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Leandra signs with Gintra

The 28-year- old South African midfielder, Leandra Smeda has inked her first international contract with Lithuanian Champions FK Gintra-Universitetas

Leandra is a new player who has just signed a representation agreement with LTA Agency. She is the first South African to join the large list of talented international women’s players represented around the world by LTA Agency.

The versatile midfielder will join Lithuanian giants Gintra from the UWC Ladies (University of Western Cape) in the Sasol Women’s League with whom she has been the Sports Women of the Year in 2014. She has also won the same title with the CPUT in 2013, 2011 and 2010. Leandra is a good player who is comfortable with the ball on both feet and can play on either side of the field, or in the middle.

The experienced Banyana Banyana midfielder has already amassed 74 caps and scored 19 goals for her country. In her playing career, the winner of the 2017 Cosafa Women’s championship, Smeda, has already featured in two Olympic Games and three African Women’s Championship tournaments. She also played the 2018 Cyprus Women’s Cup and during the recent African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers, she scored two goals and helped her country to be between the seven last qualifiers nations of this tournament which will be held in Ghana from next November 17.

LTA are delighted to welcome Leandra Smeda and wish her good luck at her new club.

Two young players represented by LTA Agency, Danish striker Signe Bruun and American goalkeeper Hannah Seabert have won the Danish league with Fortuna Hjørring

Fortuna wins the Danish league for the tenth time in their history, the team produced excellent performances this season as they only lost two games out of the 24 league matches played to lift the 2017-18 league trophy. Both players played a mayor role to lead Fortuna to this title.

Signe (20) netted a brace and a hat trick among her 18 goals scored in 22 matches played. The formidable young striker is Fortuna’s best goal scorer this season and came second for goals scored in the league. it’s Signe’s second Danish trophy won with the team and she has also been runner-up twice in the league with Fortuna.

Goalkeeper Hannah (23) who joined the club this season (2017-18), appeared in 10 league games and she helped the Champions to break their clean-sheet record as she kept nine clean-sheets. It is Hannah’s first title in Denmark.

LTA Agency congratulate Signe and Hannah for this achievement.

The 23-year-old Cote d’Ivoire international midfielder Ida Rebecca Guehai has joined RDC Espanyol of Spanish Primera Division

Rebecca comes from another Spanish top club, Levante UD where she spent two seasons and she appeared in 14 league matches scoring two goals in her first season 2016/17. Rebecca had an increased role with Levante in her second season after scoring three goals and making two assists in 19 league appearances. She also played two Coppa de la Reina matches.

Prior to Spain, the Ivorian midfielder started her international career in Sweden where she spent two seasons (2015, 2016) for Kristianstads DFF with whom, she became the best player in 2015 with nine goals in 15 matches played.

Rebecca has earned close to 34 caps for the Cote D’Ivoire Women’s National Team scoring three goals. Most recently, she played in the African Women’s Cup of Nations qualifying matches. She also played the WAFU tournament where her country ended runner-up.

Rebecca joined Italian International Deborah Salvatori Rinaldi at Espanyol who is also represented by LTA Agency.

LTA Agency wish Rebecca a lot of success at her new club.

Lethal Portuguese striker, Carolina Mendes has penned a contract with a domestic top division club, Sporting Lisbon. The contract is until 30 June 2020

Carolina (30) moves to the Portuguese giants-Sporting Lisbon from the Italy’s first division club, where she played 16 league matches and scored five goals for ASD Mozzanica outfit. She also featured in one Coppa Italia match and scored a goal. ASD Mozzanica ended in the fifth position of Serie A.

Prior to Italy, the Portuguese international spent a season in Icelandic top-flight (Úrvalsdeild Women) with Grindavik. She also played for Djurgården in Sweden, for FC Rossiyanka in Russia where she won the Russian Women’s Football Championship and has also played in Spain, since she started her international career.

Carolina has 72 caps and 13 goals with Portugal Women’s National team. With four games and a goal scored, she helped Portugal to finish third in the Algarve Cup 2018, this was the team’s highest-ever finish in this tournament. She also featured in all five World Cup Qualification matches so far for her country and also scored a goal.

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

The 27-year-old Spanish midfielder Vicky Losada has won her fifth Copa de la Reina with FC Barcelona who claimed their sixth historic title

The final of the Copa de la Reina was played between two top teams with LTA Agency representing two international players of each club: Line Røddik Hansen and Vicky Losada of FC Barcelona, Amanda Sampedro and Andreea Părăluță of Atletico de Madrid.

Last Saturday, Vicky and Amanda had both captained their teams in the final of the tournament in which FC Barcelona beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 in a tough game. Since 2016 it is the same two clubs who have reached the final and just like last year, FC Barcelona are the winner of Copa de la Reina. By winning again this year, they have reached the record of six Copa de la Reina trophies.

FC Barcelona were also Primera División’s runner-up of the season which has just finished, with only one point difference from the Champions Atletico Madrid.

LTA Agency congratulate Vicky on this achievement.

Two international defenders, Irene Paredes of Spain and Emma Berglund of Sweden have bagged the 2017-18 French Cup with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and finished as vice-champion of the league

PSG, the six-time runner-up of the Feminine Division 1, have managed to end this season with a trophy. PSG have won their second historic French Cup title eight years after the first one. To deserve this title, Irene and Emma’s side have had to defeat Olympique Lyonnais who were going for a third treble (the UEFA Women’s Champions League, the French league, and Cup) in a row. While Emma played one game Irene featured in four Cup matches scoring a goal. The Spanish defender also played 90 minutes of the final in which PSG beat Lyon 1-0 and broke their bid for a seventh straight French Cup title.

This seventeenth edition of the French Cup took place at Menau stadium in Strasbourg. The match was interrupted by a heavy rain and restarted almost one hour later.

Irene was voted as one of the best defenders in the world by Fifpro in 2017. She joined PSG for the 2016-17 season and was runner-up of the French Cup and the UEFA Women’s Champions League. This season, she has featured in all 22 league matches scoring three goals.

Emma Berglund joined the club at the beginning of the season which just finished and unfortunately got injured after playing 11 games an scoring one goal. She is still recovering from injury expecting to play next season alongside Irene as PSG will compete in the UEFA Women’s Champions League once again.

LTA Agency congratulate Irene and Emma on this historic achievement.

The 35-year-old Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl and the 24-year-old Norway defender Maria Thorisdóttir have won the FA Women’s Super League 2017-18 with Chelsea Ladies

After lifting the FA Cup just few days before, Hedvig and Maria’s team have managed to beat Bristol City 2-0 at the Stoke Gifford Stadium last Tuesday evening in their last but one league game. Chelsea were crowned England’s Champions and won their second domestic Double in three years.

This is Hedvig’s second domestic double win with Chelsea and the first one for Maria.

In 18 league matches played, Chelsea won 13 and made five draws. Hedvig has featured in 11 matches and Maria in 10 matches.

LTA Agency congratulate Hedvig and Maria on this remarkable achievement.

The Spain midfielder Amanda Sampedro and the Romania Goalkeeper Andreea Părăluță have won the 2017-18 Spanish league with Atlético de Madrid

Having claimed their first ever Spanish league title in the 2016-17 season, Atlético de Madrid has succeeded to procure themselves a second title last Sunday, when they crushed Zaragoza CFF 6-1 in their last league match of the 2017-18 season. With only had one defeat in 30 matches played and scored a total of 74 goals in which Amanda participated with 8 goals. Amanda played 90 minutes of all the 30 league matches, and Andreea featured in four of them.
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The two young international players represented by LTA Agency, Amanda (24) and Andreea (23) have now added a second trophy of Liga Iberdrola to their record of achievements and are preparing to face the challenge of la Copa de La Reina 2018.

LTA Agency congratulate Amanda and Andreea on this achievement.

Cameroonian international forward Gaelle Enganamouit has joined Avaldsnes IL of Norway’s top Division (Toppserien)

The 25-year-old striker comes from Chinese Women’s Super League, where she spent a year with Dalian Quanjian.

Prior to her Asian experience, the Cameroonian star had a successful spell in Sweden with two different outfits. most recently with FC Rosengård in which whom she won the Swedish Cup, the Swedish Super Cup and finished as 2016 Damallsvenkan runner-up. before that she played with Eskilstuna United where she shone: Gaelle was the league’s best scorer with 18 goals which earned her a Golden Boot in 2015 and she helped the team to qualify for their first ever UEFA Women’s Champions League appearence.

The indomitable lioness has earned 43 caps for Cameroon National Team and scored 12 goals so far. Gaelle helped Cameroon to reach the finals of the CAF Africa Women’s Cup of Nations in 2016 and 2014. She also represented her country in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada and the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Enganamouit became the first Cameroonian female player to win the CAF Africa Women’s Player of the Year award in 2015.

LTA Agency wish Gaelle a lot of success at her new club.

Swedish midfielder Caroline Seger, Icelandic defender Glodis Perla Viggósdóttir, and Norwegian forward Lisa-Marie Utland have won the 2017-18 Svenska Cupen with FC Rosengård

FC Rosengård beat Linköpings FC 1-0 to win their third successive Svenska Cupen title and their fifth overall Swedish Cup.
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The three players represented by LTA Agency featured in the Cup matches including the final.
Captain Caroline Seger and Glodis Perla have both played 90 minutes while Lisa played 16 minutes as a substitute.

Caroline and Glodis Perla also helped FC Rosengård to the Svenska Cupen trophy of last year, which they had won with the same score against the same opponent.

LTA Agency congratulate the three players and wish them good luck for the rest of the Damallsvenskan season.