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Italy fall at the final hurdle, Portugal win 4-6 to take the World Cup crown

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Italy fall at the final hurdle, Portugal win 4-6 to take the World Cup crown

A strong third period was enough as the second period which Portugal won 2-0 proved decisive. Zurlo, Ramacciottii and Josep Jr. with the Italy goals

01 December 2019

An incredible Italy beat Russia 8-7 in extra time to reach the World Cup final

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An incredible Italy beat Russia 8-7 in extra time to reach the World Cup final

At the end of an epic game under a monumental downpour, the Azzurri progress thanks to Zurlo’s penalty winner. Hat-tricks for Ramacciotti and Gori and one goal for Corosiniti

30 November 2019

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup: Italy come from behind to beat Switzerland 5-4. The Azzurri are into the semi-final

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FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup: Italy come from behind to beat Switzerland 5-4. The Azzurri are into the semi-final

Coach Del Duca’s team are into the final four of the World Cup for the third time in a row thanks to a last moment goal from Zurlo. A hat-trick for the forward and first goals of the tournament for Josep Jr and Ramacciotti....

29 November 2019

Italy progress through the first round of the World Cup in first place and face Switzerland in the quarter-finals

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Italy progress through the first round of the World Cup in first place and face Switzerland in the quarter-finals

Italy’s next game comes on Thursday 28 November at 23:25 CET...

26 November 2019

Italy storm past Mexico as the Azzurri qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals for the sixth time in history

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Italy storm past Mexico as the Azzurri qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals for the sixth time in history

Coach Del Duca’s side hit six in their third and final game of the Group Stage: Gori gets five...

25 November 2019

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay: Italy to kick off Thursday against Tahiti

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FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay: Italy to kick off Thursday against Tahiti

Tomorrow at 20:15, the Azzurri will play at a World Cup for the eighth time.

20 November 2019

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Paraguay: the official Azzurri squad

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FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Paraguay: the official Azzurri squad

Italy will take part in the World Cup for the eighth time as they head to Asunción from 21 November to 1 December. Their best result was a second place finish in 2008...

12 November 2019

World Beach Games: Italy lose to Iran and end up in fourth place

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World Beach Games: Italy lose to Iran and end up in fourth place

No medal for Del Duca’s Azzurri after the defeat on penalties to Hashempour’s side. Chiavaro with the decisive miss...

16 October 2019

World Beach Games: Italy lose 7-5 against Brazil in the semi-final

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World Beach Games: Italy lose 7-5 against Brazil in the semi-final

The Azzurri are now looking to secure third place in their next match against Iran. Del Mestre: “We were unlucky. But now we have to get a medal at all costs.” Brazil and Russia will contest the grand final...

15 October 2019

World Beach Games: Italy reach the semi-final having beaten Spain

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World Beach Games: Italy reach the semi-final having beaten Spain

The Azzurri were victorious yesterday in Doha as they claimed a hard-fought victory over their Spanish opponents. Today they face Brazil...

15 October 2019

World Beach Games: Italy beat Mexico 5-3 to move to the top of Group B

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World Beach Games: Italy beat Mexico 5-3 to move to the top of Group B

On Sunday, the Azzurri recorded their second win at the World Beach Games in Qatar: after a hard-fought battle, Emiliano Del Duca’s men ran out 5-3 winners against Mexico...

14 October 2019

World Beach Games: A good start for Italy, the Solomon Islands defeated in Qatar

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World Beach Games: A good start for Italy, the Solomon Islands defeated in Qatar

Italy began the World Beach Games 2019 with a win on Friday. The Azzurri beat the Solomon Islands 8-5 in a match where Del Duca’s men were forced to bring out their best weapons – their technical and tactical know-how – in response to their opponents’ physicality...

11 October 2019

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay: Italy placed in Group B with Uruguay, Mexico and Tahiti

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FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay: Italy placed in Group B with Uruguay, Mexico and Tahiti

All in all, this was a pleasing draw for Italy at the CONMEBOL Convention Centre in Asunción....

14 September 2019

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay: draw to take place at 1:30 CEST on Saturday

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FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay: draw to take place at 1:30 CEST on Saturday

The stage is set and the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, which is set to take place in Paraguay from 21 November to 1 December, is almost upon us...

13 September 2019

Euro Beach Soccer League Superfinal: Italy finish fourth

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Euro Beach Soccer League Superfinal: Italy finish fourth

With a weakened attack due to suspensions and injuries, the Azzurri lost 4-1 to Spain. Antonio's brace along with goals from Adri Frutos and Chiky make the difference...

08 September 2019

Euro Beach Soccer League Superfinal: Turkey also defeated by Italy

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Euro Beach Soccer League Superfinal: Turkey also defeated by Italy

Second victory in as many matches in the round for the Azzurri, who comfortably triumphed over Turkey with a 7-2 win. The all-important challenge against Portugal tomorrow to reach the final...

06 September 2019

Euro Beach Soccer League Superfinal: the squad list

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Euro Beach Soccer League Superfinal: the squad list

Italy arrive in Figueira da Foz in Portugal as reigning champions. Coach Emiliano Del Duca has selected his twelve-man squad, who kick off against Ukraine on 5 September...

02 September 2019

Mediterranean Beach Games: The official squad list

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Mediterranean Beach Games: The official squad list

The twelve Azzurri who will defend Italy’s title at the second edition of the event scheduled in Patras, Greece from 28 to 31 August...

22 August 2019

Euro Beach Soccer League: Italy beat Belarus and top group in Catania

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Euro Beach Soccer League: Italy beat Belarus and top group in Catania

Mission accomplished for Emiliano Del Duca’s side.

18 August 2019

Euro Beach Soccer League: Italy beat France 6-3 to make Superfinal

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Euro Beach Soccer League: Italy beat France 6-3 to make Superfinal

The Azzurri won a second straight game in Catania

17 August 2019