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J.O 2020: Mali qualifié pour le 2è tour

Aïssata Traoré aide le Mali à se qualifier pour le 2è tour des éliminatoires des Jeux Olympiques 2020

Les Aigles Dames du Mali ont disputé leur match retour dimanche passé contre les Lionnes de l’Atlas du Maroc, une partie qui s’est soldée par un match nul (2-2). Ayant remporté le match Aller par 3 buts à 1 à domicile, le Mali a obtenu dimanche son pass pour l’étape suivante des éliminatoires des Jeux Olympiques de Tokyo.

La joueuse professionnelle du Beşiktaş, Aïssata Traoré une des héroïnes de cette qualification, a marqué un but au match aller. Elle est aussi l’auteure du penalty et d’une passe décisive au match retour.

Le Mali rencontrera la Côte d’Ivoire au second tour des éliminatoires qui se joueront du 26 Août – 3 Septembre 2019.

LTA Agency félicite et souhaite à Aïssata ainsi qu’à toutes les Aigles Dames bonne chance pour les matchs futurs.

LTA Agency are delighted to announce signing a representation agreement with Refiloe Jane, vice-captain of South Africa Women’s National Team – Banyana Banyana

Well known as Fifinho, the midfield maestro Refiloe, 26, has most recently played for an Australian W-League outfit Canberra United, which is her first international club.

Prior to the W-League, the Banyana Banyana star spent her career in her home country where she played for the Vaal University of Technology, Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies F.C. and Colchester Ladies F.C.

Despite her young age, the bright midfielder has already earned 106 caps for South Africa Senior Women’s National team scoring 12 goals and captaining the side on a number of occasions. She helped Banyana Banyana to reach the final of last year’s African Cup of Nations held in Ghana. She has also featured at the 2014 African Women’s Championship in Namibia, the 2016 Rio Olympics, the 2012 London Olympics, as well the 2012 African Women’s Championship where South Africa also reached the final, and took part in multiple other international competitions.

Refiloe is widely expected to represent her country as one of the leaders of the team in the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, the historic first appearance for Banyana Banyana at the summit of the International Women’s Football.

She joins a fellow South Africa international, Leandra Smeda, who is also represented by LTA Agency.

LTA Agency are very pleased to join forces with such a talented player and a natural leader as Refiloe Jane and look forward to a long and successful relationship with her.

LTA Agency are pleased to announce signing a representation agreement with the 28-year-old English-born goalkeeper Chelsea Louise Ashurst

Chelsea grew up in Spain where she started playing football very young. She joined the Spain’s top division, La Liga Iberdrola at 15 years of age with her home town side Málaga.

Then, she spent one season with Sporting Huelva and two seasons with the giants FC Barcelona with whom she won the League and Cup double in 2013/14 season. She went back to Málaga CF in 2015/16 season until now.

Chelsea is one of the most veteran players at Málaga; she has firmly established herself as the club’s first-choice keeper displaying great dominance of her box and an outstanding shot-stopping ability. She is still very much in the thoughts of the English and Spanish national team set-ups.

LTA Agency are delighted to welcome Chelsea and look forward to a long and successful relationship with her.

LTA Agency are pleased to announce signing a representation agreement with a Spanish rising star, Nahikari García Perez

The 22-year-old forward plays for Real Sociedad in her home city of Donostia (San Sebastian).The young captain made her debut in Primera division Femenina at only 16 years of age after arriving from Añorga KKE.

A very fast player, Nahikari has already scored 16 league goals this season. She is the best goal scorer in her team and the third best scorer of the Liga Iberdrola at the moment.

She is a former youth international with Spain and has competed with the under 17, 18, 19 and 20 Spanish National Teams. Nahikari is a runner-up of the 2014 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica and has three silver medals at the UEFA U19 Women’s Championships and one at the UEFA U17 Women’s Championship.

The young promising striker has scored once in seven appearances at senior level, and we hope to see her at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.

At the club level, Nahikari has been key to lead her Real Sociedad team to a historic first appearance in the Copa de la Reina Final, where she will face the favorites Atletico de Madrid in a 12 May 2019 final in Granada.

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

Nigerian Defender Ngozi Ebere won the 2018 African Women’s Cup of Nations

Nigeria beat South Africa 4 – 3 on penalties on Saturday evening to be crowned the new queens of the women football on the continent.
Ngozi was an integral part of this success. She featured in all the matches. With her experience in the back, she helped Super Falcons to a third consecutive title and a ninth overall.

The AWCON tournament held in Accra, Ghana from November 17th to December 1st had eight teams qualified namely: Algeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Mali, South Africa, Zambia.

The strongly female player management agency present in Africa, LTA Agency were present (Player agent) in this tournament and seven of their players were involved.
– Winner Ngozi Ebere of Nigeria’s Super Falcons
– Finalist Leandra Smeda of South Africa’s Banyana Banyana
– Third place Ajara Nchout, Gaelle Enganamouit, Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene, Raissa Feudjio and Ejangue Augustine of Cameroon’s Indomitable Lionesses.
These three countries are thereby confirmed as the African qualifiers to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup which will take place in France.

LTA Agency Congratulate Ngozi for this achievement.

LTA Agency are pleased to announce signing a representation agreement with Marija Banušić a young Swedish international forward

The 23-year-old striker plays in Chinese Women’s Superleague, for Beijing BG Phoenix.
Before joining her current club Marija played in Sweden for Linköpings FC, Eskilstuna United DFF and Kristianstads DFF of the Damallsvenskan.

She won the Swedish championship in 2017 and has been three-time runner-up of the Swedish Cup in 2017, 2016 and 2013.

She also won trophies in England (Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Cup) where she played one year in the FA WSL 1 side Chelsea Ladies in 2014/15 season before returning to Sweden with Eskilstuna.

Marija has already seven caps with Sweden women’s national football team. She has also been capped by Sweden at under 17, under 19, and under 23 levels, as well.

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

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.