A historic day yesterday for the youth training of the Red Foxes Menarini. In fact, the Florentine wheelchair basketball team won the championship by winning 86-39 against the Roman team “Giovani e Tenaci”. The Scudetto is the right crowning glory for the club’s commitment at a sporting level, but also for daily social and inclusion activities. Now the last piece is missing to complete a perfect season: on Saturday and Sunday the senior team of the Volpi Rosse Menarini will play, right in Florence, the promotion to Serie A. “A path that has always seen us win!” – comments Ivano Nuti, president of the Volpi Rosse Menarini – “We defeated the noble Briantea84 Cantù, then Padua outgoing champion and all the others up to the double final with the Giovani e Tenaci of Rome. All this is the result of a lot of work with our children born and raised in our society. The greatest credit goes to them, the coaches and their families who made sure they never gave up. This achievement is a great injection of self-esteem that these guys will surely find themselves in facing their life path. “Coach Alessandro Chierici:” We are very happy with this championship, which gratifies the work of the whole team. We must be aware that this is a starting point and not an arrival point from which to draw the strength to do better both on the pitch and in life. The next goal is to do well at the concentration organized in Florence, on 29 and 30 May, for the promotion of our first team to Serie A. “Cosimo Guccione, Councilor for Sport of the Municipality of Florence:” We are very happy with this victory, a beautiful page for Italian wheelchair basketball and Florentine sport. This success is the result of important work. A big applause to the president Ivano Nuti, to the staff, to the club and to the athletes for a season full of emotions but also to those who have shown closeness to this beautiful reality that has raised the name of Florence “. Lucia and Alberto Giovanni Aleotti , shareholders and members of the Menarini Board (title sponsor of the Volpi Rosse Menarini) declare: “All Menarini is proud of these willing guys, full of passion, determination and a great spirit of union and solidarity. We have been following them for ten years and we have seen grow many of them who have become a great point of reference for the little ones. Their commitment and that of the staff are commendable and Menarini is proud of every single player. This is an incredible achievement and victory they deserved! Champions of Italy “!” This is the team of young Italian champions: Riccardo Innocenti, Matteo Mordenti, Samuele Cini, Joel Boganelli, Andrea Mucci, Daniele Filippeschi, Luigi Tozzi, Riccardo Tozzi. The coaches Alessandro Cherici and Antonio Calamai.