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The 2001–02 Asian Club Championship was the 21st and last edition of the annual international club football competition held in the AFC region (Asia). It determined that year's club champion of association football in Asia.

2001–2002 Asian Club Championship
Tournament details
DatesSeptember 2001 – April 2002
Teams27
Final positions
ChampionsSouth Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings (2nd title)
Runners-upSouth Korea Anyang LG Cheetahs
Third placeIran Esteghlal
Fourth placeUzbekistan Nasaf Qarshi
Tournament statistics
Matches played48
Goals scored177 (3.69 per match)
2002–03 (AFC Champions League)

Suwon Samsung Bluewings of South Korea won their 2nd consecutive Asian Champions title, beating Anyang LG Cheetahs in an all-Korean final 4–2 on penalties.

Contents

First roundEdit

West AsiaEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Esteghlal   w/o1   Al-Hikma
Al-Ahli   w/o2   Al-Ittihad Jeddah
Al-Quds   2–1   Al-Ahli 0–0 2–1
Jableh   0–2   Al-Kuwait 0–0 0–2
Al-Zawraa   7–1   Al-Wakra 3–0 4–1
Köpetdag Aşgabat   0–4   Nasaf Qarshi 0–1 0–3

1 Al-Hikma withdrew.
2 Al-Ahli withdrew.

East AsiaEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Sông Lam Nghệ An   w/o1   Saunders SC
Happy Valley   12–0   GD Lam Pak 7–0 5–0
Selangor FA2   0–7   Dalian Shide 0–2 0–5
New Radiant   1–3   Muktijoddha Sangsad 1–2 0–1
BEC Tero Sasana   8–1   Singapore Armed Forces 3–0 5–1
Kashima Antlers   4–13   Persija Jakarta 4–1 n/p

1 Sông Lam Nghệ An withdrew.
2 Selangor FA were entered after Penang withdrew due to the club's financial problems.
3 The match was played over one leg in Kashima on 24 October due to the political climate in Indonesia.

Second roundEdit

West AsiaEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Ittihad Jeddah   4–4 (a)   Esteghlal 3–2 1–2
Al-Kuwait   9–3   Al-Quds 3–2 6–1
Al-Wahda   3–3 (4–3p)   Al-Zawraa 1–2 2–1
Nasaf Qarshi   7–3   Umed Dushanbe 4–1 3–2

East AsiaEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Suwon Samsung Bluewings   21–0   Saunders SC 18–0 w/o
Happy Valley   1–10   Dalian Shide 0–2 1–8
Anyang LG Cheetahs   11–0   Muktijoddha Sangsad 8–0 3–0
Kashima Antlers   3–1   BEC Tero Sasana 3–0 0–1

QuarterfinalsEdit

West AsiaEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Esteghlal 3 2 1 0 9 4 +5 7
  Nasaf Qarshi 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 5
  Al-Kuwait 3 0 2 1 3 6 −3 2
  Al-Wahda 3 0 1 2 6 9 −3 1



Al-Wahda  2–2  Al-Kuwait
 ,    ,  


East AsiaEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Suwon Samsung Bluewings 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4 7
  Anyang LG Cheetahs 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
  Dalian Shide 3 0 2 1 1 3 −2 2
  Kashima Antlers 3 0 2 1 1 3 −2 2





SemifinalsEdit

Third place matchEdit

FinalEdit

ReferencesEdit