10. 05. 2021

ITA W: Mazzanti sends “B“ team to VNL, main stars stay home to prepare for Olympics

Source: federvolley.it; Photo: ilpost.it

1823 1

The Italy Women’s National Team won’t be presented by its best players in the upcoming FIVB Volleyball Nations League.

 

By the decision of head coach Davide Mazzanti and his staff, Italy Women will be presented in the 2021 VNL with the “B“ squad, which will be consisted of 17 players. The best players, 15 of them will stay to conduct preparation for the Tokyo Olympics in the country. Mazzanti will give away his place on the bench for the VNL to his assistant Giulio Cesare Bregoli.

The 17-women roster of Italy for VNL 2021: Francesca Bosio, setter (Reale Mutua Fenera Chieri), Sara Bonifacio, middle blocker (Igor Gorgonzola Novara), Anastasia Guerra, outside hitter (Il Bisonte Firenze), Sylvia Nwakalor, opposite hitter (Il Bisonte Firenze), Camilla Mingardi, opposite hutter (Unet E-Work Busto Arsizio), Marina Lubian, middle blocker (Savino Del Bene Scandicci), Rachele Morello, setter (Olimpia Teodora Ravenna), Chiara De Bortoli, libero (Reale Mutua Fenera Chieri), Alessia Mazzaro, middle blocker (Reale Mutua Fenera Chieri), Rebecca Piva, outside hitter (Olimpia Teodora Ravenna), Ilaria Battistoni, setter (Igor Gorgonzola Novara), Eleonora Furlan, middle blocker (Delta Despar Trentino), Giulia Melli, outside hitter (Delta Despar Trentino), Sofia D’Odorico, outside hitter (Delta Despar Trentino), Federica Squarcini, middle blocker (Saugella Monza), Eleonora Fersino, libero (Zanetti Bergamo), and Loveth Omoruyi, outside hitter (Imoco Volley Conegliano).

The 15-women roster of Italy for the Olympic Games:

Setters: Alessia Orro (Saugella Monza), Ofelia Malinov (Savino Del Bene Scandicci), Giulia Gennari (Imoco Volley Conegliano).         

Outside hitters: Indre Sorokaite (Toyota Auto Body Queenseis, JPN), Alessia Gennari (Unet E-Work Busto Arsizio), Caterina Bosetti (Igor Gorgonzola Novara), Elena Pietrini (Savino Del Bene Scandicci), Miriam Sylla (Imoco Volley Conegliano).

Middle blockers: Cristina Chirichella (Igor Gorgonzola Novara), Anna Danesi (Saugella Monza), Sarah Fahr (Imoco Volley Conegliano), Raphaela Folie (Imoco Volley Conegliano).

Opposite hitters: Paola Egonu (Imoco Volley Conegliano).  

Liberos: Monica De Gennaro (Imoco Volley Conegliano), Beatrice Parrocchiale (Saugella Monza).

 

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Since you are here…

…we have a small favor to ask. WorldofVolley is one of the most popular volleyball websites in the world that provides many volleyball news daily. We are covering many worldwide competitions, trying to inform all of our fans by publishing the breaking news.

Since we want to keep our future much secure, consider this donate button as a way to support our work and to help us grow.

THANK YOU!

Donation
Choose Amount
Do you find this article useful?
+3   Yes     No   0-

1 Comments about "ITA W: Mazzanti sends “B“ team to VNL, main stars stay home to prepare for Olympics"

11.05.2021 | 14:24 |   DIZIAN [unregistered]

WHY THERE IS NO LUCIA BOSSETTI ON THE LIST. WILL SHE MISS THE TOKYO OLYMPICS?

+0            0-
reply

Post a comment

antiRobotImage

Latest comments

GRE W: Suspended Korean player Lee Da-Yeong going to play in Greece

Excited to see Dayeong venture out to an overseas league to grow as a player! Since the Greece league is weaker than the Korean league, it'll be an opportunity to see if she can step up to the plate to lead her team as a setter, while also showing herself to other leagues for future seasons.

The twins were indefinitely suspended after the accusations made towards them about what they did back during elementary school, but they're currently in the midst of a court investigation process to prove that most of the accusations made against them were false (they acknowledged some of them and had apologized immediately & publicly for those).
Once that is resolved - hopefully soon, she should have no issues going abroad.

Heard rumours that PAOK is also looking for a foreign OH, and is looking at signing her twin sister Jaeyeong together with her as a package.
I sure hope that is true and will come to pass as well! Will be additionally fun seeing them play together, and they can rely on one another in a new foreign environment. Reply

VNL W: Preliminary stage over - China put end to USA’s invincibility, 6 players say farewell to Thailand National Team

Bless the Thai players. They share much blood, sweat and tears, many tears. They were robbed of an Olympic birth from an incompetent ref that will haunt them for the rest of their life. Reply

Testimonials