Club Announcements

Charlotte FC Forward Karol Swiderski and Defender Bill Tuiloma to Join National Teams in June


Swiderski and Tuiloma will join Poland and New Zealand respectively in upcoming international window _

CHARLOTTE, NC (June, 12, 2023) – Charlotte FC today confirmed forward Karol Swiderski and defender Bill Tuiloma will take part in their respective countries' international fixtures in the June FIFA window.

Swiderski, a mainstay for Poland, will face off against Germany (June 16) and Moldova (June 20). The match against Moldova is part of Poland's UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying campaign where they currently sit one point off Czechia for first place in Group E.

The 26-year-old has appeared 21 times for his country including a game-winning goal against Albania in Euro qualifiers during his last match with Poland in March.

Swiderski has five goals and three assists in 16 matches across all competitions for Charlotte FC in his second season in the Queen City.

Tuiloma returns to the New Zealand national team for the first time since September 2022 looking to add to his 36 caps for the All Whites.

New Zealand will play a pair of friendlies in Europe against Sweden (June 16) and Qatar (June 19).

Tuiloma has been an integral part of Charlotte FC's back line after being acquired from the Portland Timbers in February. The center back has started 10 games for the Crown this season.

FIFA's June international window runs from June 12 - 20.