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Encyclopedia > Daejeon World Cup Stadium

Daejeon World Cup Stadium is a football stadium in the South Korean city of Daejeon. It was used to host some matches of the 2002 World Cup. Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Anthem: Aegukga (The Patriotic Song) Capital (and largest city) Seoul Korean Government Republic  - President Roh Moo-hyun  - Prime Minister Han Myung-sook Establishment    - Gojoseon October 3, 2333 BCa   - Liberation declared March 1, 1919 (de jure)   - Liberation August 15, 1945   - First Republic August 15, 1948   - United Nations Recognition December 12, 1948... Daejeon Metropolitan City is a metropolitan city in the centre of South Korea, and the capital of South Chungcheong Province. ... The 2002 Football World Cup (Official name: 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan) was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. ...


After the World Cup it became the stadium of Daejeon Citizen with a capacity of 40,400 seats. It replaced Daejeon Sports Complex. Daejeon Citizen Football Club is a South Korean football team, currently playing in K-League. ... Daejeon Sports Complex was a football (soccer) stadium in Daejeon, South Korea. ...



Venues of the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan
South Korea
Busan | Daegu | Daejeon | Gwangju | Incheon | Jeju | Jeonju | Seoul | Suwon | Ulsan
Japan
Kashima | Kobe | Miyagi | Niigata | Ōita | Osaka | Saitama | Sapporo | Shizuoka | Yokohama

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CNNSI.com - 2002 World Cup Countdown - 2002 World Cup Venues - Saturday December 01, 2001 11:59 AM (1048 words)
The striking stadium, venue for two first-round matches and one in the round of 16, is shaped in an asymmetrical arc modeled on the helmet of a samurai warrior's helmet.
The modern stadium was designed with the environment in mind -- using channeled rainwater to water the grass and incorporating solar panels allowing it to conserve energy during daytime.
Daejeon is almost in the center of South Korea and is an important transport hub.
Sports Venue Technology - Daejeon World Cup Stadium (751 words)
Situated in central Korea, Daejeon is a transportation hub, sitting at the intersection of the Kyungbu and Honam railways and expressways.
Daejeon World Cup Stadium is built one storey underground and five storeys above.
The XVII FIFA Soccer World Cup was held from 31 May to 30 June 2002 in 20 stadiums throughout Korea and Japan, the majority of which had been built specifically for the competition.
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