Poland Olympic football team

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Poland Under-23
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)

Biało-czerwoni
("The white and reds")

Białe Orły
("The White Eagles")
Association Polish Football Association
(Polski Związek Piłki Nożnej)
Head coach Andrzej Zamilski
FIFA code POL
First colours
Second colours
Summer Olympic Games
Appearances 7 (first in 1924)
Best result Gold Medal, 1972
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Gold medal – first place 1972 Munich Team
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal Team
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona Team

The Poland national under-23 football team or Poland Olympic football team is the national under-23 football team of Poland and is controlled by the Polish Football Association.

Olympic Record[edit]

Since 1992 the olympic roster may consist out of under-23 year old players, plus three over the age players.[1]

Host Nation(s) - Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
Greece 1896 no Olympic football tournament - - - - - -
France 1900 Did not enter - - - - - -
United States 1904 Did not enter - - - - - -
United Kingdom 1908 Did not enter - - - - - -
Sweden 1912 Did not enter - - - - - -
Belgium 1920 Did not enter - - - - - -
France 1924 Preliminary Round 1 0 0 1 0 5
Netherlands 1928 Did not qualify - - - - - -
United States 1932 no Olympic football tournament - - - - - -
Nazi Germany 1936 Fourth place 4 2 0 2 11 10
United Kingdom 1948 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Finland 1952 Round 1 2 1 0 1 2 3
Australia 1956 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Italy 1960 Group stage 3 1 0 2 7 5
Japan 1964 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Mexico 1968 Did not qualify - - - - - -
West Germany 1972 Champions 7 6 1 0 21 5
Canada 1976 Runners-up 5 3 1 1 12 5
Soviet Union 1980 Did not qualify - - - - - -
United States 1984 Did not qualify - - - - - -
South Korea 1988 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Spain 1992 Runners-up 6 4 1 1 17 6
United States 1996 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Australia 2000 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Greece 2004 Did not qualify - - - - - -
China 2008 Did not qualify - - - - - -
United Kingdom 2012 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Brazil 2016 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Total 7/26 28 17 4 7 70 39

Current squad[edit]

Coach Stefan Majewski has called up the following squad for the U-23 match against Wales on September 8, 2009 in Warsaw, Poland.[2][3]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Rafał Gikiewicz (1987-10-26) October 26, 1987 (age 30) Poland Jagiellonia Białystok
1GK Adam Stachowiak (1986-12-18) December 18, 1986 (age 31) Poland Górnik Zabrze
2DF Krzysztof Król (1987-02-06) February 6, 1987 (age 31) Poland Jagiellonia Białystok
2DF Mariusz Pawelec (1986-04-14) April 14, 1986 (age 32) Poland Śląsk Wrocław
2DF Piotr Polczak (1986-08-25) August 25, 1986 (age 31) Poland Cracovia
2DF Jakub Rzeźniczak (1986-10-26) October 26, 1986 (age 31) Poland Legia Warszawa
2DF Mateusz Kowalski (1986-09-30) September 30, 1986 (age 31) Poland Wisła Kraków
2DF Artur Jędrzejczyk (1987-11-04) November 4, 1987 (age 30) Poland Legia Warszawa
3MF Jakub Tosik (1987-05-21) May 21, 1987 (age 31) Poland Polonia Warszawa
3MF Krzysztof Janus (1986-03-25) March 25, 1986 (age 32) Poland Cracovia
3MF Adrian Mierzejewski (1986-11-06) November 6, 1986 (age 31) Poland Polonia Warszawa
3MF Łukasz Hanzel (1986-09-16) September 16, 1986 (age 31) Poland Zagłębie Lubin
3MF Radosław Majewski (1986-12-15) December 15, 1986 (age 31) England Nottingham Forest F.C.
3MF Piotr Tomasik (1987-10-31) October 31, 1987 (age 30) Poland Polonia Bytom
4FW Adrian Paluchowski (1987-08-19) August 19, 1987 (age 30) Poland Górnik Łęczna
4FW Jakub Smektała (1987-08-26) August 26, 1987 (age 30) Poland Piast Gliwice
4FW Piotr Ćwielong (1986-06-23) June 23, 1986 (age 32) Poland Śląsk Wrocław
4FW Przemysław Trytko (1987-08-28) August 28, 1987 (age 30) Poland Jagiellonia Białystok

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