Once Boxing Day is over, the championship turns towards the second round, starting on Saturday 30 December. For Consoli Sferc Centrale, enriched by the arrival of Nicola Pesaresi in the role of libero, the first obstacle is the away match to Castellana Grotte, where they will play in advance, at 7pm.

The Apulians, beaten at home in the first leg 3-1, compared to that squad, formalized the exchange of opposite sides a couple of weeks ago with Volley Marcianise (A3): via Ismael Princi for Federico Compagnoni. BCC Tecbus comes from the third away success in Ortona (out of four overall victories) and is experiencing a complicated championship which for now relegates it to the bottom of the table and with the urgency of scoring points, making the most of the support of the home crowd. Coach Cruciani’s starting roster should include Fanizza as director and Bermudez as opposite, Pol and Cianciotta as forward, Ceban and Ciccolella as centre, captain Battista as libero.

A team with many very young players born after 2000 – including Riccardo, son of the second Brescia coach Paolo Iervolino -, which can only improve in terms of quality and effectiveness during the season. Cianciotta is the one under special observation, thanks to the 7 aces he scored in the Boxing Day round.

Consoli can now oppose a new line of reception, with Pesaresi already ready to take the field wearing the number 16 shirt, and a growing awareness of its possibilities, an ingredient hitherto savored with too little persistence, but essential to give new taste to demanding palates like the one in Brescia.

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