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China in the World Cup Finals

World Cup Appearances:
Korea-Japan 2002 was China's first appearance in the World Cup Finals.

Best World Cup Performance:
Qualifying for the Korea-Japan 2002 World Cup Finals.

China in the 2002 World Cup

Football Association of The People's Republic of China.
Group C

China vs Costa Rica

The teacher and the pupil, Bora Milutinovic and former understudy Alexandre Guimares, both with a Manchester City player in their team; Sun Jihai for China and Paulo Wanchope for Costa Rica.

Brazil vs China

China showed plenty of spirit against Brazil but their inexperience at this level let them down as they were comfortably beaten by four goals.

Turkey vs China

China failed to score a goal in the tournament; but then neither did France.

Knockout Stage

China failed to qualify for the Second Round.

Asian Football Confederation.

Football Association of The People's Republic of China.

China World Cup Squad


1 An Qi (Dalian Shide)
22 Jiang Jin (Tianjin Taida)
23Ou Chuliang (Yunnan Hongta)


2 Zhang Enhua (Dalian Shide)
3 Yang Pu (Beijing Guo'an)
4 Wu Chengying (Shanghai Shenhua)
5 Fan Zhiyi (Dundee)
7 Sun Jihai (Manchester City)
13 Gao Yao (Shandong Luneng)
14 Li Weifeng (Shenzhen Ping'an)
17 Du Wei (Shanghai Shenhua)
21 Xu Yunlong (Beijing Guo'an)


6 Shao Jiayi (Beijing Guo'an)
8 Li Tie (Liaoning Fushen)
9 Ma Mingyu (Sichuan Quanxing)
11 Yu Genwei (Tianjin Taida)
15 Zhao Junzhe (Liaoning Bodao)
16 Qu Bo (Qingdao Beer)
18 Li Xiaopeng (Shandong Luneng)
19 Qi Hong (Shanghai Zhongyuan)


10 Hao Haidong (Dalian Shide)
12 Su Maozhen (Shangdong Luneng)
20 Chen Yang (Eintracht Frankfurt)

Bora Milutinovic.

Teams by Group

2002 FIFA World Cup matches in Korea
In Korea

Group A
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Group B
Travel to Paraguay Paraguay, Travel to Slovenia Slovenia, Travel to Spain Spain, Travel to South Africa South Africa.

Group C
Travel to Brazil Brazil, Travel to China China, Travel to Costa Rica Costa Rica, Travel to Turkey Turkey.

Group D
Travel to Poland Poland, Travel to Portugal Portugal, Travel to South Korea South Korea, Travel to USA United States.

Korea First Round Matches.

2002 FIFA World Cup matches in Japan
In Japan

Group E
Travel to Cameroon Cameroon, Travel to Germany Germany, Travel to Ireland Republic of Ireland, Travel to Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia.

Group F
Travel to Argentina Argentina, Travel to England England, Travel to Nigeria Nigeria, Travel to Sweden Sweden.

Group G
Travel to Croatia Croatia, Travel to Ecuador Ecuador, Travel to Italy Italy, Travel to Mexico Mexico.

Group H
Travel to Belgium Belgium, Travel to Japan Japan, Travel to Russia Russia, Travel to Tunisia Tunisia.

Japan First Round Matches.

Destination China

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