1997 Asian Super Cup

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1997 Asian Super Cup
Event 1996 Asian Super Cup
First leg
Date 12 June 1997
Second leg
Date 19 June 1997
Venue Steelyard Stadium, Pohang, South Korea

The 1997 Asian Super Cup was the 3rd 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 1997 competition was contested by Pohang Steelers of South Korea, who won the 1996–97 Asian Club Championship, and Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia, the winners of the 1996–97 Asian Cup Winners' Cup.

Route to the Super Cup[edit]

Pohang Steelers[edit]

Opponents Round Score1 Pohang Steelers goalscorers
Indonesia PSM Makassar First round 4–1 ?
Thailand Thai Farmers Bank Second round 5–1 ?
Japan Yokohama Marinos Quarterfinals 2–2 Lee Young-Sang Goal 48', Rade Bogdanovic Goal 75'
Maldives New Radiant Quarterfinals 6–0 Cho Jin-Ho Goal 32' Goal 49'(p) Goal 83' Goal 89', Serhiy Konovalov Goal 34' Goal 61'
South Korea Cheonan Ilhwa Chunma Quarterfinals 0–0
Iran Persepolis Semifinals 3–1 ?
South Korea Cheonan Ilhwa Chunma finals 2–1 (AET) Park Tae-Ha Goal 78', Park Ji-Ho Goal 117'(p)

1Pohang Steelers goals always recorded first.

Al Hilal[edit]

Opponents Round Score1 Al Hilal goalscorers
Bahrain Al Qadisiyah First round (w/o)2 ?
Kuwait Al Arabi Second round 7–0 ?
Oman Al Nasr Quarterfinals 5–0 (w/o)3 ?
Iran Esteghlal Semifinals 0–0 (AET, 5 PK 4)
Japan Nagoya Grampus Eight Final 3–0 Al Jaber Goal 16', Al Thunayan Goal 75', Bassir Goal 82'

1 Al Hilal goals always recorded first.
2 Al Qadisiyah withdrew
3 Al Nasr withdrew after 1st leg

Game summary[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al Hilal Saudi Arabia 2–1 South Korea Pohang Steelers 1–0 1–1

First Game[edit]

Al Hilal Saudi Arabia 1–0 South Korea Pohang Steelers
Al-Jaber Goal 32'

Second Game[edit]

Pohang Steelers South Korea 1–1 Saudi Arabia Al Hilal
Seo Hyo-won Goal 13' Goal 50' Al-Jaber


Asian Super Cup 1997
Saudi Arabia
Al Hilal FC
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