Italian Cup for Apuania Carrara Tennistavolo
From the left side: Mihai Bobocica, Mattia Crotti, Sadi Ismailov, Alessandro Merciadri (president), Lorencio Lupulesku, Claudio Volpi (coach), Renato Di Napoli (Italian Table Tennis Federation's President)
Apuania Carrara Tennistavolo won 2018 Italy Cup. It was both physically and mentally very demanding task, with 5 matches in three days:
"We managed to win this trophy with respect for the opponents and determination and so we are very happy of the final success. That it's the summary for having diligently done step by step a lot of small details. We have been good at managing the critical phases." Said coach Claudio VOLPI.
President Alessandro MERCIADRI added "A new trophy gives us even more prestige in our society founded in 1968 and the city".
This victory is addition to the trophy won in Italian Championship 2017, the third one in the history of the club from the city of Carrara (the others two had been won in 2013 and in 2014).