A lot of enthusiasm and a lot of curiosity at the presentation evening of Victor Marino, the new football team that will have the great honor of the oldest Republic in the world in an Italian league. Many, including onlookers, fans and personalities from the sporting and institutional world of the Titan, participated in the special event, held yesterday at the World Trade Center in San Marino: in addition to the president of the San Marino National Olympic Committee, Gian Primo Giardi, to the winning San Marino shooters of two silvers and a bronze at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Alessandra Perilli and Gian Marco Berti, the president of the San Marino Baseball champion of Italy, Mauro Fiorini, were also present the coach of the National Under 21 of San Marino, Fabrizio Costantini, the Technical commissioner of the San Marino national team from 2014 to 2017, Pierangelo Manzaroli, the former San Marino striker of Milan, Parma and Bologna, Marco Macina, the former captain of the San Marino national team, William Guerra, and some old acquaintances of that San Marino Marino Calcio who is no longer there like Germano De Biagi, Antonello Sammarco, Gianluca Vivan and Roberto Di Maio.
The leadership of Victor San Marino, called on stage by the sports journalist of San Marino Rtv, Lorenzo Giardi, and applauded several times since, has made no secret of its ambitions to bring public San Marino football back among the professionals within a few years. , initially aiming from this season to fight as much as possible in the top echelons of Group C of Excellence.
The other objectives of the president Luca Della Balda, the vice president Pierluigi Benedettini, the general secretary Paride Bugli, the members of the board of directors Sandro Macerata, Tiziano Canini, Fabrizio Muccioli, Silvano Valentini and Gian Luca Cola, the sports director Gian Luca Bollini and the responsible for the technical area Giampaolo Mazza are the launch of young San Marino players in the world of football, also to encourage more and more the growth of the national football team, and the involvement of as many investors as possible, including foreign ones, in supporting the company through the use of the instrument of widespread shareholding.
The sponsors were announced during the evening who immediately and with great joy married the determined and interesting sporting project of the biancazzurro club: Victor Lounge, Mec International, BAOBAB, UNION, RSM Research and Development, San Marino Ecology, Tecnocasa San Marino, McDonald’s Rimini , NA MA Immobiliare and Titano Ecologia.
To receive the applause and appreciation of the participants in the evening also the technical staff and the players, already engaged this Sunday with the first away match of the season in Sant’Alberto (Ravenna) against Alfonsine (“Dino Nostini” municipal field, whistle start at 15.30).
Among the biancazzurri present in the squad, the midfielder and captain Mario Barone certainly stand out (Matese, Albalonga, Sambenedettese and Fondi are some of the teams in which he played during his long career), the central defenders Antonio De Queiroz (Brazilian with passport passport) Italian, has already played in the Belpaese) and Emiliano Pedrazzini (ex Triestina, Lupa Roma and Frosinone), the forward Matteo Prandelli (he has great experience in the Italian Serie D and two championships in the Serie B of Belgium), the left-back Benjamin Boccioletti (ex Savoia, Fano, Vis Pesaro and Adriese) and goalkeeper Gianmarco Pazzini (ex Savignanese, Rimini, Giacomense and Castellarano).
Three of the Victor San Marino players coached by Gianni D’Amore, namely Filippo Santi, Samuel Pancotti and Thomas Rosti, are even in the San Marino Under 21 team.
Lorenzo Pastorelli (from Cesena Primavera), central midfielders Matteo Morelli (who grew up in the Vis Pesaro youth teams) and Leonardo Albonetti (who arrived in Forlì on a temporary basis), the attacking midfielder Mattia Gaudenzi (also a product of the Vis youth teams) Pesaro) and striker Giordano Bardeggia (San Marino, Inter and Cesena school as well as former player of Reggiana, Sangiustese, Real Giulianova, Marignanese Cattolica, Tropical Coriano and Sasso Marconi).
Goalkeepers – Gianmarco Pazzini (born in 1990, from Savignanese), Simone Barducci (2001, on loan from Forlì) and Nicolò Battistini (1999).
Defenders – Federico Ferri (2002, from Fano), Matteo Luvisi (2003, San Marino Academy), Antonio De Queiroz (1990, from Estrela do Norte Futebol Clube), Thomas Rosti (2001, from Del Duca Grama), Filippo Santi ( 2001, from La Fiorita), Benjamin Boccioletti (1999, from Savoia), Loris Mannarino (2002, from Sasso Marconi) and Emiliano Pedrazzini (1998, from Falaschelavinio).
Midfielders – Mario Barone (1984, from Matese), Luca Castagnoli (2001, from Medicine), Mattia Gaudenzi (2001, from Vis Pesaro), Matteo Morelli (2002, from Vis Pesaro), Lorenzo Pastorelli (2001, from Cesena), Tommaso Argenziano (2004, Academy of San Marino), Leonardo Albonetti (2000, on loan from Forlì) and Federico Giovanni Bergnesi (2002, from Cattolica).
Forwards – Giordano Bardeggia (2000, from Sasso Marconi), Riccardo Michelucci (2003, from San Marino Academy), Samuel Pancotti (2000, from La Fiorita), Abdul Zabre (2001, on loan from Forlì) and Matteo Prandelli (1988, from Rieti).
Victor San Marino technical staff 2021/2022: Coach – Gianni Domenico D’Amore; Assistant Coach – Giampaolo Ceramicola; Goalkeeper Trainer – Marco Pierini; Athletic Trainer – Samuele Tomasini; Physiotherapist – Enrico Zanotti.