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Irene clinches Super Cup

Irene Paredes have won the 2021/22 Spanish Women’s Super Cup with FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona have defeated Atletico Madrid in Super Cup final (7-0) at the sports city of Las Rozas on Sunday afternoon to clinch their second Super Cup trophy and secured their first title of the season.

The Spain international has earned her first trophy with the Spanish outfit that she joined in July 2021. It is her second trophy won in her country after a Primera División title won in 2015/16 season with Athletic Bilbao and also the fourth title that the defender has won in her club career.

Paredes played the first 75 min of the cup final match to help Barcelona leads a record of two Super Cup trophies ever won by a Spanish club in the history.

Barcelona are the Primera Division last season champion with the most titles and currently top of the league table. The champions will face Real Madrid in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Women’s Champions League and The Spanish Cup is still available for them to fight for.

LTA Agency congratulate Irene Paredes for this first trophy with Barcelona and wish her to win more others.

L’ attaquante internationale ivoirienne Josée Nahi a signé un nouveau contrat avec Gyeongju Women’s Football Club (KHNP) de la Corée du Sud

Finaliste de la ligue de Corée (WK-League) 2021, Josée a terminé la saison en tant que meilleure buteuse de la ligue avec 15 réalisations en 21 matchs disputés précisément 26 heures et 40 minutes de temps de jeu. Elle a aidé son club à terminer deuxième du championnat pour la seconde fois consécutive et lors du match aller de la finale contre Incheon Hyundai Steel Josée est nommée MVP.

Arrivée à Gyeongju en 2018 en provenance du club d’Arna-Bjornar (Norvège), Josée Nahi prolonge, à 32 ans, pour la 2ème fois son contrat avec Gyeongju après 2020.

l’attaquante internationale comptabilise plusieurs sélections pour l’équipe de Côte d’ivoire pour laquelle elle a déjà été capitaine à plusieurs occasions.

LTA Agency félicite Nahi Josée pour ce renouvellement et souhaite bonne chance pour la future saison.

Juventus ‘Swedish defender Linda Sembrant and Danish midfielder Sofie Junge have clinched a third consecutive Italian Super Cup (Supercoppa Italiana)

The ‘Bianconeri’ claimed the 2021/22 Italian women’s Super Cup by beating AC Milan 2-1 in the final played at ‘Benito Stirpe’ in Frosinone in front of three thousand spectators yesterday.

Sofie played 90 minutes in the final and the entire semifinal where she scored a penalty. Linda did not play due to her injury.
Juventus currently sit first in the league with eight points difference from the second team on the table.

We congratulate our champions, Linda and Sofie, on this great success to start 2022 and wish them good luck for the League.

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mohamed Gamal’s led Z-Hub Sports Management as the new LTA Agency representative in Egypt and the Arab States of the Gulf

With the aim to continue our expansion in the domain of women’s football across the world and more particularly in Africa, LTA Agency who have a wide network of representatives already, have now named a sixth representative in Africa: this time in Egypt.

As the official representative of LTA, Z-HUB will be focusing on scouting exceptional female players in Egypt and Gulf countries, promoting LTA signed players from Africa in the Egyptian women’s league, potentially creating LTA annual tournaments in the Middle East for real scouting, establishing a brand LTA academies for girls, being a role model Academy under LTA’s management team supervision in addition to expanding the LTA Brand in Egypt and the Gulf countries.

Mohamed Gamal, Z- HUB Sports Management CEO and Founder, has years of experience as a top business and sport executive in Egypt and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. He has been committed to developing and promoting male and female football in his country for years with a special focus on higher education in addition to sports. Apart from Z-Hub, he runs the IFA football academies in Cairo and is also involved with KoraStats, a ‘new-kid-on-the-block’ in the high level performance analysis sphere.

With the signing of the new representative, LTA Agency carry on developing the exciting and ambitious team of professionals world-wide.

LTA Agency would like to welcome Mohamed and Z-HUB to the agency and wish them the best in this new cooperation project.

Spain international star, Verónica Boquete has joined Italian Serie A side Fiorentina

Vero Boquete’s stint at AC Milan has come to an end while she has decided to stay in Italy with Florence’s storied outfit. The 34-year-old Galician arrived at AC Milan from Utah Royals in the USA in November 2020.

The Spanish midfielder has made 14 appearances with Milan in Serie A, four in Coppa Italia (scoring two decisive goals in the second leg of the Coppa Italia semi-final against Inter Milan) and one in the Supercoppa. She was instrumental for the side last season in helping them achieve second place in the League and the Cup, and eventually gaining the first historic UEFA Women’s Champions League qualification.

This current season 2021-22, Vero has played in six league matches (two goals, three assists) and two others in the UEFA Champions League against Zürich and Hoffenheim.

Fiorentina is Vero’s second team in Italy and her fifteenth team in her life-long sports career. A complete midfielder, Vero is a versatile player who is capable of playing in a variety of roles, chiefly in the attacking third of the field. The experienced player can boast of having a bevy of accolades, including the fact that she was Spain’s all-time leading goal scorer until only recently despite not playing for Spain in the last 4 years, the first Spanish player ever to lift a UEFA Women’s Champions League Winners’ trophy with 1. FFC Frankfurt, and captaining her country in the Euros and the World Cup final tournaments.

One of the greatest players of all time, she has won international trophies with La Roja at the senior and youth level and has won trophies while playing for teams in Spain, Sweden, Germany, and the USA. She has also won the hearts and minds of fans in those countries, and in Russia, France, China, and Italy, as well.

LTA Agency wish Vero a very successful second half of the season in Italy and the best of luck at her new club.

Three LTA players qualify for women’s Champions League quarter-final Irene Paredes of Barcelona; Linda Sembrant and Sofie Junge of Juventus

Barça is going into the next round as group C winners after winning all the six games played in the group stage. Irene played all these matches and score one goal. They will meet a Spanish rival Real Madrid in the quarter-finals on 22 and 30 March 2022.

FC Barcelona are the defending champions. They have been the first Spanish team to win the Champions League in the 2020/21 season. Irene who joined the club this season is an experienced defender used to champion league competitions, she has already reached the Champions League final with her former club PSG in 2016/17 season and the semis last year as well as quarter-final many times.

Juventus of Sembrant and Sofie has secured their first-ever UWCL quarter-finals qualification. They beat 4-0 Servette last week to finish second behind Wolfsburg in their competitive group A. They will face Lyon for their first-ever appearance in quarters.

Actually on top of the Italian league, Juventus will play their first quarter-final with experienced players as Sembrant and Sofie who have already played champions league final stages with their former clubs. Sweden defender Sembrant even already has won one Champions League title. Denmark midfielder Sofie played in all 6 group stages games to help her club to this historic qualification.

The first legs will be played on March 22 and 23 next year, with the return games on March 30 and 31.

Quarter-final draw in full
Bayern Munich vs. Paris Saint-Germain
Juventus vs. Lyon
Arsenal vs. Wolfsburg
Barcelona vs. Real Madrid

Irene Paredes and Gabrielle Aboudi Onguéné are our players who have been shortlisted for the FIFA FIFPro Women’s World XI for 2021

Voted for by professional footballers across the globe, the FIFPRO World XI celebrates the world’s finest footballers at the end of each calendar year.

We have the privilege each year to have talented players represented by us, nominated in the selection list of FIFA FIFPro Women’s World XI. Two of them have already made the final XI: Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl and Spain defender Irene Paredes.

FC Barcelona’s Irene Paredes is again among the two LTA players in the 23-strong preliminary list.

It continues the 30-year-old defender’s superb year, with Irene also having been named 2020/21 Women’s Champions League Defender of the season and nominated the top ten list of UEFA Women’s Player of the Year nominees. Irene who was named in the 2017 FIFPRO World XI and has already been nominated many times, remains one of the world’s finest defenders.

Cameroon Striker Gabrielle Onguene, who plays for Russian premier league giants CSKA Moscow, has made the 23-player shortlist for the FIFPro Women’s World XI for the first time.
The 32-year-old has enjoyed a wonderful 2021, helping her club to end Runner-up of the league and cup in her fifth season at the club. Indomitable lionesses Captain, Aboudi lead her country to the last AWCON 2022 qualification round.

The final XI will be announced on Monday 17 January 2022 during the ceremony of The Best FIFA Football Awards

follow the link below to see the full nominated players list:

We congratulate and wish good luck to our duo.

Saratou en Turquie

La milieu de terrain malienne Saratou Traoré a signé son premier contrat professionnel avec Fatih Karagümrük SK de la Super Lig, (D1 turque)

La jeune joueuse de 19 ans provient des Super Lionnes d’Hamdalaye dans son pays natale ou elle a remporté la coupe du Mali lors de la saison 2020-21 et terminée finaliste du championnat.

Internationale U20 avec le Mali, Saratou a déjà fait ses débuts avec l’équipe nationale senior et compte deux sélections.

LTA Agency souhaite bonne chance à Saratou pour ce nouveau challenge.

Banda wins bronze

Barbra Banda finished in third place in the China Women’s Super League with Shanghai Shengli

Zambia international striker has helped her club to end the 2021 Women’s Super League in the third position to win the bronze medal.

Shanghai Shengli picked up the bronze medal, beating Guangdong Meizhou Hakka 2-1 in the final.

Banda was influential once again in the 2021 campaign with Shanghai Shengli. Although the star forward only played seven games, she scored important goals. A brace in the 3-0 win over Zhejiang Hangzhou and the winner in the 1-0 triumph over Shandong Ticai: either four goals netted in total.
Banda was the leading goalscorer last season, netting 18 goals thank to which the team also ended third in the 2020 season.

Zambia captain Banda has already earned 37 caps for the National team that will face Namibia in the two-legged tie in February in the final round of qualifying for the AWCON.

LTA Agency congratulate Banda on this achievement

Bassira Touré et Rita Akaffou rejoignent le Fatih Karagümrük SK

Sous les couleurs du Fatih Karagümrük, l’attaquante malienne Bassira Touré et la milieu de terrain ivoirienne Rita Akaffou vont découvrir la Turquie.

Bassira vient de AS Mandé club avec lequel elle a joué L’inaugural Ligue des champions féminine de la CAF 2021. Elle a aussi joué avec ALG Spor (Turquie), FC Kiryat Gat (Israel) et Málaga (Espagne). Bassira a déjà été sélectionnée plusieurs fois avec “Les Aiglonnes” L’équipe féminine du Mali de Football.

Nouveau défi pour la milieu de terrain ivoirienne. Après quatre saisons passées en Chypre avec le Pyrgos Limassol et Barcelona FA, Rita Akaffou est rentrée a Juventus De Yopougon le club ou elle évoluait avant la signature de son premier contrat professionnel à Gintra-Universitetas (Lituanie). Rita aussi a déjà représenté les Éléphantes de Cote d’ivoire a plusieurs reprise a de nombreuses compétitions internationales.

Nos talentueuses joueuses vont découvrir la ferveur du championnat turc.

LTA Agency souhaite à Bassira et Rita bonne chance en Turquie.

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