Benevento is officially a Serie A team. For the second time in its history, the team from the Campania region will once again play the highest category of Italian football. A goal by Sau, which equaled Viola as the team's top scorer, gave the three points and the title of champion of Series B to the 'giallorossi'.
With Filippo Inzaghi, former Juve and Milan player, at the controls they have won the title of Serie B champion 7 days in advance, something that no team had achieved before, thanks to an extraordinary season. With their derby victory against Juve Stabia, they have not even needed the results to accompany him this day to achieve promotion in the first season of Pippo as a coach.
With just one loss in 30 games, the 'giallorossi' have been proclaimed Series B champions for the first time in their history. With a 22 point advantage over his closest pursuer, the Crotone, 'close' a historic season.
After keeping the honey on the lips last season, where they fell in the semi-finals of the promotion playoffs against Cittadella, Benevento will play in Serie A just two seasons later. They will try to improve the image they offered in their only season in the highest category, where they were last with only 6 wins in 38 games. Its most outstanding players are Nicolas Viola, top scorer with 9 goals with Marco Sau, Christian Maggio, former soccer player for Naples, and Roberto Insigne, brother of the Neapolitan soccer player Lorenzo Insigne.