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Senegal’s Finest Hour! World Cup 2002

In their very first actually physical appearance at the World Cup in 2002, Senegal’s Dakar Lions arrived at the final eight by beating Sweden. This equalled the very best-ever effectiveness by an African crew. And to set this in context, England have only gone further than the very last 8 on two events – and they’ve played in 12 Entire world Cups!
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2002 FIFA World Cup Highlights

The 2002 FIFA Earth Cup, the seventeenth staging of the Globe Cup, was held in South Korea and Japan from 31 Might to 30 June. The two nations had been selected as hosts by FIFA in May 1996 and was the first tournament in its heritage to be hosted by two nations. It was also the 1st World Cup held in Asia. Brazil won the tournament for a record fifth time, beating Germany 20 in the last.