NEWS

12.08.2009
Italy Shock Lithuania

Italy wrote a great finish in Group E of the Qualifying Round in the Omnitel U16 European Championship Men with a 71-69 win over the hosting team of Lithuania after a big come back in the last minutes.

The game didn't matter to Italy as they have already finished last in the group, but did sweeten their record to 1-4.

11.08.2009
Russia Secure Top Spot In Group E

Russia is still on top of Group E in the Qualifying Round of the Omnitel U16 European Championship after another walk in the park, this time a 91-64 victory over Italy.

The Russians climb to a 4-0 record that guarantee them the top of the group even in case of a loss tomorrow to Turkey.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Alberto Mabilia PG 1.76 02.01.1993 Bassano Del Grappa (ITA)  
 5Diego Monaldi PG 1.84 03.04.1993 Aprilia (ITA)  
 6Francesco Candussi 2.13 23.02.1994 Palmanova (ITA)  
 7Matteo Varuzza 1.90 17.02.1993 Pordenone (ITA)  
 8Giovanni Severini 1.94 23.04.1993 Macerata (ITA)  
 9Marco Laganà SG 1.88 05.01.1993 Melito Di Porto Salvo (ITA)  
10Eric Lombardi PF 2.00 01.02.1993 Torino (ITA)  
11Giacomo Cacace 1.93 14.06.1993 Pietra Ligure (ITA)  
12Francesco Veccia SG 1.90 04.04.1993 Sassari (ITA)  
13Stefano Stassi 1.97 11.12.1993 Savigliano (ITA)  
14Alessandro Azzaro 1.97 22.12.1993 Messina (ITA)  
15Gaetano Spera 2.05 25.02.1993 Pollena Trocchia (ITA)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Antonio Bocchino
Assistant Coach: Giulio Griccioli

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10.08.2009
Poland Fend Off Charging Italy

Poland continue to be the Cinderella of the Omnitel U16 European Championship Men after a 59-53 triumph over Italy in Group E of the Qualifying Round.

Poland climbed to a 2-1 record that moves them very close to the Quarter-Finals.

08.08.2009
Group A: Turkey Top Israel, Montenegro Over Italy

Right on the finish line Montenegro made it to the Qualifying Round after an 80-74 victory over Italy in Group A of the Omnitel U16 European Championship Men.

Montenegro needed a three point win to avoid the relegation games, and led throughout most of the game with the needed margin.

Group A: Turkey Win Second Straight, Italy Over Israel07.08.2009
Italy's U16 Win In Ancona27.07.2009
Italians Romp Past Slovenia25.07.2009
Azzurrini Travel For Turkey Tournament13.02.2009

Team

Italy
Italy
Italy

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSF. Veccia18.9
RTG. Severini5.5
ASG. Severini2.3
STD. Monaldi2.3
BSE. Lombardi0.7

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

06.08.2009vs TUR[L] 59-69
07.08.2009vs ISR[W] 90-64
08.08.2009vs MNE[L] 74-80
10.08.2009vs POL[L] 53-59
11.08.2009vs RUS[L] 64-91
12.08.2009vs LTU[W] 71-69
14.08.2009vs LAT[L] 72-73
16.08.2009vs GER[L] 53-55

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