Italy’s ‘Cadette’ are the defending champions of
Girl’s U18 World Championship, won in 2015 in Lima (Perù). In the last edition
Italy dominated the competition, winning all the matches of the tournament.
In the two preevious editions the Italian girls have
finished 11th and 10th. In 2003 Italy won silver medal and bronze in 1995, 1997
‘Le Azzurrine’ remain a force in Europe though where
they won silver at the 2011, 2013 and 2017 European Championships.