“This morning I met Julio Velasco, current youth coach of the Italian volleyball federation. With the FIPAV regional president, Fabio Di Camillo, in fact, we planned an event in our Palasport in Contrada Campetto. I talked about it with the councilor for sport Emidio Camplese to start the organization after the European Under 20 men. The initiative has one goal: to promote our territory. We are there “. With these words posted on Facebook together with a photo in which he poses smiling with a monument of world sport, and in particular of volleyball, as Julio Velasco, the mayor of Penne Gilberto Petrucci shows his fellow citizens the guest of honor received today in city.
The highly decorated Velasco – 3 Europeans, 2 World Championships, 5 World League – is in Abruzzo because in the next few days in Vasto and Montesilvano the men’s European Under 20 volleyball championships will begin, scheduled from 17 to 25 September. At the end of the event, the Pennesi administrators will meet Velasco and the members of FederVolley to set up an international volleyball event in the sports hall of the Vestina city.
Finals at the Palaroma
All the matches of the pool stage and the 5th-8th place semifinals and finals will be broadcast live on the YouTube channel of the Italian Volleyball Federation. All those interested in attending the semifinals and finals scheduled in Montesilvano on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September will be able to purchase tickets at the following link: https://fipav.mybookingplatform.it/prenotazione. On the other days of competitions, however, access to the facilities is free..