(ANSA) - MILAN, 02 APR - Reggio Emilia's "Mapei Stadium - Città del Tricolore" will host the 2020/2021 Italian Cup Final between Atalanta and Juventus, scheduled for 19 May. The Lega Serie A made it official, underlining that the final of the 73rd edition of the trophy "will be played for the 39th time in a single match, and for the first time since 2008 in a city other than Rome, used since then as venue of the game ". "We are very satisfied with the decision taken today by the Lega Serie A Council - declared Luigi De Siervo, CEO of Lega Serie A -. We thank the Emilia-Romagna Region and its President Stefano Bonaccini who have shown, once again, great availability and proximity to sport and Italian football ".
"A few months after the PS5 Supercup final, another prestigious competition that will take place in Emilia-Romagna, at the Mapei Stadium - underlines Bonaccini -. A result that confirms the centrality that this region has assumed on the sporting level, more and more crossroads of events of national and international caliber. Football, therefore, or events that are also of great appeal such as the Grand Prix of Made in Italy and Emilia-Romagna of Formula 1 which will take place mid-month in Imola, or the 4 stages of the Giro d'Italia in May and, in September, the Moto Gp in Misano Adriatico. We believe in sport as a tool for enhancing the territory, as an opportunity for growth for the younger generations and, when we have left these very hard months behind us , will also return to be synonymous with socializing and sharing, as right and natural as it may be ", concludes Bonaccini. (HANDLE).
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