1998 Asian Super Cup

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1998 Asian Super Cup
Event 1998 Asian Super Cup
First leg
Date December 1, 1998
Venue Steelyard Stadium, Pohang, South Korea
Second leg
Date December 5, 1998
Venue , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
1997
1999

The 1998 Asian Super Cup was the 4th Asian Super Cup, a football match played between the winners of the previous season's Asian Club Championship and Asian Cup Winners Cup competitions. The 1998 competition was contested by Pohang Steelers of South Korea, who won the 1997–98 Asian Club Championship, and Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia, the winners of the 1997–98 Asian Cup Winners' Cup.

Route to the Super Cup[edit]

Pohang Steelers[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1997–98 Asian Club Championship.
Opponents Round Score1 Pohang Steelers goalscorers
Bangladesh Mohammedan SC First round 13–0  ?
Maldives Victory SC Second round 15–0  ?
Japan Kashima Antlers Quarterfinals 2–1 Park Tae-Ha Goal 36', Lee Dong-Guk Goal 56'
China Dalian Wanda Quarterfinals 1–2 Serhiy Konovalov Goal 66'
Burma Finance and Revenue Quarterfinals 5–1 Baek Seung-Chul Goal 15', Lee Dong-Guk Goal 56', Serhiy Konovalov Goal 60', Park Tae-Ha Goal 81' Goal 88'
Saudi Arabia Al Hilal Semifinals 1–0 Park Tae-Ha Goal 45'
China Dalian Wanda finals 0–0 AET 6–5 pen

1Pohang Steelers goals always recorded first.

Al Nasr[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1997–98 Asian Cup Winners' Cup.
Opponents Round Score1 Al Nasr goalscorers
Kuwait Al Shabab Second round (w/o)2
Qatar Al Ittihad Quarterfinals 3–2  ?
Turkmenistan Köpetdag Aşgabat Semifinals 2–1 Obeid Al-Dosari Goal 10', Majed Abdullah Goal 39'
South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings Final 1–0 Hristo Stoichkov Goal 9'

1 Al Nasr goals always recorded first.
1 Al Shabab withdrew.

Game summary[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Pohang Steelers South Korea 1-1 (a) Saudi Arabia Al Nassr 1-1 0-0

First Game[edit]

December 5, 1998
Pohang Steelers South Korea 1–1 Saudi Arabia Al Nassr
Jeon Kyeong-Joon Goal 45' Al-Huseini Goal 35'

Second Game[edit]

December 11, 1998
Al Nassr Saudi Arabia 0–0 South Korea Pohang Steelers

Champions[edit]

Asian Super Cup 1998
Saudi Arabia
Al Nassr FC
First Title

References[edit]