Emma Villas versus Santa Croce

The third friendly match of the Emma Villas Aubay Siena preseason will take place on Saturday at the PalaBarton in Perugia. The challenge between the Umbrian and Tuscan teams, starter of the Superlega tournament, will start at 5.30 pm. The two teams will compete very soon in the Superlega: the calendar puts Siena and Perugia in front of each other already on the second day. The first leg will be played at PalaEstra on 9 October, and will be the first official match of the season that Emma Villas Aubay will play in front of their fans.

Meanwhile, the team continues to train under the orders of coach Paolo Montagnani and the technical staff. Today a double working session is scheduled at PalaEstra. Yesterday afternoon the world champions Francesco Alfatti and Simone Cruciani returned to Siena and immediately showed up in the gym. This is the physiotherapist and the Emma Villas scoutman Aubay Siena, who were part of the blue group and the winning Italian expedition at the World Cup. Writing in this way a page in the history of this sport. The two world champions have now returned to work in Siena and already have the team’s goals in mind in view of the Superlega championship.

And yesterday Maarten Van Garderen, who took part in the World Cup with the Dutch national team, also made his first training session with the biancoblu group.

Friday, on the other hand, will be an opportunity to give the right merits to the opposite world champion Giulio Pinali who will start training with the Sienese group. The training on Friday afternoon will be carried out with open doors. And in this circumstance the PalaEstra ticket office will also be open in order to make the season ticket for the Emma Villas Aubay Siena competitions.