MILAN - After the 2016-17 season ended in the best of ways with the Primavera, Berretti and Under-17 teams winning the Scudetto, the start of the 2017-18 season has started well for the youth academy. After Vecchi’s Under-19 team won pre-season tournaments, the whole system has provided a significant number of players for their national teams.
From today to Tuesday 29th August, 17 Nerazzurri players will be off on international duty. Here is the full list.
Under 16 - Christian Dimarco, Oluwa Femi Emeric Romaric Guedegbe and Rosario Cancello for the friendly with Cesena on 31st August;
Under 18 - Niccolò Corrado, Lorenzo Gavioli, Elia Visconti and Davide Merola for the Serbia match on 2nd September;
Under 19 - Davide Bettella, Nicolò Zaniolo and Andrea Pinamonti for the friendlies with Turkey (1 September) and Russia (5 September)
Under 18 - Flor Van Den Eynden international tournament in France;
Under 19 - Xian Emmers international tournament in Stockholm;
Under 21 - Zinho Vanheusden Euro 2019 qualifier against Turkey on 5th September;
Under 19 - Luka Kerin and Maj Roric for two friendlies with Kazakhstan (29 and 31 August);
Under 19 - Vladan Dekic in the Stevan Cele Vilotic International Tournament in Subotica;
Under 19 - Jens Odgaard for an international tournament in Norway;