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Japan 2002

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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


[Saudi Arabia]

[Rep.of Ireland]


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