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DEN, SWE, ESP into 1/4 finals

Line Røddik Hansen, Katrine Veje, and Sofie Junge Pedersen of Denmark; Hedvig Lindahl, Caroline Seger, Linda Sembrant, Emma Berglund, and Olivia Schough of Sweden; and Virginia Torrecilla, Irene Peredes, and Vicky Losada of Spain, have progressed to the last eight of UEFA Women’s Euro 2017.

Having reached the semis in the last edition in Sweden 2013, Denmark finished second in their group after the hosts the Netherlands, with 2 wins out of 3 matches. Denmark won their last match by defeating the 2013 finalists, Norway, with Katrine Veje’s impressive left-footed strike scored after five minutes of the game the only goal of the game, which earned Denmark qualification. Katrine featured in all the 3 matches, and Line played 90 minutes of 2 games. Denmark will face the holders Germany, winner of the Group B on Saturday 29 July in Rotterdam.

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The 2016 Rio Olympics silver medalists, as well as Euro semi-finalists in 2013, the Swedes finished as runners-up of Group B despite losing 3-2 to Italy on Tuesday. They drew the match against Germans in their opening game and defeated Russians in their second match. Captain Seger and her teammates will play the hosts the Netherlands on Saturday 29 July at Doetinchem for a place in the semi-finals.
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Spain with Irene Paredes, Vicky Losada, and Virginia Torrecilla ended in second spot in Group C thanks to an England’s victory over Portugal 2-1 despite Carolina Mendes’s early equalizer. Spain have qualified with only one win out of three group matches thanks to a superior goal-difference to Portugal and Scotland (also on 3 points). The 2017 Algarve Cup Winners and currently 13th in FIFA ranking, the Spanish will face Austria on Sunday 30 July.

LTA Agency wish good luck to all our players involved in the quarterfinals.

28-year-old Sweden defender Emma Berglund, has signed a two-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain.

Emma comes from the Swedish League, Damallsvenskan, where she played first for Umeå IK (in her native town) for 8 years, and more recently at FC Rosengård where she spent 2 years and featured in every league match, playing 48 games and scoring 3 goals. With those two outfits, she won in total 3 League titles, 2 Swedish Cups and 4 Super Cups, and remarkably served as captain for both teams.
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Emma will join Division 1 Feminine as part of PSG for her first experience outside of her country on 24 August and will wear number 15. She is currently with Sweden’s National Team at the UEFA Women’s EURO in the Netherlands. Emma has represented her country in many other international competitons, such as 2016 Summer Olympic Games where Sweden won Silver Medal. The no-nonsense defender has already amassed 54 caps and 1 goal for Sweden Women’s National Team.
“Emma will bring her great defensive experience to the club, ” said the PSG head coach Patrice Lair.

LTA Agency wish Emma a very good season in France and the best of luck at her new club.

Ivorian internationals, Rebecca Elloh, Fatou Coulibaly, and Rita Akaffou have extended their contracts for 2 more years with Barcelona Football Academy of Limassol in the Cypriot First Division.

Striker Elloh (22), defender Fatou (30), and midfielder Rita (30) joined Barcelona FA in the summer of 2016 and quickly became the main players of the starting eleven. Finalists of Cyprus Cup 2016/17 Barcelona FA finished third in their debut top League campaign. Fatou was named to the best eleven of the season in Cyprus. It’s her first international club experience after playing for years for her home country club Juventus de Yopougon in Abidjan.
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Elloh the youngest of the three players, has joined Barcelona from FF Chenois Geneve in Switzerland while Rita came from another Cyprus outfit – Anorthosis. Prior to that, they both played in Lithuania with Gintra-Universitetas with whom they won Lithuanian Championship in 2015 and played 2015/16 UEFA Women’s Champions League Preliminary Round.
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All three of the Elephants Dames (as Cote D’Ivoire national team players are called),  have represented their country in several international competitions such as the historic first Cote d’Ivoire’s appearance at the group stage of 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup final tournament in Canada, the African Games 2015 held in Congo where they won bronze medals, as well as the 2014 CAF Africa Women’s Championship in Namibia where they won bronze medals, too.

Fatou has earned 48 caps and scored 10 goals for her country; Rita has 40 caps and 5 goals with the National Team, while Elloh has 24 caps and 4 goals so far.

LTA Agency wish Fatou, Elloh, and Rita the best of luck for the upcoming season at Barcelona FA

14 players of 5 different nationalities, represented by LTA Agency, will take part in the 2017 UEFA Women’s EURO.

Netherlands will host the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 from 16 July to 6 August, where 16 countries will take part, organized in 4 groups of 4 teams each. Among the 16 participants, 5 of them have players represented by LTA Agency in their squad.

DENMARK of Group A
Line Røddik Hansen (29) – defender, currently plays for FC Barcelona with whom she won the Copa de la Reina and reached UEFA Champions League’s Semis this season. She has earned 126 caps and scored 13 goals for the National Team so far.

Katrine Veje (26) – midfielder, has just signed with Montpellier from Brøndby IF with whom she won Danish League and Cup this season. She has earned 96 caps and 8 goals for Denmark.

Sofie Junge Pedersen (25) – midfielder, currently plays for FC Rosengård, she has earned 43 caps and 4 goals for the National Team.

SWEDEN of Group B
Hedvig Lindahl (34) – goalkeeper, has earned 138 caps for her country, currently plays for Chealsea with whom she won FA WSL Spring series this season.

Linda Sembrant (30) – defender who plays for Montpellier team, which ended 2nd in the French league this season. She has earned 85 caps and 8 goals for her country

Emma Berglund (28) – defender who has just signed for Paris Saint-Germain from Rosengård. She has earned 54 caps and 1 goal for Sweden.

Caroline Seger (32) –  midfielder, plays for Lyon with whom she won the League, Cup, and UEFA Champions League this season. She has earned 171 caps and scored 24 goals for her national team.

Olivia Schough (26) – forward who plays for Eskilstuna United in Sweden. She has earned 55 caps and scored 8 goals for her country

ICELAND of Group C
Glodis Perla Viggosdottir (22) – defender who has just signed for Rosengård from Eskilstuna United. She has earned 54 caps and 2 goals for her country so far.

Group D
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Irenes Peredes (26) – defender who plays for PSG with whom she was runner-up of French Cup and UEFA Champions League this season. She has earned 41 caps and 3 goals for her country so far.

Virginia Torecilla  (22) – midfielder who plays for Montpellier, French runners-up this season. She has earned 33 caps and 4 goals for Spain.

Vicky Losada (26) – midfielder who plays for FC Barcelona with whom she won the Copa de la Reina and reached UEFA Champions League’s Semifinals this season. She has earned 44 caps and 12 goals for her country.

PORTUGAL (which is qualified for the first time)
Raquel Infante (26) – defender who plays for Levante team which ended 4th in the Spanish League this season. She has played 13 times for her country.

Carolina Mendes (29) – forward who plays for Grindavik in Iceland top League. She has amassed 61 caps and 9 goals for her country.

In sum, LTA Agency is represented by 1 goalkeeper, 6 defenders, 5 midfielders and 2 forwards in the tournament this year and we wish all of them good luck.

LTA Agency, Associazione per il Bambino in Ospedale (ABIO) di Napoli, and Italian National Football Team of Artists and TV Presenters have come together to organize a charity football match that will take place on Friday June 30, 2017 at the Tomei Stadium in Sora, Italy.
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The match held under the patronage of Sora Municipality (a town located at about same 100-km distance from Rome and Naples) will pit the male team of Italian celebrities against the female team presented by LTA Agency featuring such well-known players as Italian international, Eleonora Piacezzi and Romanian international, Laura Rus with a slogan “All United for ABIO.” The main aim of the event is to raise funds for ABIO (Association for the benefit of children in hospitals) in Naples and in particular the match ticket sales will be used to contribute to the construction of a play-room (ludoteca) for children at the Pausilipon Hospital of Naples.

LTA Agency’s Italian representative, Alessandro Pennestri, said this two days before the event: “LTA agency is honored to be able to contribute to the construction of a children’s room in one of Naples’ hospitals. We are always committed to work towards charitable causes and help those in need.”

For more information, please, see the following links:
Video spot of the event: https://youtu.be/DVXabal1ljk
ABIO Napoli: https://www.abionapoli.org/
Nazionale Italiana Artisti: https://www.nazionaleartistitv.com/

LTA Agency are pleased to announce signing a representation agreement with Danish striker Signe Bruun. 

Despite her young age, the 19-year-old Randers-born centre forward who currently plays for Fortuna Hjørring, has already achieved plenty of success. Recent runner-up of Danish top League (Elitedivisionen), Signe reached UEFA Women’s Champions League quarter finals 2016/17 making an appearance against reigning English Champions – Manchester City. The talented striker has already won the Danish League and Cup titles in 2015/16 season when she was named Fortuna Hjørring’s young player of the year.

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Prior to her time in Hjørring, she played for IK Skovbakken, another Danish top division club.

The tall imposing striker has been capped by Denmark at Under-19, Under-17, and Under-16 levels becoming in 2014 the highest scoring player for Denmark U-17 National Team of all time.

Signe is the fourth Danish player represented by LTA Agency after Line Røddik Hansen, Sofie Junge Pedersen and Katrine Veje.

LTA Agency are delighted to welcome such a young talented player as Signe and look forward to a long and successful relationship.

LTA Agency strongly refutes a completely false story in Mundo Deportivo and some other media outlets that came out today about Vero Boquete. Neither Anton Maksimov (Vero’s official representative) nor Vero herself has ever spoken with the aforementioned publication.

Vero is contracted and fully committed to Paris Saint-Germain and is only concentrated on her club and preparation for the new and exciting 2017/18 season in Paris. Neither her agent nor Vero herself have spoken to any other clubs and strongly condemn any inventions by Mundo Deportivo and other media sources aiming to harm her professionalism and impeccable reputation.

Danish international midfielder, Katrine Veje has signed with Montpellier Hérault Sport Club (MHSC) of  French Division 1 where she will join Virginia Torrecilla and Linda Sembrant also represented by LTA.

Katrine (26) comes from 2017 Elitedivisionen winner Brøndby IF and brings with her a vast international experience. Three days ago she won the 2016-2017 Danish league after her club defeated KoldingQ 5-0 in the penultimate match of the season. Only a few weeks before that, it was the Danish Cup trophy that she lifted. This was Katrine’s second League title and her third Danish Women’s Cup title with Brøndby.

The talented left winger will next play for Denmark at the UEFA Euro Finals in the Netherlands this summer before linking up with MHSC squad for the next season’s French League and UEFA Women’s Champions League. Katrine is happy to be a part of this exciting adventure as she said at the signing in Montpellier.

LTA Agency wish Katrine a very good season in France and the best of luck at her new club.

LTA Agency are delighted to announce signing a new representation agreement with Paris Saint-Germain and Spanish National Team midfielder, Veronica Boquete.

The 30-year-old maestro has had a remarkable first season in France featuring in 33 matches, scoring 12 goals, and making more than 10 assists for PSG in all competitions. She played in both French Cup and UEFA Women’s Champions League Finals scoring in both during penalty shoot-outs and has also played as a starter in 21 out 22 League matches. The 2017 Cardiff Champions League final against Lyon was Vero’s incredible 3rd Champions League final appearance in 4 years, and she was crowned champion with 1. FFC Frankfurt in Berlin two years ago.

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In addition to being shortlisted for FIFpro Women’s World XI 2016, Vero has also previously been nominated for FIFA Ballon d’Or, named Best Midfielder in Sweden, and Most Valuable Player of various USA professional Leagues. The well-travelled technician has won titles in Germany, Sweden, the USA, and her native Spain.

Outspoken and known for her leadership qualities, Vero is undoubtedly the most celebrated Spanish female footballer of all times and is a great role model and reference for all the aspiring young female athletes in Spain and beyond. She is heavily involved in promotion of women’s football domestically and internationally as well as in improvement of position of women in sports and in society in general.

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The proud Galicia native, Vero runs a highly popular annual youth football camp in Santiago de Compostela and across the North-West region of Spain and has also established a school to promote her vision of technical football among young people.

Having been Vero’s representatives since 2009, LTA Agency are very pleased she has decided to continue the adventure with us. She is a special player and person, and we wish her a lot of success in the years to come.

Cameroon Women’s National Team’s vice-captain, Augustine Ejangue has joined Santa Teresa Badajoz CD of Spanish Liga Iberdrola Primera Division.

The 28-year-old international defender comes from one of the top teams in Danish league, Fortuna Hjørring where she won the domestic double, Elitedivisionen and Women’s Cup, and reached UEFA Women’s Champions League round of 16 in 2015/16 season. She was also part of the Russian Rossiyanka side to reach the Champions League quarterfinals in 2012/13 season. Before joining Fortuna, she also had a spell with Amazon Grimstad in Norway’s Toppserien.

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Ejangue has earned impressive 60 caps for Cameroon Women’s National Team so far and has represented the Indomitable Lionesses in various international competitions such as 2016 CAF Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (runner-up), FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada 2015 (round of 16), CAF African Women’s Championship in Namibia 2014 (also runner-up), and Summer Olympics in London 2012 (group stage).

LTA Agency’s Italian representative Alessandro Pennestri procured Ejangue’s transfer to Santa Teresa.

LTA Agency wish Ejangue a lot of success in Spain.