List of Asian Club Championship and AFC Champions League winning managers

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This is a list of Asian Club Championship and AFC Champions League winning football managers.

By year[edit]

Zdravko Rajkov won the trophy in 1970
Mansour Pourheidari won the trophy in 1991
Anghel Iordănescu won the trophy in 2000 and 2005
Bruno Metsu won the trophy in 2003
Jorge Fossati won the trophy in 2011
Marcello Lippi won the trophy in 2013
Luiz Felipe Scolari won the trophy in 2015
Final Winning manager Club
1967  ISR Yosef Merimovich  ISR Hapoel Tel Aviv
1969  ISR Yosef Merimovich  ISR Maccabi Tel Aviv
1970  YUG Zdravko Rajkov  IRN Taj Club
1971  ISR Israel Halivner  ISR Maccabi Tel Aviv
1972
Cancelled
1985–86  KOR Jang Woon-Soo  KOR Daewoo Royals
1986  JPN Eijun Kiyokumo  JPN Furukawa Electric
1987  JPN George Yonashiro  JPN Yomiuri FC
1988–89  QAT Obeid Jumma  QAT Al-Sadd
1989–90  CHN Li Yingfa  CHN Liaoning FC
1990–91  IRN Mansour Pourheidari  IRN Esteghlal Tehran
1991  BRA Edson Tavares  KSA Al-Hilal
1992–93  IRN Firouz Karimi  IRN PAS Tehran
1993–94  THA Chanwit Polcheewin  THA Thai Farmers Bank
1994–95  THA Chanwit Polcheewin  THA Thai Farmers Bank
1995  KOR Park Jong-Hwan  KOR Ilhwa Chunma
1996–97  KOR Park Seong-Hwa  KOR Pohang Steelers
1997–98  KOR Park Seong-Hwa  KOR Pohang Steelers
1998–99  JPN Takashi Kuwahara  JPN Júbilo Iwata
1999–00  ROM Anghel Iordănescu  KSA Al-Hilal
2000–01  KOR Kim Ho  KOR Suwon Samsung Bluewings
2001–02  KOR Kim Ho  KOR Suwon Samsung Bluewings
2002–03  FRA Bruno Metsu  UAE Al Ain
2004  CRO Dragan Talajić  KSA Al-Ittihad
2005  ROM Anghel Iordănescu  KSA Al-Ittihad
2006  KOR Choi Kang-Hee  KOR Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
2007  GER Holger Osieck  JPN Urawa Red Diamonds
2008  JPN Akira Nishino  JPN Gamba Osaka
2009  BRA Sérgio Farias  KOR Pohang Steelers
2010  KOR Shin Tae-Yong  KOR Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
2011  URU Jorge Fossati  QAT Al-Sadd
2012  KOR Kim Ho-Gon  KOR Ulsan Hyundai
2013  ITA Marcello Lippi  CHN Guangzhou Evergrande
2014  AUS Tony Popovic  AUS Western Sydney Wanderers
2015  BRA Luiz Felipe Scolari  CHN Guangzhou Evergrande
2016  KOR Choi Kang-hee  KOR Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
2017  JPN Takafumi Hori  JPN Urawa Red Diamonds

By nationality[edit]

This table lists the total number of titles won by managers of each nationality.

Nationality Number of
wins
 South Korea 10
 Japan 5
 Israel 3
 Brazil 2
 Romania 2
 Iran 2
 Thailand 2
 Qatar 1
 Croatia 1
 China 1
 Yugoslavia 1
 France 1
 Germany 1
 Uruguay 1
 Italy 1
 Australia 1

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