Fortitudo Bologna, Meo Sacchetti is the new coach


Fortitudo Pallacanestro is pleased to announce that it has subscribed to a
two-year contract with coach Romeo Sacchetti.
”Net of discounted phrases than in such circumstances
they risk being called the very first words of Sacchetti da
I believe I sit on a bench like that
Fortitudo should always be considered a source of pride for everyone.
Even for those who, like me, had already known and admired this city
as a player 40 years ago. I am very happy and I am looking forward to
to be able to start a job and a path that I trust can be
profitable “.
Born in Altamura on
August 20, 1953, ‘Meo’Sacchetti has a long and glorious career since
player, started in Asti and continued between Gira Bologna, Auxilium
Turin is closed with eight seasons at Varese Basketball. THE
most important successes as a player, Sacchetti obtains them with the
national team blue shirt: from the Olympic silver medal to
Moscow in 1980 to the historic European gold in Nantes in 1983, for
close with silver at the Mediterranean Games (also in 1983) and
bronze at the European Championship in 1985.
The coaching career, for Meo, always starts from Asti, in 1998:
in the first three seasons he immediately won two promotions, bringing the
team in Serie B. Subsequently, Sacchetti moves first to
Bergamo, then to Castelletto Ticino and right on the bench
Piedmontese wins the B of Excellence twice (in 2004 and 2005),
being elected the best coach of the year. Always in Piedmont, Meo
returns in the 2006/2007 season, after a parenthesis in Fabriano.
In the 2007/08 season, on the Orlandina bench in Serie A,
Sacchetti immediately conquers the 6th place, hitting the participation
the Coppa Italia Final Eight and the Scudetto playoffs. Accomplice the
non-registration of Capo d’Orlando to the next championship, returns to A2
and after a parenthesis in Udine in 2009 he joined Dinamo Sassari,
where he writes the history of the island club and indelible pages for the
our basketball. Promoted to Serie A immediately
in 2010, with the freshman Banco di Sardegna he conquers the 6th place
in the regular season hitting the playoffs, a result that earned him the
title of best coach of the year. In the next three seasons,
Sacchetti accomplishes as many feats: 4th place and semi-final Scudetto
in 2012, 2nd place and semi-final of the Italian Cup in 2013; 4th place,
Scudetto semifinal and Italian Cup victory in 2014; 5th place,
victory of the Italian Super Cup, the Italian Cup and the first
Dinamo’s scudetto in 2015 for a historic “triple” in one
season in which he also disputes the regular season of EuroLeague. Closed
the experience in Sardinia, Meo moves to Puglia (2016/17 season)
to lead Enel Brindisi, hitting the Italian Cup Final Eights.
In the last three Serie A championships, Sacchetti is driving the
Vanoli Cremona and also with the Lombard Club gets results of
absolute prestige. Always at the helm of young teams and
arrembanti, Meo first reaches the playoffs in the 2017/18 season then
(the following year) wins the playoff semifinals and wins the cup
Italy, overtaking Brindisi in the final played at the Mandela Forum
from Florence. A season that earned him the recognition of coach again
of the year 2019 in Serie A.
Also this season, coach Sacchetti’s Vanoli was doing
great things, having placed in 5th place at the end of the group
gone, before the suspension due to a health emergency
The call on the bench of our national team, however, arrives
in summer 2017. Meo Sacchetti leads the Azzurri in the 2019 edition
of the World Championships, going one step beyond Spain
who, a few days later, will win the world title.
The next important appointment will be the tournament
Pre-Olympic, with Meo Sacchetti’s Italbasket that he will look for (in
group that will be held in Serbia) the pass for the 2021 edition of the
Tokyo Olympics
Fortitudo Pallacanestro is proud to be able to benefit from the
performance of the current CT of the Italian national team, which boasts this
simply amazing resume. Meo Sacchetti will lead to Effe
his great qualities, his charisma, a great experience and the
desire to leave your mark in the furrow of one
projects that our association wants to continue
run across.
From all the big Effe family: Welcome and good work Meo !!

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