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Piacenza Baseball – U12 victorious in Collecchio. The XVI Farnese Tournament starts on Sunday

The U12 of Piacenza wins 13-9 in Collecchio and closes in seventh place in the ranking of the Western Zone of the Emilia Cup. A clear success despite the comeback of Parma in the second half of the match when the result, 11-1, seemed firmly in the hands of Piacenza. Thus ends the regional tournament but the youth season is still far from over. In fact, two important autumn events will start over the weekend. On Sunday the Farnese Tournament starts, a traditional youth festival organized by Piacenza, now in its sixteenth edition which for the occasion is combined with the fiftieth anniversary of the Society. Two days, eight teams in two categories, twelve games in all.

U12 starts on Sunday at Montesissa: Piacenza, Ares Milano, Old Rags Lodi and Codogno. Single Italian round and then semifinals and finals with the conclusion on Sunday 16 when at the same time, at the De Benedetti, a quadrangular U15 will be played with Piacenza, Old Rags, Codogno and Pianorese. An intense program that brings to the fore a prestigious tournament that had been missing since 2018 when guests were the young Americans of the MVP Team from Michigan.

The calendar of the first day includes: at 10 Piacenza-Codogno, at 12 Old Rags-Ares, at 14 the derby Codogno-Old Rags and at 16 Ares-Piacenza. But that’s not all because the Robert Fontana Tournament, organized by Milan 1946, begins on Saturday. Eleven teams from four regions with athletes at the age of 23 are at the start. Piacenza is in group B with Senago, Brescia, Seveso and Ares. Away debut (3.30 pm) in Senago while Piacenza-Brescia will be staged on Sunday at 3 pm at De Benedetti.

An interesting tournament that features several young Serie A and B prospects and which is proposed as an inviting showcase for the enhancement of a sector, precisely U23, which in 2023 will see the dispute of the European Championship with Italy among the favorites . For Piacenza, which will be led by Andrea D’Auria, many first team owners, some young rookies, and a handful of reinforcements granted by the regulation and coming from Codogno and Crocetta Parma on the field.

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