Pessina and Toloi named in Italy squad

First Italy call-up for the defender

Matteo Pessina and Rafael Toloi have been called up by Italy coach Roberto Mancini for the first FIFA Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying fixtures. This is the first Italy call-up for the Atalanta defender.

The Azzurri, who are in Group C, will play three matches: Italy-Northern Ireland on Thursday 25 March (Stadium Tardini in Parma); Bulgaria-Italy on Sunday 28 March (Stadium Vasil Levski in Sofia) and Lituania-Italy on Wednesday 31 March (Stadium LFF in Vilnius). The three games are scheduled at 20.45 CET.

  • 19/03/2021
  • National team
  • Rafael Toloi
  • Matteo Pessina