Alessandro Fanizza, 19 years old, from Ostuni, is the new setter of Cisterna Volley and will be available to coach Guillermo Falasca for the next Super League season in which he will be able to grow together with the experience and quality of a director of the caliber of Michele Baranowicz. The Apulian setter, 192 centimeters tall, was called up in recent days by coach Fefè De Giorgi for the collegiate match with the Senior National Team, this is an important confirmation for him who was the Under 20 European Champion and was called up for the European Championships Under 22 scheduled in Holland from 9 to 14 July. Fanizza joins the rest of the players already made official for the next Cisterna Volley season: in addition to Baranowicz and Fanizza, the opposite Theo Faure, the spikers Efe Bayram and Jordi Ramon and the central defenders Daniele Mazzone and Aleksandar Nedeljkovic.

«We are working to give the coach a group to work with and carry forward the club’s project, I would like to underline that the team has been almost completely confirmed and this is very important since it is a group that did well last season and will be able to continue to grow – explains sports director Candido Grande – specifically, speaking of Fanizza, I can say that we will have a highly prospective athlete on whom we are banking a lot. This is the first new face that we have made official and I like that it is a young man who will be able to grow a lot with the possibility of working together with Baranowicz, a director of undoubted quality and experience. I have been looking for him for three years, he has done very well so far and I am absolutely sure that Fanizza will be able to make an important contribution to the team, growing considerably over the months because he has important qualities that will be able to improve thanks to the work and collaboration of a top-level setter. like Michele.”

Fanizza is eager to start his athletic training with the Pontine team. «I can say that I chose Cisterna with awareness because I had various proposals from other clubs in recent months but the project that the sporting director Candido Grande and the coach Guillermo Falasca illustrated to me convinced me and I am happy to have made this choice – explains Fanizza – Last season, when I had time, I liked watching the Super League matches and I also had the opportunity to see Cisterna Volley many times, a team that I liked a lot and played very well also because it was led by a setter like Baranowicz who , given his experience, he made everything go very well.”