Italian team of the year awards.
The 2nd Italian team of the year awards were announced earlier today live from the Ponte Vecchio in Florence.
The event took place earlier than expected as the official Italian manager and team association had wind of a rival event to take place in Milan.
The event was split into the best team in each division as nominated by the independent manager and team association , sponsored by Bunga – Bunga inc and a final award for the team of the season.
There are no Italian teams in this division at the moment.
So the award was given the Hellas Verona the Italian team closest to Division 5 this season.
3rd Place Udinese Calcio for doing exactly what they should.
2nd Torino for doing a little better than expected.
1st Genoa for a well deserved promotion.
No prize awarded due to the poor performance of both teams
Napoli get the award narrowly over Roma
Both Milan teams were disqualified due to their relegation and attempted vote rigging.
This left only Juventus and Fiorentina to battle out the award.
Juventus were granted the Division 1 award due to their superior peformance in the league.
Juventus were given a free Zebra by the local mayor for their great performance.
Then the nominees for Italian team of the year were announced.
They are Genoa, Napoli, Juventus and Fiorentina.
The winner will be announced tomorrow , during the rest day of the Giro d’Italia by former sprinter Mario Cippolini