The 31st edition of the SCOPIGNO CUP World Football Tournament Under 17 was won by Fluminense who beat Lazio again 4-0 in the final.

The match was directed by the referee Federico Dionisi assisted by the assistants Colarossi and Dei Giudici: the Scopigno mascot Nicholas Graziani and the former goalkeeper Marco Amelia kicked off. Emotions at the beginning with the Italian anthem played by the Fanfare of the Bersaglieri of the Eighth Regiment of the Montebello Lancers and sung by the soprano Anna Suvorova.

During the interval of the final, the award ceremony of the 2nd edition of the Scopigno Women’s Trophy was held, won by the S.S. Lazio Women for 4-2 on Ternana, on the field of Flavio Vespasiano of Cittareale.
Awards also for the first Scopigno Special Olympics tournament. The triangular match saw the following challenges New Real Rieti-Integra Sport Monterotondo 3-3. Empoli for Special 2-1 New Real Rieti. Integra Sport Monterotondo-Empoli for Special 3-1. The Integra Sport Monterotondo triumphed: followed by Empoli for Special and New Real Rieti

Monza triumphed in the Fair Play award, winning 6-5 against Ternana (after penalties).

The two semi-finals saw Fluminense beat Salernitana 6-0 at the ‘Scopigno’ and Lazio beat Inter at the ‘Gudini’ after penalty kicks. The game ended 2-2 and after the penalties, the score stopped at 7-5 for the Lazio players.

The Mayor of Rieti Daniele Sinibaldi, the Councilor for Sport Chiara Mestichelli, the Provincial Commander of the Guardia di Finanza of Rieti Colonel Andrea Alba, the Provincial Commander of the Carabinieri Lieutenant Colonel Mariano Celi, the councilor of the Varrone Foundation Luigi Manzara attended the awards.

Also present were the representative of CRAI Massimo Fiorentini and Francesco Cardinali, of Intesa San Paolo Luigi Silvani and the representatives of UMBRO the Delegated Administration Luigi Boccia and Pino Magno. Also present were representatives of the Pulici and Scopigno family.

“We are happy with the excellent success of the event: this year it was not easy to coordinate four venues and the live streaming. We are archiving an edition again this year that introduced novelties, such as that of the Special Olympics tournament and the women’s tournament that has become an integral part – explains ASD Scopigno Cup President Fabrizio Formichetti – returning to the prestigious setting of the Scopigno was significant, like the numerous conferences organised: we are already working on the next edition, always in the spirit that animates the tournament which not only conveys the values sports but also the promotion of tourism, culture and local food and wine specialities”.

The Scopigno Cup is an event that would not be possible without the partners Intesa, Crai, Ri.Tec and Fondazione Varrone, the technical partner Umbro, a company of absolute value on the global scene, Sixtus, which has been accompanying the event for some time and the media partners of the event.


CRAI “Paolo Rossi award” top scorer: Matheus Reis (Fluminense) 6 goals;
Best player of the “Diego Armando Maradona” tournament TERRE SABINE: Matheus Reis (Fluminense);
Best striker “Gianluca Vialli award” UMBRIAN: Isaque (Fluminense)
Best goalkeeper “Pulici Award” RI TEC: Masi (Lazio)

1st classified: FLUMINENSE CRAI Award


3rd place ex aequo Varrone Foundation Award: Monza and Inter

Best defender PERSEO TABACCHI: Castelli (Monza)

BIG MAT Best Midfielder: Wallace (Fluminense)

Best BRICOFER Coach: Lindolfo Melo (Fluminense)

Young Promise “Mirko Fersini” award SANO: Isaque (Fluminense);

Most promising goalkeeper PACI AUTOQUATTRO: Vallati (Monza);

Youngest player VISION OPTIC RINALDUZZI: Moressa (Inter);

Best defender of the final AMATEUR HISTORICAL DAIRY: Gorgulho (Fluminense);

Fair Play Award “Toquato Cocuccioni” PIZZERIA IL VIALE: Monza;

Platinum Goal Award HOME SAVING: Mout (Monza);

SS Lazio vs Fluminense FC 0-4

SS LAZIO (4-2-3-1): Masi; Trabalza, Francioli (57′ Curzi), Caliandro (36′ Santagostino), Trifelli; Battisti (70′ Petrone), Nebuloso ©; Celli (36′ Mucci), Chiucchiuini (57′ Bongiorno), Miconi (57′ Fazio); Coal (36′ Polito).
Unavailable: Mazzu (GK), Di Bartolomeo.
All.: Alboni.

FLUMINENSE FC (4-4-2) : Dayvisson; Kaio, Gorgulho ©, Rodrigo Bringel (68′ Pedro Denis), Vagno; Gabriel Renan, Wallace (63′ Erick Silva), Artur Vinícius (68′ Tauan Silva), Isaque (68′ Artur Henrique); Matheus Reis (68′ Marcos Paulo), Keven Samuel (49′ Kauã Jonathan).
Ex: Breno Britez, Gustavo Henrique (GK).
Herds: Lindolfo Melo.

Referee: Mr Federico Dionisi from L’Aquila.
Assistant 1: Mr. Valerio Colarossi from Rome 2.
Assistant 2: Mr. Pietro Dei Giudici from Latina.

Scorers: 15′ Matheus Reis (Fluminense FC), 22′ pen. Isaque (Fluminense FC), 54′ Kauã Jonathan (Fluminense FC), 61′ Wallace (Fluminense FC).

Booked: 22′ Masi (SS Lazio), 27′ Wallace (Fluminense FC), 28′ Carbone (SS Lazio), 52′ Vagno (Fluminense FC), 59′ Trifelli (SS Lazio).
Expelled: 63′ Santagostino (SS Lazio).

Notes: recovery 1’pt, 0’st. Corners: 4-6. Temperature: 30°C (Serene).

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