For those who know Serie A, this headline may seem far-fetched. But, far-fetched is not impossible. This fun thought came to mind when I ran across big sports news reported in the early days of December 2020. No, not the trade of Francisco Lindor. Something bigger. Something possibly more near and dear to the hearts of the many Molisani in Cleveland and across the globe.
On December 4, 2020, U.S.-based North Sixth Group, LLC acquired an ownership stake in professional soccer club SS Citta di Campobasso Calcio. With the acquisition of SS Campobasso, new ownership has set some big targets, most notably to guide the club into Italy’s upper league divisions, Serie A and Serie B. I like the vision which will no doubt be difficult.
While Molise may be a less well-known region of Italy, it shares an Adriatic Coast with Abruzzo (L’ Aquila) to its north and Puglia (Bari) to its