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World Cup 2002

Group A:
A1 -- France
A2 -- Senegal
A3 -- Uruguay
A4 -- Denmark

Group B:
B1 -- Spain
B2 -- Slovenia
B3 -- Paraguay
B4 -- South Africa

Group C:
C1 -- Brazil
C2 -- Turkey
C3 -- China
C4 -- Costa Rica

Group D:
D1 -- South Korea
D2 -- Poland
D3 -- USA
D4 -- Portugal

Group E:
E1 -- Germany
E2 -- Saudi Arabia
E3 -- Rep. Of Ireland
E4 -- Cameroon

Group F:
F1 -- Argentina
F2 -- Nigeria
F3 -- England
F4 -- Sweden

Group G:
G1 -- Italy
G2 -- Ecuador
G3 -- Croatia
G4 -- Mexico

Group H:
H1 -- Japan
H2 -- Belgium
H3 -- Russia
H4 -- Tunisia

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World Cup Appearances:
WC 2002 is Senegal's first appearance in the World Cup Finals.

Korea/Japan 2002 FIFA World Cup -- Competing Teams Senegal in the 2002 World Cup

Group A

France vs Senegal
Senegal got themselves off to a great start, in their first ever World Cup finals, by beating the defending champions 1-0 in Seoul.

Denmark vs Senegal
Senegal held on, with ten men for the last ten  minutes, to share the points with Denmark.

Senegal vs Uruguay
After taking a 3-0 lead, Senegal nervously let it slip away but managed to hold on for the draw that earned them a place in the Second Round.

Knockout Stage

Second Round
Sunday June 16
Sweden vs Senegal in Oita
Senegal became the second African team to ever reach the quarter-final (Cameroon lost to England in 1990) after scoring the golden goal in a golden match.

Quarter Final
Saturday, June 22
Senegal vs Turkey in Osaka
Senegal didn't play as well as they did against Sweden and this time they dropped out to the golden goal.

Korea/Japan 2002 FIFA World Cup -- Competing Teams Senegal Squad


1 Tony Sylva (Monaco)
16 Oumar Diallo (Olympique Khourigba)
22 Kalidou Cissoko (Jeanne d'Arc)


2 Omar Daf (Sochaux)
4 Pape Malick Diop (Lorient)
5 Alassane Ndour (St Etienne)
6 Aliou Cisse (Montpellier)
13 Lamine Diatta (Rennes)
17 Ferdinand Coly (Lens)
21 Habib Beye (Strasbourg)


3 Pape Sarr (Lens)
10 Khalilou Fadiga (Auxerre)
12 Amdy Faye (Boavista)
14 Moussa N'Diaye (Sedan)
15 Salif Alassane Diao (Sedan)
19 Pape Bouba Diop (Lens)
20 Sylvain N'Diaye (Lille)
23 Makhtar N'Diaye (Rennes)


7 Henri Camara (Sedan)
8 Amara Traore (Gueugnon)
9 Souleymane Camara (Monaco)
11 El Hadji Diouf (Lens)
18 Pape Thiaw (Strasbourg)

Trainer: Bruno Metsu.

Players to watch: El Hadji Diouf, Khalilou Fadiga and Henri Camara.

Korea/Japan 2002 FIFA World Cup match days. Group A -- Standings

Second Round

Denmark play the runner-up of Group F in Niigata, on Saturday June 15.

Senegal play the Group F winner in Oita, on Sunday June 16.

Senegal Travel Notes

Group A -- 1st Round 1st Round

Fri. May 31
vs France
Seoul (1-0)

Thur. June 06
vs Denmark
Daegu (1-1)

Tue. June 11
vs Uruguay
Suwon (3-3)

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