Lamezia Terme hosts the first tournament of the Italian Deaf Sports Federation


By John

It took place on Sunday 19 May, at the parish of San Raffaele Arcangelo a Lamezia Terme,
the 1st Regional FSSI (Italian Deaf Sports Federation) Calabria 5-a-side football championship. At the end of the very balanced and hard-fought matches, in front of a large and warm audience coming from all over Calabria, ASD Cosenza made its The entire stakes are up for grabs by prevailing over ASDGSS Potenza, classified in second place, and the other participating Calabrian team, ASDGSENS Catanzaro, classified on the lowest step of the podium.
The Lucanian team received the prizes for the top scorer and the best goalkeeper in the championship,
while Simone Cicero of ASD Cosenza won the award for best player of the tournament.
“I thank all the teams who participated in the FSSI regional championship today
very important for deaf people – declared the FSSI Calabria Regional Delegate Francesco
Scalise – considering that sport can also represent a moment of aggregation and inclusion
social”. Furthermore, affectionate thanks were also addressed to the institutional authorities
present such as the mayor of Lamezia Terme Paolo Mascaro, the deputy mayor Antonello Bevilacqua,
the Sports Councilor Luisa Vaccaro, the City Councilor Mimmo Gianturco, the President
regional ENS Calabria Antonio Mirijello, who delivered the coveted awards to
teams. Furthermore, thanks were also addressed to the President of the AIA Section of Lamezia
Terme Gianfranco Pujia for the positive collaboration aimed at organizing the tournament, e
to the Asd Oratorio Beato Frassati Calcio Parish of San Raffaele for hosting the event.