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2 or 3 teams to qualify + Korea Republic and Japan

1st Round (League System)
The first round of the Asian preliminary competition will be staged in 10 groups of four teams each. The first round is played in a round-robin.

2nd Round (League System)
The 10 group winners will be divided into two groups of 5 teams. The winners of the two groups will qualify directly for the Final Competition of the 2002 World Cup Korea/Japan. The draw will be held after the first round when the teams qualifying for the second round are known.

3rd Round (Cup System)
The two teams which are runners-up in the two second round groups compete in a play-off on a home-and-away basis to qualify for the play-off with Europe/UEFA.

The nine runners-up of UEFA will be put into one pot. Four European play-off pairings (home and away) will be drawn. The winners qualify for the final competition of the 2002 FIFA World Cup.] The remaining European runner-up will contest the play-offs (home and away) against the third place AFC team. The winner will qualify for the final competition of the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

Lastest Competitions
---Third Round---
---Second Round---
Group A
Group B
---First Round---
Group 1
Group 2
Group 3
Group 4
Group 5
Group 6
Group 7
Group 8
Group 9
Group 10
2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan