Overview

Team profile

Italy

 TEAM HISTORYItaly’s ‘Cadette’ will defende
the two times champions of Girl’s U18 World Championship, won in 2015 in Lima
(Perù) and 2017 in Rosario (Argentina).
 
In the two last editions

Italy dominated the
competition, winning all the matches of the tournaments.

In the previous editions the
Italian girls have finished 11th and 10th. In 2003 Italy won silver medal and
bronze in 1995, 1997 and 2005.

‘Le Azzurrine’ remain a force
in Europe though where they won silver at the 2011, 2013, 2017 and 2018 European
Championships.

Coach

Marco Nazzareno Mencarelli

Marco Nazzareno Mencarelli

HEAD COACH MENCARELLI MARCO NAZZARENO

Marco Mencarelli is a
well-known face at the Italian Volleyball Federation having worked with a
number of teams since starting work 
for the Federation in 1992.

From 2001 until 2004 the
52-year-old worked as an assistant coach for the women’s national team when
they won the 2002 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World
Championship and competed at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.

Mencarelli coached an
experimental team to the bronze medal at the 2005 Mediterranean Games in
Almeria and then took over the U20 women’s team. He led them
to three European titles in 2006, 2008 and 2010 before they won the 2011 World
Championship in Peru. For good measure he added a 2014 European bronze.

He has been Technical Director
for the national age-group teams and took over the U18s in 2012. In 2015 as
coach of U18 women’s Italy team he won the gold medal  at U18 World Championship.

From 2015 to 2019 he was te
the head coach of Unet Yamamay Busto Arsizio, while in the next season he will
train Savino Del Bene Volley Scandicci.

 

Staff

  • Team Manager Alessio Trombetta
  • Assistant coach Fanni Michele
  • Doctor D'ascenzi Flavio
  • Physiotherapist Sandro Gennari

Schedule

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Ranking

Rank Teams Matches Result Details Sets Points
Total Won Lost 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Points Won Lost Ratio Won Lost Ratio
1
Italy
4 4 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 10 12 4 3.000 364 300 1.213
2
USA
4 3 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 10 11 3 3.666 333 244 1.364
3
Canada
4 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 5 6 9 0.666 281 334 0.841
4
Korea
4 1 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 3 4 10 0.400 278 333 0.834
5
Mexico
4 0 4 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 5 12 0.416 338 383 0.882

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