1991 Asian Club Championship

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1991 Asian Club Championship
Tournament details
Dates August – December 1991
Teams 20
Final positions
Champions Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal (1st title)
Runners-up Iran Esteghlal
Third place Qatar Al Rayyan
Fourth place United Arab Emirates Al Shabab
Tournament statistics
Matches played 35
Goals scored 104 (2.97 per match)

The 1991 Asian Club Championship was the 11th edition of the annual Asian club football competition hosted by Asian Football Confederation.

Al-Hilal from Saudi Arabia won the final and became the first Asian Championship winner from Saudi Arabia.

Qualifying[edit]

First round[edit]

Al Rayyan Qatar 4–2 Oman Al-Oruba
Al-Oruba Oman 0–1 Qatar Al Rayyan

Al-Hilal Saudi Arabia 2–0 Kuwait Al Arabi
Al Arabi Kuwait 1–1 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal

Al Shabab United Arab Emirates 3–1 Lebanon Al-Ansar
Al-Ansar Lebanon 1–1 United Arab Emirates Al Shabab

Al-Tilal Yemen 1–0 Bahrain West Riffa
West Riffa Bahrain 1–0 Yemen Al-Tilal
Penalties
4–5

Mohammedan SC Bangladesh 5–0 Pakistan WAPDA FC
WAPDA FC Pakistan 0–0 Bangladesh Mohammedan SC

Liaoning FC China 1–0 North Korea April 25
April 25 North Korea 3–1 China Liaoning FC

South China AA Hong Kong 9–1 Macau Sporting de Macau
Sporting de Macau Macau 0–5 Hong Kong South China AA

Pelita Jaya Indonesia 1–2 Singapore Geylang International
Geylang International Singapore 2–2 Indonesia Pelita Jaya

Pelita Jaya were later disqualified by the AFC due to crowd disturbances and a pitch invasion in their Champions Cup match at Geylang International.

Second round[edit]

Al-Tilal Yemen 0–0 Iran Esteghlal
Esteghlal Iran 5–0 Yemen Al-Tilal

Mohammedan SC Bangladesh 3–0 Maldives New Radiant
New Radiant Maldives 0–2 Bangladesh Mohammedan SC

South China AA Hong Kong 1–0 Japan Yomiuri FC
Yomiuri FC Japan 3–1 Hong Kong South China AA

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Qatar Al Rayyan 6 3 3 0 0 8 3 +5
United Arab Emirates Al Shabab 4 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2
Thailand Port Authority 2 3 1 0 2 6 7 −1
Bangladesh Mohammedan SC 0 3 0 0 3 3 9 −6
Match 1 Al Rayyan 3–1 Port Authority
Match 2 Al Shabab 2–1 Mohammedan SC
Match 3 Port Authority 4–1 Mohammedan SC
Match 4 Al Rayyan 2–1 Al Shabab
Match 5 Al Rayyan 3–1 Mohammedan SC
Match 6 Al Shabab 3–1 Port Authority

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 4 2 2 0 0 3 0 +3
Iran Esteghlal 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 −1
North Korea April 25 1 2 0 1 1 1 3 −2
Match 1 Al-Hilal 2–0 April 25
Match 2 Al-Hilal 1–0 Esteghlal
Match 3 Esteghlal 1–1 April 25

Semi-finals[edit]

Al-Hilal Saudi Arabia 1–0 United Arab Emirates Al Shabab
Jazea Goal 55'

Esteghlal Iran 2–1 Qatar Al Rayyan

Third Place[edit]

Al Rayyan Qatar 2–2 United Arab Emirates Al Shabab
Penalties
7–6

Final[edit]

Al-Hilal Saudi Arabia 1–1 (a.e.t.) Iran Esteghlal
Al-Habashi Goal 73' Hashemi-Moghaddam Goal 58'
Penalties
4–3

Champions[edit]

1991 Asian Club Championship
Saudi Arabia
Al-Hilal
First Title

References[edit]