The national teams of Italy and Serbia under 19 played the test match on Sunday May 13th in Fogliano Redipuglia (Nort Italy 34070 Province of Gorizia). For both teams this was a great boost to the current capabilities. Italy won by 36-20 (20-8).
Slobodan Manak, team manager of Serbian U19 national team said: “This game is very important for us as a part of our preparations for U19 European Championship which will be held later this year in August. It will help us to see where we stand at the moment and should we need something to change in our preparations. Despite the defeat, we are content with our performance.”
This game was much more important to Italy because, their qualifying matches against Ukraine is only one week from now. The Italian coach Salvatore Pezzano can be pleased with what his players showed against Serbia.
U 19 test match: ITALY – SERBIA 36-20 (16-8)
Fogliano Di Redipuglia 13 May 2018, Stadium: Fogliano. Spectators: 100. Referee: touch judges:
Points for Italy U19 : Tries 7 Anthony Virzì 5 min, Leonardo Artale 10 and 21 min , Stefano Dalmasso, 37 and 70 min, Davide Signorelli 47 min, Alfio Laudani 57 min, – Goals Francesco Mendosa 4/7
Points for Serbia U19: Tries 4 – Stevan Ivankovic 27 and 52 , Vladimir Milutnnovic 41 min, Uros Golubovic 35 min, . Goals: Vladimir Milutinovic 2/4
Italy under 19: Giovanni Sciacca, Gianluca Privitera, Anthony Virzì, Stefano Dalmasso, Alfio Laudani, Giordano Arena, Francesco Mendosa, Giovanni Rizzo, Antonio Cacopardo, Leonardo Artale, Davide Signorelli, Werther Bartolini, Stefano Cenci, Salvatore Lipera, Simone Leotta, Nicholas Ferrero, Mario Di Sano,
Serbia under 19: Vuk Tomić , Ivan Andrić, Veljko Stanković , Aleksandar Štefulj, Uroš Golubović, Marko Janković, Ilija Krstić, Mihajlo Stojiljković, Stevan Ivanković, Marko Jakovljević, Marko Makera , Dorotej-Dado Arnold, Vladimir Milutinović (c), Marko Šatev, Marko Simović ,Stefan Milinković, Luka Rašković, Matej Prokić,
|Date||Time||Competition||Season||Match Day||Full Time||Attendance|
|May 13, 2018||16:00||Test match||2018||Test match||70'||100|