Casiraghi confirmed as Italy U21 coach

Pierluigi Casiraghi is holding onto the Italy U21 job after his team beat Portugal in their Olympic Games playoff last week.

Italian Football Federation chief Giancarlo Abete said: "We suffered a lot but the players gave their all. They, like Casiraghi, deserve this joy.

"There will be no changes for Beijing - the Coach will stay."

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