Antonino Saviano

Antonino Saviano (born 7 January 1984) is a former Italian footballer.

Antonino Saviano
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-01-07) 7 January 1984 (age 36)
Place of birth Reggio Calabria, Italy
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Reggina 2 (0)
2002–2003Matera (loan) 32 (0)
2003–2004Lamezia (loan) 30 (0)
2004–2005Napoli (loan) 0 (0)
2006 Chievo 0 (0)
2006–2007 Cassino 31 (0)
2007–2009 Sansovino 16 (0)
Total 111 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only



Born in Reggio Calabria, Calabria, Saviano played 2 seasons in Serie D (top of non-professional leagues) before joining Napoli Soccer in mid-2004, a newly formed phoenix club of S.S.C. Napoli.

On 1 July 2005 he returned to his parent club Reggina and made his Serie A debut on March 5, 2006. That match Ivan Pelizzoli was not played and Nicola Pavarini was injured in the first half. That match Reggina won Treviso 1–0.

On 7 May 2006 (round 37), Saviano played his second (and the last) Serie A match, replacing Pelizzoli in the 55th minute. He concerned 2 more goals, made the club once losing 0–5. Eventually Nicola Amoruso scored to goal for Reggina, made the final scored fixed at losing to Fiorentina 2–5.


On 1 July 2006 he was signed by fellow Serie A club Chievo on a free transfer.[1] However, he was farmed to Serie C2 club Cassino, on a co-ownership deal.

In mid-2007, he was farmed to Sansovino from Chievo, along with defenders Marcus N'Ze, Leonardo Moracci, midfielders Maycol Andriani, Luca Spinetti and forward Xhulian Rrudho.[2] Except Moracci, they joined the Serie C2 club on co-ownership deals.

In June 2008, Chievo gave the remaining 50% registration rights of Sansovino to Cassino. However, he soon retired from professional football.


  1. ^ Di Chiara, Filippo (1 July 2006). "La Lazio fa centro Riecco Cribari e Mauri". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). Retrieved 31 October 2010.
  2. ^ "UFFICIALE: sette acquisti per la Sansovino, c'è anche Rrudho". Tutto Mercato Web (in Italian). Arezzo: TC&C. 8 July 2007. Retrieved 31 October 2010.

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