Saturday, April 21, 2007

Alfio Flores: The missionary Italian Coach

Born in 1924 in Civitavecchia, Alfio Flores, has been one of the founders of SNC Civitavecchia, Italy. As an athlete he was Junior champion of Italy, swimming breastroke and played Water Polo at Lazio, La Spechia and Civitavecchia. He coached the team of SNC Civitavecchia from 1962 until 1967 leading the team from the third to first division of the Italian Championship. He also coached Lazio Roma, Fiame Oro, Roma and Ethnicos Pireaeus with whom won the 1979 Greek Championship.
Alfio Flores, has been admired for his passion for the Sport. He was able to transmit his great enthusiasm concerning the promotion and development of Water Polo. He devoted his entire life to Water Polo and he implemented quite a few innovating ideas of coaching and playing the Sport.
Source: SNC Civitavecchia; I nostril primi 40 anni; Ivo Flores

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