Due to the increasing interest of football amongst women, CONMEBOL organized Copa Libertadores Femenina in 2009 as another version of Copa Libertadores. The CONMEBOL committee decided that the first edition of Copa Libertadores Femenina would be played in Santos and Guarujá, Brazil in the month of October 2009. In 2009 & 2010, the tournament was played amongst ten teams. From every country of CONMEBOL, one team participated in the event. These ten teams have been divided into two groups.