This season’s Italian Super Cup will be held in Saudi Arabia in January next year, but Napoli president De Laurentiis is worried about the situation in the Middle East.
This season’s Italian Super Cup will be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The participating teams are Napoli, Inter Milan, Lazio and Fiorentina. The two semi-finals will be held on January 21 and 22, 2024 respectively, and the final will be held on January 25. There are rumors that both clubs, Napoli and Fiorentina, have refused to travel to the Middle East due to the intensifying conflict between Israel and Palestine. If this is the case, AC Milan and Atalanta may participate as substitutes.
Chairman De Laurentiis said: “You can see what is happening in Israel, right? There may be air blockades in these areas, how can you get 120 players to fly to these areas? All this is to make more money How many million euros? Let’s arrange the game at the Stadio Olimpico. I don’t want to boycott the game, I just want everyone to consider it.” In addition, De Laurentiis was also dissatisfied with the Italian Super Cup being postponed to late January. He believed that this distance The Champions League knockout rounds are too close.
Fiorentina club president Commisso clarified that he will not boycott the Italian Super Cup. “We never said we didn’t want to participate in this Italian Super Cup. We should participate in the Italian Super Cup, we qualified through last season’s Italian Cup, so we will participate on time. The rumors about us boycotting the competition are annoying. “