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(Wednesday, June 3, 1998) -- Here are the numerical rosters of the 32 national teams that start pursuit of the World Cup next Wednesday in France.

Group A (Brazil, Morocco, Norway, Scotland)
Group B (Austria, Cameroon, Chile, Italy)
Group C (Denmark, France, Saudi Arabia, South Africa)
Group D (Bulgaria, Nigeria, Paraguay, Spain)
Group E (Belgium, Mexico, Netherlands, South Korea)
Group F (Germany, Iran, United States, Yugoslavia)
Group G (Columbia, England, Romania, Tunisia)
Group H (Argentina, Croatia, Jamaica, Japan)


Group A

Brazil: 1, Taffarel; 2, Cafu; 3, Aldair; 4, Junior Baiano; 5, Cesar Sampaio; 6, Roberto Carlos; 7, Giovanni; 8, Dunga; 9, Ronaldo; 10, Rivaldo; 11, Emerson; 12, Carlos Germano; 13, Ze Roberto; 14, Goncalves; 15, Alves Cruz; 16, Ze Roberto; 17, Doriva; 18, Leonardo; 19, Denilson; 20, Bebeto; 21, Edmundo; 22, Dida. Coach: Mario Zagallo.

Scotland: 1, Jim Leighton; 2, Jackie McNamara; 3, Tommy Boyd; 4, Colin Calderwood; 5, Colin Hendry; 6, Tosh McKinlay; 7, Kevin Gallacher; 8, Craig Burley; 9, Gordon Durie; 10, Darren Jackson; 11, John Collins; 12, Neil Sullivan; 13, Simon Donnelly; 14, Paul Lambert; 15, Scott Gemmill; 16, Michael Weir; 17, Billy McKinlay; 18, Matt Elliott; 19, Derek Whyte; 20, Scott Booth; 21, Jonathan Gould; 22, Christian Dailly. Coach: Craig Brown.

Norway: 1, Frode Grodaas; 2, Gunnar Halle; 3, Ronny Johnsen; 4, Henning Berg; 5, Stig Inge Bjoernebye; 6, Staale Solbakken; 7, Erik Mykland; 8, Oeyvind Leonardsen; 9, Tore Andre Flo; 10, Kjetil Rekdal; 11, Jahn Ivar Jakobsen; 12, Thomas Myhre; 13, Espen Baardsen; 14, Vegard Heggem; 15, Dan Eggen; 16, Jostein Flo; 17, Havard Flo; 18, Egil Oestenstad; 19, Erik Hoftun; 20, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer; 21, Vidar Riseth; 22, Roar Strand. Coach: Egil Olsen.

Morocco: 1, Abdelkader Brazi; 2, Abdelilah Saber; 3, Abdekrim El Hadrioui; 4, Youssef Rossi; 5, Smahi Triki; 6, Noureddine Naybat; 7, Mustapha Hadji; 8, Said Chiba; 9, Abdeljalil Hadda; 10, Abderrahim Ouakili; 11, Ali El Khattabi; 12, Driss Benzekri; 13, Rachid Neqrouz; 14, Salaheddine Bassir; 15, Lahcen Abrami; 16, Rachid Azzouzi; 17, Gharib Amzine; 18, Youssef Chippo; 19, Jamal Sellami; 20, Taher El Lakhlej; 21, Rachid Roki; 22, Mustapha Chadli. Coach: Henri Michel.

Group B

Italy: 1, Francesco Toldo; 2, Giuseppe Bergomi; 3, Paolo Maldini; 4, Fabio Cannavaro; 5, Alessandro Costacurta; 6, Alessandro Nesta; 7, Gianluca Pessotto; 8, Moreno Torricelli; 9, Demetrio Albertini; 10, Alessandro Del Piero; 11, Dino Baggio; 12, Gianluca Pagliuca; 13, Sandro Cois; 14, Luigi Di Biagio; 15, Angelo Di Livio; 16, Roberto Di Matteo; 17, Francesco Moriero; 18, Roberto Baggio; 19, Filippo Inzaghi; 20, Enrico Chiesa; 21, Christian Vieri; 22, Gianluigi Buffon. Coach: Cesare Maldini.

Chile: 1, Nelson Tapia; 2, Cristian Castaneda; 3, Ronald Fuentes; 4, Francisco Rojas; 5, Javier Margas; 6, Pedro Reyes; 7, Nelson Parraguez; 8, Clarence Acuna; 9, Ivan Zamorano; 10, Jose Sierra; 11, Marcelo Salas; 12, Marcelo Ramirez; 13, Manuel Neira; 14, Miguel Ramirez; 15, Moises Villarroel; 16, Mauricio Aros; 17, Marcelo Vega; 18, Luis Musrri; 19, Fernando Cornejo; 20, Fabian Estay; 21, Rodrigo Barrera; 22, Carlos Tejas. Coach: Nelson Acosta.

Cameroon: 1, Jacques Songo'o; 2, Joseph Elanga; 3, Pierre Wome; 4, Rigobert Song; 5, Raymond Kalla Nkongo; 6, Pierre Njanka; 7, Francois Omam Biyick; 8, Didier Angibeaud; 9, Alphonse Tchami; 10, Patrick Mboma; 11, Samuel Eto'o; 12, Lavriano Etame; 13, Serge Kwetche; 14, Augustine Simo; 15, Joseph Ndo; 16, William Andem; 17, Michel Pensee; 18, Samuel Ipoua; 19, Marcel Mahouve; 20, Salomon Olembe; 21, Joseph-Desire Job; 22, Alioum Boukar. Coach: Claude Le Roy.

Austria: 1, Michael Konsel; 2, Markus Schopp; 3, Peter Schottel; 4, Anton Pfeffer; 5, Wolfgang Feiersinger; 6, Walter Kogler; 7, Mario Haas; 8, Heimo Pfeifenberger; 9, Ivica Vastic; 10, Andreas Herzog; 11, Martin Amerhauser; 12, Martin Hiden; 13, Harald Cerny; 14, Hannes Reinmayr; 15, Arnold Wetl; 16, Franz Wohlfahrt; 17, Roman Mahlich; 18, Peter Stoger; 19, Anton Polster; 20, Andreas Heraf; 21, Wolfgang Knaller; 22, Dietmar Kuhbauer. Coach: Herbert Prohaska.

Group C

France: 1, Bernard Lama; 2, Vincent Candela; 3, Bixente Lizarazu; 4, Patrick Vieira; 5, Laurent Blanc; 6, Youri Djorkaeff; 7, Didier Deschamps; 8, Marcel Desailly; 9, Stephane Guivarc'h; 10, Zinedine Zidane; 11, Robert Pires; 12, Thierry Henry; 13, Bernard Diomede; 14, Alain Boghossian; 15, Lilian Thuram; 16, Fabien Barthez; 17, Emmanuel Petit; 18, Frank Leboeuf; 19, Christian Karembeu; 20, David Trezeguet; 21, Christophe Dugarry; 22, Lionel Charbonnier. Coach: Aime Jacquet.

Denmark: 1, Peter Schmeichel; 2, Michael Schjoenberg; 3, Marc Rieper; 4, Jes Hoegh; 5, Jan Heintze; 6, Thomas Helveg; 7, Allan Nielsen; 8, Per Frandsen; 9, Miklos Molnar; 10, Michael Laudrup; 11, Brian Laudrup; 12, Soeren Colding; 13, Jacob Laursen; 14, Morten Wieghorst; 15, Stig Toefting; 16, Mogens Krogh; 17, Bjarne Goldbaek; 18, Peter Moeller; 19, Ebbe Sand; 20, Rene Henriksen; 21, Martin Joergensen; 22, Peter Kjaer. Coach: Bo Johanssen.

South Africa: 1, Hans Vonk; 2, Themba Mnguni; 3, David Nyathi, 4, Willem Jackson; 5, Mark Fish; 6, Phil Masinga; 7, Quinton Fortune, 8, Alfred Phiri; 9, Shaun Bartlett; 10, John Moshoeu; 11, Helman Mkhalele; 12, Brendan Augustine; 13, Delron Buckley; 14, Jerry Sikhosana; 15, Doctor Khumalo; 16, Brian Baloyi; 17, Benni McCarthy; 18, Lebogang Morula; 19, Lucas Radebe; 20, Naughty Mokoena; 21, Pierre Issa; 22, Andre Arendse. Coach: Philippe Troussier.

Saudi Arabia: 1, Mohammed al-Dayee; 2, Mohammed al-Jahani; 3, Mohammed al-Khilaiwi; 4, Abdullah Zubromawi; 5, Ahmed Madani; 6, Fuad Amin; 7, Ibrahim al-Shahrani; 8, Obied al-Dosari; 9, Sami al-Jaber; 10, Saeed al-Owairan; 11, Fahd al-Mhallel; 12, Ibrahim al-Harbi; 13, Hussain Sulimani; 14, Khalid al-Muwalid; 15, Youssef al-Thyniyan; 16, Khamis al-Owairan; 17, Ahmed al-Dosari; 18, Nawaf al-Temiyat; 19, Abdel Aziz al-Janoubi; 20, Hamza Saleh; 21, Hussain al-Sadiq; 22, Tisir al-Antaif. Coach: Carlos Alberto Parreira.

Group D

Spain: 1, Andoni Zubizarreta; 2, Alberto Ferrer; 3, Agustin Aranzabal; 4, Rafael Alkorta; 5, Abelardo Abelardo; 6, Fernando Hierro; 7, Francisco Morientes; 8, Julen Guerrero; 9, Juan Pizzi; 10, Raul Gonzalez; 11, Alfonso Perez; 12, Sergi Barjuan; 13, Santiago Canizares; 14, Ivan Campo; 15, Carlos Aguilera; 16, Alberto Celades; 17, Joseba Etxeberria; 18, Guillermo Amor; 19, Kiko Narvaez; 20, Miguel Nadal; 21, Luis Enrique Martinez; 22, Jose Molina. Coach: Javier Clemente.

Nigeria: 1, Peter Rufai; 2, Mobi Oparaku; 3, Celestine Babayaro; 4, Nwankwo Kanu; 5, Uche Okechukwu; 6, Taribo West; 7, Finidi George; 8, Mutiu Adepoju; 9, Rasheed Yekini; 10, Jay-Jay Okocha; 11, Garba Lawal; 12, Willy Okpara; 13, Tijani Babangida; 14, Daniel Amokachi; 15, Sunday Oliseh; 16, Uche Okafor; 17, Augustine Eguavoen; 18, Wilson Oruma; 19, Ben Iroha; 20, Victor Ikpeba; 21, Godwin Okpara; 22, Abiodun Baruwa. Coach: Bora Milutinovic.

Paraguay: 1, Jose Chilavert; 2, Francisco Arce; 3, Catalino Rivarola; 4, Carlos Gamarra; 5, Celso Ayala; 6, Edgar Aguilera; 7, Juan Carlos Yegros; 8, Aristides Rojas; 9, Jose Cardozo; 10, Roberto Acuna; 11, Pedro Sarabia; 12, Danilo Aceval; 13, Carlos Paredes; 14, Ricardo Rojas; 15, Miguel Benitez; 16, Julio Cesar Enciso; 17, Hugo Brizuela; 18, Cesar Ramirez; 19, Carlos Morales; 20, Denis Caniza; 21, Jorge Campos. 22, Ruben Ruiz Diaz. Coach: Paulo Cesar Carpeggiani.

Bulgaria: 1, Zdravko Zdravkov; 2, Radostin Kischishev; 3, Trifon Ivanov; 4, Ivaylo Petkov; 5, Ivaylo Iordanov; 6, Zlatko Yankov; 7, Emil Kostadinov; 8, Hristo Stoichkov; 9, Luboslav Penev; 10, Krassimir Balakov; 11, Ilian Iliev; 12, Borislav Mihailov 13, Gosho Ginchev; 14, Marian Hristov; 15, Adalbert Zafirov; 16, Anatoli Nankov; 17, Stoycho Stoilov; 18, Daniel Borimirov; 19, Georgi Bachev; 20, Georgi Ivanov; 21, Rossen Kirilov; 22, Milen Petkov. Coach: Dimitar Penev.

Group E

Netherlands: 1, Edwin van der Sar; 2, Michael Reiziger; 3, Jaap Stam; 4, Frank de Boer; 5, Arthur Numan; 6, Wim Jonk; 7, Ronald de Boer; 8, Dennis Bergkamp; 9, Patrick Kluivert; 10, Clarence Seedorf; 11, Phillip Cocu; 12, Boudewijn Zenden; 13, Andre Ooijer; 14, Marc Overmars; 15, Winston Bogarde; 16, Edgar Davids; 17, Pierre van Hooijdonk; 18, Edde Goey; 19, Giovanni van Bronckhorst; 20, Aron Winter; 21, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink; 22, Ruud Hesp. Coach: Guus Hiddink.

Belgium: 1, Philip de Wilde; 2, Bertrand Crasson; 3, Lorenzo Staelens; 4, Gordan Vidovic; 5, Vital Borkelmans; 6, Franky Van der Elst; 7, Marc Wilmots; 8, Luis Oliveira; 9, Mbo Mpenza; 10, Luc Nilis; 11, Nico Van Kerckhoven; 12, Philippe Van de Walle; 13, Dany Verlinden; 14, Enzo Scifo; 15, Philippe Clement; 16, Glen De Boeck; 17, Mike Vestraeten; 18, Gert Verheyen; 19, Eric Van Meir; 20, Emile Mpenza; 21, Danny Boffin; 22, Eric Deflandre; Coach: Georges Leekens.

South Korea: 1, Kim Byung-ji; 2, Choi Sung-yong; 3, Lee Lim-saeng; 4, Choi Young-il; 5, Lee Min-sung; 6, Yoo Sang-chul; 7, Kim Doh-keun; 8, Noh Jung-yoon; 9, Kim Do-hoon; 10, Choi Yong-soo; 11, Seo Jung-won; 12, Lee Sang-hun; 13, Kim Tae-young; 14, Ko Jong-soo; 15, Lee Sang-yoon; 16, Jang Hyung-seok; 17, Ha Seok-ju; 18, Hwang Sun-hong; 19, Dae Il-jang; 20, Hong Myung-bo; 21, Lee Dong-gook; 22, Seo Dong-myung. Coach: Cha Bum-kun.

Mexico: 1, Jorge Campos; 2, Claudio Suarez; 3, Joel Sanchez, 4, German Villa Castenada; 5, Dulio Davino, 6, Marcelino Bernal; 7, Jesus Ramirez; 8, Alberto Garcia Aspe; 9, Recardo Pelaez; 10, Luis Garcia; 11, Cuauhtemoc Blanco; 12, Oswaldo Sanchez; 13, Pavel Pardo; 14, Raul Lara; 15, Luis Hernandez; 16, Isaac Terrazas; 17, Francisco Palencia; 18, Salvador Carmona; 19, Braulio Luna; 20, Jaime Ordiales, 21, Jesus Arellano; 22, Osdcar Perez. Coach: Manuel Lapuente.

Group F

Germany: 1, Andreas Koepke; 2, Christian Woerns; 3, Joerg Heinrich; 4, Juergen Kohler; 5, Thomas Helmer; 6, Olaf Thon; 7, Andreas Moeller; 8, Lothar Matthaeus; 9, Ulf Kirsten; 10, Thomas Haessler; 11, Olaf Marschall; 12, Oliver Kahn; 13, Jens Jeremies; 14, Markus Babbel; 15, Steffen Freund; 16, Dietmar Hamann; 17, Christian Ziege; 18, Juergen Klinsmann; 19, Stefan Reuter; 20, Oliver Bierhoff; 21, Michael Tarnat; 22 Jens Lehmann. Coach: Berti Vogts.

Yugoslavia: 1, Ivica Kralj; 2, Zoran Mirkovic; 3, Goran Djorovic; 4, Slavisa Jokanovic; 5, Miroslav Djukic; 6, Branko Brnovic; 7, Vladimir Jugovic; 8, Dejan Savicevic; 9, Predrag Mijatovic; 10, Dragan Stojkovic; 11, Sinisa Mihajlovic; 12, Dragoje Lekovic; 13, Slobodan Komljenovic; 14, Nisa Saveljic; 15, Ljubinko Drulovic; 16, Zeljko Petrovic; 17, Savo Milosevic; 18, Dejan Govedarica; 19, Miroslav Stevic; 20, Dejan Stankovic; 21, Perica Ognjenovic; 22, Darko Kovacevic. Coach: Slobadan Santrac.

United States: 1, Brad Friedel; 2, Frankie Hejduk; 3, Eddie Pope; 4, Mike Burns; 5, Thomas Dooley; 6, David Regis; 7, Roy Wegerle; 8, Ernie Stewart; 9, Joe-Max Moore; 10, Tab Ramos; 11, Eric Wynalda; 12, Jeff Agoos; 13, Cobi Jones; 14 Preki Radosavljevic; 15 Chad Deering; 16, Juergen Sommer; 17, Marcelo Balboa; 18, Kasey Keller; 19, Brian Maisonneuve; 20, Brian McBride; 21, Claudio Reyna; 22, Alexi Lalas. Coach: Steve Sampson.

Iran: 1, Ahmadreza Abedzadeh; 2, Mehdi Mahdavikia; 3, Naim Saadavi; 4, Mohammad Khakpour; 5, Mohammad Ali Peyrovani; 6, Karim Bagheri; 7, Alireza Mansourian; 8, Sirous Din Mohammadi; 9, Hamid Estili; 10, Ali Daei; 11, Khodadad Azizi. 12, Nima Nakisa; 13, Ali Latifi; 14, Nader Mohammadkhani; 15, Ali Ostadasadli; 16, Reza Shahroudi; 17, Javad Zarincheh; 18, Satar Hamedani; 19, Behnam Seraj; 20, Mehdi Pashazadeh; 21, Mehrdad Minavand; 22, Parviz Boromand. Coach: Jalal Talebi.

Group G

Romania: 1, Dumitru Stingaciu; 2, Dan Petrescu; 3, Christian Dulca; 4, Anton Dobos; 5, Constantin Galca; 6, Gheorghe Popescu; 7, Marius Lacatus; 8, Dorinel Munteanu; 9, Viorel Moldovan; 10, Gheorghe Hagi; 11, Adrian Ilie; 12, Bogdan Stelea; 13, Liviu Ciobotariu; 14, Radu Niculescu; 15, Lucian Marinescu; 16, Gabriel Popescu; 17, Ilie Dumitrescu; 18, Iulian Filipescu; 19, Ovidiu Stanga; 20, Tibor Selymes; 21, Gheorghe Craioveanu; 22, Florian Prunea. Coach: Anghel Iordanescu.

Colombia: 1, Oscar Cordoba; 2, Ivan Ramiro Cordoba; 3, Ever Palacios; 4, Jose Santa; 5, Jorge Bermudez; 6, Maurizio Serna; 7, Anthony de Avila 8, Harold Lozano; 9, Adolfo Valencia; 10, Carlos Valderrama; 11, Faustino Asprilla; 12, Miguel Calero; 13, Wilmer Cabrera; 14, Jorge Bolano; 15, Victor Aristizabal; 16, Antonio Moreno; 17, Andres Estrada; 18, John Perez; 19, Freddy Rincon; 20, Hamilton Ricard; 21, Leider Preciado; 22, Farid Mondragon. Coach: Hernan Dario Gomez.

England: 1, David Seaman; 2, Sol Campbell; 3, Graeme Le Saux; 4, Paul Ince; 5, Tony Adams; 6, Gareth Southgate; 7, David Beckham; 8, David Batty; 9, Alan Shearer; 10, Teddy Sheringham; 11, Steve McManaman; 12, Gary Neville; 13, Nigel Martyn; 14, Darren Anderton; 15, Paul Merson; 16, Paul Scholes; 17, Robert Lee; 18, Martin Keown; 19, Les Ferdinand; 20, Michael Owen; 21, Rio Ferdinand; 22, Tim Flowers. Coach: Glenn Hoddle.

Tunisia: 1, Chokri el Ouaer; 2, Imed Ben Younes; 3, Sami Trabelsi; 4, Mounir Boukadida; 5, Hatem Trabelsi; 6, Ferid Chouchane; 7, Tarek Thabet; 8, Zoubele Baya; 9, Riadh Jelassi; 10, Kaies Ghodhbane; 11, Adel Sellimi; 12, Mourad Melki; 13, Riadh Bouazizi; 14, Sirajeddine Chihi; 15, Skander Souayah; 16, Radhouane Salhi; 17, Jose Clayton; 18, Mehdi Ben Slimane; 19, Faycal Ben Ahmed; 20, Sabri Jaballah; 21, Khaled Badra; 22, Ali Boumnijel. Coach: Henry Kasperczak.

Group H

Argentina: 1, Carlos Roa; 2, Roberto Ayala; 3, Jose Chamot; 4, Hector Mauricio Pineda; 5, Matias Almeyda; 6, Roberto Sensini; 7, Claudio Lopez; 8, Diego Simeone; 9, Gabriel Batistuta; 10, Ariel Ortega; 11, Juan Veron; 12, German Burgos; 13, Pablo Paz; 14, Nelson Vivas; 15, Leonardo Astrada; 16, Sergio Berti; 17, Pablo Cavallero; 18, Abel Balbo; 19, Hernan Crespo; 20, Marcelo Gallardo; 21, Marcelo Delgado; 22, Javier Zanetti. Coach: Daniel Passarella.

Croatia: 1, Drazen Ladic; 2, Petar Krpan; 3, Ante Seric; 4, Igor Stimac; 5, Goran Juric; 6, Slaven Bilic; 7, Aljosa Asanovic; 8, Robert Prosinecki; 9, Davor Suker; 10, Zvonimir Boban; 11, Silvio Maric; 12, Marijan Mrmic; 13, Mario Stanic; 14, Zvonimir Soldo; 15, Igor Tudor; 16, Ardian Kozniku; 17, Robert Jarni; 18, Zoran Mamic; 19, Goran Vlaovic; 20, Dario Simic; 21, Krunoslav Jurcic; 22, Vladimir Vasilj. Coach: Miroslav Blazevic.

Japan: 1, Nobiyuki Kojima; 2, Akira Narahashi; 3, Naoki Soma; 4, Masami Ihara; 5, Norio Omura; 6, Motohiro Yamaguchi; 7, Teruyoshi Ito; 8, Hidetoshi Nakata; 9, Masashi Nakayama; 10, Hiroshi Nanami; 11, Shinji Ono; 12, Wagner Lopes; 13, Toshihiro Hattori; 14, Masayuki Okano; 15, Hiroaki Morishima; 16, Toshihide Saito; 17, Yutaka Akita; 18, Shoji Jo; 19, Eisuke Nakanishi; 20, Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi; 21, Seigo Narazaki; 22, Takashi Hirano. Coach: Takeshi Okada.

Jamaica: 1, Warren Barrett; 2, Steven Malcolm; 3, Christopher Dawes; 4, Linval Dixon; 5, Ian Goodison; 6, Fitzroy Simpson; 7, Peter Cargill; 8, Marcus Gayle; 9, Andy Williams; 10, Walter Boyd; 11, Theodore Whitmore; 12, Dean Sewell; 13, Aaron Lawrence; 14, Donovan Ricketts; 15, Ricardo Gardener; 16, Robbie Earle; 17, Onandi Lowe; 18, Deon Burton; 19, Frank Sinclair; 20, Darryl Powell; 21, Durrent Brown; 22, Paul Hall. Coach: Rene Simoes.