Nazionale A Femminile

33 players called up for final EURO 2025 qualifiers against the Netherlands and Finland

On Friday 12 July in Sittard (20:45 CEST, live on Rai Sport) and on Tuesday 16 July in Bolzano (19:00 CEST, live on Rai Sport), Italy will play their final two group stage qualifiers for EURO 2025. Tickets are on sale

Friday, July 5, 2024

33 players called up for final EURO 2025 qualifiers against the Netherlands and Finland

One month on from the two draws against Norway, the Women’s First Team are ready to get back out there for the last two group stage qualifiers for EURO 2025 which will be played next year in Switzerland. The last opponents on the Azzurre’s path are the Netherlands and Finland with games scheduled respectively for Friday 12 July in Sittard (20:45 CEST, live on Rai Sport) and on Tuesday 16 July in Bolzano (19:00 CEST, live on Rai Sport).

Direct qualification is at stake in the final 180 minutes in Group A1: to directly reach the EURO 2025 finals without getting involved in the playoffs, Italy will need to win points over Norway in second, ahead of Andrea Soncin’s side in the standings on goal difference alone. The Head Coach has called up all 33 players who took part in the camps in Galzignano Terme and Brunico. On Wednesday 10 July, our Azzurre will fly to the Netherlands in the hopes of repeating the 2-0 win earlier in the campaign, thanks to goals from Giacinti and Bonfantini.

MARCHITELLI, NEW HEAD OF THE DELEGATION. Yesterday in the net for Italy, today Head of the Delegation. Just like Gigi Buffon, Chiara Marchitelli is ready for a new adventure in Azzurro: she will be Head of the Delegation for the Women’s National Team, taking the place of Stefano Braghin.

contribution in a difficult transitionary moment. In this new era, in line with the idea of including more former athletes in Club Italy, we have chosen Chiara Marchitelli as the best option for this role. Her people skills, CV and experience, which has grown even more whilst with the Federal Council, represent a useful arsenal for the challenges that await the Azzurre in the near future”.

Marchitelli began her career in 1999 with Lazio and went on to play for Atletico Oristano, Fiammamonza, Roma Calcio Femminile, Tavagnacco, Brescia, Florentia San Gimignano and Inter, winning the Italian league four times, as many Coppa Italias and five Supercoppas. After rising up through the youth ranks, in 2005 she was selected for the senior national team for the first time going on to total 52 appearances, winning three European Championships (2005, 2013, 2017) and a World Cup (2019). She was elected to the Federal Council of the Italian Footballers' Association in 2021 after working as Head of the Women's Sector within the Association. In the same year, she joined the Women's National Team staff as an assistant.

TICKETS. Tickets for the game at the Druso, where the Azzurre have not played for 20 years, are available via Vivaticket vendors and online at and Full-price tickets start at €5 and concessions are priced at €1.

MEDIA ACCREDITATIONS. It’s now possible to apply for exclusive media accreditation for the Finland game on 16 July online via Accreditation procedures remain open until Saturday 13 July at 18:00 CEST.

Squad list

Goalkeepers: Rachele Baldi (Fiorentina), Laura Giuliani (Milan), Katja Schroffenegger (Fiorentina), Margot Shore (Hellas Verona);

Defenders: Elisa Bartoli (Roma), Valentina Bergamaschi (Juventus), Lisa Boattin (Juventus), Lucia Di Guglielmo (Roma), Maria Luisa Filangeri, Martina Lenzini (Juventus), Elena Linari (Roma), Elisabetta Oliviero, Julie Piga (Milan), Cecilia Salvai (Juventus), Angelica Soffia (Milan);

Midfielders: Arianna Caruso (Juventus), Giulia Dragoni (Barcellona), Aurora Galli, Manuela Giugliano (Roma), Giada Greggi (Roma), Eva Schatzer (Juventus), Emma Severini (Fiorentina);

Forwards: Chiara Beccari (Juventus), Barbara Bonansea (Juventus), Agnese Bonfantini (Juventus), Michela Cambiaghi (Inter), Sofia Cantore (Juventus), Michela Catena (Fiorentina), Valentina Giacinti (Roma), Benedetta Glionna (Roma), Cristiana Girelli (Juventus), Martina Piemonte (Everton), Annamaria Serturini (Inter).

Calendar, results and table of Group 1 (League A)

Matchday 1: ITALY 2-0 Netherlands, Norway 4-0 Finland

Matchday 2: Finland 2-1 ITALY, Netherlands 1-0 Norway 

Matchday 3: Norway 0-0 ITALY, Netherlands 1-0 Finland 

Matchday 4: Finlandia 1-1 Netherlands, ITALY 1-1 Norway

Matchday 5 (12 July): Netherlands vs. ITALY (20:45 CEST, Sittard), Finland vs. Norway (19;00 local time, 18:00 CEST, Turku)

Matchday 6 (16 July): ITALY vs. Finland (19:00 CEST, Bozen), Norway vs. Netherlands (19:00 CEST, Bergen)

Table: Netherlands 7 points, Norway and ITALY 5, Finland 4