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World Cup 2002

Group A:
A1 -- France
A2 -- Senegal
A3 -- Uruguay
A4 -- Denmark

Group B:
B1 -- Spain
B2 -- Slovenia
B3 -- Paraguay
B4 -- South Africa

Group C:
C1 -- Brazil
C2 -- Turkey
C3 -- China
C4 -- Costa Rica

Group D:
D1 -- South Korea
D2 -- Poland
D3 -- USA
D4 -- Portugal

Group E:
E1 -- Germany
E2 -- Saudi Arabia
E3 -- Rep. Of Ireland
E4 -- Cameroon

Group F:
F1 -- Argentina
F2 -- Nigeria
F3 -- England
F4 -- Sweden

Group G:
G1 -- Italy
G2 -- Ecuador
G3 -- Croatia
G4 -- Mexico

Group H:
H1 -- Japan
H2 -- Belgium
H3 -- Russia
H4 -- Tunisia

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Last World Cup

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World Cup Appearances:
WC 2002 is France's 11th appearance in the World Cup Finals.

Best Performance: Winning the trophy on home soil -- France 98.

Korea/Japan 2002 FIFA World Cup -- Competing Teams France in the 2002 World Cup

Group A

France vs Senegal
France came into the tournament as World Cup Champions but without the inspirational Zinedine Zidane playing in their opening game, they stumbled to newcomers Senagal.

France vs Uruguay
France have yet to score -- this is the first 0-0 match in WC 2002 -- but are still in the tournament.

Denmark vs France
Zinedine Zidane returned for France but couldn't help the World Champions crash out of the tournament without scoring a goal.

Korea/Japan 2002 FIFA World Cup -- Competing Teams French Squad


1 Ulrich Rame (Girondins Bordeaux)
16 Fabien Barthez (Manchester United)
23 Gregory Coupet (Olympique Lyon)


2 Vincent Candela (AS Roma)
3 Bixente Lizarazu (Bayern Munich)
5 Philippe Christanval (Barcelona)
8 Marcel Desailly (Chelsea)
13 Mikael Silvestre (Manchester United)
15 Lilian Thuram (Juventus)
18 Frank Leboeuf (Olympique Marseille)
19 Willy Sagnol (Bayern Munich)
21 Christophe Dugarry (Girondins Bordeaux)


4 Patrick Vieira (Arsenal)
7 Claude Makelele (Real Madrid)
10 Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid)
14 Alain Boghossian (Parma)
17 Emmanuel Petit (Chelsea)
22 Johan Micoud (Parma)


6 Youri Djorkaeff (Bolton Wanderers)
9 Djibril Cisse (AJ Auxerre)
11 Sylvain Wiltord (Arsenal)
12 Thierry Henry (Arsenal)
20 David Trezeguet (Juventus)

Trainer: Roger Lemerre.

Players to watch: Zinedine Zidane, Thierry Henry and Fabien Barthez.

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

Second Round

Denmark play the runner-up of Group F in Niigata, on Saturday June 15.

Senegal play the Group F winner in Oita, on Sunday June 16.


Group A -- 1st Round 1st Round

Fri. May 31
vs Senegal
Seoul (0-1)

Thur. June 06
vs Uruguay
Busan (0-0)

Tue. June 11
vs Denmark
Incheon (0-2)

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