The European adventure for the Under 19 national team. The coach of the azzurrini Carmine Nunziata has made official the list of 20 players who will participate in the final phase of theEuropean category. They do not appear in the squad Wilfried Gnonto And Giorgio Scalviniveterans from the commitment in the senior national team in Nations League. Despite “the appreciated availability expressed by the players – underlines the Figs in a note –in fact, the clubs they belong to (Zurich And Atalanta) highlighted some critical issues with respect to the call for the competition, which takes place on a date outside those indicated by FIFA, for the release of players from clubs to national teams. The FIGC, respecting what the clubs represented, decided not to include them in the squad list“. L‘Italyinserted in group A, will start on June 18 against Romania; second match on 21 against the hosts of the Slovakia and, last but not least, the France on June 24. Group B consists of England, Israel, Austria And Serbia: the first two places in the two groups will guarantee access to the semifinals that will be played on Tuesday 28 June.
Nunziata: “All the teams hide pitfalls”
Coach Carmine Nunziata does not hide the difficulties of the tournament: “At this level, all teams hide pitfalls“and he spoke of Gnonto and Scalvini:”They are two guys who started the season with us and gave their contribution so that the team qualifies for this final phase. I am sorry and it is normal that we would have liked to have them with us but I am happy for their progress: I consider this a success for our group that works in function of the major national teams.“.
The squad list
Goalkeepers: Sebastiano Desplanches (Milan), Gioele Zacchi (Sassuolo);
Defenders: Diego Coppola (Hellas Verona), Alessandro Fontanarosa (Inter), Daniele Ghilardi (Hellas Verona), Gabriele Mulazzi (Juventus), Riccardo Stivanello (Bologna), Filippo Terracciano (Hellas Verona), Riccardo Turicchia (Juventus);
Midfielders: Cesare Casadei (Inter), Duccio Degli Innocenti (Empoli), Giovanni Fabbian (Inter), Giacomo Faticanti (Rome), Jacopo Fazzini (Empoli), Samuel Giovane (Atalanta), Fabio Miretti (Juventus);
Forwards: Giuseppe Ambrosino Di Bruttopilo (Naples), Tommaso Baldanzi (Empoli), Marco Nasti (Milan), Cristian Volpato (Rome).
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