How did the 2001 FIFA World Cup play offs work?
The draw for the play-offs was held on 31 August 2001 at FIFA’s headquarters in Zürich, Switzerland. The nine group runners-up were placed into one pot, with eight teams drawn into four pairings (with the first team drawn hosting the first leg). The remaining team would then face an AFC team in the inter-confederation play-offs.
When were the 2001 CONCACAF World Cup playoffs?
Agg. There were two scheduled inter-confederation playoffs to determine the final two qualification spots to the finals. The first legs were played on 10 and 20 November 2001, and the second legs were played on 15 and 25 November 2001.  Agg. Agg.
How did the Republic of Ireland qualify for the 2002 World Cup?
The Republic of Ireland qualified to the 2002 FIFA World Cup and were drawn into Group E with Germany, Cameroon and Saudi Arabia. They drew with Cameroon and Germany with a score of 1–1 and in the final match, they won 3–0 against Saudi Arabia.
What was the 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification group?
The 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification UEFA Group 1 was a UEFA qualifying group for the 2002 FIFA World Cup. The group comprised Faroe Islands, Luxembourg, Russia, Slovenia, Switzerland and Yugoslavia . The group was won by Russia, who qualified for the 2002 FIFA World Cup. The runners-up Slovenia entered the UEFA play-off stage.