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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.

1997 Asian Super Cup
Event1996 Asian Super Cup
First leg
Date12 June 1997
Second leg
Date19 June 1997
VenueSteelyard Stadium, Pohang, South Korea


Route to the Super CupEdit

Pohang SteelersEdit

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

1Pohang Steelers goals always recorded first.

Al HilalEdit

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

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

Game summaryEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al Hilal   2–1   Pohang Steelers 1–0 1–1

First GameEdit

Second GameEdit