Latvia's excellent start to their EURO 2004™ campaign continued with a surprise away win in Poland thanks to a fine goal from Juris Laizans.
Poland coach Zbigniew Boniek has called up KS Amica Wronki's Marek Zienczuk for the UEFA European Championship qualifier against Latvia on 12 October.
San Marino 0-2 Poland
Zbigniew Boniek had to wait 73 anxious minutes in his first competitive match in charge of Poland before his side scored against San Marino in this Group 4 encounter.
Poland are aiming high in the EURO 2004™ qualifiers despite their poor showing at the FIFA World Cup over the summer.
Poland 1-1 Belgium
Poland and Belgium, both under new coaches, drew 1-1 tonight in Szczecin in a low-key tune-up for the start of the EURO 2004™ qualifiers next month.
Defender Jacek Bak will captain Poland against Belgium, coach Zbigniew Boniek announced today.
Poland, under new coach Zbigniew Boniek, will host a home friendly international against New Zealand on 16 October, only the second time the two nations have met.
There is no place for Jerzy Dudek in Zbigniew Boniek's maiden Poland squad as the new coach sets about finding a No2 to the Liverpool FC goalkeeper in the 21 August friendly with Belgium in Szczecin.
New Poland coach Zbigniew Boniek is to make changes to an ageing national side as he bids to secure qualification for the UEFA European Championship final round for the first time in the country's history.
In their first two matches of the FIFA World Cup, against the Korean Republic and Portugal, the first European team to qualify for the finals looked tense and listless, but when the pressure was off, Jerzy Engel's Poland threw off the shackles of negativity and made sure they left the tournament with...
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