Football at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's team squads

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This article pertains to the team squads of Men's Football at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Normally, the squads consisted of 18 roster players, with the addition of three or four reserve players. These players were added to the squad in accordance with FIFA regulations (i.e. player injury).

Note: Some of the players in the squads are over 23 years old and/or have previously played in an Olympic football team. They are marked with an (*) in front their names.

Group A[edit]

Australia[edit]

Head coach: Argentina Raul Blanco

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Danny Milosevic (1978-06-26)26 June 1978 (aged 22) England Leeds United
2 3MF Simon Colosimo (1979-01-08)8 January 1979 (aged 21) Australia Carlton S.C.
3 3MF Stan Lazaridis* (1972-08-16)16 August 1972 (aged 28) England Birmingham City
4 2DF Hayden Foxe (1977-06-23)23 June 1977 (aged 23) England West Ham United
5 3MF Josip Skoko* (1975-12-10)10 December 1975 (aged 24) Belgium Racing Genk
6 2DF Stephen Laybutt (1977-09-03)3 September 1977 (aged 23) Netherlands Feyenoord Rotterdam
7 3MF Brett Emerton (1979-02-22)22 February 1979 (aged 21) Netherlands Feyenoord Rotterdam
8 3MF Lucas Neill (1978-03-09)9 March 1978 (aged 22) England Millwall
9 4FW Mark Viduka* (1975-10-09)9 October 1975 (aged 24) England Leeds United
10 3MF Vince Grella (1977-08-16)16 August 1977 (aged 23) Australia Perth Glory
11 4FW Clayton Zane (1977-07-12)12 July 1977 (aged 23) Norway Molde
12 2DF Con Blatsis (1977-07-06)6 July 1977 (aged 23) England Derby County
13 3MF Vince Grella (1979-10-05)5 October 1979 (aged 20) Italy Ternana
14 3MF Nick Rizzo (1979-06-09)9 June 1979 (aged 21) Italy Ternana
15 3MF Mark Bresciano (1980-02-11)11 February 1980 (aged 20) Italy Empoli
16 3MF Jason Čulina (1980-08-05)5 August 1980 (aged 20) Netherlands Ajax Amsterdam
17 4FW Michael Curcija (1977-06-27)27 June 1977 (aged 23) Serbia Partizan
18 1GK Michael Turnbull (1981-10-14)14 October 1981 (aged 18) Australia Marconi Stallions
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
19 2DF Dragi Nastevski (1977-01-26)26 January 1977 (aged 23) Australia Melbourne Knights
20 2DF Buddy Farah (1978-08-18)18 August 1978 (aged 22) Australia Marconi Stallions
21 3MF Archie Thompson (1978-10-23)23 October 1978 (aged 21) Australia Carlton S.C.
22 1GK Tynan Scope (1981-03-24)24 March 1981 (aged 19) Australia Marconi Stallions

Honduras[edit]

Head coach: Honduras Ramon Madariaga

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Carlos Escobar (1978-02-27)27 February 1978 (aged 22) Honduras CD Victoria
2 2DF Iván Guerrero (1977-11-30)30 November 1977 (aged 22) Honduras CD Motagua
3 2DF Elmer Montoya (1977-12-08)8 December 1977 (aged 22) Honduras CD Motagua
4 2DF Júnior Izaguirre (1979-08-12)12 August 1979 (aged 21) Honduras CD Motagua
5 2DF Walter López (1977-09-01)1 September 1977 (aged 23) Austria Bad Bleiberg
6 4FW Carlos Paes de Oliveira (1979-07-28)28 July 1979 (aged 21) Honduras CD Olimpia
7 3MF Francisco Pavón (1977-01-28)28 January 1977 (aged 23) Austria Bad Bleiberg
8 2DF Jaime Rosales (1978-06-08)8 June 1978 (aged 22) Honduras CD Marathón
9 4FW David Suazo (1979-11-05)5 November 1979 (aged 20) Italy Cagliari
10 3MF Julio León (1979-09-13)13 September 1979 (aged 21) Mexico Atletico Celaya
11 4FW Jairo Martinez (1978-05-14)14 May 1978 (aged 22) Honduras CD Motagua
12 3MF Maynor Suazo (1979-08-10)10 August 1979 (aged 21) Austria Austria Salzburg
13 4FW Elvis Scott (1978-02-10)10 February 1978 (aged 22) Honduras CD Platense
14 4FW Luis Ramírez (1977-11-21)21 November 1977 (aged 22) Honduras RCD España
15 3MF Julio César Suazo (1978-10-05)5 October 1978 (aged 21) Austria Austria Salzburg
16 3MF Dany Turcios (1978-05-08)8 May 1978 (aged 22) Honduras Universidad NAH
17 3MF Mario Chirinos (1978-07-29)29 July 1978 (aged 22) Honduras CD Motagua
18 1GK Noel Valladares (1977-05-03)3 May 1977 (aged 23) Honduras CD Motagua
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
19 3MF Carlos Salinas (1978-09-20)20 September 1978 (aged 21) Honduras CD Motagua
20 2DF Hector Gutierrez (1980-02-08)8 February 1980 (aged 20) Honduras RCD España
21 1GK José Rivera (1977-02-05)5 February 1977 (aged 23) Honduras CD Olimpia

Italy[edit]

Head coach: Marco Tardelli

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Morgan De Sanctis (1977-03-26)26 March 1977 (aged 23) Italy Udinese
2 2DF Alessandro Grandoni (1977-07-22)22 July 1977 (aged 23) Italy Sampdoria
3 2DF Luca Mezzano (1977-08-01)1 August 1977 (aged 23) Italy Hellas Verona
4 2DF Marco Zanchi (1977-04-15)15 April 1977 (aged 23) Italy Juventus
5 2DF Matteo Ferrari (1979-12-05)5 December 1979 (aged 20) Italy Internazionale
6 3MF Gennaro Gattuso (1978-01-09)9 January 1978 (aged 22) Italy Milan
7 4FW Gianni Comandini (1977-05-18)18 May 1977 (aged 23) Italy Milan
8 3MF Roberto Baronio (1977-12-11)11 December 1977 (aged 22) Italy Lazio
9 4FW Nicola Ventola (1978-05-24)24 May 1978 (aged 22) Italy Internazionale[1]
10 4FW Andrea Pirlo (1979-05-19)19 May 1979 (aged 21) Italy Internazionale
11 4FW Gianluca Zambrotta (1977-02-19)19 February 1977 (aged 23) Italy Juventus
12 4FW Massimo Margiotta (1977-07-27)27 July 1977 (aged 23) Italy Udinese
13 3MF Massimo Ambrosini (1977-05-29)29 May 1977 (aged 23) Italy Milan
14 2DF Claudio Rivalta (1978-06-30)30 June 1978 (aged 22) Italy Perugia
15 2DF Bruno Cirillo (1977-03-21)21 March 1977 (aged 23) Italy Internazionale
16 3MF Ighli Vannucchi (1977-08-05)5 August 1977 (aged 23) Italy Salernitana
17 3MF Cristiano Zanetti (1977-04-10)10 April 1977 (aged 23) Italy Roma
18 1GK Christian Abbiati (1977-07-08)8 July 1977 (aged 23) Italy Milan
21 3MF Fabio Firmani (1978-05-26)26 May 1978 (aged 22) Italy Vicenza
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
19 3MF Gennaro Scarlato (1977-05-03)3 May 1977 (aged 23) Italy Ravenna
20 3MF Stefano Morrone (1978-10-26)26 October 1978 (aged 21) Italy Piacenza
22 1GK Cristiano Lupatelli (1978-06-21)21 June 1978 (aged 22) Italy Roma

Nigeria[edit]

Head coach: Netherlands Jo Bonfrere

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Greg Etafia (1982-09-30)30 September 1982 (aged 17) Nigeria Lobi Stars
2 2DF Gbenga Okunowo (1979-03-01)1 March 1979 (aged 21) Spain Barcelona
3 2DF Celestine Babayaro* (1978-08-29)29 August 1978 (aged 22) England Chelsea
4 4FW Johnson Sunday (1981-01-10)10 January 1981 (aged 19) Nigeria Kwara United
5 2DF Iyenemi Furo (1978-07-17)17 July 1978 (aged 22) Belgium Royal Antwerp
6 2DF Christopher Kanu (1979-12-04)4 December 1979 (aged 20) Netherlands Ajax Amsterdam
7 4FW Victor Agali (1978-12-29)29 December 1978 (aged 21) Germany Hansa Rostock
8 4FW Bright Igbinadolor (1980-12-16)16 December 1980 (aged 19) Spain Sporting de Gijón
9 4FW Yakubu Ayegbeni (1982-11-22)22 November 1982 (aged 17) Israel Maccabi Haifa
10 3MF Azubike Oliseh (1978-11-18)18 November 1978 (aged 21) Netherlands Utrecht
11 3MF Garba Lawal* (1974-05-22)22 May 1974 (aged 26) Netherlands Roda JC
12 3MF Henry Onwuzuruike (1979-12-26)26 December 1979 (aged 20) Germany Greuther Fürth
13 4FW Pius Ikedia (1980-07-11)11 July 1980 (aged 20) Netherlands Ajax Amsterdam
14 3MF Blessing Kaku (1978-03-05)5 March 1978 (aged 22) Belgium Racing Genk
15 2DF Godwin Okpara* (1972-09-20)20 September 1972 (aged 27) France Paris St. Germain
16 2DF Isaac Okoronkwo (1978-05-01)1 May 1978 (aged 22) Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
17 4FW Julius Aghahowa (1982-02-12)12 February 1982 (aged 18) Tunisia Espérance
18 1GK Sam Okoye (1980-05-01)1 May 1980 (aged 20) Nigeria Enugu Rangers
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
19 2DF Chikelue Iloenyosi (1980-10-13)13 October 1980 (aged 19) Germany Tennis Borussia Berlin
20 3MF Henry Isaac (1980-02-14)14 February 1980 (aged 20) Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
22 1GK Ettah Ijoh (1978-11-14)14 November 1978 (aged 21) Egypt Al-Mahala

Group B[edit]

Chile[edit]

Head coach: Uruguay Nelson Acosta

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Nelson Tapia* (1966-09-22)22 September 1966 (aged 33) Chile Universidad Católica
2 2DF Cristian Álvarez (1980-01-20)20 January 1980 (aged 20) Chile Universidad Católica
3 2DF Claudio Maldonado (1980-01-03)3 January 1980 (aged 20) Brazil São Paulo
4 2DF David Henríquez (1977-07-12)12 July 1977 (aged 23) Chile Colo-Colo
5 2DF Pablo Contreras (1978-09-11)11 September 1978 (aged 22) France AS Monaco
6 2DF Pedro Reyes* (1972-11-13)13 November 1972 (aged 27) France Auxerre
7 4FW Sebastian Gonzalez (1978-12-14)14 December 1978 (aged 21) Chile Colo-Colo
8 3MF David Pizarro (1979-09-11)11 September 1979 (aged 21) Italy Udinese
9 4FW Iván Zamorano* (1967-01-18)18 January 1967 (aged 33) Italy Internazionale
10 3MF Francisco Arrué (1977-08-07)7 August 1977 (aged 23) Chile Santiago Morning
11 4FW Reinaldo Navia (1978-05-10)10 May 1978 (aged 22) Chile Santiago Wanderers
12* 4FW Hector Tapia (1977-09-30)30 September 1977 (aged 22) Italy Perugia
13 3MF Rodrigo Núñez (1977-02-05)5 February 1977 (aged 23) Chile Santiago Wanderers
14 2DF Rodrigo Tello (1979-10-14)14 October 1979 (aged 20) Chile Universidad de Chile
15 2DF Manuel Ibarra (1977-11-18)18 November 1977 (aged 22) Chile Santiago Morning
16 2DF Rafael Olarra (1978-05-26)26 May 1978 (aged 22) Chile Universidad de Chile
17 3MF Patricio Ormazábal (1979-02-12)12 February 1979 (aged 21) Chile Universidad Católica
18 1GK Javier di Gregorio (1977-01-23)23 January 1977 (aged 23) Chile Coquimbo Unido
19 2DF Mauricio Rojas (1978-03-30)30 March 1978 (aged 22) Chile Santiago Wanderers

Hector Tapia was replaced and did not receive a medal.

  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
20 2DF Andrés Oroz (1980-08-02)2 August 1980 (aged 20) Chile Santiago Morning
21 3MF Milovan Mirosevic (1980-06-20)20 June 1980 (aged 20) Chile Universidad Católica
22 1GK Johnny Herrera (1981-05-09)9 May 1981 (aged 19) Chile Universidad de Chile

Morocco[edit]

Head coach: Said El-Khider

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Tarik El Jarmouni (1977-12-30)30 December 1977 (aged 22) Morocco SCCM de Mohammédia
2 2DF Hamid Nater (1980-12-30)30 December 1980 (aged 19) Morocco Raja Casablanca
3 2DF Akram Roumani (1978-04-01)1 April 1978 (aged 22) Belgium Racing Genk
4 2DF El Houssaine Ouchla* (1970-12-01)1 December 1970 (aged 29) Morocco FAR Rabat
5 3MF Adel Chbouki* (1971-05-03)3 May 1971 (aged 29) Morocco Wydad Casablanca
6 2DF Fouzi El Brazi (1977-05-22)22 May 1977 (aged 23) Netherlands Twente
7 2DF Mohamed Kharbouch (1977-01-22)22 January 1977 (aged 23) Morocco Raja Casablanca
8 3MF Abdelmajid Oulmers (1978-09-12)12 September 1978 (aged 22) France ES Wasquehal
9 4FW Jaouad Zairi (1982-04-17)17 April 1982 (aged 18) France Gueugnon
10 3MF Otmane El Assas (1979-01-30)30 January 1979 (aged 21) Morocco OC Khouribga
11 4FW Bouchaib El Moubarki (1978-01-12)12 January 1978 (aged 22) Morocco Raja Casablanca
12 4FW Abdelfattah El Khattari (1977-03-03)3 March 1977 (aged 23) Morocco SCCM de Mohammédia
13 2DF Noureddine Kacemi (1977-10-17)17 October 1977 (aged 22) Morocco SCCM de Mohammédia
14 4FW Salaheddine Bassir* (1972-09-05)5 September 1972 (aged 28) Spain Deportivo La Coruña
15 3MF Youssef Safri (1977-01-13)13 January 1977 (aged 23) Morocco Raja Casablanca
16 4FW Karim Benkouar (1979-11-25)25 November 1979 (aged 20) France Nîmes Olympique
17 3MF Zakaria Aboub (1980-06-03)3 June 1980 (aged 20) Morocco Raja Casablanca
18 1GK Abdelilah Bagui (1978-01-01)1 January 1978 (aged 22) Morocco MAS Fes
20 3MF Aissam El Barodi (1978-05-10)10 May 1978 (aged 22) Morocco MAS Fes
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
19 3MF Abdeslam Ouaddou (1978-11-01)1 November 1978 (aged 21) France Nancy
21 4FW Bouchaib El Battachi (1978-09-14)14 September 1978 (aged 21) Morocco Khouribga
22 1GK Hicham Laaraj (1978-11-20)20 November 1978 (aged 21) Morocco TAS Casablanca

Spain[edit]

Head coach: Inaki Saez

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Daniel Aranzubia (1979-09-18)18 September 1979 (aged 20) Spain Athletic Bilbao
2 2DF Jesús María Lacruz (1978-04-25)25 April 1978 (aged 22) Spain Athletic Bilbao
3 2DF Joan Capdevila (1978-02-03)3 February 1978 (aged 22) Spain Deportivo La Coruña
4 2DF Carlos Marchena (1979-07-21)21 July 1979 (aged 21) Spain Sevilla[2]
5 2DF Unai Vergara (1977-01-20)20 January 1977 (aged 23) Spain Villarreal
6 3MF David Albelda (1977-09-01)1 September 1977 (aged 23) Spain Valencia
7 4FW Miguel Ángel Angulo (1977-06-23)23 June 1977 (aged 23) Spain Valencia
8 3MF Xavi (1980-01-25)25 January 1980 (aged 20) Spain Barcelona
9 4FW José Mari (1978-12-10)10 December 1978 (aged 21) Italy Milan
10 3MF Gabri (1979-02-10)10 February 1979 (aged 21) Spain Barcelona
11 3MF Jordi Ferrón (1978-08-19)19 August 1978 (aged 22) Spain Zaragoza
12 2DF Carles Puyol (1978-04-13)13 April 1978 (aged 22) Spain Barcelona
13 4FW Albert Luque (1978-03-11)11 March 1978 (aged 22) Spain Mallorca
14 2DF Ivan Amaya (1978-09-03)3 September 1978 (aged 21) Spain Atletico de Madrid
15 3MF Ismael (1977-02-07)7 February 1977 (aged 23) Spain Racing Santander
16 3MF Toni Velamazán (1977-01-22)22 January 1977 (aged 23) Spain Espanyol
17 4FW Raúl Tamudo (1977-10-19)19 October 1977 (aged 22) Spain Espanyol
18 1GK Felip Ortiz (1977-04-27)27 April 1977 (aged 23) Spain Extremadura
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
19 2DF Javier Dorado (1977-12-17)17 December 1977 (aged 22) Spain Real Madrid
20 3MF Iván Ania (1977-10-24)24 October 1977 (aged 22) Spain Oviedo
21 3MF Jesuli (1978-01-24)24 January 1978 (aged 22) Spain Celta Vigo
22 1GK César Láinez (1977-04-10)10 April 1977 (aged 23) Spain Zaragoza

South Korea Korea Republic[edit]

Head coach: South Korea Huh Jung-moo

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Choi Hyun (1978-11-07)7 November 1978 (aged 21) South Korea Chungang University
2 3MF Park Ji-Sung (1981-02-25)25 February 1981 (aged 19) Japan Kyoto Purple Sanga
3 2DF Park Jae-hong (1978-11-10)10 November 1978 (aged 21) South Korea Myongji University
4 3MF Park Jin-Sub (1977-03-11)11 March 1977 (aged 23) South Korea Sangmu FC
5 2DF Sim Jae-Won (1977-03-11)11 March 1977 (aged 23) South Korea Busan I'Cons
6 3MF Kim Do-Kyun (1977-01-13)13 January 1977 (aged 23) South Korea Ulsan Hyundai Horangi
7 4FW Choi Chul-Woo (1977-11-30)30 November 1977 (aged 22) South Korea Ulsan Hyundai Horangi
8 3MF Ko Jong-Su (1978-10-30)30 October 1978 (aged 21) South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings
9 4FW Kim Do-Hoon* (1970-07-21)21 July 1970 (aged 30) South Korea Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
10 3MF Lee Chun-Soo (1981-07-09)9 July 1981 (aged 19) South Korea Korea University
11 4FW Lee Dong-Gook (1979-04-29)29 April 1979 (aged 21) South Korea Pohang Steelers
12 3MF Lee Young-Pyo (1977-04-23)23 April 1977 (aged 23) South Korea Anyang LG Cheetahs
13 2DF Park Dong-Hyuk (1979-04-18)18 April 1979 (aged 21) South Korea Korea University
14 2DF Kang Chul* (1971-11-02)2 November 1971 (aged 28) South Korea Bucheon SK
15 2DF Cho Se-Kwon (1978-06-26)26 June 1978 (aged 22) South Korea Korea University
16 3MF Kim Sang-Sik (1976-12-17)17 December 1976 (aged 23) South Korea Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
17 3MF Choi Tae-Uk (1981-03-13)13 March 1981 (aged 19) South Korea Anyang LG Cheetahs
18 1GK Kim Yong-Dae (1979-10-11)11 October 1979 (aged 20) South Korea Yonsei University
19 3MF Song Chong-Gug (1979-02-20)20 February 1979 (aged 21) South Korea Yonsei University
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
20 4FW Kim Gil-Sik (1978-08-24)24 August 1978 (aged 22) South Korea Dankook University
21 1GK Lee Woon-Jae* (1973-04-26)26 April 1973 (aged 27) South Korea Sangmu FC
22 3MF Park Kang-Jo (1980-01-24)24 January 1980 (aged 20) South Korea Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma

Group C[edit]

Cameroon[edit]

Head Coach: Jean-Paul Akono

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Daniel Bekono (1978-05-31)31 May 1978 (aged 22) Cameroon Canon Yaounde
2 4FW Albert Meyong Ze (1980-10-19)19 October 1980 (aged 19) Portugal Vitória de Setúbal
3 2DF Pierre Wome (1979-03-26)26 March 1979 (aged 21) Italy Bologna
4 2DF Serge Mimpo* (1974-02-06)6 February 1974 (aged 26) Greece Panachaiki
5 2DF Patrice Abanda (1978-08-03)3 August 1978 (aged 22) Greece Aris Thessaloniki
6 3MF Clément Beaud (1980-12-07)7 December 1980 (aged 19) Cameroon Tonnerre Yaounde
7 3MF Nicolas Alnoudji (1979-12-09)9 December 1979 (aged 20) Cameroon Tonnerre Yaounde
8 2DF Geremi Njitap (1978-12-20)20 December 1978 (aged 21) Spain Real Madrid
9 4FW Samuel Eto'o (1981-03-10)10 March 1981 (aged 19) Spain Real Mallorca
10 4FW Patrick M'Boma* (1970-11-15)15 November 1970 (aged 29) Italy Parma
11 3MF Daniel N'Gom Kome (1980-05-19)19 May 1980 (aged 20) Spain Levante UD
12 2DF Lauren Etame Mayer (1977-01-19)19 January 1977 (aged 23) England Arsenal
13 2DF Aaron Nguimbat (1978-03-13)13 March 1978 (aged 22) Cameroon Canon Yaounde
14 4FW Patrick Suffo (1978-01-17)17 January 1978 (aged 22) England Sheffield United
15 3MF Joël Epalle (1978-02-20)20 February 1978 (aged 22) Greece Ethnikos Piraeus
16 3MF Modeste M'Bami (1982-10-09)9 October 1982 (aged 17) France Sedan
17 2DF Serge Branco (1980-10-11)11 October 1980 (aged 19) Germany Eintracht Braunschweig
18 1GK Idriss Kameni (1984-02-18)18 February 1984 (aged 16) France Le Havre
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
20 Georges Mbida Messi (1980-12-08)8 December 1980 (aged 19) Cameroon Canon Yaounde

Czech Republic[edit]

Head coach: Karel Brückner

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Aleš Chvalovský (1979-05-29)29 May 1979 (aged 21) Germany VfB Stuttgart
2 2DF Lukáš Došek (1978-09-12)12 September 1978 (aged 22) Czech Republic SK Slavia Praha
3 2DF Adam Petrouš (1977-09-19)19 September 1977 (aged 22) Czech Republic SK Slavia Praha
4 2DF Radoslav Kováč (1979-11-27)27 November 1979 (aged 20) Czech Republic SK Sigma Olomouc
5 2DF Roman Lengyel (1978-11-03)3 November 1978 (aged 21) Czech Republic AC Sparta Prague
6 3MF Roman Týce (1977-05-07)7 May 1977 (aged 23) Germany 1860 Munich
7 3MF Libor Sionko (1977-02-01)1 February 1977 (aged 23) Czech Republic AC Sparta Prague
8 3MF Tomáš Ujfaluši (1978-03-24)24 March 1978 (aged 22) Czech Republic SK Sigma Olomouc
9 3MF Marek Jankulovski (1977-05-09)9 May 1977 (aged 23) Italy S.S.C. Napoli
10 4FW Tomáš Kučera (1977-02-13)13 February 1977 (aged 23) Czech Republic Marila Příbram
11 4FW Milan Baroš (1981-10-28)28 October 1981 (aged 18) Czech Republic Baník Ostrava
12 3MF Jan Polák (1981-03-14)14 March 1981 (aged 19) Czech Republic 1. FC Brno
13 2DF Erich Brabec (1977-02-24)24 February 1977 (aged 23) Czech Republic FK Drnovice
14 4FW Libor Došek (1978-04-24)24 April 1978 (aged 22) Czech Republic 1. FC Brno
15 4FW Martin Vozábal (1978-11-08)8 November 1978 (aged 21) Czech Republic SK České Budějovice
16 3MF Jan Šimák (1978-10-13)13 October 1978 (aged 21) Germany Hannover 96
17 4FW Marek Heinz (1977-08-04)4 August 1977 (aged 23) Germany Hamburger SV
18 1GK Jaroslav Drobný (1979-10-18)18 October 1979 (aged 20) Czech Republic SK České Budějovice
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
19 3MF Marcel Lička (1977-07-17)17 July 1977 (aged 23) Czech Republic Baník Ostrava
20 3MF Luděk Stracený (1977-04-19)19 April 1977 (aged 23) Czech Republic Viktoria Žižkov
21 2DF Martin Čupr (1977-10-17)17 October 1977 (aged 22) Czech Republic Viktoria Žižkov
22 1GK Petr Čech (1982-05-20)20 May 1982 (aged 18) Czech Republic Chmel Blšany

Kuwait[edit]

Head coach: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Radojko Avramović

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Shehab Kankune (1981-04-28)28 April 1981 (aged 19) Kuwait Kazma
2 3MF Naser Al-Omran (1977-03-03)3 March 1977 (aged 23) Kuwait Kazma
3 2DF Jamal Mubarak* (1974-03-21)21 March 1974 (aged 26) Kuwait Al Tadamon
4 3MF Bader Najem (1980-08-20)20 August 1980 (aged 20) Kuwait Al Qadisiya
5 2DF Abdullah Husan (1977-12-13)13 December 1977 (aged 22) Kuwait Al Nasr
6 4FW Nawaf Humaidan (1981-03-08)8 March 1981 (aged 19) Kuwait Kazma
7 3MF Adel Al-Anezi (1977-02-06)6 February 1977 (aged 23) Kuwait Al Kuwait
8 4FW Nasser Al-Othman (1977-01-14)14 January 1977 (aged 23) Kuwait Al Salmiya
9 4FW Bashar Abdullah (1977-10-12)12 October 1977 (aged 22) Kuwait Al Salmiya
10 4FW Faraj Laheeb Saied (1978-10-03)3 October 1978 (aged 21) Kuwait Al Kuwait
11 2DF Abdullah Wabran (1971-02-07)7 February 1971 (aged 29) Kuwait Al Tadamon
12 2DF Hamad Al Tayyar (1982-02-10)10 February 1982 (aged 18) Kuwait Kazma
13 2DF Sadoun Salman (1977-08-28)28 August 1977 (aged 23) Kuwait Al Qadisiya
14 4FW Khalaf Al-Mutairi (1979-07-25)25 July 1979 (aged 21) Kuwait Al Jahra
15 3MF Saleh Al-Beraiky (1977-02-27)27 February 1977 (aged 23) Kuwait Al Salmiya
16 3MF Yousef Zayed (1979-09-02)2 September 1979 (aged 21) Kuwait Fehayheel
17 3MF Esam Al-Kandari* (1971-07-02)2 July 1971 (aged 29) Kuwait Kazma
18 1GK Nawaf Al Khaldi (1981-05-25)25 May 1981 (aged 19) Kuwait Al Qadisiya
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
19 2DF Mansour Al-Ajmi (1979-05-11)11 May 1979 (aged 21) Saudi Arabia Al Shabab
20 3MF Khaled Zadah (1980-06-09)9 June 1980 (aged 20) Qatar Al Arabi
21 3MF Husain Khodari* (1972-02-07)7 February 1972 (aged 28) Kuwait Al Salmiya
22 1GK Saleh Mohammad (1981-07-09)9 July 1981 (aged 19) Kuwait Al Salmiya

United States[edit]

Head coach: England Clive Charles

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Brad Friedel* (1971-05-18)18 May 1971 (aged 29) England Liverpool
2 2DF Brian Dunseth (1977-03-02)2 March 1977 (aged 23) United States New England Revolution
3 2DF Chad McCarty (1977-10-05)5 October 1977 (aged 22) United States Tampa Bay Mutiny
4 2DF Jeff Agoos* (1968-05-02)2 May 1968 (aged 32) United States D.C. United
5 3MF John O'Brien (1977-08-29)29 August 1977 (aged 23) Netherlands Ajax Amsterdam
6 2DF Frankie Hejduk* (1974-08-05)5 August 1974 (aged 26) Germany Bayer Leverkusen
7 3MF Joey DiGiamarino (1977-04-06)6 April 1977 (aged 23) United States Colorado Rapids
8 2DF Danny Califf (1980-03-17)17 March 1980 (aged 20) United States Los Angeles Galaxy
9 3MF Ben Olsen (1977-05-03)3 May 1977 (aged 23) United States D.C. United
10 3MF Peter Vagenas (1978-02-06)6 February 1978 (aged 22) United States Los Angeles Galaxy
11 4FW Chris Albright (1979-01-14)14 January 1979 (aged 21) United States D.C. United
12 2DF Ramiro Corrales (1977-03-12)12 March 1977 (aged 23) United States MetroStars
13 4FW Landon Donovan (1982-03-04)4 March 1982 (aged 18) Germany Bayer Leverkusen
14 3MF Sasha Victorine (1978-02-03)3 February 1978 (aged 22) United States Los Angeles Galaxy
15 2DF Evan Whitfield (1977-06-23)23 June 1977 (aged 23) United States Chicago Fire
16 4FW Josh Wolff (1977-02-25)25 February 1977 (aged 23) United States Chicago Fire
17 4FW Conor Casey (1981-07-25)25 July 1981 (aged 19) United States University of Portland
18 1GK Tim Howard (1979-03-06)6 March 1979 (aged 21) United States MetroStars
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
19 3MF Brian Winters (1977-12-31)31 December 1977 (aged 22) United States Minnesota
20 4FW Chris Brown (1977-03-10)10 March 1977 (aged 23) United States Kansas City Wizards
21 3MF DaMarcus Beasley (1982-05-24)24 May 1982 (aged 18) United States Chicago Fire
22 1GK Matt Napoleon (1977-08-18)18 August 1977 (aged 23) United States Columbus Crew

Group D[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Head coach: Vanderlei Luxemburgo

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Helton (1978-05-18)18 May 1978 (aged 22) Brazil Vasco da Gama
2 2DF Baiano (1978-06-28)28 June 1978 (aged 22) Brazil Santos
3 2DF Fábio Bilica (1979-01-04)4 January 1979 (aged 21) Italy Venezia
4 2DF Álvaro (1977-11-01)1 November 1977 (aged 22) Brazil São Paulo
5 3MF Marcos Paulo (1977-05-11)11 May 1977 (aged 23) Brazil Cruzeiro
6 2DF Fábio Aurélio (1979-09-24)24 September 1979 (aged 20) Brazil São Paulo
7 4FW Ronaldinho (1980-03-21)21 March 1980 (aged 20) Brazil Grêmio
8 3MF Fabiano (1978-04-06)6 April 1978 (aged 22) Brazil São Paulo
9 3MF Edu (1979-01-10)10 January 1979 (aged 21) Brazil São Paulo
10 3MF Alex (1977-09-14)14 September 1977 (aged 22) Italy Parma
11 4FW Geovanni (1980-01-11)11 January 1980 (aged 20) Brazil Cruzeiro
12 3MF Roger (1978-08-17)17 August 1978 (aged 22) Brazil Fluminense
13 2DF André Luís (1979-07-31)31 July 1979 (aged 21) Brazil Santos
14 2DF Lúcio (1978-05-08)8 May 1978 (aged 22) Brazil Internacional
15 3MF Mozart (1979-11-08)8 November 1979 (aged 20) Brazil Flamengo
16 2DF Athirson (1977-01-16)16 January 1977 (aged 23) Brazil Flamengo
17 4FW Lucas (1979-01-03)3 January 1979 (aged 21) France Stade Rennais
18 1GK Fábio Costa (1977-11-27)27 November 1977 (aged 22) Brazil Santos
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
19 2DF Flavio (1980-03-12)12 March 1980 (aged 20) Brazil Fluminense
20 3MF Alexandre (1979-02-19)19 February 1979 (aged 21) Brazil São Paulo
21 4FW Leandro (1977-08-06)6 August 1977 (aged 23) Italy Fiorentina
22 1GK Júlio César (1979-09-03)3 September 1979 (aged 21) Brazil Flamengo

Japan[edit]

Head coach: France Philippe Troussier

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Seigo Narazaki (1976-04-15)15 April 1976 (aged 24) Japan Nagoya Grampus Eight
2 2DF Yuji Nakazawa (1978-02-25)25 February 1978 (aged 22) Japan Verdy Kawasaki
3 2DF Naoki Matsuda* (1977-03-14)14 March 1977 (aged 23) Japan Yokohama F. Marinos
4 2DF Ryuzo Morioka (1975-10-07)7 October 1975 (aged 24) Japan Shimizu S-Pulse
5 2DF Tsuneyasu Miyamoto (1977-02-07)7 February 1977 (aged 23) Japan Gamba Osaka
6 3MF Junichi Inamoto (1979-09-18)18 September 1979 (aged 20) Japan Gamba Osaka
7 3MF Hidetoshi Nakata* (1977-01-22)22 January 1977 (aged 23) Italy A.S. Roma
8 3MF Tomakazu Myojin (1978-01-24)24 January 1978 (aged 22) Japan Kashiwa Reysol
9 4FW Tomoyuki Hirase (1977-05-23)23 May 1977 (aged 23) Japan Kashima Antlers
10 3MF Shunsuke Nakamura (1978-06-24)24 June 1978 (aged 22) Japan Yokohama F. Marinos
11 3MF Atsuhiro Miura* (1974-07-24)24 July 1974 (aged 26) Japan Yokohama F. Marinos
12 3MF Tomoyuki Sakai (1979-06-29)29 June 1979 (aged 21) Japan JEF United Ichihara Chiba
13 4FW Atsushi Yanagisawa (1977-05-27)27 May 1977 (aged 23) Japan Kashima Antlers
14 3MF Masashi Motoyama (1979-06-20)20 June 1979 (aged 21) Japan Kashima Antlers
15 3MF Norihiro Nishi (1980-05-09)9 May 1980 (aged 20) Japan Júbilo Iwata
16 2DF Koji Nakata (1979-07-09)9 July 1979 (aged 21) Japan Kashima Antlers
17 4FW Naohiro Takahara (1979-06-04)4 June 1979 (aged 21) Japan Júbilo Iwata
18 1GK Ryota Tsuzuki (1978-04-01)1 April 1978 (aged 22) Japan Gamba Osaka
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
19 4FW Kota Yoshihara (1978-02-02)2 February 1978 (aged 22) Japan Gamba Osaka
20 2DF Satoshi Yamaguchi (1978-04-17)17 April 1978 (aged 22) Japan JEF United Ichihara Chiba
21 3MF Yasuhito Endo (1980-01-28)28 January 1980 (aged 20) Japan Kyoto Purple Sanga
22 1GK Hitoshi Sogahata (1979-08-02)2 August 1979 (aged 21) Japan Kashima Antlers

Slovakia[edit]

Head coach: Dusan Radolsky

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Kamil Čontofalský (1978-06-03)3 June 1978 (aged 22) Czech Republic Bohemians Prague
2 2DF Marián Čišovský (1979-11-02)2 November 1979 (aged 20) Slovakia Inter Bratislava
3 3MF Miroslav Drobňák (1977-05-29)29 May 1977 (aged 23) Slovakia Tatran Prešov
4 3MF Peter Hlinka (1978-12-05)5 December 1978 (aged 21) Slovakia Tatran Prešov
5 2DF Peter Lérant (1977-01-30)30 January 1977 (aged 23) Germany Bayer Leverkusen
6 2DF Miloš Krško (1979-10-23)23 October 1979 (aged 20) Slovakia Ozeta Dukla Trenčín
7 3MF Karol Kisel (1977-03-15)15 March 1977 (aged 23) Czech Republic Bohemians Prague
8 4FW Michal Pančík* (1971-12-17)17 December 1971 (aged 28) Slovakia Slovan Bratislava
9 4FW Juraj Czinege (1977-10-29)29 October 1977 (aged 22) Slovakia Inter Bratislava
10 3MF Miroslav Barčík (1978-05-26)26 May 1978 (aged 22) Slovakia Žilina
11 4FW Ján Šlahor (1977-05-16)16 May 1977 (aged 23) Slovakia Slovan Bratislava
12 2DF Martin Petráš (1979-11-02)2 November 1979 (aged 20) Czech Republic Jablonec
13 3MF Martin Vyskoč (1977-06-10)10 June 1977 (aged 23) Slovakia Ružomberok
14 2DF Andrej Šupka (1979-01-22)22 January 1979 (aged 21) Slovakia Dubnica
15 4FW Marek Mintál (1977-09-02)2 September 1977 (aged 23) Slovakia Žilina
16 3MF Radoslav Kráľ* (1974-02-20)20 February 1974 (aged 26) Slovakia Košice
17 4FW Andrej Porázik (1977-06-27)27 June 1977 (aged 23) Slovakia Ozeta Dukla Trenčín
18 1GK Martin Lipčák (1975-12-22)22 December 1975 (aged 24) Slovakia Ozeta Dukla Trenčín
21 1GK Ján Mucha (1978-06-20)20 June 1978 (aged 22) Slovakia Nitra
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
19 2DF Vratislav Gresko (1977-07-24)24 July 1977 (aged 23) Germany Bayer Leverkusen
20 4FW Tomas Oravec (1980-07-03)3 July 1980 (aged 20) Slovakia Ružomberok

South Africa[edit]

Head Coach: Ephraim Mashaba

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Emile Baron (1979-06-17)17 June 1979 (aged 21) Norway Lillestrøm SK
2 2DF Fabian McCarthy (1977-05-13)13 May 1977 (aged 23) Cyprus Apollon FC Limassol
3 2DF David Kannemeyer (1977-07-08)8 July 1977 (aged 23) South Africa Ajax Cape Town
4 2DF Nkhiphitheni Matombo (1977-01-31)31 January 1977 (aged 23) South Africa Manning Rangers
5 2DF Matthew Booth (1977-03-14)14 March 1977 (aged 23) South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns
6 3MF Quinton Fortune (1977-05-21)21 May 1977 (aged 23) England Manchester United
7 3MF Stanton Fredericks (1977-06-13)13 June 1977 (aged 23) South Africa Wits University
8 4FW Daniel Matsau (1977-01-18)18 January 1977 (aged 23) South Africa Kaizer Chiefs
9 4FW Nkosinathi Nhleko (1979-07-24)24 July 1979 (aged 21) South Africa Jomo Cosmos
10 3MF Steve Lekoelea (1979-02-05)5 February 1979 (aged 21) South Africa Orlando Pirates
11 3MF Jabu Pule (1980-07-11)11 July 1980 (aged 20) South Africa Kaizer Chiefs
12 3MF Dumisa Ngobe* (1973-03-05)5 March 1973 (aged 27) Turkey Ankaragucu
13 3MF Abram Nteo (1977-07-15)15 July 1977 (aged 23) South Africa Bloemfontein Celtic
14 2DF Aaron Mokoena (1980-11-25)25 November 1980 (aged 19) Netherlands Ajax Amsterdam
15 4FW Siyabonga Nomvethe (1977-12-02)2 December 1977 (aged 22) South Africa Kaizer Chiefs
16 3MF Delron Buckley (1977-12-07)7 December 1977 (aged 22) Germany VfL Bochum
17 4FW Benni McCarthy (1977-11-12)12 November 1977 (aged 22) Spain Celta Vigo
18 1GK Brian Baloyi* (1974-03-16)16 March 1974 (aged 26) South Africa Kaizer Chiefs
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
19 4FW Lebohang Kukane (1978-06-04)4 June 1978 (aged 22) South Africa Bloemfontein Celtic
20 3MF Mzunani Mgwigwi (1978-11-17)17 November 1978 (aged 21) South Africa Bush Bucks
21 3MF Patrick Mbuthu (1977-02-03)3 February 1977 (aged 23) South Africa Kaizer Chiefs
22 1GK Rowen Fernandez (1978-02-28)28 February 1978 (aged 22) South Africa Wits University

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Ventola was on loan to Atalanta
  2. ^ Marchena was on loan to Benfica.

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