2023 Liga Femenina (Peru)

The 2023 Liga Femenina, also known as Liga Femenina Pluspetrol 2023 for sponsorship reasons, will be the 3rd season of the Peruvian Liga Femenina, the highest level of Peruvian women's football. The season began on 2 April and ended on 25 September with the final.

Liga Femenina
Season2023
DatesRegular stage:
2 April – 14 August
Play-offs:
20 August – 6 October
2022
2024

Unlike the previous season, the tournament is being played in a decentralized way with each team playing matches at their respective home stadium.[1]

Alianza Lima are the defending champions.[2] The champions will qualify for the 2023 Copa Libertadores Femenina.

TeamsEdit

A total of 14 teams played in the 2023 Liga Femenina season, the top 11 teams that played in the previous 2022 season, plus the 2022 Copa Perú Femenina champions Melgar,[3] the 2022 Copa Perú Femenina runner-up Defensores del Ilucán[4] and Sporting Victoria, the winners of the promotion/relegation play-off.[5]

Stadia and locationsEdit

Team City Stadium Capacity
Alianza Lima Lima Alejandro Villanueva 35,000
Atlético Trujillo Trujillo Mansiche 25,000
Ayacucho Ayacucho Ciudad de Cumaná 15,000
Cantolao Callao Miguel Grau 17,000
Carlos A. Mannucci Trujillo Mansiche 25,000
Defensores del Ilucán Cutervo Juan Maldonado Gamarra 12,000
Deportivo Municipal Lima Iván Elías Moreno 10,000
Killas Lima Andrés Bedoya Díaz 10,000
Melgar Arequipa Virgen de Chapi 60,000
Sporting Cristal Lima Alberto Gallardo 18,000
Sporting Victoria Iquitos Max Augustín 24,000
Universidad César Vallejo Trujillo Mansiche 25,000
Universidad San Martín Lima Alberto Gallardo 18,000
Universitario Lima Monumental 80,093

Regular stageEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Alianza Lima 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advance to Championship play-offs
2 Atlético Trujillo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Ayacucho 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Cantolao 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Carlos A. Mannucci 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Defensores del Ilucán 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Deportivo Municipal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advance to Relegation play-offs
8 Killas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Melgar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Sporting Cristal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Sporting Victoria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Universidad César Vallejo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Universidad San Martín 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Universitario 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Source: FPF, ADFP
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals for; 4) Drawing of lots.

ResultsEdit

The match schedule was decided based on the draw which was held on 16 March 2023.

Home \ Away ALI ATR AYA CAN CAM DEF MUN KIL MEL SCR VIC UCV USM UNI
Alianza Lima
Atlético Trujillo
Ayacucho
Cantolao
Carlos A. Mannucci
Defensores del Ilucán
Deportivo Municipal
Killas
Melgar
Sporting Cristal
Sporting Victoria
Universidad César Vallejo
Universidad San Martín
Universitario
Source: FPF, ADFP
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Play-offsEdit

BracketEdit

The semi-final matchups were:

  • SF1: Hexagonal 1st place vs. Hexagonal 4th place
  • SF2: Hexagonal 2nd place vs. Hexagonal 3rd place
Semifinals Finals
        
 
 
 
 
 
 

Semi-finalsEdit

In the semi-finals, if a match was level at the end of normal 90 minutes playing time, extra time was not played and a penalty shoot-out was used to determine the winners.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fútbol femenino peruano: la liga nacional 2022 portará el nombre de una empresa privada" (in Spanish). La República. 4 March 2022.
  2. ^ ¡Fiesta en La Victoria! La celebración de Alianza Lima tras título de Liga Femenina
  3. ^ Melgar campeón: equipo femenino gana Copa Perú y asciende a primera división
  4. ^ Defensores del Ilucán es la segunda escuadra en lograr el ascenso a la Liga Femenina 2023
  5. ^ Loreto festeja ascenso de Sporting Victoria de Iquitos a la Liga 1 del fútbol femenino