Roberto Bordin, chief coach of Neftchi football team, has recovered from cancer, Report informs referring to Sportevai. It is noted that during the 1996-1997 season in Napoli FC, tumor was detected in his thyroid. For this reason, the 54-year-old specialist had to suspend his career.
Fortunately, it was a benign tumor and Bordin has managed to beat cancer. 3 months later - in November 1996, Bordin was back on the field and became the finalist of the Italian Cup.
In the article, it was emphasized that the former Italian player was transferred to Napoli in 1993 at the request of Marcello Lippi, the team's head coach. He then rose to the captain of the team. At the moment, Bordin’s two sons are living in Italy, and he with his spouse and daughter live in Baku.
Roberto Bordin was appointed head coach of Neftchi FC on June 8, 2018. Under his leadership, the flagship finished last season with a silver medal.