FIFA Ranking: 39

Coach: Luis Fernando Suarez

Key players: Agustin Delgado, Ivan Kaviedes, Geovanny Espinoza

World Cup record: Second appearance

Best finish: First Round 2002

Last finish: First Round 2002

Qualifying route: Third in South American qualifiers

Key question: Can Ecuador compete away from the high altitude of Quito?

Squad:

Goalkeepers #
Edwin Villafuerte 1
Cristian Mora 12
Damian Lanza 22
Defenders
Jorge Guagua 2
Ivan Hurtado 3
Ulises de la Cruz 4
Jose Luis Perlaza 5
Paul Ambrossi 13
Geovanny Espinoza 17
Neicer Reasco 18
Midfielders
Patricio Urrutia 6
Cristian Lara 7
Edison Mendez 8
Segundo Castillo 14
Marlon Ayovi 15
Antonio Valencia 16
Luis Saritama 19
Edwin Tenorio 20
Forwards
Felix Borja 9
Ivan Kaviedes 10
Agustin Delgado 11
Carlos Tenorio 21
Christian Benitez 23

Group matches:

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

v Costa Rica, 13:00 GMT, Thursday 15th June - Hamburg

v Germany, 14:00 GMT, Tuesday 20th June - Berlin