Poland national under-21 football team
("The white and reds")
("The White Eagles")
|Association||Polish Football Association |
(Polski Związek Piłki Nożnej)
|Head coach||Michał Probierz|
|European Under-21 Championship|
|Appearances||7 (first in 1982)|
|Best result||Quarter-final (1982, 1984, 1986, 1992, 1994)|
The Poland national under-21 football team is the national under-21 football team of Poland and is controlled by the Polish Football Association.
This team is for Polish players aged 21 or under at the start of a two-year European Under-21 Football Championship campaign, so players can be, and often are, up to 23 years old.
The performance of Poland in the U-21 Euro is used to decide if Poland can qualify for the Summer Olympics. Since the team's foundation, Poland only managed to qualify once, the 1992 Summer Olympics thanked for having the best coefficence point among losing quarter-finalists in the 1992 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, but managed to finish second in the tournament.
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- *Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
- Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
- Silver background colour indicates second place finish.
- Bronze background colour indicates third place finish.
- Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.
UEFA European U-21 Championship
|UEFA European Under-21 Championship record|
|1978||did not qualify|
|1988||did not qualify|
|1996||did not qualify|
|2021||did not qualify|
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1978 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
1980 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
1982 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
1984 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
1986 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
1988 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
1990 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
1992 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
1994 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
1996 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
1998 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
2000 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship
2023 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
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Results and fixtures
Win Draw Loss
|24 March 2022 UEFA EURO U-21 qualification||Israel||2–2||Poland||HaMoshava Stadium, Petah Tikva|
|17:30 UTC+1 (18:30 UTC+2)||UEFA||
Referee: Bram Van Driessche (Belgium)
|29 March 2022 UEFA EURO U-21 qualification||Poland||1–1||Hungary||Arena Zabrze, Zabrze|
|16:00 CET (UTC+02:00)||UEFA||
Referee: Kristoffer Hagenes (Norway)
|2 June 2022 UEFA EURO U-21 qualification||San Marino||0–5||Poland||San Marino Stadium, Serravalle|
|20:30 CET (UTC+02:00)||UEFA||
||Referee: Luka Bilbija, (Bosnia and Herzegovina)|
|7 June 2022 UEFA EURO U-21 qualification||Poland||1–2||Germany||ŁKS Municipal Stadium, Łódź|
|18:00 CET (UTC+02:00)||
||Referee: Manfredas Lukjancukas (Lithuania)|
|23 September 2022 Friendly||Poland||0–1||Greece||Municipal Stadium, Białystok|
|16:30 CET (UTC+02:00)||PZPN||
||Referee: Łukasz Kuźma (Poland)|
|27 September 2022 Friendly||Poland||1–1||Latvia||Municipal Stadium, Suwałki|
|17:30 CET (UTC+02:00)||
||Referee: Paweł Malec (Poland)|
|17 November 2022 Friendly||Croatia||2–1||Poland||Stadion Aldo Drosina, Pula|
|18:00 CET (UTC+01:00)||90minut.pl||
||Referee: Marin Vidulin (Croatia)|
|21 November 2022 Friendly||Poland||3–2||Turkey||Stadion Mutila, Medulin|
|13:00 CET (UTC+01:00)||90minut.pl||Referee: Matej Bezelj (Croatia)|
|24 March 2023 Friendly||Poland||0–0||Austria||Mardan Sports Complex, Aksu, Antalya|
|13:30 CET (UTC+01:00)||90minut.pl||Referee: Kemal Ögen (Turkey)|
|27 March 2023 Friendly||Poland||2–0||Albania||Mardan Sports Complex, Aksu, Antalya|
|15:00 CET (UTC+02:00)||
||90minut.pl||Referee: Ramazan Doğanay (Turkey)|
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Players born in or after 2002 are eligible for the 2025 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.
The following players were selected for the friendly matches against Austria and Albania on 24 and 27 March 2023.
Caps and goals updated as of 27 March 2023, after the match against Albania. Names in italics denote players who have been capped for the senior team.
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|1||GK||Krzysztof Bąkowski||4 January 2003||3||0||Stal Rzeszów|
|12||GK||Kacper Bieszczad||11 September 2002||2||0||Zagłębie Lubin|
|22||GK||Mikołaj Biegański||5 April 2002||1||0||Wisła Kraków|
|2||DF||Ariel Mosór||19 February 2003||9||0||Piast Gliwice|
|4||DF||Patryk Peda||16 April 2002||6||0||S.P.A.L.|
|5||DF||Maksymilian Pingot||1 April 2003||4||0||Odra Opole|
|13||DF||Kasjan Lipkowski||28 March 2003||1||0||KKS 1925 Kalisz|
|15||DF||Krystian Palacz||19 July 2003||1||0||Sandecja Nowy Sącz|
|16||DF||Jakub Szymański||5 July 2002||1||0||Wisła Płock|
|17||DF||Kamil Lukoszek||4 April 2002||1||0||Skra Częstochowa|
|23||DF||Bartłomiej Kłudka||14 May 2002||6||2||Zagłębie Lubin|
|3||MF||Tomasz Wójtowicz||19 December 2003||4||0||Ruch Chorzów|
|6||MF||Jan Biegański||4 December 2002||6||0||GKS Tychy|
|7||MF||Mateusz Musiałowski||16 October 2003||5||1||Liverpool|
|8||MF||Mateusz Łęgowski||29 January 2003||7||0||Pogoń Szczecin|
|10||MF||Filip Marchwiński||10 January 2002||12||1||Lech Poznań|
|11||MF||Michał Rakoczy||30 March 2002||5||0||Cracovia|
|14||MF||Kajetan Szmyt||29 May 2002||5||1||Warta Poznań|
|18||MF||Jakub Kałuziński||31 October 2002||6||1||Lechia Gdańsk|
|19||MF||Kacper Karasek||20 March 2002||1||0||Bruk-Bet Termalica Nieciecza|
|20||FW||Szymon Włodarczyk||5 January 2003||3||1||Górnik Zabrze|
|21||FW||Aleksander Buksa||15 January 2003||4||0||SL16 FC|
The following players (born in 2002 or later) have previously been called up to the Poland under-21 squad in the last 12 months and are still eligible to represent:
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Gabriel Kobylak||20 February 2002||0||0||Radomiak Radom||v. Austria, 24 March 2023 INJ|
|GK||Kacper Tobiasz||4 November 2002||1||0||Legia Warsaw||v. Croatia, 17 November 2022 SEN|
|GK||Kacper Trelowski||19 August 2003||1||0||Raków Częstochowa||v. Latvia, 27 September 2022|
|DF||Łukasz Bejger||11 January 2002||6||2||Śląsk Wrocław||v. Austria, 24 March 2023 INJ|
|DF||Marcel Błachewicz||6 May 2003||1||0||Bruk-Bet Termalica Nieciecza||v. Turkey, 21 November 2022|
|DF||Maksymilian Tkocz||26 January 2002||0||0||Odra Opole||v. Turkey, 21 November 2022|
|DF||Oskar Krzyżak||24 January 2002||0||0||Skra Częstochowa||v. Latvia, 27 September 2022|
|DF||Dominik Marczuk||1 November 2003||0||0||Stal Rzeszów||v. Latvia, 27 September 2022|
|MF||Arkadiusz Pyrka||20 September 2002||2||0||Piast Gliwice||v. Austria, 24 March 2023 INJ|
|MF||Marcel Wędrychowski||13 January 2002||2||1||Pogoń Szczecin||v. Austria, 24 March 2023 INJ|
|MF||Bartosz Baranowicz||11 January 2003||0||0||Skra Częstochowa||v. Austria, 24 March 2023 INJ|
|MF||Mariusz Fornalczyk||15 January 2003||8||0||Bruk-Bet Termalica Nieciecza||v. Turkey, 21 November 2022|
|MF||Jakub Myszor||7 June 2002||5||0||Cracovia||v. Turkey, 21 November 2022|
|MF||Fryderyk Gerbowski||17 January 2003||2||0||Stal Mielec||v. Turkey, 21 November 2022|
|MF||Adam Ratajczyk||12 June 2002||2||0||Stal Mielec||v. Turkey, 21 November 2022|
|MF||Kacper Kozłowski||16 October 2003||8||2||Vitesse||v. Croatia, 17 November 2022 INJ|
|MF||Daniel Dudziński||7 March 2002||1||0||GKS Katowice||v. Latvia, 27 September 2022|
|MF||Dawid Hanc||10 July 2002||1||0||Chrobry Głogów||v. Latvia, 27 September 2022|
|MF||Tomasz Pieńko||5 January 2004||1||0||Zagłębie Lubin||v. Germany, 7 June 2022|
|MF||Jakub Kamiński||5 June 2002||12||3||VfL Wolfsburg||v. Hungary, 29 March 2022|
|MF||Nicola Zalewski||23 January 2002||4||0||Roma||v. Hungary, 29 March 2022|
|FW||Filip Szymczak||6 May 2002||10||2||Lech Poznań||v. Albania, 27 March 2023 INJ|
|FW||Dawid Kocyła||23 July 2002||3||0||Wisła Płock||v. Latvia, 27 September 2022|
|FW||Kacper Sezonienko||23 March 2003||0||0||Lechia Gdańsk||v. Germany, 7 June 2022|
INJ Withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
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Austria national under-21 football team
Albania national under-21 football team
Poland national football team
Goalkeeper (association football)
Polish Football Association
Stal Rzeszów (football)
Defender (association football)
Note: List is not complete
- 1972–1974 – Andrzej Strejlau
- 1974–1975 – Ryszard Kulesza (U-21)
- 1975–1978 – Ryszard Kulesza (U-23)
- 1979–1982 – Waldemar Obrębski
- 1983–1986 – Edmund Zientara
- 1987–1989 – Bogusław Hajdas
- 1990–1992 – Janusz Wójcik
- 1992–1994 – Wiktor Stasiuk
- 1994–1995 – Mieczysław Broniszewski
- 1996–1997 – Edward Lorens
- 1998–1999 – Paweł Janas
- 2000–2001 – Lesław Ćmikiewicz
- 2002–2003 – Edward Klejndinst
- 2004–2005 – Władysław Żmuda
- 2006–2010 – Andrzej Zamilski
- 2011–2012 – Stefan Majewski
- 2013–2017 – Marcin Dorna
- 2017–2020 – Czesław Michniewicz
- 2020–2022 – Maciej Stolarczyk
- 2022–present – Michał Probierz
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Source: "Poland national under-21 football team", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, March 27th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poland_national_under-21_football_team.
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