2012 Olympique Lyonnais 2-1 INAC Kobe Leonessa [aet] 2013 INAC Kobe Leonessa 4-2 Chelsea FC 2014 São José Esporte Clube 2-0 Arsenal FC
Participants (4): INAC Kobe Leonessa (champions Japan 2012) NTV Beleza (runners-up Japan 2012) Canberra United (champions Australia 2011/12) Olympique Lyonnais (winners UEFA Women's Champions League 2011/12) Semifinals [Nov 22, Urawa] NTV Beleza 2-5 Olympique Lyonnais INAC Kobe Leonessa 4-0 Canberra United Third Place Match [Nov 25, Omiya] NTV Beleza 4-3 Canberra United Final [Nov 25, Omiya] INAC Kobe Leonessa 1-2 Olympique Lyonnais [aet]
Participants (5): INAC Kobe Leonessa (champions Japan 2013) NTV Beleza (runners-up Japan 2013) Sydney FC (champions Australia 2012/13) Colo Colo (winners Copa Libertadores Femenina 2012) Chelsea (invited; 7th in England 2013) Preliminary Round [Nov 30, Okayama] NTV Beleza 0-1 Sydney FC Semifinals [Dec 4] INAC Kobe Leonessa 3-0 Colo Colo [in Kagoshima] Chelsea 3-2 Sydney FC [in Okayama] Third Place Match [Dec 7, Kagoshima] Sydney FC 3-3 Colo Colo [4-2 pen (no extra time)] Final [Dec 8, Tokyo] INAC Kobe Leonessa 4-2 Chelsea
Participants (6): Urawa Red Diamonds (champions Japan 2014) Okayama Yunogo Belle (first regular season Japan 2014) Melbourne Victory (champions Australia 2013/14) São José EC (winners Copa Libertadores Femenina 2013) Jiangsu Huatai (winners preliminary tournament) Arsenal (invited; 4th in England 2014) Preliminary Round [Nov 30, Mimasaka] Urawa Red Diamonds 5-1 Jiangsu Huatai Okayama Yunogo Belle 5-0 Melbourne Victory Semifinals [Dec 3, Tokyo] Urawa Red Diamonds 0-1 São José Okayama Yunogo Belle 0-2 Arsenal Third Place Match [Dec 6, Tokyo] Urawa Red Diamonds 4-0 Okayama Yunogo Belle Final [Dec 6, Tokyo] São José 2-0 Arsenal
The 2014 edition was preceded by two qualifying matches which were also grandly referred to as the "Asia Women's Club Championship", most probably the most ridiculous misnomer in the history of world football: none of the three participants were champions of their country; Ryukyu Deigos, the Okinawa-based host side, did not even play at the Japanese top level. Participants (3): Jiangsu Huatai [China] Taipei SCSC [Taiwan] Ryukyu Deigos [Japan] Semifinal [Nov 25, Okinawa] Jiangsu Huatai 4-2 Taipei SCSC Ryukyu Deigos bye Final [Nov 27, Okinawa] Ryukyu Deigos 0-7 Jiangsu Huatai NB: Jiangsu Huatai qualified for 2014 tournament.
Sources: wikipedia, Full Bloom
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