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The former Fiorentina man believes his Azzurri team can go all the way in Poland and Ukraine, despite being drawn a tough group alongside Spain, Croatia and Ireland

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli is confident ahead of this summer's European Championship claiming his side are travelling to Euro 2012 with the sole intention of winning the tournament.

The Azzurri have been drawn in a tricky group alongside reigning World and European champions Spain, dark horses Croatia and a well-organised Republic of Ireland side.

However despite a difficult group, the former Fiorentina trainer is full of confidence for what lies ahead in June and July.

“I think all coaches at any level before starting a game think they can win it. We have the experience to face big teams and certainly we have the conviction, which we have created within the group," told reporters at a publicity event on Thursday.

“This means that in difficult moments we know we are together, when needed we have the willingness to help each other and I am also convinced that we can play good football. We leave for the European Championships to win them.”

Italy kick-off their Euro 2012 campaign on June 10 against Spain at the PGE Arena in Gdansk, Poland.