Lazio women have appointed Carolina Morace as their new manager with wife Nicola Jane Williams as her assistant.
Netherlands became the third team to book their place in the Women's World Cup semifinals after beating Italy 2-0 in Valenciennes.
Italy beat China 2-0 to qualify for the quarterfinals of the women's World Cup in convincing fashion on Tuesday.
Marta's penalty sent Brazil into the round of 16 of the Women's World Cup with a win against Italy, giving her 17 career goals in the tournament.
Italy's Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat trick as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the women's World Cup on Friday.
Italy Women earned a 2-1 win over Australia in their World Cup opener with the last kick of the game.
Australia suffered a shocking 2-1 loss to Italy in their Women's World Cup opener. But as Sam Kerr said, "the World Cup is far from over."
After a 20-year drought, Italy returns to the quadrennial women's world stage with building anticipation and lofty expectations.