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Encyclopedia > Gwangju World Cup Stadium

Guus Hiddink Stadium is a football stadium in the South Korean city of Gwangju. Initially the stadium was named "Gwangju World Cup Stadium" to host some matches of the 2002 World Cup. To honor the Korean national team coach Guus Hiddink, who helped the team advance to the semi-finals for the first time in its history by defeating Spain in that stadium, they renamed it after him. Football is the name given to a number of different team sports. ... National motto: 널리 인간 세계를 이롭게 하라 Translation: Broadly bring benefit to humanity Official language Korean Capital Seoul Largest city Seoul President Roh Moo-hyun Prime Minister Lee Hae-chan Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 108th 99,274 km² 0. ... This article is about Gwangju Metropolitan City in South Korea. ... The 2002 Football World Cup (Official name:2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japanâ„¢) was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. ... See South Korea national football team and/or North Korea national football team This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Guus Hiddink Guus Hiddink (born 8 November 1946 in Varsseveld) is a Dutch football coach who is currently the head coach for Dutch team PSV Eindhoven, as well as the manager of the Australian national team. ...



Venues of the 2002 Football World Cup in Japan and South Korea
Japan
Kashima | Kobe | Miyagi | Niigata | Oita | Osaka | Saitama | Sapporo | Shizuoka | Yokohama
South Korea
Busan | Daegu | Daejeon | Gwanju | Icheon | Jeju | Jeonju | Seoul | Suwon | Ulsan

 
 

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