Azzurrini party in Cyprus, the under-17s are European champions

A new title has entered the great trophy cabinet of the Italian national teams, one of the few that was still missing at youth level but was finally won, the European Men's Under-17 Championship. What seemed to be a taboo was broken by the team led by Massimiliano Favo, who achieved in Cyprus against Portugal the feat that the previous Italian teams who had come close to the title (finals in 2013, 2018 and 2019) did not had failed to achieve, without ever achieving it. . The Italians dominated the match yesterday, scoring early with Giallorossi Coletta then getting their hands on the trophy thanks to a double from Camarda, scorer in the first and second half.

Euro24, Italy Under 17 Camarda gettyimages

Euro24, Italy Under 17 Camarda

The AC Milan player, who last November, at 15 years, 8 months and 15 days, became the youngest debutant in the history of Serie A, concluded a special season by contributing with his goals to the conquest of the continental title but, as he had declared on On the eve of coach Favo, he is not the only special observer of the Italian youth team, where there is no shortage of talent. This was demonstrated in the meantime by what happened in the tournament, where Italy won all the matches in the final phase, against Poland (2-0), Slovakia (2-0), Sweden (2-1), then England (on penalties) in the quarter-finals and Denmark (1-0), in the semi-final.

Euro24, Italian under-17 champion gettyimages

Euro24, Italian under-17 champion

And at the Cyprus stadium, this talent was once again fully manifested and from the first minutes, since from the 7th minute the Azzurri took the advantage with Federico Coletta, author of the decisive goal against the Danes and the third goal in total Match. tournament. Then, Camarda did not miss the opportunities he had, doubling the score in the 16th minute and then in the 5th minute of the second half, bringing his total successes to four, one less than the top scorer , the Portuguese Mora, who was rendered harmless by the Italian defense.

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