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U21 EURO qualification: Italy concede late equaliser to Sweden

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U21 EURO qualification: Italy concede late equaliser to Sweden

Nicolato: “The boys had a great game. We were better than we were against Bosnia. We deserved to win but have a long way to go”...

12 October 2021

European qualifying: a six-pointer awaits against Sweden. Nicolato: “It won’t be a one-sided affair”

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European qualifying: a six-pointer awaits against Sweden. Nicolato: “It won’t be a one-sided affair”

The Azzurrini are one point behind the Swedes, who, however, have played a game more. The two sides will face each other in Monza tomorrow...

11 October 2021

European Qualifiers, Italy get the win against Bosnia. Nicolato: “Satisfied, but I expect more malice”

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European Qualifiers, Italy get the win against Bosnia. Nicolato: “Satisfied, but I expect more malice”

The Azzurrini broke the deadlock in the 19th minute through Okoli and doubled their lead in the 27th minute through the debutant Vignato. Barisic scored in the second half. On Tuesday, in Monza, the team will face Sweden

08 October 2021

Euro 2023 Qualifiers. Nicolato: "Against Bosnia we will need great attention, it will be an open game until the very end"

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Euro 2023 Qualifiers. Nicolato: "Against Bosnia we will need great attention, it will be an open game until the very end"

The head coach, worried about the conditions of the ground, is still in doubt about his choice of goalkeeper for tomorrow's match in Zenica (Kick-Off: 17:30 CEST)

07 October 2021

European qualifying. Calafiori: “We want to pick up six points from Bosnia and Sweden matches”

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European qualifying. Calafiori: “We want to pick up six points from Bosnia and Sweden matches”

The Azzurrini have left their training base in Tirrenia and travelled to Zenica, where, on Friday, they’ll play the first of their two European qualifying fixtures this month...

06 October 2021

European qualifying. Lucca: “We’re strong and competitive. We must beat Bosnia”

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European qualifying. Lucca: “We’re strong and competitive. We must beat Bosnia”

The Pisa striker is enjoying an excellent spell: “I’m happy with my work.”...

05 October 2021

European qualifiers. Nicolato warns the Azzurrini: "No time to relax ahead of Bosnia"

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European qualifiers. Nicolato warns the Azzurrini: "No time to relax ahead of Bosnia"

Preparations for the double European commitment began today in Tirrenia: after Friday's match in Zenica, the Azzurrini will play against Sweden in Monza on the 12th

04 October 2021

European qualifying. 28 Azzurrini called up for matches against Bosnia & Herzegovina and Sweden

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European qualifying. 28 Azzurrini called up for matches against Bosnia & Herzegovina and Sweden

Vicenza goalkeeper Semuel Pizzignacco and Crotone defender Simone Canestrelli receive first call-ups...

01 October 2021

U21s in a friendly against Romania at the Stadio Benito Stirpe in Frosinone

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U21s in a friendly against Romania at the Stadio Benito Stirpe in Frosinone

The Azzurrini will play in the Lazian city, where the U20s also take on Portugal...

30 September 2021

Second win recorded: Colombo deals the telling blow to Montenegro. Nicolato: “This group is coming together”

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Second win recorded: Colombo deals the telling blow to Montenegro. Nicolato: “This group is coming together”

President Gravina was watching from the stands: “I’m here to show how much the Federation values the growth of this team in the hopes of Olympic qualification”...

07 September 2021

Azzurrini take on Montenegro. Nicolato: “They’ll test us, we hope to commit fewer errors”

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Azzurrini take on Montenegro. Nicolato: “They’ll test us, we hope to commit fewer errors”

The Azzurrini are in action in EURO 2023 tomorrow at the Stadio Romeo Menti in Vicenza (17:30 CEST)...

06 September 2021

Nicolato calls up Okoli, Lucca and Mulattieri for Montenegro clash

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Nicolato calls up Okoli, Lucca and Mulattieri for Montenegro clash

Gallo and Piccoli have withdrawn from the U21 squad. First call-ups for Lucca and Mulattieri...

04 September 2021

Winning start for new-look Italy side. Nicolato: “Great attitude but we need to work”

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Winning start for new-look Italy side. Nicolato: “Great attitude but we need to work”

The Azzurrini were victorious in their first game of EURO 2023 qualification, beating Luxembourg 3-0 in Empoli. Italy take on Montenegro in Vicenza on Monday...

03 September 2021

Qualifying for Euro 2023 gets underway. Nicolato: "Everything needs rebuilding, it will take patience"

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Qualifying for Euro 2023 gets underway. Nicolato: "Everything needs rebuilding, it will take patience"

On the eve of the opening match against Luxembourg in Empoli (kick-off at 17.30 CEST), the head coach assures: "It’s a very young team, but I can guarantee everyone's commitment"

02 September 2021

A first word from Kelvin Yeboah: “The important thing is to have a common goal”

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A first word from Kelvin Yeboah: “The important thing is to have a common goal”

The nephew of former player Anthony Yeboah is one of the new faces in Nicolato’s team. “I’m getting on well with my new teammates, I already knew some of them”...

01 September 2021

Tonali ready to take on leadership role: “Everyone needs to prove they have the ability to be here”

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Tonali ready to take on leadership role: “Everyone needs to prove they have the ability to be here”

The AC Milan midfielder, who scored against Cagliari on Sunday, also has the senior National Team in mind: “It’s an objective that everyone has, we’ll see what contribution I can make in the coming months”...

31 August 2021

The Azzurrini are ready for a new adventure. Nicolato: "It’s a very young group, I hope there is continuity"

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The Azzurrini are ready for a new adventure. Nicolato: "It’s a very young group, I hope there is continuity"

First two qualifying matches for the new two-year period: Against Luxembourg on 3 September in Empoli, then Montenegro on 7 September in Vicenza

30 August 2021

A new two-year period begins: Nicolato calls up twenty-six players, with ten new faces in the group

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A new two-year period begins: Nicolato calls up twenty-six players, with ten new faces in the group

The Azzurrini will play two qualifying matches for Euro 2023 against Luxembourg and Montenegro, on 3 September at Stadio Carlo Castellani in Empoli and on 7 September at Stadio Romeo Menti in Vicenza...

27 August 2021

Nicolato has been given the 'Maurizio Maestrelli' award: "Thank you for this prestigious recognition"

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Nicolato has been given the 'Maurizio Maestrelli' award: "Thank you for this prestigious recognition"

The Azzurrini will soon be busy with qualifying for EURO 2023: The match against Luxembourg is scheduled for 3 September in Empoli, with the match against Montenegro on 7 September in Vicenza.

24 August 2021

European qualifiers: Azzurrini to take on Sweden on 12 October in Monza

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European qualifiers: Azzurrini to take on Sweden on 12 October in Monza

After opening their qualifying journey in Group F against Luxembourg and Montenegro in September, Italy will return to the city of Brianza 21 years after the only previous fixture there, against England

06 August 2021