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The winners of the 1997–98 Asian Cup Winners' Cup, the association football competition run by the Asian Football Confederation, are listed below.

1997–98 Asian Cup Winners' Cup
Tournament details
Teams29
Final positions
ChampionsSaudi Arabia Al Nassr (1st title)
Runners-upSouth Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings
Third placeChina Beijing Guoan
Fourth placeTurkmenistan Köpetdag Aşgabat

Contents

First roundEdit

West AsiaEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Kairat Almaty   4–2   Vakhsh Qurghonteppa 3–0 1–2
Köpetdag Aşgabat   6–3   Neftchi Farg'ona 4–0 2–3
Al Shabab   4–31   Al Ahli Hudayda 2–0 2–3
Al Nijmeh   0–3   Al Ittihad 0–0 0–3
Bahrain club   4–5   Kazma 2–3 2–2
Al-Seeb   3–4   Al Shorta 3–2 0–2
Bargh Shiraz   bye
Al-Nassr   bye
AiK Bishkek   withdrew

1 both matches in UAE

East AsiaEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
East Bengal   11–0   Tribhuvan Club 8–0 3–0
Old Benedictines   0–8   Abahani KC 0–5 0–3
Beijing Guoan   12–01   New Radiant 4–0 8–0
Instant Dict   3–6   Singapore Armed Forces 2–3 1–3
Suwon Samsung Bluewings   9–1   Hải Quan 5–1 4–0
Royal Thai Air Force   2–1   Melaka Telekom 0–0 2–1
Verdy Kawasaki   bye
PSM Makassar   bye

1 Both matches played in China, 1st leg at Beijing, 2nd leg at Wenzhou.

Second roundEdit

West AsiaEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Kairat Almaty   3–3(a)   Köpetdag Aşgabat 3–1 0–2
Al Shabab   (w/o)1   Al-Nassr
Bargh Shiraz   2–3   Al Shorta 1–1 1–2
Al Ittihad   1–02   Kazma 1–0 0–0

1 Al Shabab withdrew
2 both matches in Qatar

East AsiaEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Royal Thai Air Force   1–2   PSM Makassar 1–2 0–0
Singapore Armed Forces   0–8   Suwon Samsung Bluewings 0–2 0–6
Abahani KC   0–3   Beijing Guoan 0–1 0–2
Verdy Kawasaki   5–3   East Bengal 5–2 0–1

QuarterfinalsEdit

West AsiaEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Köpetdag Aşgabat   5–1   Al Shorta 4–0 1–1
Al-Nassr   3–2   Al Ittihad 0–0 3–2

East AsiaEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Verdy Kawasaki   0–3   Beijing Guoan 0–2 0–1
PSM Makassar   0–13   Suwon Samsung Bluewings 0–1 0–12

SemifinalsEdit

Beijing Guoan  0–5  Suwon Samsung Bluewings
Olariu   36'
Lee Ki-Hyung   58'
Park Kun-Ha   73' (p)   84'
Cho Hyun   90'
King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Third place matchEdit

FinalEdit

ReferencesEdit