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2002 World Cup Stadiums

Korea 2002

Busan:
1st round (3)

Daegu:
1st round (3)
3rd Place match

Daejeon:
1st round (2)
Second Round

Gwangju:
1st round (2)
Quarter-final

Incheon:
1st round (3)

Jeonju:
1st round (2)
Second Round

Seogwipo:
1st round (2)
Second Round

Seoul:
1st round (2)
Semi-final

Suwon:
1st round (3)
Second Round

Ulsan:
1st round (2)
Quarter-final

Japan 2002

Ibaraki:
1st round (3)

Kobe:
1st round (2)
Second Round

Miyagi:
1st round (2)
Second Round

Niigata:
1st round (2)
Second Round

Oita:
1st round (2)
Second Round

Osaka:
1st round (2)
Quarter-final

Saitama:
1st round (3)
Semi-final

Sapporo:
1st round (3)

Shizuoka:
1st round (2)
Quarter-final

Yokohama:
1st round (3)
World Cup Final

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Matches in Japan

2002 FIFA World Cup Matches in Japan Ibaraki Prefecture -- Kashima Stadium

Ibaraki's Kashima Stadium stages three first round games. (Capacity 41,800).

Sunday, June 02 at 14:30
Group F:
Argentina vs Nigeria (1-0)

Wednesday, June 05 at 20:30
Group E:
Germany vs Rep. of Ireland (1-1)

Saturday, June 08 at 18:00
Group G:
Italy vs Croatia (1-2)

Getting to the Stadium:
It's a two minute walk from Kashima Soccer Stadium Station -- on the Kashima Rinkai Tetsudo Oharai Kashima line -- or 10 minutes by taxi from JR Kashima Jingu Station.

Buses also run from Kashima Bus Terminal and JR Kashima Jingu Station.

Ibaraki Tourism

Ibaraki prefecture is about 1-2 hours away from Tokyo and the natural surroundings make a great escape from the capital.

Historical Background:
During the Medieval Period, powerful samurai generals had their residence in the area and much of lbaraki's rich history can be appreciated in Mito City.

Ibaraki Attractions:
In the middle of Ibaraki prefecture rises Mt. Tsukuba, one of the Kanto region's most impressive natural features. To the southeast of the mountain is the brimming Lake Kasumigaura, Japan's second-largest lake.

Ibaraki Festivals:
Towns with a castle history and those known as gateways to shrines and temples have passed on the old festival traditions from generation to generation.

Ibaraki's cultural heritage can also be appreciated with a visit to Kairaku-en garden and the Kashima shrine -- one of the three best shrines in the eastern area.

Ibaraki Coastline:
Visitors to the area can enioy swimming, marine sports, fishing, and camping along a coastline extending from the middle of Ibaraki prefecture, southwards. The northern coastline is famous in its own right as a hot-springs resort.

Kashima City

Kashima City is 80km east of Tokyo, at the southeast end of Ibaraki prefecture, facing the Pacific Ocean.

Home to the Kashima Antlers, the stadium is sometimes likened to a place of worship.... although visitors shouldn't overlook the old shinto shrine -- Kashima Jingu.

Getting to Kashima:
Train, car and bus routes from Tokyo and Mito City.

Map of Kashima:
This graphical representation of the area is good enough to help you get your bearings but not if you're looking for street names.

Ibaraki Transportation

Ibaraki Railway Guide:
This guide contains the names, in Japanese characters and English, for all train stations in Ibaraki prefecture. It also shows how to get to and from Tokyo, Narita International Airport, and bordering prefectures.

Kashima Accommodation

Kashima Hotels and Lodging:
Listing of accommodation in Kashima with contact numbers.

Matches in Japan

Ibaraki's Kashima Stadium -- Japan 2002
Kashima Stadium

Groups in Japan

Group E -- Korea/Japan 2002 FIFA World Cup Finals Group E

[Germany]

[Saudi Arabia]

[Rep.of Ireland]

[Cameroon]

Group F -- Korea/Japan 2002 FIFA World Cup Finals Group F

[Argentina]

[Nigeria]

[England]

[Sweden]

Group G -- Korea/Japan 2002 FIFA World Cup Finals Group G

[Italy]

[Ecuador]

[Croatia]

[Mexico]

Group H -- Korea/Japan 2002 FIFA World Cup Finals Group H

[Japan]

[Belgium]

[Russia]

[Tunisia]


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