FIFA Ranking: 29

Coach: Pawel Janas

Key players: Maciej Zurawski, Kamil Kosowski, Miroslav Szymkowiak

World Cup record: Sixth appearance

Best Finish: Third 1974, 1982

Last appearance: First round 2002

Qualifying route: One of the best two European group runners-up.

Key question: This team with few big names turned plenty heads in qualification, can they do the same on the big stage?

Squad:

Goalkeepers #
Artur Boruc 1
Tomasz Kuszczak 12
Lukasz Fabianski 21
Defenders
Mariusz Jop 2
Seweryn Gancarczyk 3
Marcin Baszczynski 4
Jacek Bak 6
Michal Zewlakow 14
Mariusz Lewandowski 18
Dariusz Dudka 17
Bartosz Bosacki 19
Midfielders
Kamil Kosowski 5
Radoslaw Sobolewski 7
Jacek Krzynowek 8
Miroslav Szymkowiak 10
Sebastian Mila 13
Euzebiusz Smolarek 15
Arkadiusz Radomski 16
Piotr Giza 20
Forwards
Maciej Zurawski 9
Grzegorz Rasiak 11
Ireneusz Jelen 21
Pawel Brozek 23

Group matches:

v Ecuador, 19:00 GMT, Friday 9th June - Gelsenkirchen

v Germany, 19:00 GMT, Wednesday 14th June - Dortmund

v Cost Rica, 14:00 GMT, Tuesday 20th June - Hanover