Nazionale U17

Recovery session for the Azzurrini before Slovakia on Wednesday in final group game

In order to qualify, Italy, who will face their Slovenian counterparts at the Telki Training Centre, need to win by three clear goals, as well as hoping that Spain defeat Serbia

Monday, May 22, 2023

Recovery session for the Azzurrini before Slovakia on Wednesday in final group game

The day after the 2-0 defeat to Serbia at the Hidegkuti Nándor Stadium, the Under 17s carried out a recovery session this afternoon as focus turns to preparing for their final Group B game against Slovenia, set to take place at the Telki Training Centre in Telki on Wednesday 24 May at 17:00 CEST (broadcast live on Rai Sport and streaming on

In order to qualify for the quarter-finals, scheduled for Saturday 27 May, the Azzurrini will need to beat their Slovenian counterparts by three clear goals, as well as rely on Spain defeating Serbia.

2006-born Juventus midfielder Bernardo Corradi is suspended and unavailable for selection after receiving two yellow cards in the games against Spain and Serbia.

Squad List

Goalkeepers: Tommaso Martinelli (Fiorentina), Diego Mascardi (Spezia);
Defenders: Alessandro Bassino (Juventus), Matteo Cocchi (Inter), Vittorio Magni (Milan), Filippo Pagnucco (Juventus), Gabriel Ramaj (Atalanta), Edoardo Sadotti (Fiorentina), Giorgio Vezzosi (Sassuolo);
Midfielders: Francesco Crapisto (Juventus), Giacomo De Pieri (Inter), Mattia Mannini (Roma), Leonardo Mendicino (Atalanta), Lorenzo Riccio (Atalanta), Marco Romano (Genoa);
Forwards: Seydou Fini (Genoa), Mattia Liberali (Milan), Federico Ragnoli Galli (Atalanta), Emanuele Rao (SPAL), Tommaso Ravaglioli (Bologna).

Staff - Head Coach: Bernardo Corradi; Head Delegation: Filippo Corti; National Youth Sector Coordinator: Maurizio Viscidi; Assistant Coach: Massimiliano Favo; Goalkeeping coach: Davide Quironi;Fitness coach: Adalberto Zamuner; Match analyst: Andrea Loiacono; Doctors: Alessio Rossato and Francesco Maria Nifosì; Nutritionist: Claudio Pecorella; Press officer: Alessandro Paoli; School teacher: Stefano Presciutti; Physiotherapist: Enrico Matera and Fabrizio Casati; Secretary: Massimo Petracchini; Administration officer: Antonio Martuscelli.


Group B table: Spain 6, Slovenia 3, Serbia 3, Italy 0.

Matchday 1 (Thursday 18 May)
Serbia 2-4 Slovenia 2-4
ITALY 1-2 Spain

Matchday 2 (Sunday 21 May)
Spain 3-1 Slovenia 3-1
Serbia 2-0 ITALY

Matchday 3 (Wednesday 24 May)
Spain vs. Serbia (17:00 CEST, BSC Stadium in Budaörs)
Slovenia vs. ITALY (17:00 CEST, Telki Training Centre in Telki)

Quarter-finals (Saturday 27 May)

World Cup Under 17 play-off game (Tuesday 30 May)

Semi-finals (Tuesday 30 May)

Final (Friday 2 June)