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U.21, Nicolato: 'It will be a special match against Ukraine'


'Sport is inclusion'. Tomorrow second test for the Azzurrini (ANSA)

Finishing training sessions in Reggio Calabria for the Italy U21 team who will face Ukraine in a friendly tomorrow, in a preparation match for the European Championships scheduled in Georgia and Romania in June.

A useful game to test the blue eleven but which - as coach Paolo Nicolato explains - takes on a meaning that goes beyond the sporting event: "It can't be a game like any other. Playing with them is a moment of growth for

    everyone I believe in sport and in the values ​​it is able to convey, such as inclusion," says the Azzurrini coach.

    Italy is back from the away victory against Serbia and will now face a more demanding opponent who, unlike the Serbs, is preparing like the Azzurri for the continental competition in June.

"It will be a very demanding match - adds Nicolato - We have many players we are counting on who are not there at the moment, but players who may have the ambition to enter the 23-man squad are emerging". 

Source: ansa

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