2010 AFC Champions League Final
The 2010 AFC Champions League Final was a football match which was played on Saturday, 13 November 2010. It was the 29th final of the AFC Champions League. The match was played at the National Stadium in Tokyo and was contested by Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma of South Korea and Zob Ahan from Iran. For Seongnam this was the fourth appearance in the final of the main AFC tournament, after two consecutive Asian Club Championship finals in 1996 and 1997 and AFC Champions League final in 2004, with one trophy been won in 1996. Zob Ahan was a debutant of the final stage.
|Event||2010 AFC Champions League|
|Date||13 November 2010|
|Venue||National Stadium, Tokyo|
|AFC Man of the Match||Saša Ognenovski (Seongnam)|
|Fans' Man of the Match||Saša Ognenovski (Seongnam)|
|Referee||Yuichi Nishimura (Japan)|
The winners entered the quarterfinals of the 2010 FIFA Club World Cup.
Seongnam won 3–1 to clinch the title.
|Team||Previous finals appearances (bold indicates winners)|
|Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma||1995, 1997, 2004|
Road to TokyoEdit
|Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma||Round||Zob Ahan|
|Gamba Osaka||3–0||One-leg match played||Round of 16||Mes Kerman||1–0||One-leg match played|
|Suwon Samsung Bluewings||4–3||4–1 home; 0–2 away||Quarterfinals||Pohang Steelers||3–2||2–1 home; 1–1 away|
|Al-Shabab||4–4 (a)||1–0 home; 3–4 away||Semifinals||Al-Hilal||2–0||1–0 home; 1–0 away|
|Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma||3 – 1||Zob Ahan|
Cho Byung-Kuk 53'
Kim Cheol-Ho 83'
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
Zob Ahan Isfahan FC
AFC's Man of the Match: