Women’s Football On Rise In Brazil

Brazil is known throughout the world for soccer and its World Cup wins,

However, American football has become the fastest growing sport in this South American country.

But if all you can picture is powerful men measuring their strength on the field, you are not aware of the Brazilian Women’s Football League.

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The league, which is in its third season and has four participating teams – the Cariocas Futebol Americano, Corinthians Steamrollers, Sinop Coyotes and Vasco Patriotas – saw one of the most competitive years yet with teams fighting for the national title until the very end.

In the final, the Sinop Coyotes knocked off the two-time defending champion Cariocas Futebol Americano 23-22, to win the national title the first time.

Felipe Pereira

As an advocate for the growth of football worldwide, Felipe has forged and continues to develop football relationships with different players, teams and leagues around the world. His goal is to assist the growth of football in his home country of Brazil while connecting with the football community worldwide. Felipe is the current International Relations Manager for Brazil’s Corinthians Steamrollers and resides with his family in Naples, Florida.

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