World Cup Finalists: Poland

POLAND

WORLD CUP HISTORY Record
GP W T L GF GA
25 13 5 7 39 29
Final Fours 1974 -- Third place. 1982 -- Third place. U.S. RIVALRY 1924 -- USA 3-2. 1928 -- Tie 3-3. 1973 -- Poland 4-0 1973 -- Poland 1-0 1973 -- Poland 4-0 1973 -- USA 1-0. 1975 -- Poland 7-0 1975 -- Poland 4-0 1988 -- Poland 2-0. 1990 -- USA 3-1. 1990 -- USA 3-2. TEAM Dudek, Klos, Waldoch, Hajto, Michal Zewlakow, Koszminski, Karwan, P.Swierczewski, Kaluzny, Kryszalowicz, Olisadebe. QUALIFYING Sept. 2 in Kiev Ukraine 1 (Shevchenko 13) Poland 3 (Olisadebe 3, 33, Kaluzny 57). Oct. 7 in Lodz Poland 3 (Kaluzny 24, 62, 73) Belarus 1 (Ryndyuk 37). Oct. 11 in Warsaw Poland 0 Wales 0. March 24 in Oslo Norway 2 (Carew 58, Solskjaer 66) Poland 3 (Olisadebe 23, 29, Karwan 80). March 28 in Warsaw Poland 4 (Michal Zewlakow pen. 15, Olisadebe 41, Marcin Zewlakow 81, Karwan 88) Armenia 0. June 2 in Cardiff Wales 1 (Blake 13) Poland 2 (Olisadebe 32, Kryszalowicz 72). June 6 in Yerevan Armenia 1 (Artur Petrosyan 11) Poland 1 (Kaluzny 4). Sept. 1 in Chorzow Poland 3 (Kryszalowicz 45, Olisadebe 76, Marcin Zewlakow 87) Norway 0. Sept. 5 in Minsk Belarus 4 (Vasilyuk 8, 46, 52, 63) Poland 1 (Marcin Zewlakow 77). Oct. 6 in Chorzow Poland 1 (Olisadebe 40) Ukraine 1 (Shevchenko 81). EUROPE GROUP 5 STANDINGS
TEAM GP W T L GF GA P
*Poland 10 6 3 1 21 11 21
**Ukraine 10 4 5 1 13 8 17
Belarus 10 4 3 3 12 11 15
Norway 10 2 4 4 12 14 10
Wales 10 1 6 3 10 12 9
Armenia 10 0 5 5 7 19 5
*Qualifies for Korea/Japan 2002. **Meets Germany in playoff.
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