(IN THE PHOTO: The Giovanissimi receive the trohpy at the Scirea Memorial)
MILAN – The Final Eight for Giovanissimi Nazionali Final Eight got underway on Friday, June 20th in Chianciano Terme (Siena) and Milan are into the semi-finals.
The boys coached by Roberto Bertuzzo defeated Trapani 3-0 in their final group game after a win over Parma and a narrow 1-0 defeat to Atalanta.
Milan faced Parma in their second match and won 2-0 thanks to two goals from substitute Griffini who was coming off an excellent at the Scirea Cup with the Allievi I-II. Both teams finished the match with a man sent-off.
Milan closed the group stage with a match against Trapani on Monday and the goals came from a free-kick from Tsadjout on 23 minutes. Three minutes later Torrasi got on the end of a cross from Mutti and ten minutes into the second half Griffini made it 3-0.The two groups were:- MILAN. Parma, Atalanta, Trapani- Lazio, Roma, Napoli, JuventusGROUP 1: Milan-Atalanta 0-1, Trapani-Parma 2-3Parma-Milan 0-2, Atalanta-Trapani 3-0Atalanta-Parma 0-0 Milan-Trapani 3-0TABLE: Atalanta 7 points, Milan 6, Parma 4, Trapani 0.GROUP 2: Lazio-Juventus 1-1, Roma-Napoli 1-0Roma-Lazio 2-0, Juventus-Napoli 2-0Juventus-Roma 1-1 Lazio-Napoli 0-1TABLE: Roma 7 points, Juventus 5, Napoli 3, Lazio 1.Semi-finals: 26 JuneFinal: 28 June.