Cosenza, the enthusiasm of the Calabrian firefighters at the Interforce tennis tournament


By John

THE Calabria Fire Brigade took part in the third edition of Joint tennis tournament Province of Cosenza, organized by the Montescuro Air Force Detachment. The event, with singles and doubles matches, took place in the week of 26 May 01 June on the fields of Chiappetta Village in Rende and saw the participation of FITP registered athletes belonging to the Air Force, State Police, Magistrates, University of Calabria, Army , Financial Police, Fire Brigade and Carabinieri.

The Fire Brigade team composed of the Logistics Management Deputy Director Giovanni MACCARRONE (CZ Command and Calabria Regional Directorate), CSE Natale MARCHIO (Vibo Valentia Command), VE Massimo COCIMANO (already in service at the Vibo Valentia Command, currently at the Catania Command) , reached the semi-final where they lost against the strongest University players; in the other semi-final the Airmen got the better of the State Police.
The two finalist teams, in the presence of the representatives of all the participating teams and the FITP National Councilor Joe Lappano, gave rise to balanced matches at the end of which the Air Force won the tournament.