Napoli Squad – Naples Football Club (Napoli) is the first Neapolitan football club to represent the city. Napoli was founded in between late 1904 and early 1905. This football club was finally founded after some continuous meeting between an English man, William Poth, and a Neapolitan, Ernesto Bruschini.
Besides the decision to form a football club, these two men also agreed that the color for the jersey was dark and pale blue stripes. They also chose the board for the club. Thus, Amedeo Salsi was chosen to be the president of the club helped by several men around him.
As it’s mentioned before that William Poth was an English man who moved to Italy in 1903. He worked as an employee for the Cunard Shipping Line. When he moved to Italy (Naples), William Poth automatically brought his English custom. This included a great passion for football.
Football, which was first played in England since 1847 and caught people attention in Europe including Italy, occupied a special place in Poth’s heart. At the time when Napoli was founded, there had been already several football clubs, such as the Open Air team, the Helios team, and the Audace team.
Napoli won its first regional tournament in 1913. It happened in Campania after they defeated Internazionale. Unfortunately, Napoli was not able to keep the triumph. The next year Internazionale became occupied the title again consecutively for two years.
The year of world war affected almost every life aspect including football. During the war, almost all football club experienced a hard situation. However, at the end of the first world war, Napoli noted a historical achievement by defeating the prestigious ‘The Old Lady’ Juventus. If you want to know SSC Napoli Roster players 2017/2018, look the table.
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SSC Napoli Roster Players Numbers 19/20:
|Nikita Contini Baranovsky||21/05/1996||Italy|
|Manager and Assistant Manager Napoli|
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Napoli squad roster players 2019/20 and last time in 1921 Naples merged with the Internazionale team to make Associazione Calcio Napoli (Naples Football Association). From then on Napoli developed into one of a professional football club that plays in Serie A Italy.