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1998–99 Asian Club Championship

1998–99 Asian Club Championship

The 1998–99 Asian Club Championship was the 18th edition of the annual international club football competition held in the AFC region (Asia). It determined that year's club champion of association football in Asia.

Júbilo Iwata of Japan won the final and became Asian champions for the first time, and becoming the First Japanese club to win the Asian Club championship.

1998–1999 Asian Club Championship
Tournament details
DatesAugust 1998 – April 1999
Final positions
ChampionsJapanJúbilo Iwata(1st title)
Third placeUnited Arab EmiratesAl-Ain
Fourth placeChinaDalian Wanda
Tournament statistics
Matches played54
Goals scored184 (3.41 per match)

First round

West Asia

Team 1Agg.Team 21st leg2nd leg
Al-Quwa Al-JawiyaIraq9–01State of PalestineKhidmat Rafah7–02–0
Al-AinUnited Arab Emirates7–2OmanOman5–22–0
Al-AnsarLebanon3–3 (a)QatarAl-Arabi1–02–3
West RiffaBahrain2–3YemenAl-Wahda2–00–3(aet)
Al-SalmiyaKuwait2–3Saudi ArabiaAl-Hilal0–02–3
Köpetdag AşgabatTurkmenistan4–42KazakhstanFC Irtysh4–10–3
Vakhsh QurghonteppaTajikistanw/o3UzbekistanFK Neftchy Farg'ona

1 Both legs were played in Baghdad, Iraq by mutual agreement. 2 FC Irtysh were ejected from the competition for using two ineligible players. 3 FK Neftchy Farg'ona withdrew.

East Asia

Team 1Agg.Team 21st leg2nd leg
Pohang SteelersSouth Korea6–0VietnamCảng Sài Gòn2–04–0
Singapore Armed ForcesSingapore2–4MalaysiaSelangor FA11–41–0
Instant-Dict FCHong Kong0–7JapanJúbilo Iwata0–30–4
BEC Tero Sasana2Thailand6–1NepalThree Star Club6–1n/p3
Dalian WandaChina6–0IndiaEast Bengal Club6–00–0
Club ValenciaMaldives0–6South KoreaBusan Daewoo Royals0–20–4
Allied BankPakistanw/o4Sri LankaSaunders SC
Finance and RevenueMyanmarbye5

1 Selangor FA were entered after Penang, who had withdrew due to economic trouble in the country. 2 BEC Tero Sasana were entered after Sinthana, who had beaten them for the championship, withdrew due to excessive travel costs. 3 The match was played over one leg by mutual agreement. 4 Allied Bank Limited FC withdrew. 5 Finance and Revenue had been drawn against the representatives of Indonesia, where the 1997/98 season was abandoned due to political and economic trouble in the country.

Second round

West Asia

Team 1Agg.Team 21st leg2nd leg
Al-Quwa Al-JawiyaIraq1–3IranEsteghlal1–10–2
Al-AinUnited Arab Emirates3–2LebanonAl-Ansar3–10–1
Al-WahdaYemen2–6Saudi ArabiaAl-Hilal2–20–4
Vakhsh QurghonteppaTajikistan0–6TurkmenistanKöpetdag Aşgabat0–10–5

East Asia

Team 1Agg.Team 21st leg2nd leg
Dalian WandaChina3–1ThailandBEC Tero Sasana3–00–1
Júbilo IwataJapan4–0MyanmarFinance and Revenue4–0n/p1
Saunders SCSri Lanka1–9South KoreaBusan Daewoo Royals1–40–5
Pohang SteelersSouth Korea10–1MalaysiaSelangor FA6–04–1

1 The match was played over one leg by mutual agreement.


West Asia

United Arab EmiratesAl-Ain320172+56
Saudi ArabiaAl-Hilal31025503
TurkmenistanKöpetdag Aşgabat3102410−63

East Asia

ChinaDalian Wanda312053+25
JapanJúbilo Iwata31113304
South KoreaPohang Steelers30303303
South KoreaBusan Daewoo Royals302135−22


Third place match



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