FIFA Ranking: 21

 

Coach: Roger Lemerre

 

Key players: Karim Saidi, Silva dos Santos, Kaies Ghodhbane

 

World Cup record: Fourth appearance

 

Best finish: First round (1978, 1998, 2002)

 

Last appearance: First round 2002

 

Key question: Can the Brazilian born Silva dos Santos inspire the North Africans?

 

Squad:

 

Goalkeepers #
Ali Boumnijel 1
Adel Nefzi 16
Hamdi Kasraoui 22
Defenders
Karim Haggui 3
Alaeddine Yahia 4
Hatem Trabelsi 6
Mehdi Meriah 7
Rahdi Jaidi 15
David Jemmali 18
Anis Ayari 19
Karim Saidi 21
Midfielders
Mehdi Nafti 8
Kaies Ghodhbane 10
Jawher Mnari 12
Riadh Bouazizi 13
Adel Chedli 14
Hamed Namouchi 20
Sofiene Melliti 23
Forwards
Karim Essediri 2
Zied Jaziri 5
Yassine Chikhaoui 9
Silva Dos Santos 11
Issam Jomaa 17

 

Group matches:

 

v Saudi Arabia, 16:00 GMT, Wednesday 14th June - Munich

 

v Spain, 19:00 GMT, Monday 19th June - Stuttgart

 

v Ukraine, 14:00 GMT, Friday 23rd June - Berlin