UEFA appoints Zbigniew Boniek as its vice-president
The chairman of Polish Football Association Zbigniew Boniek has been appointed vice-president of the Union of European Football Associations. Furthermore, his membership in the UEFA Executive Committee has been extended for another four years. "This is a huge, individual acknowledgement of his work done so far as member of UEFA Executive Committee and PZPN Chairman!" - spokesperson for Poland's FA Maciej Sawicki said.
The announcement of Polish Football Association regarding "Black Lives Matter" initiative
The Polish Football Association informs that the players of the Poland national football team have taken a neutral and apolitical stance towards the "Black Lives Matter" initiative before the game against England at Wembley. At the same time, we emphasise that all representatives of Poland stand in solidarity against all manifestations of racism and intolerance. PZPN in its statutory activities and duties has always been guided by openness, respect for the principles of equality, tolerance and equal rights for all people, regardless of their nationality, skin colour, religion or political views.
Mariusz Rumak and Miłosz Stępiński are the new coaches of youth national teams
Polish Football Association informs that Mariusz Rumak has become a new coach of Poland national under-19 team. On Tuesday's meeting, the Management Board of PZPN decided that Miłosz Stępiński will be the coach of the U-20 team.
Robert Lewandowski awarded the Commander's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta!
Poland national team captain and Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski, was awarded the Commander's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta "for outstanding sports achievements, for promoting Poland on the international stage". He received the award at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw from the President Andrzej Duda.
The announcement of Polish Football Association
Polish Football Association, despite the very complex situation related to the coronavirus pandemic COVID-19, is doing everything to make the previously scheduled friendly matches of the Poland women's national team against Hungary (9.04.2021, 20:00, Pancho Arena in Felcsut) and Sweden (13.04.2021, 18:30, Widzew Stadium in Łódź) happen. If the aforementioned matches can be played, the women's national team will be managed by Nina Patalon - the coach of the women's national under-19 team.