ROME – Gathering with European views. Shoot from 10 to 13 February in Coverciano for an internship and a friendly with the country ages of Fiorentina. It is a step closer to the Elite phase of the European Championship scheduled in Poland from 25 to 31 March next year. There are 25 players called up by coach Carmine Nunziata, all born in 2003, with the presence of six boys from the Atalantino nursery and as many as that of Inter. Two veterans, Atalantino midfielder Samuel Giovane and Inter Milan striker Wilfried Gnonto, who won the European Championship and the World Cup in Brazil last November, both attended under the age. Reduced by the 15 January friendly against Spain lost 1-0, the U17 national team will hold four training sessions in Coverciano and on Thursday, the final day of the gathering, will take to the field at 3.30pm for a friendly match against the Under 17 team of the Fiorentina.
The list of summoned
Goalkeepers: Matteo Carnelos (Udinese), Sebastiano Desplanches (Milan), Gioele Zacchi (Sassuolo);
Defenders: Nicolò Bertola (Spezia), Andrea Ceresoli (Atalanta), Ramen Cepele (Inter), Filippo Fiumanò (Juventus), Alessandro Fontanarosa (Inter), Davide Gentile (Benevento), Daniele Ghilardi (Fiorentina), Giorgio Scalvini (Atalanta), Riccardo Turicchia ( Juventus);
Midfielders: Tommaso Baldanzi (Empoli), Gabriele Berto (Atalanta), Federico Casolari (Sassuolo), Giovanni Fabbian (Inter), Samuel Giovane (Atalanta), Fabio Miretti (Juventus), Marco Bontempi (Chievo), Federico Zuccon (Atalanta);
Attackers: Andrea Bonetti (Juventus), Franco Ezequiel Carboni (Inter), Wilfried Gnonto (Inter), Alessio Rosa (Atalanta), Luca Magazzù (Inter).
Staff – Head of Delegation: Gianfranco Serioli; Coach: Carmine Nunziata; Assistant Coach: Emanuele Filippini; Secretary: Massimo Petracchini; Goalkeeper’s Trainer: Fabrizio Ferron; Atletico trainer: Marco Montini; Match Analyst: Filippo Lorenzon; Doctor: Andrea Redler; Physiotherapist: Enrico Matera; Nutritionist: Maria Luisa Cravana.