Atletico Madrid midfielder Virginia Torrecilla has returned to the team almost two years after undergoing surgery to remove a brain tumor.
Barcelona cruised to a 7-0 victory over Atletico Madrid in the Spanish Supercopa final on Sunday to claim their first trophy of 2022.
A quiet December across women's leagues worldwide saw the players based in Spain dominate the Africa women's power rankings for the month.
November belonged to Malawi's Chawinga sisters, Tabitha and Temwa, as they won the Chinese Women's Super League (CWSL) with Wuhan Jiangda.
Spain's women's top-division players launched protests this weekend to highlight the delay of the beginning of their professional football league.
Nigeria's Uchenna Kanu was the star for both club and country, while Namibia's Zenatha Coleman was also back to her breathtaking best in October.
Spain will be closer to normal when it comes to allowing fans into stadiums for La Liga next season.
The Spanish government will pay off the "historic debt" it owes to women's football by designating its top league as professional from next season.
Despite a focus on Nigerians in February, top rank is reserved for Banyana Banyana's Thembi Kgatlana, who is a rare bright light for dismal Eibar.
Alex Chidiac's move to Atletico Madrid and back to Melbourne City is a cautionary tale for Matildas tempted by the allure of European football.
Barcelona's women have been crowned women's Primera Division champions after 2019-20 season was cut short due to the coronavirus shutdown.