Antonio Conte has today been crowned Serie A’s best manager by his peers for the second consecutive year.
The prestigious ‘Panchina d’Oro’ accolade is voted for by all of the top flight’s coaches, and this time they have recognised the scale of Conte’s achievement in guiding Juventus to a second consecutive Scudetto trophy in the 2012/13 campaign.
In a speech at the ceremony in Coverciano, the Bianconeri boss expressed his delight at picking up the award and took the opportunity to thank all those who have supported him in his endeavours.
The 44-year-old began: “This prize follows the one I received from the AIC on behalf of the players, which means that the world of Italian football appreciates the extraordinary work that we're doing.
"I’m very pleased, and I dedicate this award to my family, the staff, the players – without whom I wouldn’t be here – and to the club.”
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