Basketball, Bozeco’s first Italy: the return of Polonara and Specso

Three new features and two return to the first team roster Gianmarco Bosicothe new coach of Italbasket, who will appear for the first time on the Italian bench on Saturday 25 June in Trieste in a friendly match against Slovenia.

For the first time ever with the first national team of Luca Severini, Leonardo O’Queke and John Petrucelli, the latter was recently in possession of an Italian passport. Achille Bolognara and Marco Speso return to Italy, which had their last quarter-final appearance against France at the Tokyo Olympics last summer. New invite for Guglielmo Caruso and Tomas Woldetensae after 2021 training camp.

Basketball, Pozzecco’s assistant Recalcati in the national team



At the end of the match against Slovenia, Bozeko will announce the list of players called up for the meeting with Brescia (28 June / 1 July) and for the trip to Almere, where the Azzurri will face the Netherlands on 4 July (19.30) in the final race of the first qualifying stage for the 2023 World Cup.

Invited to meet in Trieste, d’Italia and Slovenia
#00 Amedeo Della Valle (1993, 194, G, German Brescia)
# 0 Marco Speco (1995, 184, P, UNICS Kazan – Russia)
#7 Stefano Tonot (1993, 194, Gee, Umana Rier Venezia)
#12 Diego Vlacadore (1996, 193, F, Dolomiti Energia Trentino)
#18 Matteo Spagnolo (2003, 193, P, Fanoli Cremona)
#20 Mattia Odom (1993, 200, A, Happy Casa Brindisi)
#25 Alessandro Lever (1998, 208, Allianz Balkanstro Trieste Conditioner)
#30 Guglielmo Caruso (1999, 208, C, Openjobmetis Varese)
#31 Michelle Vitale (1991, 196, G/A, Umana Reyer Venezia)
#33 Achille Polonara (1991, 205, A, Fenerbahce Beko – Turkey)
#40 Luca Severini (1996, 204, A, Bertram Dirtona Basket Tortona)
#43 Leonardo Arenzi Okeke (2003, 206, C, Novipiù JB Casale Monferrato)
#45 Nicola Achille (1995, 203, A, NutriBullet Treviso)
#53 Tomas Woldetensae (1998, 196, G/A, Openjobmetis Varese)
#77 John Petrocelli (1992, 193, G/A, Germanic Brescia)

Athletes are available
#14 Bruno Mascolo (1996, 190, F, Bertram Dirtona Basket Tortona)
#21 Matteo Imbro (1994, 192, P/G, Nutribullet Treviso)
#27 Leonardo Candy (1997, 190, P/G, UNAHOTELS Reggio Emilia)
#29 Andrea Mezzanotte (1998, 208, A, Dolomiti Energia Trentino)
#36 Riccardo Visconti (1998, 197, Gee, Happy Casa Brindisi)
#42 Maximilian Ladorner (2001, 207, C, Dolomiti Energy Trentino)

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