Want to restore Italy's pride, says new manager Roberto Mancini

May 16, 2018, 07:40 IST | AFP

Roberto Mancini is aiming to restore pride to Italy's national team as he targets a return to the world's elite. Mancini, 53, has signed a two-year contract to coach the Azzurri

Roberto Mancini
Roberto Mancini

Roberto Mancini is aiming to restore pride to Italy's national team as he targets a return to the world's elite. Mancini, 53, has signed a two-year contract to coach the Azzurri.

At his introductory press conference, Mancini said his goal was to restore Italy's fortunes. "To coach the national team is a reason to be proud. It's a difficult time and there's a lot to do. I want to bring Italy back to where we belong in Europe and in the world."

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