Far Right Supporter Dropped from Italian Football Team

BY Ludovica Maria Muttini The women’s team captain, Concetta “Titty” Astarita, was dropped from Afro-Napoli United after announcing her candidacy as a member of the far-right League political coalition run by Matteo Salvini’s in the upcoming local elections. Afro-Napoli United woman’s team refused to play last Sunday at the Scafoglio Stadium just outside Naples, in protest of the exclusion of the captain. The team’s president said he cannot tolerate Astarita’s decision because Afro-Napoli includes migrants and Italians and stands behind anti-racist principles. And according to a statement issued by the club, “Afro-Napoli United is not like any other teams, it … Continue reading Far Right Supporter Dropped from Italian Football Team

‘This is the apocalypse’ – End of an era as Azzurri crash out

Italian fans reacted in shock and disbelief last night as Italy missed out on their first World Cup since 1958. A 0-0 draw in the second leg meant that that Italy failed to overcome last week’s 1-0 defeat in Stockholm and … Continue reading ‘This is the apocalypse’ – End of an era as Azzurri crash out