Basketball: Sandro Gamba receives the ‘Nico Messina’ award – Basilicata

Basketball: Sandro Gamba receives the ‘Nico Messina’ award – Basilicata

Basketball: Sandro Gamba receives the ‘Nico Messina’ award – Basilicata


The ceremony of the fourth version in Potenza on October 24


(ANSA) – POTENZA, OCTOBER 20 – The “Nico Messina” award, devoted to the coach who found Dino Meneghin, was awarded to Sandro Gamba (coach of the Italian males’s basketball crew, European champion in Nantes 1983 ). The awards ceremony is scheduled for subsequent Monday, October 24, on the Teatre Stabile in Potenza, town the place Messina was born in 1922.

The technician, who died in Genoa in 2005, on the flip of the sixties and seventies was the protagonist on the bench of the legendary Ignis Varese. Within the first three editions of “Messina” – promoted by the Regional Committee of Basilicata of the Fip (Italian Basketball Federation) – the coaches Boscia Tanjevic (2018), Carlo Recalcati (2019) and Valerio Bianchini (2021) had been awarded.

Within the night, at a press convention, the president of Federbasket Lucana, Giovanni Lamorte, and the regional president of the Nationwide Committee of Coaches, Gianfranco Tempo, illustrated the main points of the award: on the ceremony on October 24, by which Gamba will converse by video convention, the participation of Charlie Caglieris, Italian playmaker within the European Championships of 1983 is predicted. (ANSA).

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