Tunisia arrive in Germany as the quiet achiever of the African qualifiers. The fact that they have reached their fourth finals and third in succession has been largely ignored, due to the attention afforded to the four debutants from the CAF. Yet to progress from the group stages, they will see this tournament as a great chance to break their duck.
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?
|Silva Dos Santos
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