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Easter under the basket for the U19 Excellence of Allianz Derthona: the Juventus team invited to the prestigious JIT in Lissone, debut on Friday

Easter under the basket for the U19 Excellence of Allianz Derthona: the Juventus team invited to the prestigious JIT in Lissone, debut on Friday

The season at full speed knows no stoppingU19 Excellence ofAllianz Derthona Tortona. The Juventus team will be protagonists throughout the Easter weekend JIT of Lissone, one of the major national tournaments for the category. Arrived at 30 edition the competition in the Brianza area sees among the invited the Juventus team, fresh from the victory in National Group 1 of the championship, from the relative qualification as top seed for the National Finals in Chiusi and, last February, from second place overall at the Next Legabasket Gen Cup.

I Tortona lions, also involved at senior level in Interregional Serie B where they are still fighting for a place in the playoffs for promotion to National B, are included in the Group A in the company of the hosts of Galvi Lissone and the Americans of Team Ohio, the team most present in the tournament's roll of honor with its 7 victories, the last of which last year led by All American Reed Sheppard, now in the NCAA with Kentucky.

There will therefore also be a comparison with international basketball for Lorenzo Baldi and his companions, in a tournament that sees the presence in Group B of the Croatians of BC Zadar and the Canadians of Toronto United together with Varese Basketball, of the Croatians of KK Rijeka and Bayern Monaco together with the College Basketball Borgomanero in Group C and finally of theUSK Prague, of Step Higher Academy (selection of US high schools in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area) and the Swedes of Rig Mark in Group D.

For the event Allianz will field the two loans of Alessandro Dore from Dinamo Sassari and Viktorio Hida from Don Bosco Crocetta Torino.

CALENDAR The debut for Allianz will take place Friday 28 19 hours against i hosts, Saturday at 21 the challenge to Team Ohio, in Easter Sunday two matches scheduled with matches with the Group B for the semi-finals 1st/8th place or 9th/12th and then the final on the day of Easter Monday.

STATEMENTS The head coach Luca Ansaloni: “First of all, we were very pleased to be invited. These international tournaments put our kids to the test even with different realities, in Lissone we will meet teams from overseas, Croatian or from other backgrounds. These are new experiences that increase the knowledge of our boys and which at this stage, precisely because we have just finished the qualifying round of the championship and we are a month away from the start of the National Finals, still allow us to play real matches for a while longer. ' and therefore continue to keep us moving, like the Interregional Serie B matches. All this will therefore allow us to move forward with this trend of matches that count and which serve to keep us in good shape between now and the Finals.”

MEDIA All matches of the tournament will be broadcast in live streaming on Italhoop YouTube channel.


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