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World Cup 2002

Group A:
A1 -- France
A2 -- Senegal
A3 -- Uruguay
A4 -- Denmark
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Group B:
B1 -- Spain
B2 -- Slovenia
B3 -- Paraguay
B4 -- South Africa
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Group C:
C1 -- Brazil
C2 -- Turkey
C3 -- China
C4 -- Costa Rica
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Group D:
D1 -- South Korea
D2 -- Poland
D3 -- USA
D4 -- Portugal
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Group E:
E1 -- Germany
E2 -- Saudi Arabia
E3 -- Rep. Of Ireland
E4 -- Cameroon
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Group F:
F1 -- Argentina
F2 -- Nigeria
F3 -- England
F4 -- Sweden
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Group G:
G1 -- Italy
G2 -- Ecuador
G3 -- Croatia
G4 -- Mexico
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Group H:
H1 -- Japan
H2 -- Belgium
H3 -- Russia
H4 -- Tunisia
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CONCACAF:
Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football.

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World Cup Appearances:
WC 2002 is Costa Rica's 2nd appearance in the World Cup Finals.

Best Performance: Reaching the last 16 -- Italia 90.

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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.

Costa Rica vs Turkey
A point against Turkey kept Costa Rica's hopes of a place in the Second Round alive.

Costa Rica vs Brazil
Costa Rica almost came back into this game by scoring a goal on either side of half-time to haul back Brazil's early three goal lead.

Korea/Japan 2002 FIFA World Cup -- Competing Teams Costa Rica's World Cup Squad

Goalkeepers:

1 Erick Lonnis (Saprissa)
18 Alvaro Mesén (Alajuelense)
23 Lester Morgan (Herediano)

Defence:

2 Jervis Drummond (Saprissa)
3 Luis Marín (Alajuelense)
4 Mauricio Wright (Herediano)
5 Gilberto Martínez (Saprissa)
13 Daniel Vallejo (Herediano)
14 Juan Jose Rodriguez (San Carlo)
15 Harold Wallace (Alajuelense)
21 Pablo Chinchilla (Alajuenlense)
22 Carlos Castro (Alajuelense)

Midfield:

6 Wilmer López (Alajuelense)
7 Rolando Fonseca (Saprissa)
8 Mauricio Solis (Alajuelense)
10 Wálter Centeno (Saprissa)
19 Rodrigo Cordero (Herediano)

Forwards:

9 Paulo Wanchope (Manchester City)
11 Rónald Gómez (OFI Crete)
12 Winston Parks (Udinese)
16 Steven Bryce (Alajuelense)
17 Hernan Medford (Deportivo Saprissa)
20 William Sunsing (New England Revolution)

Trainer: Alexander Guimaraes.

Players to watch: Hernán Medford, Rolando Fonseca and Paulo Wanchope.

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

Second Round

Brazil play the runner-up of Group H in Kobe, on Monday June 17.

Turkey play the Group H winner in Miyagi, on Tuesday June 18.


Costa Rica Travel Notes

Group C -- 1st Round 1st Round

Tue. June 04
vs China
Gwangju (2-0)

Sun. June 09
vs Turkey
Incheon (1-1)

Thur. June 13
vs Brazil
Suwon (2-5)

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