Because his professional players for weeks on strike, competed in the Italian football-third-tier Pro Piacenza on Sunday to his point game in AC Cuneo with only seven Teens and suffered a record defeat. The fix Team of the North Italians, consisting of players between the ages of 16 and 19 years of age, lost 0:20 (0:16).
This caused the Italian football Federation for Trouble. "What happened in Cuneo with Pro Piacenza, is an insult to the sport and its basic principles," said President Gabriele Gravina. "Our responsibility is to protect the Fans and the credibility of our Championships", he added and spoke of a "Farce".
opponents of Cuneo have been deducted points
of The table last Pro Piacenza's has long been in financial difficulties. The players received no salary payments. Already, three games were cancelled due to the strike of the team, eight points lost by the club on the green table. A fourth rejection would, however, have led to the exclusion of the Clubs from the C series.
With seven players met in Cuneo, which is now in eleventh place, the minimum number of players on a team. The captain of the teen troop, Nicola Cirigliano, was also listed as a Trainer. He was happy in the second half on an eighth player who had forgotten, according to press reports, first, of his identity. The following eight against eleven Cuneo had much more problems with the guests and scored only four goals in the second passage.
Pro Piacenza is not the only South case in Italy, the third League, which is officially called the "Lega Pro 1, Girone A". Also Piacenzas opponent Cuneo were deducted seven points, Lucchese Libertas also eight and Polisportiva Arzachena.More about
Italy football-third-League team sends seven a Teenager, and loses 0:20
Fortunately, the 100 000 inhabitants of the city of Piacenza has another football club: Calcio Piacenza. The plays in the same League as his sinful town rival, greets with 49 points from the second place of the table. On the outcome of the city of Derby you must be curious. (Tsp/dpa)