4-12: Supercopa do Brasil de Futebol Feminino 2023
8: Coppa Italia Femminile: Quarter-final Leg 2 (Italy)
8-9: Women's League Cup semi-finals (England)
10: UEFA Women's Champions League: Quarter-finals and semi-finals draw (Europe)
11: WSL top game: Manchester City vs Arsenal (England)
13-23: FIFA international window*
Including top friendly matches:
Sweden vs China
Sweden vs Germany
New Zealand vs Portugal
Argentina vs Chile
New Zealand vs Argentina
15-21: Pinatar Cup (Scotland, Wales, Iceland and the Philippines)
15-21: Tournoi de France (France, Norway, Denmark and Uruguay)
15-21: Women's Revelations Cup (Mexico, Colombia, Nigeria and Costa Rica)
15-21: Turkish Women's Cup (Slovenia, Uzbekistan, South Africa, Zambia, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Estonia, Kosovo and North Macedonia)
16-22: Cup of Nations (Australia, Spain, Jamaica and Czechia)
16-22: Arnold Clark Cup (England, Belgium, Italy and South Korea)
16-22: SheBelieves Cup (USA, Canada, Brazil and Japan)
16-22: Cyprus Women's Cup (Croatia, Finland, Hungary and Romania)
18-23: Play-Off Tournament for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023
24: Campeonato Brasileiro Feminino A1, Kick off 2023 season (Brazil)
26: Women's FA Cup, Fifth round (England)
27: The Best FIFA football awards 2022
28: DFB-Pokal Frauen: Quarter-finals (Germany)
*Algarve Cup, who is normally hosted in February every year, is cancelled due to hosts Portugal’s involvement in the Play-Off Tournament for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023
ABOUT THE FEBRUARY EVENTS
SUPERCOPA DO BRAZIL DE FUTEBOL FEMININO
The 2023 edition will be the second edition of the Supercopa do Brasil de Futebol Feminino football competition.
Between 4 and 12 February 2023
Eight teams are qualified, a mix of teams from the top 12 of 2022 Campeonato Brasileiro Feminino A1 and from the top four teams of the 2022 Campeonato Brasileiro Feminino A2, choosing only one team for state.
A single-elimination tournament starting with quarter-finals
COPPA ITALIA FEMMINILE
The Italian Women's Cup was first held in 1971 and is a competition reserved for Serie A Femminile and Serie B Femminile clubs.
The winner of the cup will challenge the Italian league champions team in the Italian Super Cup; 'Supercoppa Italiana Femminile'.
The 2022-2023 edition is the 51st edition and started on August 28, 2022 and will end in 2023 (Date TBA).
Current champions: Juventus (2 titles)
Most successful club: Torres (8 titles)
UEFA WOMEN'S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2022/23
For more info go to our UEFA Women's Champions League 2022/23 page
THE FA WOMEN'S LEAGUE CUP
Known as the FA Women's Continental League Cup for sponsorship reasons
Nick name: Conti Cup
Most successful club: Arsenal (5 titles)
Reigning champions 2021-22: Manchester City (4th title)
Teams participating 2022-23 season: All 24 teams from the Women's Super League and Women's Championship
Format: Teams are divided into five groups, where every team play each other once. When the group stage is completed, the first-placed team in each of the five groups and the best-placed runner-up will qualify for the quarter-finals, where the two UEFA Women's Champions League teams Chelsea and Arsenal will join, to make up the eight quarter-final teams
Group Stage: 1 October 2022 - 18 January 2023
Quarter-finals: 25 - 26 January 2023
Semi-finals: 8 -9 February 2023
Final: 5 March 2023
2023 Final venue: Crystal Palace's Selhurst Park in London
BARCLAYS WOMEN'S SUPER LEAGUE
Highest league of women's football in England, with professional league status (since the 2018–19 season).
Founded: 2010 (First season 2011)
League sponsor: Barclays
Current champion 2021-22: Chelsea (5th title)
Most championships: Chelsea (5 titles)
2021-22 Top scorer: Sam Kerr (20 goals)
UEFA Women's Champions League Qualification: Top three teams
2022-23 Season dates: 10 September - 28 May
The third edition of the Pinatar Cup, held in San Pedro del Pinatar, played at the 3,000 capacity stadium Pinatar Arena. From 15 to 21 February four nations from two confederations will compete in a round-robin tournament.
Competing teams are Iceland, Philippines, Scotland and Wales.
Current champions 2022: Belgium (1st title)
Most successful team(s): Belgium & Scotland (1 title each)
TOURNOI DE FRANCE
The 2023 Tournoi de France will be the third edition, to be held in Laval and Angers, France between 15 and 21 February 2023.
The four invited teams France, Norway, Denmark and Uruguay play a round-robin tournament.
Current champions 2022: France (2nd title)
Most successful team(s): France (2 titles)
WOMEN'S REVELATIONS CUP
The 2023 Women's Revelations Cup will be the second edition of the international tournament organized by the Mexican Football Federation.
To be held in León, Mexico from 15 to 21 February 2023
The four invited teams are:
The teams play a round-robin tournament.
TURKISH WOMEN'S CUP
The 2023 Turkish Women's Cup is the seventh edition of the annual international tournament held in Alanya, Turkey
Dates: 15 to 21 February 2023
Participating teams 2023:
(Venezuela, Turkey, Jordan were invited but withdrew)
Matches will be played at Miracle Sport Complex and Gold City Sport Complex in Alanya, Turkey
CUP OF NATIONS
Australia will host the four-nation tournament comprising of three double-header matchdays in Gosford, Sydney, and Newcastle.
The six-match tournament between 16 and 22 February will include Australia, Spain, Jamaica and Czechia.
ARNOLD CLARK CUP
The 2023 Arnold Clark Cup will be the second edition, held from 16 to 22 February in England.
A round-robin tournament which will take place in Milton Keynes (Stadium MK), Bristol (Ashton Gate) and Coventry (Coventry Building Society Arena).
Team involved are hosts England, South Korea, Italy and Belgium. England won the inagural edition in 2022.
The 2023 SheBelieves Cup will be the eighth edition, held in the United States.
Scheduled between 16 and 22 February, featuring Brazil, Canada, Japan, and hosts United States in a round-robin tournament.
Current champion: United States (5th title)
Most successful team: United States (5 titles)
CYPRUS WOMEN'S CUP
First edition took place in 2008. The 2023 Cyprus Women's Cup will be the 14th edition of the international invitational tournament. It will be held in Cyprus from 16 to 22 February 2023.
Invited teams are Finland, Romania, Hungary and Croatia. The four invited teams play a round-robin tournament.
Current champions (2020*): Croatia (1st title)
Most successful team(s): Canada and England(3 titles each)
*The tournament was postponed in 2021 and 2022
PLAY-OFF TOURNAMENT FOR THE WORLD CUP 2023
The last three FIFA Women’s World Cup berths will be determined over six days as the Play-Off Tournament takes place in New Zealand between 18 and 23 February. Ten teams from six different continents battle it out for those sought-after slots.
Waikato Stadium (Hamilton/Kirikiriroa)
North Harbour Stadium (Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau)
Group A: Portugal, Cameroon, Thailand
Group B: Chile, Haiti, Senegal
Group C: Chinese Taipei, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Panama
How it works
Cameroon will face Thailand for the right to play Portugal in the Group A final, while Chile will await the winners of Senegal-Haiti in Group B. In Group C, the winners of the Chinese Taipei-Paraguay and Papua New Guinea-Panama ties will square off for a ticket Down Under.
CAMPEONATO BRASILEIRO FEMININO A1
"Brasileirão Feminino A1" - Highest league of women's football in Brazil
2023 Regular Season: 24 February - 11 June
2023 Playoffs: 16 June - 17 September
Match rounds: 15
Total matches: 134 (120 +14 playoff games)
2023 Playoffs: Top eight teams from regular season.
Quarter-finals - home and away game for each team. Same goes for semi-finals and the final.
In the quarter-finals 1st placed team from regular season will play 8th placed team, 2nd play 7th, 3rd vs 6th and 4th vs 5th.
Promotion: Top four from Brasileiro A2
Relegation: Bottom four to Brasileiro A2
Current champions: Corinthians (4th title)
2022 Top scorer: Cristiane (13 goals)
Most championships: Corinthians (4 titles)
Qualification to Copa Libertadores: 3 spots (2023 edition)
The Brasileiro champions
WOMEN'S FA CUP
The Women's FA Cup is the annual cup tournament for women's clubs in England
Previous names: WFA Cup, FA Women's Cup and now Women's FA Cup (Vitality Women's FA Cup for sponsorship reasons)
Most titles: Arsenal (14 titles)
Reigning champions 2021-22: Chelsea (4th title)
Teams participating 2022-23 season: 438, increase of 21 from previous year
First round qualifying: Teams from lowest leagues enter
Second round qualifying: Tier 5 teams enter
Third round qualifying: The 48 teams in the FA Women's National League Division One (tier 4) enter
First round: Teams in the Northern and Southern Premier Divisions (tier 3) enter
Second round: ...
Third round: The 12 teams from the Women's Championship enter
Fourth round: The 12 Women's Super League teams enter
2023 Final venue: Wembley Stadium, London (14 May)
Prize money: A combined £3,000,000, compared to around £400,000 previous year
THE BEST FIFA FOOTBALL AWARDS 2022
The Best FIFA Football Award celebrate exceptional achievements across the men’s and women’s game. Besides to the best players, awards for the best coaches, goalkeepers and fans will be given out too, with the Puskas Award also in the spotlight, acknowledging the best goal scored in the last year.
The Best FIFA Women’s Player nominees
The Best FIFA Women’s Coach nominees
The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper nominees
Sandra Paños García-Villamil
FIFA Puskás Award nominees (mixed of male and female players)
Francisco González Metilli
DFB-Pokal Frauen is the German Women's Cup
2022/23 Season: 20 August 2022 - 18 May 2023
All teams from previous year's Frauen-Bundesliga
All the teams from previous year's 2. Frauen-Bundesliga, excluding certain clubs' second teams.
5 champions of the previous year's season in Regionalliga (women's third-tier in Germany)
The 21 winners of the regional association cups "Verbandspokal"
Format: The rounds will be played in a one-legged system where the clubs from lower leagues will host against clubs from higher leagues until the quarterfinals.
Round 1: 20 - 22 August 2022
Round 2: 10 - 12 September 2022
Round of 16: 19 - 20 November 2022
Quarterfinals: 28 February 2023
Semifinals: 15 - 16 April 2023
Final: 18 May 2023
Championship venue: RheinEnergieStadion, Cologne
Current champions 2021/22: VfL Wolfsburg (9th title)
Most successful club: Vfl Wolfsburg & Eintracht Frankfurt, previous known as 1. FFC Frankfurt (9 titles each)
WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYERS WITH BIRTHDAY FEBRUARY
Mari Paz, Levante / Spain - Born 1988
Laura Freigang, Eintracht Frankfurt / Germany - Born 1998
Gabrielle George, Everton / England - Born 1997
Miri Taylor, Liverpool / England - Born 2000
Clara Villanueva Ruíz, Real Madrid / Spain - Born 2004
Paula Partido, Real Madrid / Spain - Born 2005
Michelle Agyemang, Arsenal / England - Born 2006
Alexia Putellas, Barcelona / Spain - Born 1994
Denise O'Sullivan, North Carolina Courage / Republic of Ireland - Born 1994
Simone Charley, Angel City / United States - Born 1995
Kysha Sylla, Lyon / France - Born 2004
Lena Petermann, Montpellier / Germany - Born 1994
Stina Blackstenius, Arsenal / Sweden - Born 1996
Delphine Cascarino, Lyon / France - Born 1997
Estelle Cascarino, Manchetser United / France - Born 1997
Naroa Uriarte, Atheltic Bilbao / Spain - Born 2001
Carina Wenninger, AS Roma / Austria - Born 1991
Alessia Russo, Manchester United / England - Born 1999
Almuth Schult, Germany - Born 1991
Claudia Ciccotti, AS Roma / Italy - Born 1994
Teresa Abelleira, Real Madrid / Spain - Born 2000
Nicole Anyomi, Eintracht Frankfurt / Germany - Born 2000
Merel Van Dongen, Atlético Madrid / Netherlands - Born 1993
Noemi Fedele, AC Milan / Italy - 1997
Hannah Cain, Leicester City / Wales - Born 1999
Johanna Rytting Kaneryd, Chelsea / Sweden - Born 1997
Francesca Durante, Inter / Italy - Born 1997
Chanté-Mary Dompig, AC Milan / Netherlands - Born 2001
Linda Bakker, Valencia / Netherlands - Born 1993
Cindy Ferreira, Paris FC / France - Born 1994
Mary Fowler, Manchester City / Australia - Born 2003
Kenti Robles, Real Madrid / Mexico - Born 1991
Katie Naughton, Houston Dash / United States - Born 1994
Sara Däbritz, Lyon / Germany - Born 1995
Synne Jensen, Real Sociedad / Norway - Born 1996
Allegra Poljak, Real Sociedad / Serbia - Born 1999
Julia Roddar, Hammarby IF / Sweden - Born 1992
Jane Campbell, Houston Dash / United States - Born 1995
Flaminia Simonetti, Inter / Italy - Born 1997
Paula Vizoso, Atlético Madrid / Spain - Born 2000
Caroline Graham Hansen, FC Barcelona / Norway - Born 1995
Giada Greggi, AS Roma / Italy - Born 2000
Jana Fernàndez, FC Barcelona / Spain - Born 2002
Marta, Orlando Pride / Brazil - Born 1986
Toni Pressley, Orlando Pride / United States - Born 1990
Sarah Zadrazil, FC Bayern Munich / Austria - Born 1993
Nichelle Prince, Houston Dash / Canada - Born 1995
Annahita Zamanian, Juventus / France - Born 1998
Sandy Baltimore, Paris Saint-Germain / France - Born 2000
María Sánchez, Houston Dash / Mexico - Born 1996
Charlotte Wardlaw, Lewes / England - Born 2003
Becky Spencer, Tottenham Hotspurs / Jamaica - Born 1991
Beatrice Merlo, Inter / Italy - Born 1999
Miriam Longo, Fiorentina / Italy - Born 2000
Jill Baijings, Bayer Leverkuse / Netherlands - Born 2001
Kristie Mewis, NJ/NY Gotham FC / United States -. Born 1991
Ifeoma Onumonu, NJ/NY Gotham FC / Nigeria - Born 1994
Mackenzie Arnold, West Ham United / Australia - Born 1994
Makenzy Doniak, San Diego Wave / United States - Born 1994
Erin McLeod, Orlando Pride / Canada - Born 1983
Davina Philtjens, Sassuolo / Belgium - Born 1989
Griedge Mbock, Lyon / France - Born 1995
Marta Torrejón, FC Barcelona / Spain - Born 1990