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LTA players into round of 16

20 players represented by LTA Agency have reached the round of 16 of the FIFA women world cup-France 2019.

Cameroon is the first African nation to reach back-to-back in a FIFA World Cup knockouts. To progress to that level of the competition for a second time, they defeated New Zealand 2-1 thank to a second fantastic last-minute goal of the brave striker Ajara NCHOUT NJOYA, who secured her squad’s qualification. Aboudi ONGUENE who captained the game made awesome assist for Ajara’s second goal. Augustine EJANGUE, Raissa FEUDJIO and Genevieve NGO MBELECK played full time while Gaelle ENGANAMOUIT played 54 minutes.

Ngozi EBERE’s Nigeria beat the Korea Republic to advance to the last 16 for the first time in 20 years. The Super Falcon defender, Ebere featured in all matches in the group phase.

Australians Aivi LUIK and Mary FOWLER won two games and Luik made her world cup debut in the Matildas’ 4-1 win over Jamaica.

Norway was in Group A alongside France, Nigeria and Korea Republic. They beat Nigeria (3-0) and Korea Republic (2-1) Lisa-Marie UTLAND scored a goal and played in the three games. Stine HOVLAND, Cecilie Redisch KVAMME, Therese Sessy ÅSLAND, and Emilie NAUTNES featured in the squad list.

Spain qualified with four points. They won the match against South Africa (3-1) and drew against China PR (0-0). Irene PAREDES had an important role in the defense as she played 90 minutes of each match, Virginia TORRECILLA provided an assist, Amanda SAMPEDRO, and Nahikari GARCIA also featured in the matches.

Sweden finished runner-up of Group F, with two victories, one against Chile (2-0) and another one against Thailand (5-1). With one clean sheet in three matches, the Sweden first-choice goalkeeper, Hedvig LINDAHL played all the matches with her compatriot defender, Linda SEMBRANT who didn’t only secure defense but also helped to the qualification as she opened the score against Thailand.

Fixtures

Saturday, June 22th Germany vs Nigeria Norway vs Australia

Sunday, June 23th England vs Cameroon

Monday, June 24th Spain vs United States Sweden vs Canada

LTA Agency will be represented over the next international break through 26 talented and experienced players of eight different nations from four continents.

A goalkeeper, eight defenders, eight midfielders and nine forwards represented by the leading international female football players agency have been called up for national duty. They will take part with their countries to the eighth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup which will take place in France from next June 7th to July 7th. 24 teams will compete.

AFRICA (CAF)

Cameroon (6 players):

Augustine EJANGUE (Arna-Bjørnar, Norway, DF)
Raissa FEUDJIO (UDG Tenerife Granadilla, Spain, MF)
Genevieve NGO MBELECK (Amazones FAP, Cameroon, MF)
Gaelle ENGANAMOUIT (Málaga CF, Spain, FW)
Ajara NCHOUT NJOYA (Vålerenga IF, Norway, FW)
Gabrielle ABOUDI ONGUENE (WFC CSKA Moscow, Russia, FW)

Nigeria (1):

Ngozi EBERE (Arna-Bjørnar, Norway, DF)

South Africa (5):

Nothando VILAKAZI (FK Gintra Universitetas, Lithuania, DF)
Lebohang RAMALEPE (MaIndies Ladies FC, South Africa, DF)
Refiloe JANE (Canberra United, Australia, MF)
Leandra SMEDA (Vittsjö GIK, Sweden, MF)
Jermaine SEOPOSENWE (FK Gintra Universitetas, Lithuania, FW)

ASIA (AFC)

Australia (2):

Aivi LUIK (Levante UD, Spain, MF)
Mary FOWLER (Bankstown City Lions, Australia, FW)

EUROPE (UEFA)

Norway (5)

Stine HOVLAND (Sandviken, Norway, DF)
Cecilie Redisch KVAMME (Sandviken, Norway, DF)
Therese Sessy ÅSLAND (Lillestrøm SK, Norway, FW)
Lisa-Marie UTLAND (FC Rosengård, Sweden, FW)
Emilie NAUTNES (Arna-Bjørnar, Norway, FW)

Spain (4)

Irene PAREDES (Paris Saint-Germain, France, DF)
Amanda SAMPEDRO (Atletico Madrid, Spain, MF)
Virginia TORRECILLA (Montpellier, France, MF)
Nahikari GARCIA (Real Sociedad, Spain, FW)

Sweden (2)

Hedvig LINDAHL (Chelsea FC, England, GK)
Linda SEMBRANT (Montpellier, France, DF)

NORTH/CENTRAL AMERICA (CONCACAF)

Jamaica (1):

Chinyelu ASHER (Stabæk, Norway, MF)

 

 

The Super Falcons’ player represented by LTA Agency, Ngozi Ebere is among the final 23 Nigerian women players who will Represent their nation to the Women World Cup in France next June.

Arna-Bjørnar’s Nigeria international defender, Ngozi Ebere has already represented her country at many competitions of high level. She has scored once in 24 appearances at senior level and represented Nigeria at the 2015 Fifa Women’s World Cup in Canada.

Nigeria is in Group A alongside France, Korea Republic, and Norway. They will play their opening game against Norway on June 8.

LTA Agency congratulate Ngozi and wish her good luck in France.

Capitaine Fatou Coulibaly, Aby Emmanuelle, Ange Koko N’Guessan sont les joueuses professionelles representées par LTA Agency qui ont valablement renforcé l’équipe des “Elephantes” qui a atteint la finale de la Coupe UFOA B 2019.

La coupe UFOA (Union des Fédérations Ouest-Africaines) B des Dames s’est déroulée à Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire ) du 8 au 18 mai. Sept pays étaient au rendez-vous pour disputer la couronne sous régionale: Le Mali, le Togo, le Nigeria, le Sénégal, le Burkina-Faso, le Niger et le Ghana en plus de la Côte d’Ivoire.

La capitaine Fatou et ses coéquipières ont eu un excellent parcours qui s’est achevé à la finale. Elles n’ont enregistré aucune défaite jusqu’à la finale ou elles perdent face au Nigeria (5-4 Tab ; 1-1). Ange Koko est l’auteur du merveilleux but ivoirien du temp reglementaire.

Pensionnaire de UDG Tenerifie en Espagne, Ange Koko est designée meilleure joueuse du tournoie. L’attaquante de 28 ans a aussi été élue Dame de match après le match inaugural du tournoi, Côte d’Ivoire / Togo (5-0)

L’attaquante du Barcelona FA (Chypre) Aby Emmanuella a été désignée meilleure joueuse du match de la demi-finale Côte d’Ivoire /Mali( 2-1).

Defenseure du Barcelona FA Fatou Coulibaly a été élue meilleure joueuse du match Côte d’Ivoire / Ghana (0-0).

The 30-years-old international Sweden defender, Emma Berglund has penned a deal with Kopparbergs / Göteborg FC a Swedish top division club.

Emma comes from French top flight’s Paris Saint-Germain where she spent two seasons. She made only 18 appearances and netted once due to an ACL injury, she almost missed the 2018 season.

Prior to her French experience, she has always played in her home country. The skilled midfielder played with FC Rosengård and Umeå IK of Damallsvenskan. With those two outfits, she won in total 3 League titles, 2 Swedish Cups and 4 Super Cups, and remarkably served as captain for both teams.

Emma, despite that she haven’t been called-up for the FIFA World Cup, she has already represented her country in many other hight competitions such as, the UEFA Women’s EURO in the Netherlands, the 2016 Summer Olympic Games where Sweden won Silver Medal. She has already amassed 54 caps and 1 goal for Sweden Women’s National Team.

Spain international defender, Irene Paredes has signed a new two-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain until June 30, 2021.

The 27-year-old Spanish star has extended her contract with the French top division club, Paris Saint-Germain which reached the second place of the Division One Feminine this season that just end.

Since she arrived at Paris Saint-Germain in 2016, the centre-back has made 70 appearances for the club in all competitions. Irene reached the UEFA Champions League final (2016/17) and the final of the Coupe de France (2017). Last season, she won the 2018 Coupe de France title and was runner-up of the league.

Irene has more than 50 caps and 7 goals with Spain’s Women National Team. She will make her second’s FIFA Women’s World Cup appearance this summer in France after her first in 2015 in Canada.

Irene’s previous deal with the Division One Feminine club had been due to expire in June 2019.

LTA Agency congratulate Irene Paredes and wish her good luck for her future seasons with Paris Saint-Germain.

The 9th in FIFA world ranking, Sweden has released their Women’s World Cup 2019 roster in which LTA Agency represents three experienced players.

Hedvig Lindahl, goal keeper, Chelsea                   157 caps
Linda Sembrant, defender, Montpellier               109 caps 8 goals
Caroline Seger, midfielder, FC Rosengård           193 caps 27 goals

Sweden are in Group F, after facing Chile in their opening game on June 11, they will Also tackle Thailand and USA in the group stage.

See the full squad: https://www.svenskfotboll.se/nyheter/landslag/2019/5/dam-vm-trupp/

The 21-year-old Malian striker, Aïssata Traoré won Turkish Women’s League with Beşiktaş Ladies.

Aïssata joined Turkish Top flight side Beşiktaş in early February from Malian club Super Lionne. She has contribuated a lot for Beşiktaş to this title. Since her arrival, she featured in all league games, scoring eight goals in nine appearances.

Beşiktaş ended the regular season on level terms with ALG Spor, so to decide the winners, the Turkish Football Federation scheduled a final play-off between the two teams last Sunday at a neutral venue in Manavgat. Aïssata scored the only goal of this game, thus offering Beşiktaş their fist league title.

With this achievement, the team will be part of UEFA Champions League next term.

LTA Agency manager, Anton Maksimov, was present at the final to support and congratulate Aïssata in person.

LTA Agency wish her more success in the years to come.

Four ‘Elephantes Dames’ of Ivory Coast have won Cyprus Women’s Cup title with Barcelona FA: strikers Rebecca Elloh and Emmanuella Aby, midfielder Rita Akaffou and defender Fatou Coulibaly.

Barcelona FA won their first historic title last Sundaday. The club of the four Ivorian crushed Omonia Nicosia 4-0 to the final.

Rebecca, Emmanuella, Rita, and Fatou have all strongly contributed to Barcelona’s Cup victory. Rita, Elloh and Jessy played 90 minutes of the final match against Omonia Nicosia Elloh scored a goal. All four players featured in the semi-final against Apollon Ladies playing the full match. Rebecca Elloh scored the only goal wich leaded the team to the final with a score of 1-0 win.

LTA Agency congratulate Rebecca, Emmanuella, Rita, and Fatou on this achievement.

Spain striker Nahikari scored as Real Sociedad defeated Liga Iberdola champions Atlético de Madrid 2-1 to lift their first historic Copa de la Reina title.

Saturday was an historic day for Real Sociedad, as they have won their first ever spanish Cup. In the presence of Queen Letizia, who came for the first time to a final of the Copa de la Reina to award the trophy to the winners, Nahikari’s side came from behind to beat Atletico 2-1, denying them thus a domestic double.

Nahikari has been an extremely important part of this historic success as she slotted in Real Sociedad’s second goal in the 61st minute following efforts from her teammate Palacios. The young striker scored three goals and provided two assists in the four matches of the final stage of this competition.

Real Sociedad finished the league in seventh position and Nahikari was the third best goal scorer in the league table with 16 goals. Nahikari García has been nominated for the Primera División forward of the season award.

LTA Agency congratulate Nahikari on this historic achievement.

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