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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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Asian Football Confederation.

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World Cup Appearances:
WC 2002 is South Korea's 6th appearance in the World Cup Finals.

Best Performance: Never made it past the first round.

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Group D

South Korea vs Poland
In this match, Poland looked totally disappointing and South Korea very inspired, by their totally committed fans.

South Korea vs United States
The Koreans looked as though they wanted to win this game more than America and the United States can thank their heroic goalkeeper for the point.

Portugal vs South Korea
South Korea remain unbeaten and progress to the Second Round; knocking out Portugal in the process.

Knockout Stage

Second Round
Tuesday, June 18
South Korea vs Italy in Daejeon
South Korea brought joy to the nation when they disposed of former World Cup winners Italy, in a tense period of extra-time.

Quarter Final
Saturday, June 22
Spain vs South Korea in Gwangju
South Korea delighted the home crowd by disposing of their third European nation; even if it was at the penalty shootout.

Semi Final
Tuesday, June 25
Germany vs South Korea in Seoul
So the conspiracy theories can end.... although we all know South Korea didn't want to play in Yokohama and will enjoy the third-place match in Daegu.

Third Place Match
Saturday, June 29
South Korea vs Turkey in Daegu
Song Chong-Gug managed to stun Rustu when his long-shot deflected off Cha Doo-Ri's bottom, in injury time, for a last consolation goal that ended the game on a slight high note for the home fans.

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

Goalkeepers:

1 Lee Woon-Jae (Suwon Blue Wings)
12 Kim Byung Ji (Pohang Steelers)
23 Choi Eun-Sung (Taejon Citizen)

Defence:

2 Hyun Young-Min (Ulsan Tigers)
4 Choi Jin-Cheul (Chonbuk Motors)
7 Kim Tae-Young (Chunnam Dragons)
15 Lee Min-Sung (Pusan I.cons)
20 Hong Myung-Bo (Pohang Steelers)

Midfield:

3 Choi Sung-Young (Suwon Blue Wings)
5 Kim Nam-Il (Chunnam Dragons)
6 Yoo Sang-Chul (Kashiwa Reysol)
10 Lee Young-Pyo (Anyang Cheetahs)
13 Lee Eul-Young (Bucheon)
14 Lee Chun-Soo (Ulsan Tigers)
17 Yoon Jong-Hwan (Cerezo Osaka)
21 Park Ji-Sung (Kyoto Purple Sanga)
22 Song Chong-Gug (Pusan I.cons)

Forwards:

8 Choi Tae-Uk (Anyang Cheetahs)
9 Seol Ki-Hyun (Anderlecht)
11 Choi Yong-Soo (JEF United Ichihara)
16 Cha Doo-Ri (Korea University)
18 Hwang Sun-Hong (Kashiwa Reysol)
19 Ahn Jung-Hwan (Perugia)

Trainer: Guus Hiddink.

Players to watch: Ahn Jung-Hwan, Hong Myung-Bo and Yoo Sang-Chul.

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

Second Round

South Korea play the runner-up of Group G in Daejeon, on Tuesday June 18.

United States play the Group G winner in Jeonju, on Monday June 17.


South Korea Travel Notes

Group D -- 1st Round 1st Round

Tue. June 04
vs Poland
Busan (2-0)

Mon. June 10
vs United States
Daegu (1-1)

Fri. June 14
vs Portugal
Incheon (1-0)

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