(ANSA) – PALERMO, Sept. 04 – Salvo Ameco, 20, competitive athlete and coach of the “Wolves”, cheerleading team at Polisportiva Bonagia, on Via del Visone, in Palermo, a multi-medal sports club over the years crowned the American Dream. The young athlete, already registered with the Italian Federation for Cheerleading and Sports and a member of the ‘Team Italy’ that participated in the 2018 World Championships in Orlando (USA), flew from Rome towards Dallas, and arrived in Corsicana about ten days ago. . To join Navarro, one of the three strongest teams in the USA. Team Navarro, (whose exploits have been told through two seasons in a TV series on Netflix) is a part of Navarro College that awarded the Palermo talent, registered in physical education, a two-year ‘full’ scholarship that allows you to graduate in the sports sector of your choice. Salvo Ameico is the first Italian youngster and the first European in history to join the Navarro team. The International Olympic Committee recognized cheerleading discipline last July as an Olympic sport and will be present as a sport at the upcoming Olympics. “It is a great satisfaction to Palermo and Italy – says Federal President Ivo Secani – but also to our federation, to Palermo’s team of Wolves of the Polisportiva Punagia, to his friends, an honor to the whole of Italy.” “We are very proud and excited – adds our father Luciano, president of Polisportiva Bonagia Palermo who has been working with Polisportiva Bonagia since 1973 in the neighborhood of the same name on the outskirts of the Sicilian capital.
Forty-eight years of passion and love have already produced many sporting successes and also work in the social fabric of the neighborhood where there are few moments of entertainment and sports, but for us this is the greatest satisfaction.. (Ansa).
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