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    Poland’s National Football Team Gears Up for UEFA Euro 2024

    The Polish national football team is set to commence its final preparation phase for the UEFA Euro 2024, with the squad gathering starting on June 2 in Warsaw. This marks the beginning of a tightly scheduled month that will see the team making strategic moves, both on and off the field, in anticipation of the prestigious tournament kicking off in Germany on June 14.

    Following a successful qualification campaign that concluded in late March with a 5:1 victory over Estonia in Warsaw and a nail-biting penalty shootout win against Wales in Cardiff (5-4), the Polish team, led by coach Michał Probierz, has solidified its position among Europe’s football elite. The qualification matches, which ended in a scoreless draw after regulation and extra time, have paved the way for the Polish Football Association (PZPN) to kickstart the logistical and tactical preparations for the summer competition.

    Poland’s Euro 2024 journey will see them competing in Group D, facing the Netherlands in Hamburg on June 16, Austria in Berlin five days later, and concluding the group stage against France in Dortmund on June 25. Advancement to the knockout phase will be up for grabs for the top two teams in each group, alongside the four best third-placed teams.

    The pivotal dates for the Polish squad include the submission of the final team roster to UEFA by June 7, just a week before the tournament’s opening match. However, as of now, there has been no word on whether an extended squad list will be released to the public prior to this deadline. This strategy marks a continuation from March, where coach Probierz refrained from announcing a preliminary list before the qualifying matches.

    “In any case, by June 7, we must submit the final squad list for the championships to UEFA, which is a week before the tournament’s start,” stated Emil Kopański, the spokesperson for the Polish national team.

    Before departing for Germany, the Polish team will host two friendly matches against Ukraine on June 7 and Turkey three days later, providing valuable match practice and an opportunity for final adjustments. Upon their arrival in Hanover, their home base for the duration of the tournament, on June 11, the team will immediately engage in training and fulfill their UEFA obligations, including a mandatory photo session that plays a crucial role in the tournament’s promotional and organizational aspects.

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