The coach takes the place of Davide Ballardini who was sacked after five matches
With six points in five games, Cremonese began the Serie B championship with the handbrake on. The only notable success was the away win against Terni, then three draws and a defeat against Bari at the Zini. Yesterday the owners relieved the coach Davide Ballardini of his duties and today they made the new coach official, Giovanni Stroppa as anticipated yesterday by our www. Stroppa yesterday ended his relationship with Monza by signing the termination of the contract.
PRESS RELEASE This is the statement from the grey-red club: US Cremonese announces that it has entrusted to Giovanni Stroppa the position of first team coach. The coach has signed an agreement that binds him to the grey-red club until 30 June 2025. With Mr Stroppa the following join the grey-red staff: Andrea Guerra (assistant coach), Giuseppe Brescia (technical collaborator), Fabio Allevi (athletic trainer), Andrea Primitivi (athletic trainer), Nicola Dibitonto (goalkeeper trainer).
Born in Lodi, born in 1968, Stroppa began his coaching career on the bench of the Milan Primavera, with whom he won the Italian Cup in the category on 14 April 2010.
After experiences with Pescara, Spezia and Sudtirol, in the 2016/17 season he moved to Foggia, where he achieved promotion to Serie B and won the Lega Pro Super Cup.