Opti Poba: Promoting refugee integration in Potenza through football

Football is frequently noted for its unifying qualities, as many of life’s more serious issues can be forgotten or even overcome by the simple pleasure of knocking a ball about. Italy is frequently in the news as a key member of the European Union and a common landing point for refugees as they make the perilous voyage across the Mediterranean Sea More...

by Forza Italian Football Staff | Published 1 year ago
By Connall Shaw On Saturday, February 13th, 2016
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BT Sport’s James Horncastle and Raphael Honigstein talk Italians in Europe

James Horncastle and Raphael Honigstein spoke to Forza Italian Football ahead of the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 and Europa League round of 32. ForzaItalianFootball.com sat down with BT Sport’s More...

By Connall Shaw On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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BT Sport’s James Richardson and James Horncastle talk Serie A

European football experts James Richardson and James Horncastle spoke to Forza Italian Football about the standing of Serie A and whether its clubs can dominate Europe once more. ForzaItalianFootball.com sat down More...

By Cronan Yu On Friday, July 17th, 2015
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Exclusive: Fiorentina to activate release clause of FC Astra defender

Fiorentina are set to activate the release clause of FC Astra left-back Junior Morais, Forza Italian Football understands. The 28-year-old defender has attracted interest from a number of European clubs over the More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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AGSM Verona’s Gabbiadini and Öhrström reveal how attitudes in Italy are hampering women’s football in the peninsula

AGSM Verona goalkeeper Stephanie Öhrström and captain Melania Gabbiadini took some time out to talk to Forza Italian Football about the women’s game in Italy and how the attitude in the country doesn’t More...

By David Schiavone On Friday, February 27th, 2015
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Exclusive – Gordon: Celtic were unlucky to have van Dijk sent off

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon were unlucky to have Virgil van Dijk sent off in their 1-0 defeat to Inter, but showed their tactical nous to stay in the game even with 10 men. The Bhoys saw van Dijk dismissed late More...

By David Schiavone On Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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Jansson: Torino can’t blame the weather, but maybe the pitch

Pontus Jansson was understandably disappointed after Torino’s 2-1 defeat to HJK Helsinki in the Europa League on Thursday, but feels some blame can be put on the pitch in Finland. The Granata went down to two More...

By David Schiavone On Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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Lod: HJK wanted the win more than Torino

After HJK Helsinki defeated Torino 2-1 in the Europa League, Finnish midfielder Robin Lod feels his side were hungrier for the win than the Italians. Goals from Gideon Baah and Valtteri Moren gave the home side More...

By David Schiavone On Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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HJK Helsinki goalkeeper Doblas ecstatic after Torino win

HJK Helsiniki goalkeeper Toni Doblas was understandably ecstatic after his side defeated Torino 2-1 in the Europa League on Thursday evening. Goals from Gideon Baah and Valtteri Moren gave the home side their first More...

By David Schiavone On Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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From New York Red Bulls to HJK Helsinki – Macoumba Kandji’s dream turned into reality

When HJK Helsinki take to the field on Thursday evening their Europa League match against Torino, Macoumba Kandji is one man hoping to fire the Finns back into Group B contention. After losing the previous encounter More...