Italy men's national field hockey team

The Italy men's national field hockey team represents Italy in international field hockey competitions.[2][3]

Italy
Italy
NicknameGli Azzurri (The Blues)
AssociationItalian Hockey Federation
ConfederationEHF (Europe)
CoachRoberto da Gai
Assistant coach(es)Gianluca Cirilli
ManagerLuca Angius
CaptainAgustin Nunez
Home
Away
FIH ranking
Current 23 Steady (1 March 2020)[1]
Highest23 (September 2019–present)
Lowest37 (2007, July 2018–December 2018)
Olympic Games
Appearances2 (first in 1952)
Best result11th (1952)
World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 1978)
Best result13th (1978)
EuroHockey Championship
Appearances6 (first in 1970)
Best result9th (1987)

Tournament recordEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

World CupEdit

EuroHockey ChampionshipEdit

EuroHockey Championship IIEdit

EuroHockey Championship IIIEdit

Hockey World LeagueEdit

FIH Hockey SeriesEdit

TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

The following 18 players represented Italy at the 2019 EuroHockey Championship II in Cambrai, France.[4][5]

Head Coach: Roberto da Gai

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) CapsClub
12 GK Francesco Mitrotta (1990-02-11) 11 February 1990 (age 30) 22   Royal White Star HC
22 GK Francesco Padovani (1991-06-14) 14 June 1991 (age 29) 39   SH Hockey Paolo Bonomi

2 DF Nicolás Mondo (1996-08-27) 27 August 1996 (age 24) 19   HC Pozuelo
3 DF Mattia Melato (1991-06-14) 14 June 1991 (age 29) 6   HTC Indiana
13 DF Julien Dallons (1992-01-21) 21 January 1992 (age 28) 29   HC Butterfly Roma
18 DF Thomas Keenan (1994-04-02) 2 April 1994 (age 26) 48   Club Atlético San Sebastián
29 DF Luca Valentino (1997-06-09) 9 June 1997 (age 23) 13   CUS Padova
30 DF Giaime Carta (1994-11-26) 26 November 1994 (age 25) 30   SG Amsicora

6 MF Juan Montone (1986-11-18) 18 November 1986 (age 33) 46   Universitario de La Plata
10 MF Juan Ortega (1986-08-20) 20 August 1986 (age 34) 15   SH Paolo Bonomi
14 MF Fabio Blom (1997-12-28) 28 December 1997 (age 22) 5   Klein Zwitserland
20 MF Juan Munafo' (1999-05-08) 8 May 1999 (age 21) 5   Adige United HC
21 MF François Sior (1998-07-21) 21 July 1998 (age 22) 15   Royal Daring HC
32 MF Mattia Amorosini (1999-03-24) 24 March 1999 (age 21) 33   HT Bologna

7 FW Agustín Nunez (C) (1985-10-16) 16 October 1985 (age 34) 77   HTC Indiana
8 FW Pietro Lago (1999-12-06) 6 December 1999 (age 20) 19   HTC Indiana
19 FW Giulio Ferrini (1992-02-26) 26 February 1992 (age 28) 29   Southgate HC
26 FW Julian Montone (1990-06-16) 16 June 1990 (age 30) 35   CA Montrouge

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 1 March 2020. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Federazione Italiana Hockey". federhockey.it. 21 October 2014. Retrieved 21 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Clinical India maul Italy 8-1 in men's Olympic qualifier". firstpost.com. 19 February 2012. Retrieved 21 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Team Details – Italy". tms.fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  5. ^ "Convocazione n. 14 - Eurohockey Championship II Men - Cambrai (Francia) - 25 luglio-04 agosto 2019" (PDF). federhockey.it (in Italian). Federazione Italiana Hockey. Retrieved 14 July 2020.