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Poland

Matches

19th June - 4pm
Poland 1-2 Senegal

24th June - 7pm
Poland 0-3 Colombia

218th June - 3pm 
Japan 0-1 Poland

 

Flag: No messing about here. Just two horizontal stripes in white (top) and red (bottom). They’re the national colours if you’re wondering.

Population: 38 million.

Nickname: Take your pick from Orly (The Eagles) or Bialo-czerwoni (The White and Reds).

Manager: Boss since 2013, Adam Nawalka represented his country 34 times and made the team of the tournament at the 1978 World Cup finals in Argentina.

Captain: Bayern Munich’s prolific striker Robert Lewandowski.

Star Man: See above. The 29-year- old scored a record 16 goals in the Poles’ qualifying campaign.

Rising Star: At 23, Napoli midfielder Piotr Zielinski has already won over 30 caps for his country and, like many other young players, could be a target for bigger clubs should he impress in Russia.