A.C. Milan Women
A.C. Milan Women, colloquially known as Milan Women, is an Italian women's association football club affiliated with A.C. Milan, the professional football club in Milan. It was established in 2018 by acquiring the Serie A licence of a Capriolo, Brescia-based team Brescia Calcio Femminile. The team compete in Serie A and are based out of the Centro Sportivo Vismara.
|Full name||Associazione Calcio Milan S.p.A.|
|Nickname(s)||Rossonere (Red and Black)|
|Short name||A.C Milan Women, Milan Femminile|
|Founded||1 July 2018|
|Ground||Centro Sportivo Vismara|
The team started playing in the 2018–19 season after taking over Brescia's Serie A license. 12-time Serie A leading goalscorer and first woman to be inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame Carolina Morace was named as the inaugural head coach. Milan's first season saw the team finish in 3rd place, missing out on qualification to the UEFA Women's Champions League by 1 point. Valentina Giacinti won the league Golden Boot with 21 goals, while her Milan teammate Daniela Sabatino finished in 2nd with 17 goals.
On 25 June 2019 Maurizio Ganz was appointed as the new women's first team coach, signing a 2-year contract.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- A feminine plural of Rossoneri.
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