Monza, the first time in Serie A and the Cremonese returning after 26 years, come to keep company with Atalante, Inter, Milan, then five Lombard players in Serie A. !. Even the women on stage with Como were promoted to A after winning the B championship.
Milan, June 28, 2022 – The Regional Council today presented an award and a special recognition to three Lombard football clubs recently promoted to Serie A: Associazione Calcio Monza, USCremonese and FCComo Women. The ceremony took place during the break from classroom work in the Spazio Belvedere of Palazzo Pirelli (31st floor).
The promoter of the initiative was the President of the Regional Council Alessandro Fermi, who presented the award ceremony. “Today we have awarded three teams recently promoted to Serie A deeply rooted in the territory and whose successes are the result of the best management tradition in our region: Cremonese, Monza and Como Women,” said President Fermi. His season was the victory of hard work, perseverance and commitment. This is the only way to get to the bottom and achieve your goals. This year there will be five Lombard teams in the top men’s football series and three in the women’s. The Lombardy of the primates is also confirmed in football “.
The ceremony was attended by the President of the Region of Lombardy Attilio Fontana, the Regional Undersecretary for Sport Antonio Rossi, the Vice Presidents of the Regional Council Francesca Brianza and Carlo Borghetti, the Secretaries Giovanni Malanchini and Dario Violi, numerous councilors and regional councilors.
The Cremonese of the USA he returned to Serie A after twenty-six years. The last time in the top category of the grigiorossi was in 1996, at the time of the “stars” of Turci, Maspero and Tentoni, coached by Gigi Simoni. After five consecutive championships among the cadets, this year has come the company that no one expected: the return to Serie A. This thanks to a strong property, the Arvedi group, active in the steel industry, able to build a young team. , with an average age of 25, only seven pink foreigners and many young Italians. A sustainable technical and economic project. Regional councilors Federico Lena and Matteo Piloni proposed the award. The award was received by Umberto Ventura, member of the Board of Directors, and Vice President Maurizio Ferraroni who stated that “this result is the result of careful planning that has managed to combine the Cremona tradition with a management and a team with a vision for the future “.
For AC Monza it is the first historic promotion to Serie A in 110 years of history. Silvio Berlusconi, along with President Paolo Berlusconi and CEO Adriano Galliani, bought the white and red team on September 28, 2018 and, in four years, took it from Serie C to Serie A. at the end of the seventies when, in the 1978/79 season, the white-and-red coached by Alfredo Magni lost the play-off for promotion to Serie A against Pescara in the neutral field of Bologna, CEO Adriano Galliani who stressed how “Lombardy is confirmed as the locomotive of Italy also in sport”.
The Women of Como she managed to win the Serie B championship and win promotion to the top Italian women’s football series. The next will be the ninth women’s Serie A championship led by Sebastián De La Fuente. It was the victory of the work, perseverance and commitment of players and coaches. But it was, above all, the victory of President Stefano Verga and his brother Simone that in June 2020 founded the Women of Como on three pillars: dedication, sacrifice and commitment. The president of Como Femení, Stefano Verga, has highlighted how Como’s women’s football has grown a lot this season to gather more than 1,500 spectators at the “Sinigaglia” and how there is room for improvement. Concept also picked up by coach Sebastian De la Fuente: “This award is an opportunity to bring the general public closer to women’s football. The movement has been growing for three / four years and to continue its path it is necessary to reach as many people as possible. The recognition of the regional council is good for women’s football. Also present were Vice President Christian Larghi and Captain Giulia Rizzon.
To conclude with the president of the County Council Fermi: “His season was the victory of work, perseverance and commitment. This is the only way to reach the bottom and achieve the goals “