Rome. “To ask my boys to be brave, I must first set an example: that’s why I focus on young people.” Italogbi coach Franco Smith, minimum average age, 24 years: In 9 days we will resume with six nations, France will be the national team to host the 21st edition of the Olympics. Audience. Behind the closed doors of a tournament and threatened by an epidemic like last year, when several matches were suspended and recovered in October: dates confirmed, this moment. Italy will play 3 games in Rome (Blues, then Ireland, Wales), in London with England, Edinburgh and Scotland: one win will already be a win, we are stuck at home even in 2013 as it has not happened for almost 6 years. But this will not be easy, as ours will only take small steps proportionately as the opponents continue to race.
Mayor Rugby: “What a pity, there is no public at the Olympics.”
The Italian launch of the tournament was hosted by Salon de Onor del Con. Capital Mayor Virginia Rugby, Connie President Giovanni Malage, Sport and Health President Vito Kozoli and Discovery Italia CEO Alessandro Arimo were in attendance. . The mayor spoke of a worse point than the inevitable absence of the public and the impossibility of proposing Foro Italico’s “third time” as in previous seasons. All of Asuri’s matches will be broadcast live on Demax Channel 52, while other matches will be streamed live on Motor Trend Channel 59 (and live streaming on Discovery +).
Coach Smith: “It’s like building a cathedral”
The first meeting of the Assyrians will be held on Saturday, February 6 at 3.15 pm. England will face Scotland on the same day, and on Sunday it will be Wales-Ireland’s turn. Wales, who are considered to be the most affordable – at the moment – to face Italy in Twickenham on February 13, the Irish to compete in the Olympics again on February 27 and again in Rome on March 13. It will end on March 20 at Murrayfield. “I think someone is building a cathedral,” said Coach Smith. “In the next few years we will be competitors, we will win. We need new heroes and flags: even in the absence I can not waste time calling old players, it is better to stay in the project with young people”.
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