FIGC chief Gabriele Gravina is delighted with the impact of Italy coach Roberto Mancini.
Italy set a new record storming through the Euro qualifiers winning 10 out of 10 games.
“I understood straight away that he was the right person," he told Sky Sport Italia. “There was an excellent feeling immediately.
“The idea of making the most of the talent in our young team and the investment in them and in the beautiful football has united us.
“Italian football already has a schedule for the next nine to ten years."