S.S.C. Napoli Youth Sector

The youth sector is responsible for managing all the teams registered by SSC Napoli into their youth leagues that is governed by the Italian FIGC for various National and International tournaments. The objective of this policy is to train and enhance young members of SSC Napoli so that they can be launched in the world of professional football, creating a pool of talent from which the first team can draw on.a player and want a chance in your team

Napoli Primavera
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Full nameSocietà Sportiva Calcio Napoli Primavera
GroundStadio Pasquale Janniello
OwnerAurelio De Laurentiis
PresidentEdoardo De Laurentiis
Head coachGiuseppe Angelini
LeagueCampionato Primavera 1
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The Youth Sector, according to the Italian football league system, is divided into six squads: 'Primavera', 'Berretti', 'Allievi Nazionali', 'Giovanissimi', 'Esordienti' and 'Pulcini'.

In the 1962-1963 season the FIGC decided to create a national youth championship called the Campionato Primavera. In which the Naples has participated in since the first edition with mixed success. In the early sixties a young youth star was born in the median of Antonio Juliano , who would soon debut in the first team and become the second most capped player to ever play for Napoli with 505 appearances in the league and cup alone.

Fabio Cannavaro, World champion and Ballon d'Or winner 2006, a product of the Napoli Youth team.

'Primavera' SquadEdit

Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli Primavera is the Napoli football team composed of footballers between 15 and 20 years old. According to Italian Football’s hierarchy, it is the main youth category and is thus above the 'Berretti' squad. Each season, the 'Primavera' squad is the experimental group for the trial and/or promotion of the future members of the first team before the beginning of the Serie A season. Players deemed ready for first team football are registered and given a first team squad number. The team currently competes in group C of the Primavera TIM Championship.They have won the Primavera TIM Championship better known as Campionato Nazionale Primavera once in the 1978–79 Primavera season.

They also participate in the Coppa Italia Primavera and have been Champions once in 1997 they also compete in the annual Torneo di Viareggio one of the most prestigious U-20 championships in the world, an international tournament they have won and been runners-up 4 times.

The Primavera team also took part in the very first UEFA U-19 Champions League now called The UEFA Youth League after the Napoli first team qualified for the Champions League which gave the Primavera team access into the UEFA U-19 Champions League tournament, Napoli was put into Group F of the tournament with Olympique de Marseille, Arsenal F.C. and Borussia Dortmund. Napoli beat all the teams in the group, Olympique de Marseille, Arsenal F.C. and Borussia Dortmund at home to progress to the last 16 which saw them draw Real Madrid which they lost 2-1 in stoppage time with a goal by Aleix Febas Pérez in the 93rd minute.

Primavera squadEdit

As of 1 February 2020

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
  GK Antonio Pio Daniele
  GK Hubert Dawid Idasiak
  GK Gioacchino Maione
  GK Vincenzo Mancino
  DF Alessandro Zanoli
  DF Marc Fred Tsoungui
  DF Karim Zedadka
  DF Davide Costanzo
  DF Alberto Senese
  DF Nello D'Onofrio
  DF Claudio Manzi
  DF Vincenzo Potenza
  MF Simone Zanon
  MF Rafail Mamas
  MF Brando Sami
No. Position Player
  MF Georgios Vrakas
  MF Alessio Esposito
  MF Valerio Labriola
  MF Giovanni Ceperano
  MF Raffaele Virgillo
  MF Antonio D'Amato
  MF Francesco Marrazzo
  MF Agapios Vrikkis
  MF Kleis Bozhanaj
  FW Ciro Palmieri
  FW Antonio Cioffi
  FW Lorenzo Sgarbi
  FW Carlo Cavallo
  FW Samuelle Vianni
  FW Antonio Grasso
  FW Antonio DeCicco
  • Primavera Staff
    • Head Coach: Giuseppe Angelini

Managerial historyEdit

  •   Mario Corso(1978-1982)
  •   Luigi Caffarelli(1997-2007)
  •   Raimondo Marino(2003-2004)
  •   Roberto Miggiano(2010-2011)
  •   Adolfo Sormani(2011-2012)
  •   Giampaolo Saurini (2012–2017)
  •   Loris Beoni (2017 - 2018)
  •   Roberto Baronio (2018 - 2020)
  •   Giuseppe Angelini (2020 - present)


Allievi Nazionali Serie A & B (U17) - Allievi Professionisti (competes against Serie A and B clubs)Edit

As of 15 September 2019

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
  GK Francesco Baietti
  GK Ciro Pinto
  DF Benedetto Barba
  DF Lorenzo Carannante
  DF Mauro Sepe
  DF Francesco Somma
  DF Antonio Vittiello
  DF Gioele Cirillo
  DF Domenico Verdile
  DF Roberto Natale
  MF Francesco Rossi
  MF Enrico Pio De Martino
No. Position Player
  MF Gennaro Iaccarino
  MF Manuel Matrone
  MF Raffaele D'Angelo
  MF Bruno Umile
  MF Davide Accampa
  MF Giuseppe D'Agostino
  FW Luca Assalve
  FW Paolo De Simone
  FW Antonio Vergara
  FW Antonio Cianciulli
  FW Ambrosino

  • Allievi Nazionali Staff
    • Head Coach: Massimo Carnevale
    • Assistant Coach: Antonio Vanacore
    • Physical Trainer: Arcangelo Crispino
    • Goalkeeping Coach: Massimiliano Di Gliulo
    • Team Leader: Luca Lentini

Allievi Lega Pro I & II (U17) - Allievi Lega Pro (competes against Lega Pro clubs)Edit

As of 19 August 2015

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
  GK Alessandro D'Andrea
  GK Antonio Maisto
  DF Gabriel Casolare
  DF Roberto Rea
  DF Niccolò Bartiromo
  DF Alberto Senese
  DF Andrea Mambella
  DF Giovanni Calvano
  MF Salvatore Micillo
No. Position Player
  MF Antonio Illuminato
  MF Matteo Coglitore
  MF Carmine Cristiano
  MF Nicola D'Alessandro
  MF Christian Velotti
  FW Ciro Palmieri
  FW Francesco Pirone
  FW Vincenzo Di Dato
  FW Sergio Gianfrancesco
  FW Angelo Lieto
  • Allievi Lega Pro Staff
    • Head Coach: Vincenzo Marino
    • Assistant Coach: Armando Nocerino
    • Physical Trainer: Giuseppe Trepiccione
    • Goalkeeping Coach: Massimiliano Di Gliulo

Notable former Youth Team playersEdit

Below is a list of some footballers who have played for the Napoli youth squads:

Senior internationalsEdit


See alsoEdit