Torino F.C. Primavera

Torino Primavera
Full name Torino Football Club Primavera
Nickname(s) il Toro (The Bull)
i Granata (The Maroons)
Founded 1962
Ground Centro Sportivo Don Giacomo Mosso, Venaria Reale[1]
Ground Capacity 1500[2]
Owner Urbano Cairo
Head coach Moreno Longo
League Campionato Nazionale Primavera
2014–15[3] 1st

Torino Football Club Primavera are the under-19 team of Italian professional football club Torino Football Club. They play in the Group A of the Campionato Nazionale Primavera. Domestically, they are the most successful youth team in terms of championships won with a record 9 league titles.[4] They also participate in the Coppa Italia Primavera, which they have won a record 7 times and in the annual Torneo di Viareggio, an international tournament which they won 6 times.


Further information: Campionato Nazionale Primavera

The Torino Primavera plays in the Campionato Nazionale Primavera in Group A, the most important youth league in Italian football. The competition is governed by the Lega Serie A and includes the youth teams of clubs participating in Serie A and Serie B. From the 2012–13 season, players from the age of 15 and players that have not turned 19 years old by the start of the season are eligible to compete. At the discretion of the League, four "over age" players are eligible to compete.


Current squad

As of 16 May 2015.[5] Numbers refers to first team in Lega Serie A.[6] For Primavera games numbers 1 to 11 are used.[7]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Italy GK Paolo Bambino
Italy GK Maurice Gomis
Italy GK Andrea Zaccagno
Italy DF Kevin Bonifazi
Italy DF Matteo Fissore
Italy DF Francesco Mantovani
Italy DF Giacomo Montefalcone
Italy DF Andrea Morello
Italy DF Rosario Rizzo
Italy DF Michele Troiani
Italy DF Lorenzo Venturello
Italy MF Dejan Danza
Italy MF Andrea D'Orazio
No. Position Player
Italy MF Giovanni Graziano
Italy MF Donato Lenoci
Italy MF Matteo Procopio
Italy MF Federico Proia
Senegal MF Oyussenou Thiao
Ivory Coast MF Kobon Junior
Italy MF Martino Gianvincenzo
Italy FW Leonardo Candellone
Croatia FW Gabriel Debeljuh
Italy FW Simone Edera
Argentina FW Facundo Lescano


Youth system


Graduates (2000–present)

Youth system graduates who have played for Torino, including those that are currently out on loan to other clubs.
Player Current Club Born International Honours Debut Manager
Lys Gomis Italy Trapani Italy Cuneo Full Senegal Caps Age 20 v AlbinoLeffe, 27 May 2012 Giampiero Ventura
Abou Diop Italy Torino Senegal Dakar Senegal U21 Age 19 v Roma, 19 November 2012
Sergiu Suciu Italy Crotone Romania Satu Mare Romania U21 Age 19 v Nocerina, 24 September 2011
Osarimen Ebagua Italy Spezia Nigeria Benin City Age 25 v Ascoli, 28 August 2011
Simone Benedetti Italy Inter Milan Italy Turin Italy U20 Age 17 v Cittadella, 30 May 2010 Stefano Colantuono
Filippo Antonelli Italy Reggiana Italy Chieti Age 31 v Reggina, 5 February 2010
Davide Bottone Italy Torres Italy Biella Italy U21 Age 31 v Sampdoria, 7 October 2007 Walter Novellino
Angelo Ogbonna Italy Juventus Italy Cassino Full Italy Caps Age 18 v Reggina, 11 February 2007 Alberto Zaccheroni
Federico Marchetti Italy Lazio Italy Bassano del Grappa Full Italy Caps Age 21 v Treviso, 16 January 2005 Ezio Rossi
Tommaso Vailatti Italy Chieri Italy Venaria Reale Italy U18 Age 18 v Sampdoria, 19 November 2004
Giovanni Marchese Italy Genoa Italy Caltanissetta Italy U21 Age 19 v Vicenza, 16 April 2004
Andrea Mantovani Italy Bologna Italy Turin Italy U21 Age 19 v Como, 19 January 2003
Ronaldo Vanin Italy Parma Brazil Marília Age 20 v Empoli, 6 October 2002 Giancarlo Camolese
Federico Balzaretti Italy Roma Italy Turin Full Italy Caps Age 20 v Inter Milan, 14 September 2002
Daniele Martinelli Italy Trapani Italy Turin Italy U20 Age 19 v Salernitana, 10 June 2001
Franco Semioli Italy Vicenza Italy Cirié Full Italy Caps Age 21 v Salernitana, 10 June 2001
Fabio Quagliarella Italy Torino Italy Castellammare di Stabia Full Italy Caps Age 17 v Piacenza, 14 May 2000 Emiliano Mondonico
Emanuele Calaiò Italy Genoa Italy Palermo Italy U21 Age 18 v Reggina, 6 January 2000


As of 29 January 2014.[12]


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