AQUILA – Mario Coscione died at 22 after having long struggled against an incurable disease. The FIR Abruzzo wanted to remember it with the following press release: "Abruzzo cries the death of the young rugby player Mario Coscione, who died at the age of 22 due to a nasty illness that took him away from family and friends.
Coscione had played in the youths of the Polisportiva L'Aquila and Paganica Rugby: "Yesterday afternoon the president of Paganica, Antonio Rotellini, called me to inform me of the incident – affirms the president of FIR Abruzzo Giorgio Morelli – the pain and dismay that they were clear from his words they overwhelmed the whole community of Paganica, all of us and the regional rugby movement. Mario, President Rotellini told me, he fought with courage, dignity and always with a smile, as only a brave man can be ".
FIR Abruzzo postpones matches as a sign of mourning
As a sign of mourning, FIR Abruzzo has postponed the matches in the regional area that saw the Rossoneri company busy: R. Sulmona 1967 – Polisportiva Paganica scheduled for next 26 January in U14 and the entire grouping U12, which should have been carried out precisely at the Paganica Iovenitti on January 27th.
From the 16th of today, family and friends will be able to greet Mario Coscione in the burning room set up at the Paganica Rugby clubhouse. The funeral will take place tomorrow, January 24 at 11 am, at the church of San Francesco d'Assisi in Pettino.
To Mario's family, friends and teammates, the strong embrace of all Abruzzese rugby ".
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