Nicolò Melli not summoned by Gianmarco Pozzecco: “The national team remains a priority.”
The Olimpia Milano player has not been summoned
Nicolò Melli has not been summoned by Italian national team coach Gianmarco Pozzecco ahead of the FIBA 2023 World Cup qualifying challenges against European champions Spain, led by Sergio Scariolo, and against Georgia.
The Olimpia Milano player spoke to official Italbasket channels, explaining how it was a decision agreed with the coach: In agreement with the head coach, we decided that I will not take part in the gathering ahead of the games against Spain and Georgia. The national team remains my priority and I will be available again in 2023. In the meantime, I wish my teammates the best of luck. The goal is to qualify for the World Cup as soon as possible and continue our path of growth.”