Nicolato names 18 players for his Azzurrini squad to face Ukraine on 12th April

Nicolato names 18 players for his Azzurrini squad to face Ukraine on 12th A
After a lively 4-4 draw with Denmark a month ago in Empoli when Italy had trailed 4-1 at one point, the Under-18 National Team will return to action when they face Ukraine on Wednesday 12th April at the Valeriy Lobanovskiy Stadium in Kiev at 16:00 local time.

The coach Paolo Nicolato has named 18 players for his squad. They will meet up on Sunday at the Giulio Onesti Olympic Preparation Centre in Rome before leaving for Fiumicino airport on Monday.

Squad List

Goalkeepers Michele Cerofolini (Fiorentina), Gabriel Manuel Meli (Empoli);
Defenders: Alessandro Bastoni (Atalanta), Edoardo Bianchi (Empoli), Alessandro Buongiorno (Torino), Gianluca Frabotta (Bologna), Luca Ranieri (Fiorentina), Federico Valietti (Inter);
Midfielders: Federico Chiossi (Modena), Alessandro Di Pardo (Spal), Alessandro Mallamo (Atalanta), Andrea Marcucci (Roma), Leonardo Merio (Juventus), Matteo Rover (Inter), Alessio Zerbin (Napoli);
Forwards: Christian Capone (Atalanta), Gabriele Gori (Fiorentina), *Marco Olivieri (Empoli).
Staff – Coach: Paolo Nicolato; Assistant Coach: Carmine Nunziata; Secretaries: Luca Gatto and Manfredi Martino; Goalkeeping Coach: Antonio Chimenti; Fitness Coach: Vito Azzone; Doctor: Daniele Mazza; Physiotherapist: Angelo Cartocci.

* Replacing: Gianluca Scamacca (Sassuolo)

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