Basketball, Pozzecco's first Italy: Polonara and Spissu are back

Three new features and two returns to the first squad list of Gianmarco Pozzeccothe new coach of Italbasket who will make his debut on the Italian bench on Saturday 25 June in Trieste in the friendly against Slovenia.

First time ever with the senior national team for Luca Severini, Leonardo Okeke and John Petrucelli, the latter recently in possession of an Italian passport. Achille Polonara and Marco Spissu return to Italy, whose last appearances were in the quarter-final against France at the Tokyo Olympics last summer. For Guglielmo Caruso and Tomas Woldetensae new call after the 2021 training camp.

Basketball, Recalcati assistant to Pozzecco in the national team



At the end of the match against Slovenia, Pozzecco will announce the list of players called up for the Brescia meeting (28 June / 1 July) and for the trip to Almere, where the Azzurri will challenge Holland on 4 July (19.30) in the last race of the first qualifying phase for the 2023 World Cup.

Called up for the meeting in Trieste and the friendly Italy-Slovenia
# 00 Amedeo Della Valle (1993, 194, G, Germani Brescia)
# 0 Marco Spissu (1995, 184, P, UNICS Kazan – Russia)
# 7 Stefano Tonut (1993, 194, G, Umana Reyer Venice)
# 12 Diego Flaccadori (1996, 193, P, Dolomiti Energia Trentino)
# 18 Matteo Spagnolo (2003, 193, P, Vanoli Cremona)
# 20 Mattia Udom (1993, 200, A, Happy Casa Brindisi)
# 25 Alessandro Lever (1998, 208, A / C, Allianz Pallacanestro Trieste)
# 30 Guglielmo Caruso (1999, 208, C, Openjobmetis Varese)
# 31 Michele Vitali (1991, 196, G / A, Umana Reyer Venezia)
# 33 Achille Polonara (1991, 205, A, Fenerbahce Beko – Turkey)
# 40 Luca Severini (1996, 204, A, Bertram Derthona Basket Tortona)
# 43 Leonardo Arinze Okeke (2003, 206, C, Novipiù JB Casale Monferrato)
# 45 Nicola Akele (1995, 203, A, Nutribullet Treviso)
# 53 Tomas Woldetensae (1998, 196, G / A, Openjobmetis Varese)
# 77 John Petrucelli (1992, 193, G / A, Germani Brescia)

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

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