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Italy v France in memory of Bovolenta


The second edition of Bovo Day generated great coverage in the press

Piacenza, Italy,  June 1, 2013 - Saturday's World League warm up match between Italy and France in Piacenza, Italy was part of "Bovo Day" held in memory for former Italian international Vigor Bovolenta who passed away in 2012.

It was the second edition of "Bovo Day," which also included friendly matches with former internationals.

France won the World League preparation match 3-1 (28-26, 25-19, 20-25, 25-23) after winning the first of two encounters on Friday 3-1 (25-18, 19-25, 25-14, 27-25).

France and Italy will make their debut in the World League on Friday with the Tricolours hosting Bulgaria in
Montbéliard and eight time champions Italy welcoming Germany in Modena. 

France is in Pool A with Brazil, Poland, USA, Bulgaria and Argentina while Italy are in Pool B with Russia, Cuba, Serbia, Germany and Iran.

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