Saturday November 5 2011
Mangia dedicates win to Sogliano

Devis Mangia dedicated Palermo's victory to ex-director of sport Sean Sogliano, who tended his resignation this week.

“The team played very well and deserve all that they have achieved so far this season, because these lads are giving their all,” said the Coach after a 3-1 win over Bologna.

“We played with two players born in 1987, two in 1988 and a couple in the 1990s. I don't know what other Serie A side has such a low average age and that is what makes me proudest of all.”

Mangia also added he would dedicate the victory to Sogliano, who pushed for his promotion from the youth team and resigned on November 2 following another disagreement with President Maurizio Zamparini.

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