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ABOUT AXA WOMEN'S SUPER LEAGUE (AWSL)
Highest league of women's football in Switzerland
1970 (as Nationalliga A)
2020 (as Super League)
League sponsor: AXA
Current champion 2021/22: FC Zürich Frauen (23rd title)
Most championships: FC Zürich Frauen (23 titles)
2021/22 Top scorer: Sina Cavelti (17 goals)
2022/23 Season dates: 20 August 2022 – June 2023
Match rounds Regular season: 18
Total matches Regular season: 90
Format Regular Season:
The 10 teams play against each other twice (home / away). The 8 best-placed teams qualify for the playoffs.
The playoffs start with two-legged quarter-finals (home / away) as follows:
1st vs 8th
2nd vs 7th
3rd vs 6th
4th vs 5th
The four total winners of the quarter-finals reach the semi-finals, which also are played as two-legged (home / away). The winners of the semi-finals play the AWSL final (one game) for the Swiss champion title.
The four losing teams from the quarter-finals play classification games (two legs) to determine places 5 to 8. To determine who play who - all points and goals from the regular season and the play-off games are taken into account.
The final ranks of the losing semi-finalists will be determined with same ranking system.
Format Promotion / Relegation:
The 2 bottom-placed teams of the Regular season play a promotion / relegation round together with the 2 best-placed teams from Nationalliga B (the 2nd highest division).
All teams play against each other twice. The 2 best-placed teams in the promotion / relegation round stay in / move up to the AWSL. The bottom two clubs stay in / relegate to the Nationalliga B.
UWCL Qualification: Two teams
The Swiss champion
The winner of the Regular season (if it happens to be the same team as the Swiss champions, the losing team from the AWSL final will grab the second UWCL spot)