Invictasauro coach Massimiliano Riccini was sacked for disrespecting their opponents after inflicting a 27-0 win over rivals Marina Calcio on Saturday.
The Italian junior team, based in Tuscany, thrashed Marina Calcio by finding the back of the net 27 times with no reply as Calcio were dealing with a number of injuries and allegedly had to name an outfield player in goal.
Invictasauro president Paolo Brogelli has hit our at his club labeling their win over rivals Marina Calcio as ‘disrespectful’.
‘We learned with amazement and regret the score of the match in which our junior team scored 27 goals,’ Brogelli said in a statement.
‘The values of youth team football are antithetical to such a thing. The opponent must always be respected and today it has not happened.
‘As president, I sincerely apologise to the Marina team. Our board has decided, unanimously, to sack [coach] Mr Riccini.
‘Our coaches have a duty to train and, above all, to educate children. This has not happened today.’
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