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  • Two Tunisian World Cup players injured
    01 june 2002 18:34:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Two players in Tunisia's World Cup team are nursing injuries ahead of the team's first match against Russia Wednesday in Kobe, Japan, the local press reported Saturday. Full text...

  • Denmark beat Uruguay 2-1 in World Cup tie
    01 june 2002 18:32:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- John Dahl Tomasson scored the two goals in Denmark's 2-1 win over Uruguay at their World Cup match Saturday. Full text...

  • Ugandan auctions house to buy TV set and watch World Cup
    01 june 2002 15:10:00
    Masaka- Uganda (PANA) -- A man in the southern Ugandan district of Masaka has sold his house for 571 US dollars to buy a television set and watch the ongoing World Cup finals in South Korea and Japan. Full text...

  • Germany massacre Saudi Arabia 8-0 in one-sided match
    01 june 2002 14:53:00
    Sapporo- Japan (PANA) -- German striker Miroslav Klose's hat-trick helped Germany to destroy hapless Saudi Arabia 8-0 in a one-sided 2002 World Cup match played in Sapporo, Japan, Saturday. Full text...

  • Irish fans tip Nigeria over England
    01 june 2002 14:31:00
    Tokyo- Japan (PANA) -- Though the English press have written off Nigeria as being incapable of advancing to the next round from Group F, Irish soccer fans say the Super Eagles will pull through at the expense of England. Full text...

  • Pundits in Togo say Cameroon underestimated Ireland
    01 june 2002 13:43:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Togolese sports commentators Saturday chided the Cameroonian side for being too full of itself, after the African champions drew 1-1 with Ireland in their Group E World Cup tie in Niigata, Japan. Full text...

  • Nigerian papers celebrate Senegal's World Cup win
    01 june 2002 13:37:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Putting the rivalry between the national soccer teams of Nigeria and Senegal aside, at least for now, Nigerian papers Saturday joined the country's soccer fans in a continuous celebration of Senegal's huge upset of world champion France in their 2002 World Cup opener in Seoul on Friday. Full text...

  • Germany overwhelm Saudi Arabia 4-0 after first half
    01 june 2002 13:07:00
    Sapporo- Japan (PANA) -- With their 2002 World Cup match in Sapporo, Japan currently into the second half, Germany is leading Saudi Arabia 4-0. Full text...

  • Thumbs up for Senegal in British Press
    01 june 2002 13:00:00
    London- UK (PANA) -- Senegal's demolition of reigning world champions France in the opening 2002 World Cup match Friday has won for the squad some very positive comments in the British press. Full text...

  • President Obasanjo urges Nigeria's Eagles to win World Cup
    01 june 2002 12:51:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- As Nigeria's Super Eagles prepare for their 2002 World Cup opener against Argentina Sunday, President Olusegun Obasanjo has asked the team to strive to win the much- coveted trophy. Full text...

  • Germany overwhelm Saudi Arabia 4-0 after first half
    01 june 2002 12:48:00
    Sapporo- Japan (PANA) -- With 45 minutes to go, Germany has taken a big 4-0 lead over Saudi Arabia in their 2002 World Cup match being played in Sapporo, Japan, Saturday. Full text...

  • Nigerian papers greet Senegal's World Cup win
    01 june 2002 12:41:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Putting the rivalry between the national teams of Nigeria and Senegal aside, at least for now, Nigerian papers Saturday joined the country's football fans in celebrating Senegal's huge upset of world champions France in their 2002 World Cup opener in Seoul on Friday. Full text...

  • Kenyans satisfied with Cameroon-Ireland draw
    01 june 2002 12:07:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyans have expressed satisfaction with Cameroon's one-all draw with Ireland in Saturday's World Cup match in Niigata, Japan arguing that those who expected the Cameroonians to run over their opponents were expecting too much, as the Irish were no pushovers. Full text...

  • Denmark beats Uruguay 2-1 in fast-paced match
    01 june 2002 11:46:00
    Ulsan- South Korea (PANA) -- In a fast-paced match, Denmark scored in the 45th and 83rd minutes to beat Uruguay 2-1 during their Group A debut at the 2002 World Cup finals played in the South Korean city of Ulsan. Full text...

  • Cameroon disappoints fans in Uganda
    01 june 2002 11:05:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- Fans in Kampala expressed disappointment Saturday after Cameroon drew 1-1 with little-rated Ireland in their opening Group E match at the 2002 World Cup finals in Japan. Full text...

  • Kenyans satisfied with Cameroon-Ireland 1-1 draw
    01 june 2002 10:59:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyans have expressed satisfaction with Cameroon's one-all draw with the Republic of Ireland in Saturday's World Cup match in Niigata, Japan. Full text...

  • Denmark, Uruguay deadlocked at 1-1 as match continues
    01 june 2002 10:30:00
    Ulsan- South Korea (PANA) -- In a fast-paced half of their Group A match, Denmark scored in the 45th minute to go ahead of Uruguay Saturday during their first encounter in the South Korean city of Ulsan. Full text...

  • Ireland holds Cameroon to a 1-1 draw
    01 june 2002 09:46:00
    Niigata- Japan (PANA) -- Cameroon and Ireland Saturday drew 1-1 in their first 2002 World Cup match played in Niigata, Japan. Full text...

  • Cameroon leads 1-0 against Ireland after first half
    01 june 2002 07:44:00
    Niigata- Japan (PANA) -- Cameroon is leading Ireland 1-0 in their 2002 World Cup match being played in Niigata, Japan Saturday. Full text...

  • Senegal's Fadiga receives excuses and gift from Daegu shop
    31 may 2002 23:56:00
    Seoul- South Korea (PANA) -- A few days after making headlines for allegedly shop-lifting a necklace, Senegalese striker Khalilou Fadiga was Friday reported to have received excuses and a gift from the Daegu shop where he is said to have "stolen" the item "in a stupid bet. Full text...

  • El-Hadji Diouf named best player in France-Senegal match
    31 may 2002 23:07:00
    Seoul- South Korea (PANA) -- African Footballer of the Year, El-Hadji Ousseynou Diouf of Senegal, was named best player in his country's shock victory over defending champions, France at the World Cup opener in Seoul, South Korea, Friday. Full text...

  • What next for Hayatou after FIFA defeat (Analysis)
    31 may 2002 22:53:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- After failing in his bid to capture the Internation Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) presidency, Cameroon's Issa Hayatou should now concentrate on developing soccer in Africa. Full text...

  • Fans in Kampala greet Senegal's triumph over France
    31 may 2002 22:32:00
    Kampala Uganda (PANA) -- Life came to a standstill in Kampala City Friday as thousands of football fans watched tv broadcasts of the opening match at the 2002 World Cup finals in Seoul, cheering the Senegalese until the final whistle sealed their stunning victory over defending champions France. Full text...

  • Issa Hayatou's setback makes headlines in Benin
    31 may 2002 21:54:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Benin newspapers widely commented this week on the setback suffered by Cameroon's Issa Hayatou in his bid for the office of FIFA president. Full text...

  • Liverpool signs on Senegalese striker El-hadji Diouf
    31 may 2002 21:51:00
    Seoul- Korea (PANA) -- Senegalese footballer, El-hadji Diouf sealed a 17-million-dollar contract Friday to play for British premier League club Liverpool next season. Full text...

  • Senegalese music awash with praise songs for the Lions
    31 may 2002 21:44:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The sale of musical cassettes dedicated to the Senegalese football squad, the Lions of Teranga, have reached its peak, the president of the board of directors of the Senegalese Royalties Office (BSDA), Aziz Dieng, told PANA. Full text...

  • Senegalese throng State House after victory over France
    31 may 2002 21:25:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- President Abdoulaye Wade was acclaimed in front of the State House in Dakar Friday by thousands of jubilant supporters minutes after the Senegalese national team pulled a 1- 0 victory over France in the opening match at the 2002 World Cup finals in Seoul, South Korea. Full text...

  • Zimbabweans hail Senegal's victory over France
    31 may 2002 21:11:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Zimbabwean soccer fans leapt in celebration Friday at Senegal's stunning 1-0 victory over France in the opening match of the 2002 World Cup finals in South Korea. Full text...

  • Senegalese President not surprised at victory over France
    31 may 2002 21:07:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- President Abdoulaye Wade, who joined jubilating crowds in Dakar after the victory of Senegal over France, averred Friday that he had all along seen his country winning the opening match of the 2002 World Cup finals in Seoul. Full text...

  • Burkinabe see Senegal's victory as African success
    31 may 2002 20:32:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Senegal's 1-0 victory over France at the opening match of the World Cup Friday brought spontaneous jubilation in Burkina Faso, with soccer fans hailing the feat as an African success. Full text...

  • Cameroonians celebrate Senegal's victory over France
    31 may 2002 20:30:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Senegal's 1-0 victory over France at the opening match of the 2002 World Cup finals played Friday in Seoul was greeted with scenes of joy in the Cameroonian capital, Yaounde. Full text...

  • Hayatou's FIFA setback makes headlines in Cameroon
    31 may 2002 19:59:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Issa Hayatou's failed bid for the presidency of world football governing body FIFA was the main focus of Cameroonian papers this week. Full text...

  • Mauritians hail Senegal's victory
    31 may 2002 18:32:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritians Friday hailed Senegal's 1-0 victory over world champions France, in their 2002 World Cup opening match in Seoul, South Korea. Full text...

  • Explosion of joy in Senegal after victory over France
    31 may 2002 18:21:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Thousands of Senegalese stormed the streets of Dakar and its suburbs to celebrate their team's 1-0 victory over France, the world football champions, during the opening match of the 2002 World Cup finals in Seoul. Full text...

  • Ghanaian fans applaud Senegal's giant-killing feat
    31 may 2002 18:18:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- Ghanaian soccer fans Friday praised Senegal for defeating World champions France 1-0 in the opening match of the 2002 World Cup tournament. Full text...

  • Senegalese sheds tears after France's defeat
    31 may 2002 17:56:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Ousmane Diop, a Senegalese national based in Bujumbura could not hold his tears Friday during a sports television panel after his national team stunned France, the World Cup holders with a 1-0 victory in Seoul, South Korea. Full text...

  • Tripoli ecstatic over Senegal's victory
    31 may 2002 17:12:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Soccer fans stormed the streets in the Libyan capital Friday to celebrate Senegal's 1-0 victory over defending champions France at the 2002 World Cup opening match in Seoul, South Korea. Full text...

  • Nairobi lauds El Hadj Diouf for Senegal's victory
    31 may 2002 17:06:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Nairobi residents shouted El Hadj Diouf's name following his clever cross that caused Senegal's 1-0 victory over France in the opening match of the 2002 FIFA World Cup finals in Seoul, South Korea Friday. Full text...

  • Brazzaville residents celebrate Senegal's victory
    31 may 2002 16:26:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Soccer fans in Brazzaville on Friday widely applauded Senegal's 1-0 victory over France, the defending World Cup champions in the opening match of the 2002 FIFA World Cup finals in Seoul, Southern Korea. Full text...

  • World Cup runs over for Nigerian papers
    31 may 2002 16:22:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian newspapers Friday zeroed in on the 2002 World Cup, which kicked off in Seoul, South Korea, climaxing their saturation reports in the run-up to the world's most glamorous sporting competition. Full text...

  • Liberians rejoice over Senegal's victory against France
    31 may 2002 16:15:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) -- Hundreds of Liberians rejoiced Friday as Senegal trounced defending World Cup Champions, France, 1-0 in the opening match of World Cup 2002. Full text...

  • Senegal repeats Cameroon's upset at World Cup opener
    31 may 2002 16:00:00
    Seoul- South Korea (PANA) -- Twelve years after the Cameroonian Indomitable Lions defeated Argentina in a World Cup opening match, Senegalese Lions Friday repeated a similar feat beating defending champions France at the opening game of the 2002 World Cup in Seoul, South Korea. Full text...

  • Senegal's World Cup victory excites Nigerians
    31 may 2002 15:47:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian soccer fans Friday reacted with excitement and happiness following Senegal's 1-0 victory over defending champion France in the opening match of the 2002 World Cup in Seoul, South Korea. Full text...

  • Worship time adjusted in South Africa for World Cup matches
    31 may 2002 15:10:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Football fever has gripped South Africa ahead of the country's opening World Cup match against Paraguay on Sunday. Full text...

  • Senegalese fans agog after national team beats France
    31 may 2002 14:31:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegalese soccer fans went agog Friday in Dakar after their national team beat France, the 1998 FIFA World Cup champions with a single goal in Seoul, South Korea. Full text...

  • Senegal stuns France in World Cup opener
    31 may 2002 14:13:00
    Seoul- South Korea (PANA) -- Senegal turned the tables against France, the World soccer champions in Seoul Friday with a 1-0 victory in the opening match of the 2002 FIFA World Cup finals in the South Korean capital. Full text...

  • Senegal leads France 1-0 at half time
    31 may 2002 13:14:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegal surprised world soccer champions France when it led 1-0 at half time in the opening match of the 2002 FIFA World Cup finals in Seoul, South Korea. Full text...

  • Senegalese supporters from all over the world
    31 may 2002 11:56:00
    Seoul- South Korea (PANA) -- Chris Caspa and Emmanuel Maboang are Cameroonians. Full text...

  • World Cup short stories
    31 may 2002 09:20:00
    Seoul- South Korea (PANA) -- Don't touch: The wives and girlfriends of players in the French Football team have arrived in Seoul since Wednesday. Full text...

  • Injury knocks two Senegalese players out of action
    31 may 2002 08:12:00
    Seoul- South Korea (PANA) -- Coach Bruno Metsu of the Senegalese national team will have to manage without Sylvain Ndiaye (Lille, D1 France) and Oumar Diallo (Khourigba, D1 Morocco) who were injured during preparatory games. Full text...

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