TUESDAY, JUNE 10TH
ITALIANS ON THE FIELD
After winning the "Four Nations" title for the second straight year, the Under 20 team coached by Francesco Rocca prepare for another important appointment of the season: the 31st Festival "Espoirs" de Toulon, scheduled in France from June 10 to 21, where Italy came in second last year after losing the final to Brazil.
The first match will be played on Tuesday, June 10th, at 8:00 pm at the Mayol stadium in Toulon against Mexico; on Thursday, the 12th, the Italians play against Columbia at the du Ray stadium in Nice (8:00 pm), while on Saturday, June 14th, at 6:30 pm the team plays against Burkina Faso at the De Lattre stadium in Aubagne. The fourth match will be played at the Scaglia stadium in La Seyne against Poland on Wednesday, June 18th, at 4:30 pm. On Saturday, June 21st, the final match for the third and fourth place will be played at 5:00 pm, and at 7:00 pm the match for the first and second place will be played.
The Italian players coached by Francesco Rocca will meet on Wednesday, June 4th and will train for the Tournament at the Tre Fontane field until Saturday, June 7th. On Sunday, the team leaves for France.
The federal coach has called the following twenty players for this occasion:
Goalkeepers: Berni (Wimbledon F.C.), Scotti (Florentia Viola);
Defenders: Bovo (Lecce), Cassani (Sampdoria), Ceccarelli (Fermana), Del Grosso (Giulianova), Franchini (Inter), Gastaldello (Juventus), Piccolo (Lucchese);
Midfielders: Berardi (Martina), Breviario (Prato), Foggia (Treviso), Pagano (Lumezzane), Paro (Juventus), Quadri (Mantova), Scarlato (Prato);
Forwards: Altobelli (Inter), Pepe (Teramo), Ruopolo (Pro Patria), Vianello (Avellino).
Unfortunately some of the main players like Donadel and Calaio and Mesto arent in this it seems! Well Ill get to see even more players then