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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Poland 2016
Legia Warszawa Centenary

 


COUNTRY: POLAND
ISSUE DATE: 20 April 2016
CIRCULATION:180 000
STAMP/BLOCK SIZE: 31.25 x 39,.5 mm / 90 x 70 mm
 STAMP DESIGN: Agnieszka Sancewicz




Legia Warszawa known in English as Legia Warsaw, is a professional football club based in Warsaw, Poland. Legia is one of the most successful Polish football clubs in history winning 10 Ekstraklasa Champions titles, a record 16 Polish Cup trophies and a record four Polish SuperCup matches. 










The club's home venue is the Polish Army Stadium. The club was founded in March 1916 during military operations in World War I on the Eastern Front in the Maniewicze area in Volhynia, as the football club of the Polish Legions. 
After World War I, it became the main official football club of the Polish Army – Wojskowy Klub Sportowy Legia Warszawa (Military Sports Club Legia Warsaw). From 1949 to 1957, Legia was known as CWKS Warszawa (Central Military Sports Club Warsaw).



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Stamp images thanks to Poczta Polska

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