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Two LTA players win awards in Sweden

Hedvig Lindahl and Caroline Seger earned end of the season awards in 2018 Football Gala in Sweden

Hedvig Lindahl (35) once more is the Swedish Women’s Goalkeeper of the year. She won this title before in 2004, 2005, 2009, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
The best goalkeeper in the world nominated by Fifpro in and the most capped Swedish female goalkeeper (156 caps), Hedvig showed her class with a number of impressive performances.

The Chelsea goalkeeper won the English FA Cup and League double in 2017/18 season. She featured in all 2018 matches for Sweden National Team (Algarve Cup, World Cup Qualifications and Friendlies) and helped them to won Algarve Cup and to qualify for the World Cup, with her talented saves and her ample experience between the sticks.

Caroline Seger (33) awarded midfielder of the year, It’s her sixth time to win the award. She previously won in 2006, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015
Captain of Rosengård and Sweden Women’s National Team, Seger with his leadership, intelligence and the ability to dictate the pace of the game was one of the most important players both domestically and on the European stage during the year. A complete midfielder who plays at the highest international level and has been a strong contributing factor to the national team’s successes in the World Cup qualifier. Seger has played 173 international matches for Sweden and scored 24 goals.

The 18-year-old Zambian striker, Barbra Banda has penned her first international deal with EDF Logroño of Spain’s top division (Liga Iberdrola)

The transfer has been arranged by LTA Agency with which she has just signed a representation agreement. She is the first Zambian to join the large list of talented African female players represented by LTA Agency around the world, and also the first Zambian female professional footballer to play in Europe.

Barbra comes from a Zambia first division club, Green Buffaloes Women FC with whom she won Zambian Women’s League Championship and previously she played with Indeni Roses FC.

The promising young striker who was one of the standout players in the qualification for the 2018 Africa Cup of Nations and Cosafa Women Championship will make history by becoming the first Zambian woman footballer to play professionally in Spain.

She has represented Zambia Women’s National Team in many competitions having already netted 26 goals in 36 appearances; she has also been capped by the under 17 with whom she played 2014 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

LTA Agency wish Barbra the best of luck at Logroño and a lot of success in Spain.

Cameroonian striker Ajara Nchout Njoya, Norwegian goalkeeper Nora Neset Gjøen and striker Ingrid Altermark advanced to the Norwegian Cup final with Sandviken IL

They will face Toppserien champions Lillestrøm in the final. Sandviken IL has until now beat all their opponents on the way to the NM Kvinner showdown match for the first time since 1995.

LTA Agency represented players were key in the dramatic semi-final victory over Klepp. Ajara scored the only goal of the regular time as the 90 minutes ended 1:1. She also scored a penalty in the penalty shoot-out in which Nora stopped two penalty kicks to help propel Sandviken to the 4:2 win.

Ajara, Nora and Ingrid have featured in three of the four Cup matches this season. Ajara netted three goals and Ingrid one goal.

Rayo Vallecano and Spain striker Natalia Pablos Sanchon hung up her boots from professional football at the age of 32

Natalia is a legendary Spanish forward who has played professional football for about 18 years. During the biggest part of her career she played for her hometown club Rayo Vallecano, and she also spent some successful seasons in England’s Women’s Super League with Bristol and Arsenal Ladies.

Natalia has decided to end her career in a Spanish first division club, Rayo Vallecano where she has played since she was a 14 year-old. The eternal captain, she has had the honor to live great moments in a Rayo shirt having won several domestic titles. She won three League Championships and one Copa de la Reina becoming the league’s top scorer of the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons with 24 and 29 goals respectively. She played two UEFA Champions League campaigns with her club in 2010/11 and 2011/12 seasons. Incredibly, she has netted more than 350 goals for Rayo over the course of her career. Natalia is a true symbol of Rayo Vallecano and a living legend for the fans.

Between her two stints at Rayo, Natalia spent 3 seasons in England with Bristol and Arsenal Ladies. The prolific forward won the 2015/16 Women’s FA Cup and the Continental Tyres Cup with Arsenal and had been one of the most outstanding players of the English side thаt season scoring 11 goals and becoming Arsenal’s best goal scorer. She was also best goal scorer at Bristol and was League and Cup Runner-Up with an unfancied side in 2012/13 season.

Natalia made her debut for Spain Women’s National Team in a 2007 World Cup qualifier and played numerous competitions for her country including the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. She was also 2004 European Champion with the Spanish Under 19 Women’s National team.

Natalia has called time on her active career to dedicate herself to teaching and educating young people. LTA Agency are honored to have been able to accompany Natalia in her journey as a football player as she is a wonderful person and an ultimate professional. We were fortunate to witness the celebration organized by the Rayo fans to thank Natalia for her loyalty and dedication to the team over the years following her last League match. You can see some of the images of this event below.
Natalia Fiesta
LTA Agency are very grateful to Natalia for her trust over the years and wish her a lot of success in all her future endeavors.

UWCL round of 16

11 players represented by LTA Agency will be in action in UEFA Women’s Champions League round of 16 first leg today and tomorrow. The return leg will be played on October 31st and November 1st

– Atletico de Madrid of Amanda Sampedro and Alex Chidiac will face the German powerhouse VFL Wolfsburg, the last season finalists. The Spanish champions beat Manchester City 3-1 on aggregate in the round of 32.

– Line Røddik’s Ajax will face Olympique Lyonnais (the current holders). Line helped Ajax in the two legs of the round of 32 as they won 4-1 on aggregate against Sparta Praha.

– Vicky Losada’s FC Barcelona will face Glasgow City. FC Barcelona defeated BIIK Kazygurt 4-3 on aggregate in the round of 32 in which Vicky played 90 minutes of the second leg.

– Paris Saint-Germain of Irene Paredes, Signe Bruun and Emma Berglund will face Linköping. Signe scored a goal in the first leg of the round of 32 against St. Pölten. Irene captained the team in both legs in which PSG defeated their opponents 6-1 on aggregate.

– Chelsea of Hedvig Lindahl and Maria Thorisdottir will face Fiorentina. In the round of 32, Chelsea stunned SFK 2000 11-0 on aggregate. Hedvig helped Chelsea as she kept a clean sheet in the second leg (6-0), while Maria played the two legs and scored a goal in the first one.

– FC Rosengård of Caroline Seger and Lisa Marie Utland will face Slavia Praha tomorrow. Both players featured in the two legs of the round of 16 against Ryazan in which FC Rosengård won 3-0 on aggregate.

LTA Agency are delighted to announce signing a new representation agreement with Paris Saint-Germain and Spanish National Team captain, Irene Paredes

The 27 years-old, talented Spanish central defender who joined PSG in July 2016 as her first contract out of her country has quickly become a constant feature for the French team. Irene played more than 30 games of all competitions this season and has renewed her contract later with the club for two seasons.

Prior to French league, she played in Spain’s topflight clubs (Real Sociedad, Athletic Bilbao, and CD Zarautz).

She has already played football at high level and has already achieved much in her football career.

Irene won the French cup last season, UEFA Women’s Champions League Runner-up 2016/17, she won the 2015-16 Laliga Iberdrola, She has been named in the 2017 FIFPro Women’s World XI, the first ever Spanish player among those chosen to form the best eleven in the world.

The Algarve cup 2017 best player won this tournament with the Spain women national team that she has already represented in many international competitions having earned 55 caps with 8 goals. She also won the 2018 Cyprus Women’s Cup.

LTA Agency are very pleased she has decided to continue the adventure with us and we wish her a lot of success in the years to come.

LTA Agency are pleased to announce signing a representation agreement with the 26-year-old Norwegian goalkeeper, Nora Neset Gjøen

Nora plays for Sandviken IL in the top women’s league of her country “Toppserien” with Ajara Nchout and Ingrid Altermark, also represented by LTA Agency in the same club.

Prior, she played for Lillestrøm another Norwegian topflight team with whom she won the League and Cup double in 2014 and 2015.

Nora has already three caps for the Norway senior National Team; she has also been capped by Norwegian Youth National Teams from under 15 to under 23.

She joins eight other Norwegian players represented by LTA Agency: Maria Thorisdottir, Lisa Marie Utland, Guro Pettersen, Ingrid Stenevik, Cecilie Redish Kvamme, Victoria Ludvigsen, Maria Brochmann, and Ingrid Altermark.

LTA Agency are delighted to welcome Nora and look forward to a long and successful relationship.

Barcelona FA made history by claiming their maiden Cyprus Women’s Super Cup title with the help of four players represented by LTA Agency: Nigerian defender Ngozi Ebere and Ivorians; defender Fatou Coulibaly, midfielder Rita Akaffou, and striker Rebecca Elloh

Barcelona FA’s captain Rita Akaffou and her teammates keep making history, after winning the first ever Cyprus league title in April, the champions affirm themselves again with the Cup that they lifted last Sunday, also for the first-ever time.

All the four players featured in the final Cup’s game in which they played 90 minutes against Apollon Limassol. With a 1-0 victory, they overthrow Apollon Limassol who were the holder with seven successive Cup titles.

LTA Agency congratulate Rita, Rebecca, Fatou, and Ngozi and wish them good luck for the new season 2018/19.

UWCL round of 32

18 players represented by LTA Agency are involved in the round of 32 of UEFA Women’s Champions League. The first-legs will be played today and tomorrow and the second-legs will be held on 26 and 27 September.

Player Country Position Club
Vicky Losada Spain Midfielder FC Barcelona
Caroline Seger Sweden Defender FC Rosengard
Lisa-Marie Utland Norway Forward FC Rosengard
Ngozi Ebere Nigeria Defender Barcelona FA
Rebecca Elloh Côte d’Ivoire Forward Barcelona FA
Fatou Coulibaly Côte d’Ivoire Defender Barcelona FA
Rita Akaffou Côte d’Ivoire Midfielder Barcelona FA
Hedvig Lindahl Sweden Goalkeeper Chelsea
Maria Thorisdottir Norway Defender Chelsea
Gaelle Enganamouit Cameroon Foward Avaldnes
Line Røddik Hansen Denmark Defender Ajax
Irene Paredes Spain Defender Paris Saint-Germain
Signe Bruun Denmark Forward Paris Saint-Germain
Emma Berglund Sweden Defender Paris Saint-Germain
Amanda Sampedro Spain Midfielder Atletico Madrid
Alex Chidiac Australia Forward Atletico Madrid
Hannah Seabert Denmark Goalkeeper Fortuna Hjørring
Leandra Smeda South Africa Midfielder Gintra-Universitetas

LTA Agency are pleased to announce a new representation agreement contract with Spanish international Virginia Torrecilla. The 23-year-old Montpellier’s midfielder, has extended her contract with the big women’s international football agency.

Virginia is a talented midfielder who plays since 2015 in Division Feminine One for Montpellier club with that she reached the 2017-18 UEFA Women’s Champions League quarter-finals. Prior to France, she played in Spain for FC Barcelona, Sporting Ciutat de Palma, and UD Collerense.

She already counts 46 caps with Spain Women’s National Team and recently played 90 minutes in the 5-1 win over Finland in the 2019 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

LTA Agency are delighted to keep working with such a talented player as Virginia and look forward to a long and successful relationship.