Thursday, May 17, 2007

1978: Canottieri Napoli – the best in Europe

The first European title arrived on 1978 for the team of Canottieri Napoli. Into the final phase held in Palermo Italy Canottieri won against Partizan Belgrade 3-2, Wurzburg 5-2 and tied with CSK Moscow 5-5. Final ranking: 1. Canottieri, 2. CSK Moscow, 3. Partizan and 4. Wurzburg.
Standing L-R: Fritz Dennerlein, Enzo D’ Angelo, Guido Criscuolo, Vittorio Formoso, Massimo De Crescenzo, Sergio Pirone, Elio Betti (team official), Sitting L-R: Russo, Paolo De Crescenzo, Renato Notarangelo, Maurizio Migliaccio, Carlo Siena, Mario Scotti-Galletta.
Source: Il Matino illustrato 1979, article of Gege Maisto

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