Elvar Fridriksson, a 27-year-old Icelandic play-guard, is a new player for Bertram Tortona. He played the first part of the season in Antwerp, Belgium, with 12.1 points and 6.7 assists per game. Raised basketball in the United States, he has a long experience in the European championships, wearing the tank tops of Denain (France), Njardvik (Iceland), Boras (Sweden), with whom he won the national title, Siaulai (Lithuania) and precisely Antwerp. He has been part of all the youth national teams and is now a staple of the roster of the senior team included in the same group as Italy for the 2023 World Cup qualifiers.
Meanwhile, the sale of tickets for Bertram’s next home games has begun, scheduled for Wednesday 13 April against Germani Brescia, recovery of the 16th matchday (duo at 20.45) and Saturday 16 April, Easter Eve, against Varese, at 17.30 , meeting valid for the 27th day. Tickets can be purchased at the headquarters in via San Marziano 4 until Friday, and then Monday 11 and Tuesday 12, from 10 to 12 and from 16 to 19; while Wednesday 13 from 9.30 to 12.30. More information and ticket prices on the website www.derthonabasket.it. Tortona also dresses in blue. In fact Vanni Talpo, assistant to coach Marco Ramondino, will be among the assistants of the under 16 men’s national team led by Giuseppe Mangone who will play the European category scheduled in Skopje (Macedonia) from 12 to 20 August. –