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Lindahl and Sembrant win awards in Sweden

During the yearly Football Awards Gala in Sweden, two players represented by LTA Agency won prizes. Hedvig Lindahl (VfL Wolfsburg) named the Women’s Goalkeeper of the Year, and Linda Sembrant (Juventus FC) named the Women’s Defender of the Year in acknowledgement of their remarkable year in clubs and their feats on the international stage with Sweden.

Hedvig Lindahl was named the Women’s Goalkeeper of the Year of the prestigious Sweden Women’s Award for the seven-time. The experienced goalkeeper has 204 caps with Sweden National Team. She helped her country a lot to win the Bronze Medal in the World Cup.
The 36-year-old international keeper currently plays for VfL Wolfsburg in Bundesliga. Hedvig joined the German’ side in autumn from Chelsea Women FC and she has already established herself as first choice goalkeeper of the club. With six clean sheets in nine league matches they actually lead the league. Thanks to her smart saves, Wolfsburg reached UEFA Women’s Champions League Quarter Final with no goals conceded.

Linda Sembrant (32) has been named the Women’s Defender of the Year. She has been instrumental in helping Sweden to win Silver Medal in FIFA World Cup this year.
Juventus FC defender, Linda joins the Serie A after her genial performance in FIFA World Cup. With Juventus, she has already won the Super Cup and has played every single league match with one goal scored till now.
The former Captain of Montpellier Hérault SC that she helped for the third place in the Division One Feminine in the 2018/19 season, Linda is a great reader of the game and has a strong presence on the pitch with the ability to remain calm under pressure.

LTA Agency congratulate Hedvig Lindahl and Linda Sembrant on this Achievement.

Barbra Banda and the Zambia Women’s National Team are through to the last round of 2020 CAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament after beating Kenya.

Zambia has faced Kenya in their fourth round of Olympics Qualifiers. They drew 2-2 in the first leg and in the second leg, they beat their opponents 1- 0 to reach the fifth and final round.

For a final ticket to Tokyo 2020, Barbra Banda and her teammates will face Cameroon in March.

Banyana Banyana midfielder Leandra Smeda earned 100 caps with the South Africa Women’s National Team in a friendly match against Japan

The 30-year-old international player Leandra made her 100th appearance for her country in a friendly international match against Japan in Fukuoka on Sunday, 10 November 2019. South Africa lost 2-0 to hosts Japan, versatile Leandra played the full match.

Vittjso midfielder Leandra Smeda is the 9th Banyana Banyana player to achieve this feat. She got her first call up to the national team in 2010 (Cyprus Cup) and has gone on to play at FIFA Women’s World Cup (2019) and three CAF African Women Cup of Nations helping South Africa to win Silver in Ghana 2018. The experienced midfielder also helped her country for three successive COSAFA Gold Medals.

LTA Agency congratulate Leandra Smeda on reaching this incredible milestone.

LTA agency is delighted to announce that five players represented by the agency will be taking part in the UWCL quarterfinals in March/April of next year.Recent FIFA Best Goalkeeper of the Year nominee, Swedish international Hedvig Lindahl and her German club VfL Wolfsburg will take on the 9-time defending Scottish champions Glasgow City.

Spanish international midfielder, Virginia Torrecilla, and her Atletico Madrid teammate Alex Chidiac from Australia will face the fellow Spanish giants and last season’s Champions League finalists FC Barcelona. Paris Saint-Germain’s and Spain’s National Team captain, Irene Paredes along with the Danish striker Signe Bruun will play against the English opposition in the face of reigning FA Super League Champions – Arsenal FC.

We wish all the players good luck in their respective quarterfinal ties.

Please, see the full draw involving LTA Agency represented players below.

Quarter-final draw (24/25 March & 1/2 April)
Atlético Madrid (ESP) v Barcelona (ESP)
Glasgow City (SCO) v Wolfsburg (GER)
Arsenal (ENG) v Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
Semi-final draw (25/26 April & 2/3 May)
1: Arsenal/Paris v Lyon (FRA)/Bayern (GER)
2: Glasgow/Wolfsburg v Atlético/Barcelona

LTA Agency tiene el placer de anunciar que cinco jugadoras representadas por la agencia participarán en los cuartos de final de la UWCL en marzo / abril del próximo año.

La recien nominada al  premio de Mejor Portera del Año de la FIFA,  la internacional  sueca Hedvig Lindahl y su club alemán VfL Wolfsburg, se enfrentará el campeón escocés Glasgow City. La mediocampista internacional española, Virginia Torrecilla  y su compañera de equipo del Atlético de Madrid Alex Chidiac de Australia se enfrentarán al rival español y  finalista de la Liga de Campeones de la temporada pasada, el FC Barcelona. La capitana del  de París Saint-Germain y  de  la selección de España, Irene Paredes junto con la delantera danesa Signe Bruun jugarán contra la oposición inglesa frente a los actuales campeones de  la FA Super League –  el Arsenal FC.

Les deseamos a todas los jugadoras buena suerte en sus respectivos cuartos de final.

Vea el sorteo completo que involucra a los jugadores representados por la LTA  Agency a continuación.

Sorteo de cuartos de final (24/25 de marzo y 1/2 de abril)

Atlético Madrid (ESP) v Barcelona (ESP) Glasgow City (SCO) v Wolfsburg (GER) Arsenal (ENG) v Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)

Sorteo semifinal (25/26 de abril y 2/3 de mayo)

1: Arsenal / París v Lyon (FRA) / Bayern (GER) 2: Glasgow / Wolfsburg v Atlético / Barcelona

Grâce à l’attaquante camerounaise Nchout Njoya Ajara, Vålerenga se qualifie pour la finale de la Coupe norvégienne.

Opposé dimanche à Arna-Bjørnar, Vålerenga a battu ses adversaires 4-1 à l’extérieur pour se qualifier à la finale de la Coupe. Une victoire que le club norvégien doit principalement à Ajara. Alors que le score est de 1-1 à la deuxième mi-temps de la rencontre, la buteuse camerounaise marque un triplé pour donner une victoire incontestable à son club (4-1). L’année dernière, le parcours de Vålerenga à cette compétition avait pris fin en quart de finale. le 23 novembre 2019 Vålerenga sera reçu par Lillestrøm pour la finale de la coupe.

C’est la deuxième fois consécutive que la lionne indomptable atteint la finale de la Coupe de Norvège. Face au même adversaire en 2018, elle était finaliste avec son précédent club Sandviken.

LTA Agency souhaite à Nchout Njoya Ajara bonne chance pour la finale.

Danish midfielder Sofie Junge Pedersen and Swedish defender Linda Sembrant have won the 2019/20 Italy’s Super Cup with Juventus.

In the final, Juventus faced Fiorentina at Orogel Stadium Dino Manuzzi in Cesena on Sunday afternoon. Sembrant and Sofie played the full game helping Juventus to a 2-0 home victory over their opponents. The Bianconere has dethroned Fiorentina to add the Italian Super Cup to their growing trophy list.

Linda who joined Juventus this season has already earned her first trophy in Italy, while Sofie is counting this trophy as her third one after a league title and Cup title won last season with the Bianconere.

LTA Agency congratulate Pedersen and Sembrant on this achievement

Cameroon international striker Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene has won the 2019 Supreme Division Women with CSKA MOSCOW.

The 30-year-old indomitable lioness who joined the Russian League in 2015 has been crowned Russian Champion for the second time last weekend as CSKA MOSCOW defeated Torpedo Izhevsk 4-0 away to lift their first historic league title.

With one match remaining to played, CSKA MOSCOW went the entire season undefeated registering 16 wins and 2 draws. Aboudi played 13 matches and scored four goals.

This is Aboudi’s third trophy won in Russia. She won her first championship title with Rossiyanka in 2016 and a year later, she lifted the 2017 Russian Cup with her current club.

LTA Agency congratulate Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene on this achievement.

LTA Agency est heureuse d’annoncer la signature d’un contract de représentation avec Alexia Trevisan et Tatiana Solanet joueuses de Dijon FCO.

La défenseuse Alexia Trevisan et la milieu de terrain Tatiana Solanet sont toutes deux de nationalité française évoluant en division 1 avec Dijon FCO.

Alexia (29 ans) a rejoint Dijon en 2015 en provenance d’ASPTT Albi. Elle s’impose rapidement comme titulaire et devient la capitaine du club en 2017. La solide défenseuse aide le club pour son accession historique en Ligue 1 lors de la saison 2017-18. Alexia a disputé le championnat du monde militaire de foot féminin avec l’équipe de France aux États-Unis en 2018.

Tatiana (27 ans) a rejoint l’effectif de Dijon en 2017. Elle contribue grandement à la montée du club en première division avec 11 buts et 10 passes décisives en 22 matchs joués cette saison. Tatiana détient une grande expérience professionnelle elle a joué à ASPTT Albi, Yzeure et Rodez. La milieu de terrain a aussi de l’expérience internationale avec les moins de 16 ans, 17 ans, 19 ans, et L’équipe nationale B. Elle a aussi disputé le championnat du monde militaire de foot féminin avec l’équipe de France aux États-Unis en 2018.

LTA Agency souhaite la bienvenue à Alexia et Tatiana et espère une bonne collaboration.

LTA Agency are delighted to announce signing a new representation agreement with Spain international midfielder and FIFA legend, Verónica Boquete (Vero).

Vero, 32, currently plays for Utah Royals FC in the USA National Women’s Soccer League whom she joined at the beginning of the season from a stint in Chinese Super League with Beijing BG Phoenix.

The veteran maestro captained her county in their first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup appearance in 2015 in Canada, in the UEFA Women’s Euro 2013 in Sweden, and in multiple other competitions. Vero is the only Spanish female footballer to date who has won a UEFA Women’s Champions League with 1.FFC Frankfurt in 2014/15. She also featured in two other Champions League finals, scoring in one of them.

Vero lifted domestic trophies in four different countries. She also received many individual prizes in her remarkable professional career that has taken her to seven countries on three different continents: Spain, the USA, Russia, Sweden, Germany, France, and China. She was part of such powerhouse clubs as Paris Saint-Germain and FC Bayern München among others.

A pioneer in the fight for the rights and better conditions for women footballers across the globe, Vero has also been recognized in her home town of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia by having the main local stadium named in her honor – Estadio Municipal Vero Boquete de San Lázaro.

LTA Agency are honored to have worked with Vero for the last ten years and to be able to accompany her on her exciting journey. We are very pleased that such a legendary player who has inspired many young girls and boys to pursue career in football has decided to continue to be represented by our agency, and we wish her a lot of success in the years to come.

UWCL Round of 32

12 players represented by LTA Agency are involved in the round of 32 of the UEFA Women’s Champions League that starts today.

Goalkeeper:
Hedvig Lindahl (Wolfsburg) – Wolfsburg’s Swedish star joined the Bundesliga club this season. She has a lot of experience in the UEFA Women’s Champions League matches. She reached the semifinals with Chelsea in the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons.

Defenders:
Emma Berglund (Göteborg) – 30-year-old Swedish international defender is used to high level competitions. She took part to the last four successive seasons of the UEFA Women’s Champions League.

Irene Paredes (PSG) – Spain defender reached the UEFA Women’s Champions League final in the 2016/17 season; last season she reached the quarterfinals with PSG.

Linda Sembrant (Juventus) – Swedish defender played in the final of the UEFA Women’s Champions League in the 2013/14 season. In her last appearance in the 2017/18 season with MHSC, she reached the quarterfinals.

Midfielders:
Katrine Veje (Arsenal) – experienced left winger made her last appearance in 2017/18 season with MHSC with whom she reached the quarterfinals.

Sofie Junge (Juventus) – 27-year-old Danish international made her last appearance in the 2016/17 season with FC Rosengard. She played for five consecutive seasons prior to that.

Stefania Vatafu (Anderlecht) – Romanian international midfielder will play her second UEFA Women’s Champions League with Anderlecht. It is her 9th successive UWCL appearance.

Virginia Torrecilla (Atletico Madrid) – Spain stalwart reached the round of 16 in her last participation in 2017/18 with MHSC. She was also involved with FC Barcelona for three seasons.

Alex Chidiac (Atletico Madrid) – young Australian midfielder could have her debut in the UEFA Women’s Champions League this season. Last season her club reached the round of 16.

Forwards:
Signe Bruun (PSG) – young centre forward already has more than ten appearances in the UEFA Women’s Champions League featuring in all of the past four seasons.

Laura Rus (Anderlecht) – Romanian in-form forward scored two goals in the qualifying round to help Anderlecht to reach this step of the tournament. She is the former UEFA Women’s Champions League top goalscorer and has scored impressive 26 goals in 26 matches played in the competition so far.

Caroline Møller (Fortuna Hjørring) – Talented 20-year-old striker is playing in her fourth UEFA Women’s Champions League campaign with Fortuna.