Credit: FIBA
Credit FIBA

The Italian basketball federation officially announced that both Nico Mannion of Virtus Bologna and Leonardo Totè of Fortitudo Bologna won't be available for the upcoming FIBA World Cup qualifiers game. 

Nico Mannion

Nico  Mannion
Nico  Mannion
MIN: 11.09
PTS: 2.75 (35.29%)
REB: 1.25
As: 2.5
ST: 0.75
BL: 0
TO: 0.25
GM: 4

Mannion and Totè, who were originally selected into the 16-man squad for the games, won't be able to answer to the call-up due to injuries. 

Diego Flaccadori of Aquila Basket Trento and Mattia Udom of Happy Casa Brindisi are the two players selected to replace Mannion and Totè. 

Italy will play against Russia on the road on Friday and then they'll face the Netherlands at home on Monday. 

Here's the complete roster of the Italian NT for the upcoming games:

#4 Leonardo Candi (1997, 190, UNAHOTELS Reggio Emilia)
#7 Stefano Tonut (1993, 194, Umana Reyer Venezia)
#12 Diego Flaccadori (1996, 193, Dolomiti Energia Trentino)
#14 Bruno Mascolo (1996, 190, Bertram Derthona Basket Tortona)
#16 Amedeo Vittorio Tessitori (1994, 208, Segafredo Virtus Bologna)
#18 Matteo Spagnolo (2003, 194, Vanoli Cremona)
#19 Raphael Gaspardo (1993, 207, Happy Casa Brindisi)
#20 Mattia Udom (1993, 200, Happy Casa Brindisi)
#22 Giordano Bortolani (2000, 193, Nutribullet Treviso)
#31 Michele Vitali (1991, 196, Umana Reyer Venezia)
#34 Mouhamet Rassoul Diouf (2001, 206, UNAHOTELS Reggio Emilia)
#44 Davide Alviti (1996, 200, AX Armani Exchange Milano)
#45 Nicola Akele (1995, 203, Nutribullet Treviso)
#50 Gabriele Procida (2002, 201, Fortitudo Kigili Bologna)
#52 Alessandro Lever (1998, 208, Allianz Pallacanestro Trieste)
#54 Alessandro Pajola (1999, 194, Segafredo Virtus Bologna)

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Nico Mannion

Nico  Mannion
Team: Virtus Bologna
Position: SG
Age: 20
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 86 kg
Birth place: Italy