Goodbye Carlo Mazzone, tonight Ascoli will make their league debut in Cosenza and will play with mourning on their arm


By John

Carlo Mazzone’s farewell has shaken the football world. Especially the squares that have “experienced” him as a coach. Among these, Ascoli. As it reports picenotimetonight, on the occasion of the first match of the championship between Cosenza and the bianconeri, which will be played at the “Marulla” (kick-off at 20.30) guests will play with mourning on their arm. The most loved coach in the history of Ascoli Calcio passed away today in Ascoli Piceno.

Tributes to ‘Sor Carletto’

In 2019, the new East Tribune of the “Cino e Lillo Del Duca” stadium was named after him and in the same year he was inducted into the Italian football Hall of Fame. On 30 September 2022 he received honorary citizenship from the mayor Marco Fioravanti. In November 2022 Prime Video dedicated the docufilm “Like a father” to him with the testimonies of many world football champions who have had the good fortune and privilege to work with him: Andrea Pirlo, Roberto Baggio, Francesco Totti, Pep Guardiola, Claudio Ranieri , Marco Materazzi and many others.

His life in Ascoli

Born in Rome on March 19, 1937, for years “Sor Carletto” lived in the Piceno capital with his family. After wearing the Ascoli Calcio shirt as a footballer in the 60s, he led the Picchio as coach from 1968 to 1975 and then from 1980 to 1984, helping to write unforgettable pages of football and sport together with the President Costantino Rozzi. On October 30, 2022, his last public appearance at the Ventidio Basso Theater in Ascoli on the occasion of the screening of the docufilm “Come un padre”.