Discover the Florence Basketball Team
Coached by former Italian National team player Andrea Niccolai, All Food Fiorentina Basket, is an explosive mix of experienced players, rookies, and participates of the Italian third national league. The team’s goal is to access play-off games and compete with the toughest Italian teams in order to make Florentine basketball excel and be promoted to Serie A2 – the Italia Second National league. To experience the Florence basketball atmosphere go to the San Marcellino Arena located on via Chiantigiana, 28.
All Foods Fiorentina Basket regular season home games:
March 25, 6 p.m.: All Foods Fiorentina Basket VS Witt-Acqua San Bernardo Alba
April 15, 6 p.m.: All Foods Fiorentina Basket VS LTC San Giorgio su Legnano
Info for bus travel: www.ataf.net
Complete list of games: www.fiorentinabasket.it
Basketball is also popular among other places in Tuscany. The Coppa Carnevale (Carnival Cup), 29 edition (Feb. 27-March 3), is hosted by the fascinating coastal city of Piombino (Livorno). This event is the most important International half-season tournament involving the best eight European and Italian Under 18 (years) teams.
The Coppa Carnevale
More info: www.coppacarnevalepiombino.prolocopiombino.com.
This is above all the NCAA March Madness month. The best 68 NCAA Division I men’s basketball teams will fight to access the San Antonio (TX) 2018 Final Four (March 31-April 2). One the most watched sporting events on U.S. Television last year is surprisingly popular and followed in Italy. To fully experience the March Madness, print the official bracket
at and pick your winner. Who will be the 2018 Champions? Will any underdog threaten big teams? Updates and the printable bracket can be found at www.ncaa.com. To watch the NCAA March Madness on TV, search for the best pubs in the city center.
NCAA March Madness