Poland Olympic football team

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Poland Under-23
Nickname(s)Biało-czerwoni
("The white and reds")
Białe Orły
("The White Eagles")
AssociationPolish Football Association
(Polski Związek Piłki Nożnej)
Head coachAndrzej Zamilski
FIFA codePOL
First colours
Second colours
Summer Olympic Games
Appearances7 (first in 1924)
Best resultGold 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 team must consist out of under-23 players plus three overage 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
United Kingdom 1908
Sweden 1912
Belgium 1920
France 1924 Round 1 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
West Germany 1972 Gold medalists 7 6 1 0 21 5
Canada 1976 Silver medalists 5 3 1 1 11 5
Soviet Union 1980 Did not qualify
United States 1984
South Korea 1988
Spain 1992 Runners-up 6 4 1 1 17 6
United States 1996 Did not qualify
Australia 2000
Greece 2004
China 2008
United Kingdom 2012
Brazil 2016
Japan 2020
Total 7/27 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 32) Poland Jagiellonia Białystok
1GK Adam Stachowiak (1986-12-18) December 18, 1986 (age 32) Poland Górnik Zabrze
2DF Krzysztof Król (1987-02-06) February 6, 1987 (age 32) Poland Jagiellonia Białystok
2DF Mariusz Pawelec (1986-04-14) April 14, 1986 (age 33) Poland Śląsk Wrocław
2DF Piotr Polczak (1986-08-25) August 25, 1986 (age 33) Poland Cracovia
2DF Jakub Rzeźniczak (1986-10-26) October 26, 1986 (age 33) Poland Legia Warszawa
2DF Mateusz Kowalski (1986-09-30) September 30, 1986 (age 33) Poland Wisła Kraków
2DF Artur Jędrzejczyk (1987-11-04) November 4, 1987 (age 32) Poland Legia Warszawa
3MF Jakub Tosik (1987-05-21) May 21, 1987 (age 32) Poland Polonia Warszawa
3MF Krzysztof Janus (1986-03-25) March 25, 1986 (age 33) Poland Cracovia
3MF Adrian Mierzejewski (1986-11-06) November 6, 1986 (age 33) Poland Polonia Warszawa
3MF Łukasz Hanzel (1986-09-16) September 16, 1986 (age 33) Poland Zagłębie Lubin
3MF Radosław Majewski (1986-12-15) December 15, 1986 (age 32) England Nottingham Forest F.C.
3MF Piotr Tomasik (1987-10-31) October 31, 1987 (age 32) Poland Polonia Bytom
4FW Adrian Paluchowski (1987-08-19) August 19, 1987 (age 32) Poland Górnik Łęczna
4FW Jakub Smektała (1987-08-26) August 26, 1987 (age 32) Poland Piast Gliwice
4FW Piotr Ćwielong (1986-06-23) June 23, 1986 (age 33) Poland Śląsk Wrocław
4FW Przemysław Trytko (1987-08-28) August 28, 1987 (age 32) Poland Jagiellonia Białystok

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