Volley Piacenza

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LPR Piacenza
Copra Volley Piacenza logo.png
Nickname The Wolves
Ground PalaBanca
Piacenza, Italy
(Capacity: 3,800)
Manager Alberto Giuliani
League Italian Volleyball League
Website Club home page
Piacenza team in October 2010.

LPR Piacenza is a professional Italian volleyball team based in Piacenza, northern Italy. It plays in Italian Volleyball League. Piacenza is ranked 17th (as of October 2016) in the Men's European clubs ranking.[1] Although the club reached the Italian 1st division for the first time only in 2002, after have dominated the Italian 2nd division and winning also the Italian Cup, it has already played 9 finals in Italy, including 5 for the Italian Title(winning only in 2009 versus the strong Trento), 2 for the Italian Cup(won in 2013 and lost in 2006) and 2 for the Italian Supercup (beating Macerata 3-2 in 2009 and losing versus the same team in 2014 again after a tie-break). Piacenza played also a Champion's League final, lost 3-2 in Poland versus Russia's Zenit Kazan, 2 Cev Cup finals (again losing twice) and won 2 other European cups: in 2006 the Top Teams Cup, and in 2013 the Challenge Cup, defeating Ural Ufa from Russia with a 3-0 win in both first and second legs of final,[2] achieving also an impressive 12-0 record, without losing a single set. It's among the strongest teams in Italy and also in Europe since 2003.



Team roster - season 2017/2018
Wixo LPR Piacenza
No. Name Date of birth Position
1 Italy Loris Manià (1979-01-27)January 27, 1979 libero
3 Italy Simone Parodi (1986-06-16)June 16, 1986 outside hitter
4 Italy Aimone Alletti (1988-06-28)June 28, 1988 middle blocker
6 Italy Ludovico Giuliani (1998-05-04)May 4, 1998 libero
7 Italy Leonel Marshall Jr. (1979-09-25)September 25, 1979 outside hitter
9 Italy Michele Baranowicz (1989-08-05)August 5, 1989 setter
10 Cameroon Yvan Arthur Kody (1991-08-25)August 25, 1991 outside hitter
12 Bulgaria Viktor Yosifov (1985-10-16)October 16, 1985 middle blocker
13 Israel Tamir Avraham Hershko (1993-07-19)July 19, 1993 outside hitter
14 Italy Alessandro Fei (1978-11-29)November 29, 1978 outside hitter
17 France Trevor Clévenot (1994-06-28)June 28, 1994 outside hitter
18 Italy Francesco Cottarelli (1996-10-16)October 16, 1996 setter
Head coach: Alberto Giuliani
Assistant: Francesco Cadeddu

Notable players[edit]