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Basketball: Saketti Departs as National Coach-English

(ANSA)-Rome, May 31-Meosaketti departed as the Italian national basketball coach, President Gianni Petrucci of the Italian Basketball Federation announced on Tuesday.
Former Varese power forward Saketti, 68, who has been leading the country since September 27, has reached a friendly agreement on the termination of the deal, Petrucci said.
“Like many divorces, the relationship has run out,” Petrucci said, saying the successor would be announced within a week.
He did not confirm or deny that Olimpia Milano’s assistant coach Jean-Marco Pozecco was contacted about the position.
Saketti is the coach of Fortitudo Bologna, a post he didn’t leave when he took over Azuri’s work. (ANSA).

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