Fourth winner of “Premio Letterario Antonio Ghirelli” announced
The winners of the “Premio Letterario Antonio Ghirelli” award have been announced. “Il capanno sul porto” written by Italo Cucci won the fiction award, “Il calcio dimenticato, Toro, Genoa, Milan, Juve, il pallone dei pionieri” written by Fabrizio Turco and Vincenzo Savasta took the non-fiction prize, “Stella d’Africa” written by Antonio Felici won the football fable category and “La preparazione fisica per ruoli” written by Agostino Tibaudi and Matteo Basile won the special study award. The awards are promoted by FIGC and are dedicated to Antonio Ghirelli.
The panel, headed by Alessandro Vocalelli, had 60 books to choose from. They decided to give a special mention to “Mio figlio è un fenomeno” written by Fabio Benaglia. The closing date for the ‘L’Italia tifa bene’ photography competition is Sunday, 5th April. Photos which showcase a moment of joy and celebration whilst sharing the values of sport can be submitted. The award ceremony will take place in Rome’s Stadio Olimpico on Saturday, 25th April – the same day as the second leg of the youth Coppa Italia final.