Tirana, October 11, 2022 – Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Albania supports the organization of the Partita del Cuore, a fundraising football match organized by the Italian Embassy in Tirana, Municipality of Tirana and KF Tirana FC, with the participation of RAI Journalists and Albanian All-star team.
This sport event took place in “Selman Stermasi” stadium. There were three teams which played three football games, lasting 35 minutes each. The first team was “Nazionale Giornalisti RAI”, composed of famous former RAI representatives, the second team was “Nazionale Attori e Cantanti”, composed of famous figures of television in Italy and the third team was “All Stars Albania”, composed of public figures in Albania. The tickets to see the game were sold at a symbolic prize of 500 ALL. All the funds raised went for the NGO- Sanita di Frontiera.
Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Albania was the main sponsor of this activity. In addition, three colleagues of the staff who are also members in the official football team of the Bank participated in the football match. The game was exciting and all the players were motivated to enjoy the spectacle. At the end it was not about the results more than for the greater cause and everybody was a winner.
A press conference was also organized during the day to present the Partita del Cuore football match with the presence of important figures like Mr. Fabrizio Bucci – Italian Ambassador in Tirana, Mr. Alessandro D’Oria – CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Albania and main sponsor of the event, Mr. Giovanni Calì – Sportive Director and Moderator of “Nazionale Attori e Cantanti”, Mr. Bruno Torrisi- Captain of “Nazionale Attori e Cantanti”, Mr. Barone Vitantonio– Honoured President of “Nazionale Attori e Cantanti”, Mr. Americo Mancini – Capitan of “Nazionale Attori e Cantanti”, Mr. Alban Xhihani – Representative of “All Stars Albania” and Mrs. Giorgia Zilio - Programe Cordinator of Sanita di Frontiera.
Alessandro D’Oria stated: "Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Albania has a long tradition with the support and organization of activities with a social scope, both in the national and international level. During this year, in Albania, we have initiated many similar activities to help vulnerable parts of our society. These activities have been of different scope and emphasized solidarity, which is a vital value in society. We intend to continue performing the same contribution in the future.”