Info Day Palermo, Italy

AndrosBasket-So.Net, official presentation in Palermo’s Palazzo delle Aquile

Thanks to the So.Net. project, co-funded by Erasmus+ Programme of European Union, AndrosBasket presented his activities on Thursday November 22nd, in the “Aula Consiliare” of Palermo’s Palazzo delle Aquile.

The event was marked by the presence of Palermo’s Mayor Leoluca Orlando which served the duties of host in a location which is commonly used as the city hall of Palermo. Other guests were regional assessor of Tourism and Sport Sandro Pappalardo to represent Sicilian region, accompanied by responsible manager of regional sport dott. Pietro Di Miceli.  The institutions interacted with AndrosBasket president Adolfo Allegra, the vicepresident Simona Chines was the moderator. FIP Sicilia president Riccardo Caruso represented basketball institutions.

With this important guest the debate adressed important themes like the creation of a sport culture, the need to create a base of youngsters who love sports, the possibility to create a network of local club which can encourage the sport practice. Last but not least, the guests talked about all the activity related to So.Net. project, co-funded by Erasmus+ Programme of European Union, and its aims of migrant inclusion through sports. The project is realized with the partners Euromed Carrefour Sicilia, School of Physical Education and Sport Science, University of Thessaly, Javnizavodcenterzamlade – CEZAM. The attendance counted all Androsbasket youth team, coaches and club fans: the vicepresident thanked them and all the team supporters. Equal gratitude was expressed towards managers of the most important sport clubs of the city, which were present to the event. In the end, AndrosBasket presented his basketball team, by the words of the head coach Santino Coppa.