Written by Oluwaseun Oyediji
A week after over 10,000 spectators watched Brann’s 1-0 win over Valerenga in the Norwegian Toppserien Women, a new record was set again in Norway.
11,636 spectators saw Rosenborg defeat leaders Brann 1-0 at the Koteng Arena, Trondheim on Sunday which set a new record for women’s football viewers in Norway.
The lone goal of the game came in the first half as Anna Josendal set up Synne Hansen for the winning goal in the 21st minute.
The new record came just one week after Brann had set the record with over 10,000 (10,582 spectators to be precise) at the Brann Stadion, Bergen as Cecilie Kvamme’s 22nd-minute goal settled the game in favour of Brann over Valerenga.
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2022 has been a rewarding year for women’s football across the globe as viewership and spectators continue to increase.
From Spain, Germany, France, England, to Norway, the record spectators for women’s football keep increasing and is expected to increase leading to this year’s UEFA Women’s Euros which will take place in England.
Despite Brann’s defeat to Rosenborg, the former leads the Toppserien Women league table in Norway.
With 37 points from 14 games, Brann leads the table ahead of Valerenga which has 32 points from 13 games.
Rosenborg occupy the third position with 32 points from 13 games while Lyn occupy the last UEFA Women’s Champions League (UWCL) spot in the fourth position with 21 points from 13 games.
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I am a huge advocate of Women’s football after covering the Nigeria Women Football Leagues (NWFL) since 2019 which earned me the award as the Journalist of the Season. An unbiased football writer with penchant for women’s in sports and historical analysis.