|Founded||20 December 1919|
|20 April 1923|
|2 March 1955|
The Polish Football Association (Polish: Polski Zwi?zek Pi?ki No?nej; PZPN) is the governing body of association football in Poland. It organizes the Polish football leagues (without the Ekstraklasa), the Polish Cup and the Polish national football team. It is based in the Polish capital of Warsaw.
The fully independent federation was established 20 December 1919 engulfing the autonomous Polish Football Union (PFU) that was part of the disintegrated Austrian Football Union. The PFU was established on 25 June 1911 in Lwów, Austria-Hungary. Between 1911 and 1919 the national team of Poland played three games at the Czarni Lwów's stadium. The team was composed mainly of players from the city of Lwów.
When the Wehrmacht invaded Poland in September 1939, all Polish institutions and associations were dissolved, including the PZPN. The German occupying forces forbade Poles to organise football matches.
In September 2008, the leadership of the PZPN was suspended by the Polish Olympic Committee for "[violating] its statutes in a continuous and flagrant fashion." A year earlier, the Polish sports ministry also made an attempt to address corruption within the PZPN, but was threatened with suspension by FIFA, which forbids any form of government intervention. On 30 October 2008, Grzegorz Lato became the president of the PZPN. On 26 October 2012, Zbigniew Boniek was elected president after winning 61 votes from 118 delegates.
The football association turned 100 years with the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup during its centennial year. In 2019, Józef Klotz, who had played for the Poland national football team and was killed in the Warsaw Ghetto during the Holocaust, was honored by the Association.
|1.||Edward Cetnarowski||20 December 1919 - 15 January 1928|
|2.||W?adys?aw Bo?cza-Uzdowski||15 January 1928 - 20 February 1937|
|3.||Kazimierz Glabisz||20 February 1937 - 1 September 1939|
|4.||Tadeusz Kuchar||29 June 1945 - 16 February 1946|
|5.||W?adys?aw Bo?cza-Uzdowski||16 February 1946 - 1949|
|6.||Andrzej Przeworski||1949 - 1951|
|7.||Jerzy Bordzi?owski||1951 - 1953|
|8.||Jan Rotkiewicz||1953 - 1954|
|9.||Roman Gajzler||1954 - 1954|
|10.||W?adys?aw Rajkowski||1954 - 1956|
|11.||Stefan Glinka||1956 - 1961|
|12.||Wit Hanke||1961 - 1966|
|13.||Wies?aw Ociepka||1966 - 1972|
|14.||Stanis?aw Nowosielski||1972 - 1973|
|15.||Jan Maj||1973 - 1976|
|16.||Edward Sznajder||1976 - 1978|
|17.||Marian Ryba||1978 - 1981|
|18.||W?odzimierz Reczek||1981 - 1985|
|19.||Edward Brzostowski||1985 - 1986|
|20.||Zbigniew Jab?o?ski||1986 - 1989|
|21.||Jerzy Doma?ski||1989 - 25 March 1991|
|22.||Kazimierz Górski||25 March 1991 - 3 July 1995|
|23.||Marian Dziurowicz||3 July 1995 - 28 June 1999|
|-||Wies?aw Pakoca||25 May 1998 - 7 August 1998||curator|
|24.||Micha? Listkiewicz||28 June 1999 - 30 October 2008|
|-||Andrzej Rusko||19 January 2007 - 1 February 2007||curator|
|-||Marcin Wojcieszak||1 February 2007 - 5 March 2007||curator|
|-||Robert Zaw?ocki||29 September 2008 - 10 October 2008||curator|
|25.||Grzegorz Lato||30 October 2008 - 26 October 2012|
|26.||Zbigniew Boniek||26 October 2012 - present|
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