1898 Italian Football Championship

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Italian Football Championship
Season 1898 Italian Football Championship
Champions Genoa
1st title
1899

The 1898 Italian Football Championship was a major event in the footballing history of Italy. It was the first FIGC-endorsed league competition which is considered an official predecessor of Serie A.

It was a knock-out tournament involving three clubs from Turin and one from Genoa. All three matches were played at the Velodromo Umberto I in Turin on 8 May, over the course of the one day.[1] The winner of this first-ever season was Genoa.

Semi-finals[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Internazionale Torino Bianco e Nero (Strisce).png 2-1 Giallo e Nero (Strisce).png FBC Torinese
Genoa 600px Rosso e Blu con striscia Bianco e croce Rossa su sfondo Bianco.png 2-0 600px Blu Con Striscia Rossa.png Ginnastica Torino

Final[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Genoa600px Rosso e Blu con striscia Bianco e croce Rossa su sfondo Bianco.png 2-1(aet) Bianco e Nero (Strisce).png Internazionale Torino

References[edit]

  1. ^ Modena, Panini Edizioni (2005). Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004.