The Awakening > “La Befana Plays Basket”, Olimpia Milano triumphs


08 January 2023
Andrea Found

Four days of great basketball in Nole and Ciriè after a two-year break due to the pandemic

A success for the 27th edition of the Under 13 tournament organized by PNC and dedicated to Matteo Bianchi

Four days of great basketball, in Nole and Ciriè, on the occasion of the 27th edition of the tournament “La Befana Gioca a Basket”, dedicated to the Under 13 category and organized by the PNC. the triumph of Olimpia Milano over Virtus Bologna in the final. Twelve teams from all over Italy were on the field, for a full immersion in top-level youth basketball. The “Grifoncini” hosts finished in eighth place, beaten 70-58 in the finals by Reale Mutua Torino.An audience of great occasions attended the finals, on Saturday 7 January: for the occasion, the Serie A Italian Cup also arrived in Nole, with the Final Eight which will be played in Turin in month of February “I thank the organizers for the excellent organization, congratulations to Milan for the final victory and to all the participants for the show offered”, commented the president of the regional committee F IP Piedmont, Gianpaolo Mastromarco. Great emotion at the sound of the siren, with the awarding of all the teams that took part in the event dedicated to the unforgettable Matteo Bianchi. The awards were presented by the presidents Mauro Chiadò and Biagio Morelli; the mayor of Nole, Luca Bertino; the Councilor for Sport of Ciriè, Fabrizio Fossati; the head teacher of Nole, Vincenzo Giammalva; the president of the Pro loco of Nole, Pina Gardetto; and regional councilor Sarah Disabato.

(The complete report, all the results and photos of the tournament in the newspaper on newsstands on Thursday 12 January)



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