The technical leadership of the bianconeri changes, the former Warsaw coach takes possession of the PalaBarton bench and, among many other experiences, twice of the Italian national team. “Throughout my career he has always made evaluations focused on the type of club, the proposal and the prospects. There are many important realities around Europe, Perugia is part of this circle, it is a great club, a top European club, not only Italian. I come to Perugia with the idea of trying to win. I am aware that winning is very difficult, I am equally aware that the club and the president want to win ”
The technical guide of Sir Safety Conad Perugia changes.
The Juventus club announced the arrival on the bench of the PalaBarton of Andrea Anastasi who takes over from Nikola Grbic and takes the helm of the Block Devils.
Sixty-one year old native of Poggio Rusco in the province of Mantua, a great career as a player with 141 tokens in the national team of “Fenomeni”, a long career as a coach which began, once the knee pads were on the nail, in the 1994-1995 season in Brescia. Montichiari (from 1995 to 1999) and Cuneo (from 2003 to 2005) the other stages in Italy, other very significant passages in Poland where he leads the Trefl Gdansk from 2014 to 2019 (with which he won two editions of the national cup in 2014- 15 and in 2017-18 and the Polish Super Cup in 2015) and the Projekt Warsaw from 2019 until the season just ended.
In between a lot, a lot of national. Twice the Italian one (from 1999 to 2003 and from 2007 to 2010) winning the World League in 1999 and 2000 and the Europeans in 1999, finishing third in the 2000 Olympics and second in the 2001 World League and 2001 Europeans. the Spanish national team from 2005 to 2007, with the conquest of the European title in 2007, the Polish one from 2011 to 2013 (obtaining many important placings and the victory in the 2012 World League) and the Belgian one in 2018.
Now the return to the Bel Paese. It was not an obsession, rather a great opportunity.
“Honestly, it was not a worry to have to return to the Italian championship, it would be wrong to say it”, explains Anastasi at his first words as a Juventus coach. “Throughout my career he has always made evaluations focused on the type of club, the proposal and the prospects. There are many important realities around Europe, Perugia is part of this circle, it is a great club, a top European club, not only Italian “.