1990–91 Asian Club Championship

The 1990–91 Asian Club Championship was the 10th edition of the annual Asian club football competition hosted by Asian Football Confederation. Representative clubs of 30 Asian countries played games in this tournament. Esteghlal FC from Iran won the final and became Asian champions for the second time. They are championed in 1970 as Taj.

1990–1991 Asian Club Championship
Tournament details
Dates1 July 1990 – 29 July 1991
Teams21
Final positions
ChampionsIran Esteghlal (2nd title)
Runners-upChina Liaoning FC
Third placeIndonesia Pelita Jaya Jakarta
Fourth placeNorth Korea April 25
Tournament statistics
Matches played30
Goals scored73 (2.43 per match)
Top scorer(s)Iran Samad Marfavi
(6 goals)
Best player(s)Iran Abbas Sarkhab
Best young playerIran Majid Namjoo-Motlagh
Best goalkeeperIran Ahmad Reza Abedzadeh
1991

Group StageEdit

Group 1Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Al Rasheed 2 2 0 0 3 1 +2 4
  Al Ramtha 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 2
  Al Yarmook 2 0 0 2 1 4 −3 0

Played in Baghdad, Iraq

Al Rasheed1–0Al Yarmook
Al Ramtha3–1Al Yarmook
Al Rasheed2–1Al Ramtha

Group 2Edit

Al Sadd  1–1  Esteghlal
Esteghlal  1–0  Al Sadd

Esteghlal qualified 2–1 on aggregate.

Group 3Edit

The Gulf Cooperation Council Club Tournament was cancelled due to the crisis in the region; the participants would have been   Bahrain Club,   Al-Arabi,   Al-Nassr and   Al-Sharjah, who all withdrew.

Group 4Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Al-Nasr 2 1 1 0 2 0 +2 3
  PIA FC 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 3
  Ranipokhari 2 0 0 2 0 3 −3 0

Played in Quetta, Pakistan

PIA1–0Ranipokhari
Al-Nasr2–0Ranipokhari
PIA0–0Al-Nasr

Group 5Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Mohammedan SC 2 2 0 0 7 1 +6 4
  Salgaocar SC 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 2
  Club Lagoons 2 0 0 2 1 8 −7 0

Played in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Salgaocar SC3–1Club Lagoons
Mohammedan SC5–0Club Lagoons
Mohammedan SC2–1Salgaocar SC

Group 6Edit

Run parallel with ASEAN Club Championship

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Pelita Jaya 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 3
  Bangkok Bank FC 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 2
  Geylang International 2 0 1 1 1 2 −1 1

Played in Singapore

Pelita Jaya2–1Bangkok Bank
Geylang International0–0Pelita Jaya
Geylang International1–2Bangkok Bank

Group 7Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  April 25 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2 4
  Liaoning FC 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 2
  Nissan Yokohama 2 0 0 2 2 4 −2 0

Played in Pyongyang, North Korea

April 251–0Nissan Yokohama
Liaoning FC3–2Nissan Yokohama
April 251–0Liaoning FC

Quarter-finalsEdit

Played in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Liaoning FC 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 3
  Pelita Jaya 2 1 0 1 3 1 +2 2
  Al-Nasr 2 0 1 1 1 4 −3 1

Al Rasheed (Iraq) withdrew due to the Gulf War, and were replaced by Al Ramtha (Jordan), who were disqualified for not paying the second round entry fee.

Pelita Jaya3–0Al-Nasr
Liaoning1–1Al-Nasr
Liaoning1–0Pelita Jaya

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Esteghlal 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 5
  April 25 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 3
  Mohammedan SC 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
  Bangkok Bank FC 3 0 1 2 4 7 −3 1
Mohammedan SC1–1Bangkok Bank
Esteghlal2–1April 25
Esteghlal2–0Bangkok Bank
Mohammedan SC0–0April 25
April 254–3Bangkok Bank
Esteghlal1–1Mohammedan SC

Semi-finalsEdit

Esteghlal  2–0  Pelita Jaya Jakarta
Sarkhab   21'
Bayani   25'

Third PlaceEdit

Pelita Jaya  2–2 (7–6p)  April 25

FinalEdit

ReferencesEdit