Athletic Club ladies’ squad raises the courtain of the Primera Iberdrola at home this Sunday (field 2 Lezama, 12 noon) against Madrid CFF, a team that faces its third season in the highest category of state football and has made a firm bet after a season in which they finished just two points above the relegation.
Madrid’s club was founded in 2010, and after two campaigns in the top flight aims to consolidate in the elite. For it has looked for the balance in its exits and entrances in squad for this year. The Madrid CFF has eight new faces, in addition to the support that always support the players of its reserve team, which precisely lost in Lezama last weekend by 4-2 against Athletic B team.
Among her incorporations, the Brazilian international Monika Hickmann leads the defence and is one of the great signings that Madrid CFF has signed. In the forward line, the players from Madrid have another player of international stature, the French striker Marie-Laure Delie, formerly of Paris Saint Germain. Coach Oscar Fernandez makes his debut in front of the white team.
This renewed Madrid CFF promises to struggle hard and for it the technician has a large and versatile team. Lionesses’ rival has also got off to a good beginning in the domestic competition as it won by the minimum and in extremis (94th minute) against Real Betis in the first matchday of the league.
A needy Betis visits Lezama
The Andalusian team, Athletic Club´s rival next Saturday (11:00h), arrives in need to Lezama, with just 4 points, they will be starving for a positive clash
Lucía García renews until 2022
The international red-and-white player is expanding her ties with the club, which she joined in 2016, and with which she has reached the elite of women’s football.
Nekane: “The victory has strengthened us”
The red-and-white striker recognises that winning the derby has boosted the team’s morale and should serve as a turning point.
Work schedule of the ladies team until October 20
Work schedule of the ladies team in a week in which Primera Iberdrole comes back to Lezama.
Athletic’s female team get back to winning again
Villacampa’s side win the derby against Real Sociedad (0-2), with goals from Nekane and María Díaz
Welcoming ceremony for the new lionesses
The youth team and six cadets form Athletic Club female team have been the protagonists today inside San Mamés
The lionesses aim to put an end to Real Sociedad’s invincibility
Athletic Club Women’s team faces the challenge of defeating a still-unbeaten rival this campaign, on Sunday (4 p.m.)
Villacampa: “It is not just another game”
The coach of the of Athletic Club ladies’ team has appeared in the press room of Lezama to assess the imminent derby against Real Sociedad (Sunday, 4.00 pm)
Athletic Zaleak, a new Fan Club in Araba
Fun Club made its debut as the ninth official Fan Club in Araba, loyal supporter of the ladies team.
Moraza: “We need those three points”
The Athletic Club player, from Donostia, is living a very special week before playing against her former team in the derby held next Sunday (16:00pm) in the Reale Arena.