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Norway final Squad for France

Five players represented by LTA Agency are called up by Norway women’s national team to participate at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 in France.

Stine Hovland (28) Defender – IL Sandviken
Cecilie Redisch Kvamme (23) Defender – IL Sandviken
Therese Sessy Åsland (24) Striker – Lillestrøm SK
Lisa-Marie Karlseng Utland (26) Striker – FC Rosengård
Emilie Nautnes (20) Midfielder – Arna-Bjørnar

Norway are in Group A at this summer’s World Cup alongside the hosts France, Korea Republic and Nigeria.

They kick off their tournament campaign against Nigeria on Saturday 8 June.

Ahead of their opening match against the Africa champions, Norway who are nicknamed Grasshoppers have lined up a friendly against South Africa on June 2 in France.

Midfielders Amanda Sampedro (Spain) and Alex Chidiac (Australia) helped Atlético de Madrid to claim a third straight Liga Iberdrola title.

The champions have throttled Real Sociedad, 3-1 in their final league game of the 2018/19 season. Atlético de Madrid wrapped up their historic third consecutive title on Sunday with a difference of six points ahead of FC Barcelona and 27 ahead of third-placed Levante UD.

The 25-year-old Spain international midfielder, Amanda Sampedro, captain of Atlético de Madrid, played all the 30 league matches, scored 3 goals and provided many assists this season. It is her third championship trophy in a row with the club.

The 20-year-old Australian international Alex Chidiac joined the Spain’s top flight this season. She scored three goals in 19 appearances. As a first experience abroad, it is a success to win a second title of her career after winning the first one in her country with Melbourne City FC.

Captain Amanda and her team will look for the double against Real Sociedad in the final of the Copa de la Reina that will be played next Saturday, May 11th.

LTA Agency congratulate Amanda and Alex on this achievement and wish them good luck for the Cup.

The 25-year-old Romanian midfielder Ştefania Vătafu has bagged the 2019 Belgian Women’s Super League title with RSC Anderlecht. The Romanian national team playmaker, Ştefania joined the Brussels-based powerhouse in July 2018 from Spain’s Liga Iberdrola outfit UDG Tenerife.

Ştefania started in the decisive match against KAA Gent as Anderlecht defeated their opponents 0-1 to retain the title and qualify for the 2019-2020 UEFA Women’s Champions League preliminary round scheduled to take place in August this year.

This is Ştefania’s first title outside of Romania. Previously, she won six straight League championships with Olimpia Cluj in her home country.

LTA Agency congratulate Ştefania on this first success in Belgium.

The Danish international midfielder Sofie Junge Pedersen has had a memorable season with Juventus FC. She clinched the Italian Cup just a week after being crowned the Italian champion. Earlier this season, she also scored the winner as Juventus beat Fiorentina 1-0 in front of a new record crowd at the Allianz Stadium.

Juventus make a double of successes this season. In the Coppa Italia final match last Sunday Juventus defeated Fiorentina 2-0 at Parma’s Stadio Tardini to win the Cup for the first time. On April 20th, the Bianconeri won the last Serie A game against Verona (3-0) and thus bagged their second successive league title. Sofie played 90 minutes of both matches.

Prior to that, on March 24 Sofie also played 90 minutes in the historic game against Fiorentina in which she sealed a home win for Juventus. This marked the team’s first match at the Allianz Stadium in Turin by playing in front of a record 39,000 spectators for a top-flight women’s game in Italy – an achievement surely to be remembered for years to come.

Many congratulations to Sofie on this remarkable first season in Italy and a lot of success in the future!

Danish international midfielder, Katrine Veje has clinched the 2018/19 Women’s Super League title with Arsenal.

Arsenal sealed a Women’s Super League title for the first time since 2012, as they stunned Brighton & Hove Albion 4-0 at the Amex Stadium in front of a new WSL-record crowd of 5,265.

Katrine played the whole winning match which led Arsenal to the trophy with one match to spare. Since her arrival in London from Montpellier in January 2019, the experienced left-footed winger has boosted the team’s midfield and contributed with her experience to the team’s successful run. She has featured in all of Arsenal’s league matches since her signature.

The team will host Manchester City for their final game of the WSL season on Saturday, May 11.

This is Katrine’s first trophy in England; she won other titles in Sweden, USA and Denmark.

LTA Agency director, Anton Maksimov, was present at the match and was able to applaud Katrine in person.

We congratulate Katrine Veje on this achievement and wish her more sucess in England.

LTA Agency are delighted to announce signing a representation agreement with the Norwegian national team defender Stine Hovland.

Stine, 28, currently plays in Norway’s top division, Toppserien, with IL Sandviken with whom she reached the Norwegian Cup final in 2018. The brilliant defender joined IL Sandviken in 2015 and has become a major part of the team’s defensive stability. Captain of the team, Stine featured in all league games playing full time.

Stine made her national team debut for Norway in a friendly match against Japan in November 2018 where she played for 90 minutes. She followed it up with good performances that helped Norway to the 2019 Algarve Cup victory.

LTA Agency are pleased to welcome Stine Hovland and look forward to a long and successful relationship with her.

The Danish international midfielder Sofie Junge Pedersen has won the Serie A Women title with Juventus FC.

Sofie, 27, helped Juventus to their second successive title since the opening of the club’s women section in 2016. Juventus stunned Verona of Laura Rus (represented by LTA) 3-0 to retain the league last Saturday at Allianz Stadium. They only lost two games in 22 league matches this season.

The experienced playmaker joined Juventus In December 2018 from Vittsjö GIK in Sweden. She played ten league games and scored three goals for Juventus.

This is her third league title. She won the Swedish title with Rosengard in 2015 and a Danish championship in 2014 with Fortuna Hjørring.

LTA Agency congratulate Sofie on this impressive achievement.

Spain’s midfield maestro, Veronica Boquete comes back to the National Women’s Soccer League with Utah Royals FC with whom she made her debut yesterday at the start of the 2019 season

Vero has played in the NWSL for Portland Thorns FC in 2014.

The star midfielder made her official debut for Utah Royals FC in their league opener on April 20th as she played 90 minutes in a 1-0 victory over Washington Spirit at Rio Tinto Stadium. They will play the next match against Orlando Pride on April 28th.

Vero joined the USA’s side in January from Chinese Super League where she played for Beijing BG Phoenix.

LTA Agency wishes Vero good health and an evasive NWSL championship trophy with Utah Royals.

Sofie Junge Pedersen and Juventus advanced to the final of the Coppa Italia after knocking Milan out of the competition with a 3-2 aggregate win

Denmark midfielder, Sofie featured in both games of the semi-final against Milan. In the first leg played on March 13th, Juventus defeated their opponent with a 2-1. The second leg match played yesterday was a tightly 1-1 draw for the two sides.

Juventus will face Fiorentina in the Coppa Italia Final on April 28.

LTA Agency wishes good luck to Sophie for the Final

Grace joins LTA

LTA Agency are excited to announce signing a representation agreement with the young Ghanaian National Team midfielder Grace Asantewaa

Until now, the 19-year-old exciting midfielder has made her entire career in her home country. Former player of Hasaacas Ladies, Grace currently plays with Ampem Darkoa Ladies that she helped for their first ever league trophy in 2015 and another one in 2016. For those same seasons, they also won the Cup.

Grace has represented Ghana at the 2018 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in France. She was adjudged the best player in Ghana’s 1-0 win over New Zealand in the final group game, thus becomes the only Ghanaian to have been named the most valuable player in a game at this year’s competition. Key midfielder of the youth national team, she has been also Capped with Under 16, 17 and 18.
She represented Ghana with the senior National Team in the last edition of the African Women Cup of Nations hosted in her country in November 2018.

LTA Agency are pleased to welcome such a promising young player like Grace and look forward to a long and successful relationship with her.