A week he will remember for a long time: after lifting the Champions League with Real Madrid to the skies of Paris on Saturday evening, Antonio Bentos received this morning the news of his victory in the Golden Time experience as the best sports coach for Serie A in the season 2020/2021; An award he received from the technical sector of the International Football Association (FIGC) – according to the opinion of the same colleagues, who expressed themselves by voting online – for the last tournament in which he was in the coaching staff of Inter together with Antonio Conte, already winner of a golden seat for the same general.
“The sports coach – confirmed the head of the technical sector, Demetrio Albertini – is increasingly playing a fundamental role in the success of the season. The golden chronometer is a desirable recognition and is part of the programmatic line of the technical sector, which aims to strengthen the various technical personalities within the football team. “
“I am very honored and pleased with this recognition,” Pintos commented, making all his feelings shine as soon as I received the news. “This award – continued the current Blancos coach – is important because it is given by your colleagues. It is a title that must be shared with all Inter’s staff.”
And Saturday is the third Champions League title won by Antonio Bentos in his career, all of which he won as coach of Real Madrid.
In the vote rankings in the Gold Chronometer – in which all the licensed coaches for last season of Serie A expressed a preference – behind Pintus, who has 10 votes, Paolo Barbero (last season’s ‘Hellas Verona is currently in Turin, with 6 favours)’ and Matteo Osti (Milan sports coach, who got 4 votes).
Besides the Golden Chronometer, the technical sector has also awarded the sports coaches for the other two professional leagues, namely the Second Division and Serie C 2020/2021. As for the apprentice championship, Fabio Trentin was awarded the silver chronometer last year in the technical staff of Venice, and then was promoted to first class. “I am really happy – and Trentin emphasized – with the path I have taken; a non-trivial path. I share this appreciation with coach Paolo Zanetti, with the staff and an extraordinary group of players.”
The Bronze Chronometer, for the Best Sports Coach of the Third Division 2020/2021, went to Alberto Bartali of Ternana. Bartali commented on this by saying: “It is – as Bartali commented – an award presented by my colleagues, which recognizes not only my work, but the entire Rosoverdi team, which did an extraordinary job last year. This recognition is for me only in part, because I am the “owner” of the position, But the coach, the president, the manager, the team and all my collaborators are also very good. It’s everyone’s prize.”
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