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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 Saitama Stadium

Saitama hosts three first round matches and one semi-final game, including Japan's first game in Group H. With a seating capacity of 63,700, this is the largest soccer-only stadium in Japan.

Sunday, June 02 at 18:30
Group F:
England vs Sweden (1-1)

Tuesday, June 04 at 18:00
Group H:
Japan vs Belgium (2-2)

Thursday, June 06 at 18:00
Group E:
Cameroon vs Saudi Arabia (1-0)

Wednesday, June 26 at 20:30
Semi Final Game 2
Brazil vs Turkey (1-0)

Getting to the Stadium:
Maps showing the location of the Saitama Stadium, just beyond the Tokyo Outer Loop Expressway -- in the eastern part of Urawa City, north of Tokyo.

A new rail-link runs to the stadium -- 50 mins from Tokyo, via the Namboku subway line, to Urawa-Misono Station.

About Saitama

Saitama Prefecture was founded in 1871.

Where is Saitama:
Saitama prefecture is located in the middle of the Kanto Plains (north of Tokyo), with the abundant nature of Musashino and the Kanto-mountains lying to the southwest.

Saitama Sightseeing:
If you want to explore the Saitama prefecture, here are some suggestions.

Saitama Museum:
The 2,400 year old Hikawa Shrine is also near the Saitama Museum, in Omiya Park.

Saitama Natural History:
Visitor information and exhibits on show in the Saitama Natural History Museum, in Nagatoro.

Getting Around

Connected by two bullet trains, the Tohoku and Jo-etsu train, Saitama is one of the key transportation hubs in eastern Japan.

Where to Stay

Saitama Accommodation:
If you don't want to stay in Tokyo itself, there are numerous possibibilities in the more natural surroundings of Saitama prefecture.

Matches in Japan

Saitama Stadium -- Japan 2002
Saitama 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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