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The World Cup Qualification 2000 took place between April 1 and April 30. 31 teams qualifyed for the World Cup 2000.

Qualification spots per region

North America: 3-4

South America: 4-5

Europe: 13

Africa: 5

Asia: 4-5

Oceania: 0-1

Hosts

North America: USA (April 10-27)

South America: Brazil (April 15-25)

Europe: Portugal (April 1-21)

Africa: Egypt (April 1-15)

Asia: Japan (April 10-28)

Oceania: New Zealand (April 20-26)

Both playoff finals was played on April 30.

Qualification Progress

31 teams qualifyed from 6 different regions. England automatically qualifyed for the World Cup 2000 as hosts.

Africa

15 African teams qualifyed for 5 spots in the World Cup 2000. The teams was put into 5 groups with 3 teams in each group and played one game against each other team in the group. The 5 group winners advanced to the World Cup 2000 in England. Groups was created by using world ranking.

Group A: Egypt, Gabon, Tunisia

Group B: Ghana, Cameroon, South Africa

Group C: Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Uganda

Group D: Nigeria, Mali, Zambia

Group E: Algeria, Benin, Malawi

Group A

Egypt - Gabon

Egypt - Tunisia

Gabon - Tunisia

Group B

Ghana - Cameroon

Ghana - South Africa

Cameroon - South Africa

Group C

Ivory Coast - Burkina Faso

Ivory Coast - Uganda

Burkina Faso - Uganda

Group D

Nigeria - Mali

Nigeria - Zambia

Mali - Zambia

Group E

Algeria - Benin

Algeria - Malawi

Benin - Malawi

Top Goalscorers

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North America

9 teams qualifyed for 3 spots in the World Cup 2000 and 1 spot in the American playoff final. The teams was put into 3 groups with 3 teams in each group. Each team played one game against each other team in the group. The winner of each group advanced to the World Cup 2000 in England. The 3 teams finnishing in second place advanced to the playoff group. Each team in the playoff group played one game against each other team in the group. The winner of the playoff group advanced to the American playoff final for another chance to reach the World Cup 2000 in England. Groups was created by using world ranking.

Group A: USA, Costa Rica, El Salvador

Group B: Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, Panama

Group C: Honduras, Jamaica, Canada

Group A

USA - Costa Rica

USA - El Salvador

Costa Rica - El Salvador

Group B

Mexico - Trinidad and Tobago

Mexico - Panama

Trinidad and Tobago - Panama

Group C

Honduras - Jamaica

Honduras - Canada

Jamaica - Canada

Playoff Group

X - X

X - X

X - X

Top Goalscorers

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To the World Cup

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To the American playoff final

1.

South America

8 teams qualifyed for 4 spots in the World Cup 2000 in England and 1 spot in the American playoff final. The teams was put into 2 groups with 4 in each and played one game against each other team in the group. The winner and the runner up from each group advanced to the World Cup. The 2 teams finnishing third in their group played a playoff game for the spot in the American playoff final. Groups was created by using world ranking.

Group A: Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Peru

Group B: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela

Group A

Brazil - Uruguay

Paraguay - Peru

Brazil - Peru

Paraguay - Uruguay

Brazil - Paraguay

Uruguay - Peru

Group B

Argentina - Chile

Colombia - Venezuela

Argentina - Venezuela

Colombia - Chile

Argentina - Colombia

Chile - Venezuela

Playoff Game

X - X

Top Goalscorers

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To the World Cup

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2.

3.

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To the American playoff final

1.

Oceania

3 teams qualifyed for 1 spot in the Asian/Oceanian playoff final. The teams was New Zealand, Fiji and New Caledonia. Each team played one game against each other team in the group.

Group

New Zealand - Fiji

New Zealand - New Caledonia

Fiji - New Caledonia

Top Goalscorers

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To the Asian/Oceanian playoff final

1.

Asia

12 teams qualifyed for 4 spots in the World Cup and 1 spot in the Asian/Oceanian playoff final. The teams was put into 4 groups with 3 in each and played one game against each other team in the group. The groups was created by using world ranking. The group winners advanced to the World Cup 2000 in England. The 4 teams finnishing in second place in their group advanced to the playoff stage. The 4 teams was put into 2 semi finals by using world ranking and the winner of the semi finals went on to a final where the winner advanced to the Asian/Oceanian playoff final for another chance to reach the World Cup 2000 in England.

Group A: Australia, Bahrain, Kuwait

Group B: Japan, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan

Group C: South Korea, China, United Arab Emirates

Group D: Iran, Oman, Syria

Group A

Australia - Bahrain

Australia - Kuwait

Bahrain - Kuwait

Group B

Japan - Saudi Arabia

Japan - Uzbekistan

Saudi Arabia - Uzbekistan

Group C

South Korea - China

South Korea - United Arab Emirates

China - United Arab Emirates

Group D

Iran - Oman

Iran - Syria

Oman - Syria

Playoff Stage

Semi Finals

X - X

X - X

Final

X - X

Top Goalscorers

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To the World Cup

1.

2.

3.

4.

To the Asian/Oceanian playoff final

1.

Europe

39 teams qualifyed for 13 spots in the World Cup 2000 in England. The teams was put into 13 groups with 3 teams in each group. They played one game against each other team in the group and the winner of each group advanced to the World Cup 2000 in England. Groups was created by using world ranking.

Group A: Spain, Ukraine, Finland

Group B: Netherlands, Slovakia, Lithuania

Group C: Germany, Turkey, Poland

Group D: Portugal, Denmark, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Group E: Italy, Czech Republic, Northern Ireland

Group F: Greece, Sweden, Austria

Group G: Serbia, Ireland, Hungary

Group H: Croatia, Israel, Cyprus

Group I: Russia, Scotland, Macedonia

Group J: Switzerland, Romania, Albania

Group K: Slovenia, Bulgaria, Montenegro

Group L: France, Belgium, Belarus

Group M: Norway, Latvia, Iceland

Group A

Spain - Ukraine

Spain - Finland

Ukraine - Finland


Group B

Netherlands - Slovakia

Netherlands - Lithuania

Slovakia - Lithuania


Group C

Germany - Turkey

Germany - Poland

Turkey - Poland


Group D

Portugal - Denmark

Portugal - Bosnia-Herzegovina

Denmark - Bosnia-Herzegovina


Group E

Italy - Czech Republic

Italy - Northern Ireland

Czech Republic - Northern Ireland


Group F

Greece - Sweden

Greece - Austria

Sweden - Austria


Group G

Serbia - Ireland

Serbia - Hungary

Ireland - Hungary


Group H

Croatia - Israel

Croatia - Cyprus

Israel - Cyprus


Group I

Russia - Scotland

Russia - Macedonia

Scotland - Macedonia


Group J

Switzerland - Romania

Switzerland - Albania

Romania - Albania


Group K

Slovenia - Bulgaria

Slovenia - Montenegro

Bulgaria - Montenegro


Group L

France - Belgium

France - Belarus

Belgium - Belarus


Group M

Norway - Latvia

Norway - Iceland

Latvia - Iceland

Top Goalscorers

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Playoff Finals

The playoff finals took place on April 30. The American playoff final was played in Canada and the Asian/Oceanian playoff final was played in China.

American

X - X

Asian/Oceanian

X - X

To the World Cup

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2.

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