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32 Teams competed in the Korea-Japan 2002 World Cup Finals.

First Round in the 2002 World Cup Finals

48 first round matches were played in eight groups of four teams each.

The first two teams in each group moved on to the Second Round.

Teams by Group

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In Korea

Group A
Travel to Denmark Denmark, Travel to France France, Travel to Senegal Senegal, Travel to Uruguay Uruguay.

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.

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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.


Matches by Stadium.

Seoul staged the opening game of the 2002 World Cup on Friday, 31st May.

Yokohama hosted the 2002 World Cup Final on Sunday, 30th June.

Knockout Stage

The top 16 countries in the world continued on the road to Yokohama in the knockout stage.

Four games were staged in South Korea and four games in Japan; from June 15th to June 18th.


Quarter-final matches took place on Friday, 21st June and Saturday, 22nd June in Shizuoka, Ulsan, Gwangju and Osaka.


Korea and Japan staged one semi-final game each.

The first semi-final was in Seoul on Tuesday, 25th June and the second in Saitama on Wednesday, 26th June.

Third Place Match

Daegu hosted the game for 3rd place on Saturday. 29th June.

The 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup Final

The 2002 World Cup Final took place in Yokohama on Sunday, 30th June.

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