Tournament Details


Details:
Host country: Korea Republic / Japan
Dates: 31 May 2002 - 30 June 2002
Teams: 32

Stages:
Round 1: 32 teams split in 8 groups of 4.
Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D | Group E | Group F | Group G | Group H
Round 2: 16 Team Playoff
Playoffs

Notes:
  • The first World Cup to be hosted by two countries.
  • The first World Cup held in Asia.
  • The last World Cup in which the golden goal rule was implemented.


    Qualification:
          Countries qualified for World Cup       Country failed to qualify       Countries that did not enter World Cup       Country not a FIFA member
    Qualified Teams:
    Placing ELO Rating Team Coach Region
    1 1242 Brazil Luiz Felipe Scolari CONMEBOL
    2 1136 Germany Rudi Völler UEFA
    3 1096 Turkey Senol Günes UEFA
    4 1082 Korea Republic Guus Hiddink AFC
    5 1060 England Sven-Göran Eriksson UEFA
    5 1025 Senegal Bruno Metsu CAF
    5 1083 Spain José Antonio Camacho UEFA
    5 1003 USA Bruce Arena CONCACAF
    9 994 Belgium Robert Waseige UEFA
    9 1008 Denmark Morten Olsen UEFA
    9 988 Italy Giovanni Trapattoni UEFA
    9 1035 Japan Philippe Troussier AFC
    9 995 Mexico Javier Aguirre CONCACAF
    9 981 Paraguay Cesare Maldini CONMEBOL
    9 1020 Republic of Ireland Mick McCarthy UEFA
    9 994 Sweden Lars Lagerbäck and Tommy Söderberg UEFA
    17 1000 Argentina Marcelo Bielsa CONMEBOL
    17 984 Cameroon Winfried Schäfer CAF
    17 868 China PR Bora Milutinovic AFC
    17 992 Costa Rica Alexandre Guimarães CONCACAF
    17 970 Croatia Mirko Jozic UEFA
    17 967 Ecuador Hernán Darío Gómez CONMEBOL
    17 933 France Roger Lemerre UEFA
    17 951 Nigeria Festus Onigbinde CAF
    17 962 Poland Jerzy Engel UEFA
    17 996 Portugal António Oliveira UEFA
    17 980 Russia Oleg Romantsev UEFA
    17 867 Saudi Arabia Nasser Al-Johar AFC
    17 888 Slovenia Srecko Katanec UEFA
    17 1001 South Africa Jomo Sono CAF
    17 924 Tunisia Ammar Souayah CAF
    17 975 Uruguay Víctor Púa CONMEBOL