talentofafrica - LTA Agency have teamed up with Oscar nominated director Florence Ayisi to make a cinematic tribute to professional African women footballers. READ MORE

Banusic joins Parma

Sweden international striker Marija Banusic has signed a contract with Serie A side Parma Calcio until 2024

Marija joined Parma who earned promotion to Italy’s top flight last season. She has been playing in Serie A since the 2020–21 season with AS Roma with whom she won the Italian Cup in her first season. Then, she joined Pomigliano, where she scored seven times in 21 Serie A appearances last season to help the newcomer stay in the Italian top flight.

Former player of Montpellier in France, Beijing BG Phoenix FC in China, and Chelsea in England, Marija started her bright career in her country. She won the Damallsvenskan in 2017 and finished as runner-up three times in the Swedish Cup. She also won the league and cup while playing in England.

The talented forward has already amassed seven caps with Sweden’s senior women’s national team.

Hedvig Lindahl and Linda Sembrant are through to the UEFA Women’s EUROs semi-final with Sweden

Linda Sembrant’s injury-time goal sent Belgium away from the tournament as Sweden won 1-0 at Leigh Sports Village on Friday night.

Sweden’s win over Belgium earned them a spot in the Women’s Euro 2022 semi-finals, where they will play the host nation England on Tuesday at Bramall Lane stadium.

This victory against Belgium was also Hedvig Lindahl’s second consecutive clean sheet of the tournament so far. She kept a clean sheet when Sweden beat Portugal 5-0 in their group stage final match.

LTA Agency wish Hedvig and Sembrant good luck for the semis.

South African international midfielder Leandra Smeda has joined Spanish second-tier side Dux Logroño

The 33-year-old midfielder penned a one-year contract with Dux Logroño. The Banyana Banyana star, who is among the top South African footballers in the history of the country, comes from UWC Ladies in the Premier League of South African women’s football. 

She previously played for Famalicao in Portugal and Vittsjo in Sweden, where she helped the club win its first-ever medal, finishing third in the 2019 Damallsvenskan.

In 2018, Leandra made history by becoming the first South African to play in the Uefa Women’s Champions League with Lithuanian giants Gintra Universitetas.

Leandra made her 100th appearance for her country in a friendly international match against Japan in Fukuoka in November 2019. She represented South Africa in several top international competitions, including the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, and multiple CAF Women’s African Cup of Nations finals.

LTA Agency wish Leandra Smeda good luck in Spain.

Italian midfielder Giorgia Tudisco has signed a contract with Sassuolo in Serie A

Giorgia went back to Sassuolo where she previously played before joining Pomigliano with that she spent the previous two seasons. She joined Pomigliano in the 2020–21 season in Serie B and helped the team to be promoted to Serie A, where they played the last season, ending the league in the eighth position.

The 27-year-old midfielder also played with other domestic clubs such as Luserna, Cuneo, and Torino. She won the Italian Championship in 2010-2011 with Cuneo. Giorgia represented Italy with the under 17 and under 19.

LTA Agency wish Giorgia the best of luck at her new club.

Refiloe Jane has helped South Africa to win the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in their history

The Banyana Banyana edged past the hosts to be crowned Women’s African Cup of Nations 2022 champions tonight. They won 2-1 against Morocco in the final at the Prince Moulay Abdallah Stadium to lift their first ever title.

Jane played in every game for South Africa. They finished first in Group C and went undefeated throughout the tournament. The midfielder was named Player of the Match against Burundi and made the WAFCON Group stage Best XI.

Twelve countries took part in the tournament. LTA Agency represented six players from four of those countries that are:

Zambia of Barbra Banda was awarded the bronze medal.

Cameroon made it to the quarterfinals with Ajara Njoya, Aboudi Onguene, and Genevieve Ngo Mbeleck.

Ruth Aturo of Uganda played the group stage.

LTA Agency is proud of Refiloe Jane and congratulate her on this achievement.

Rita Akaffou et Saratou Traore ont signé une prolongation de contrat avec Fatih Karagümrük

L’internationale ivoirienne Rita Akaffou et la malienne Saratou Traore ont rejoint le club de Super League féminine turque respectivement en novembre et décembre 2021. Elles ont très vite démontré leur jeu de qualité au sein de l’équipe et sont ainsi devenus des pièces maîtresses de l’équipe. Rita et Saratou ont aidé le club à terminer à la deuxième place du championnat cette saison. Les deux milieux de terrain joueront encore la prochaine saison avec les vice-championnes turques.

Georgia midfielder Tatiana Matveeva has joined Fatih Karagümrük of the Turkish Süper Lig

Matveeva moves to Karagümrük from Kryvbas in Ukrainian First League. Matveeva is not unfamiliar to the Turkish Women’s Football Super League, she played there before and won the league with Konak Belediyespor, Ataşehir Belediyespor, and Trabzonspor A.S.

Before Kyvbas, Tatiana played for Georgian club Nike Tbilisi where she won the league in 2020, Spain’s UDG Tenerife and Norvegian’s clubs Sandviken and Medkila.

The 31-year old midfielder also played for the Georgia national team that she captained several times and racked up 64 international caps with 9 goals.

Ajara Nchout Njoya fait partie des trois finalistes pour le titre de Joueuse Africaine de l’année 2022

Après une première liste de 30 nominées dévoilées le 19 juillet qui a été à la suite réduite a 10, la Confédération Africaine de football (CAF) a dévoilé l’identité des trois derniers finalistes de l’ensemble des catégories des CAF Awards 2022.

Ajara Nchout Njoya figure parmi les trois finalistes toujours en lice pour le titre de la Joueuse Africaine de l’année 2022. L’attaquante camerounaise a fait partir des trois finalistes pour la première fois de sa carrière en 2019.

La cérémonie CAF Awards aura lieu demain à Rabat au Maroc.

LTA Agency souhaite bonne chance à Ajara.

Spanish midfielder Veronica Boquete has extended her contract with ACF Fiorentina until 2023

The versatile midfielder scored three goals in ten games for Fiorentina last season, following her move from AC Milan in January 2022. 

Vero first moved to Italy in November 2020 from Utah Royals in the USA. She played her first Serie A matches with AC Milan shirt where she spent two seasons before joining Fiorentina. 

The 35-year-old experienced midfielder with vast experience from various clubs across different countries has also had great experience with Spain National team.

LTA Agency wish Vero good luck for the next season.

Refiloe Jane’s South Africa clinched a place in the final for their second Women’s Africa Cup of Nations  final in a row, where they will face Morocco 

Banyana Banyana made it through to the 2022  Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) final after beating Zambia 1-0 in a tough semifinal in Casablanca – Morocco yesterday night. Refiloe captained the team and batlle during the 90 minutes of the semi-final.

South Africa will play host Morocco in the final on 23 July at the Price Moulay Abdallah Stadium in Rabat.

LTA Agency congratulate and wish Refiloe Jane good luck for the final.