday say they have plans to launch a girls’s competitors “as soon as practicable after the start of the men’s competition.”

Nadine Kessler, who’s in control of girls’s soccer at UEFA, stated the closed league would hinder efforts to construct a sustainable, skilled girls’s sport throughout the continent.

“Only a small proportion of players unfortunately have full-time professions and guaranteed access to top-class facilities,” she wrote in a publish on Twitter. “We do not only need more clubs, but a better balance between those clubs, so that more than just a few standout players can thrive on it.”

All 12 Super League golf equipment have girls’s groups however solely two — Arsenal and Barcelona — have ever reached a Women’s Champions League closing, although others like Chelsea and Manchester City are rising quick. Instead, the giants of the ladies’s sport are golf equipment which have been shut out of the Super League like Lyon and Wolfsburg, Kessler’s former membership.

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If the Super League launches “all the great steps made in recent years, including the hardship of many players gone before, for our game to become a profession across Europe, will have less of a chance of becoming reality,” Kessler wrote.

There could also be a clash of branding. The existing top division in England is called the Women’s Super League.

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