1998 Chinese Jia-A League

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The 1998 Chinese Jia-A League (known as Marlboro Jia-A League for sponsorship reasons) was the fifth season of professional association football and the 37th top-tier overall league season held in China. The league was expanded to 14 teams and started on March 22nd 1998 and ending on October 25th 1998 where it saw Dalian Wanda win their third consecutive league title.

Chinese Jia-A League
Season1998
ChampionsDalian Wanda
Relegated
Asian Club ChampionshipDalian Wanda
Matches played182
Goals scored437 (2.4 per match)
Top goalscorer18 goals
Hao Haidong (Dalian Wanda)
Average attendance21,335
1997
1999

Promotion and relegationEdit

Teams promoted from 1997 Chinese Jia-B League

Teams relegated from 1997 Chinese Jia-A League

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Dalian Wanda 26 19 5 2 64 16 +48 62 1999–2000 Asian Club Championship qualification
2 Shanghai Shenhua 26 11 12 3 43 23 +20 45
3 Beijing Guoan 26 10 13 3 32 19 +13 43
4 Guangzhou Songri 26 10 6 10 23 33 −10 36
5 Sichuan Quanxing 26 8 10 8 32 34 −2 34
6 Qingdao Yizhong Hainiu 26 8 8 10 24 30 −6 32
7 Qianwei Huandao 26 8 8 10 29 29 0 32
8 Wuhan Hongjinlong 26 8 8 10 26 33 −7 32
9 Shandong Luneng 26 8 8 10 39 40 −1 32
10 Shenyang Haishi 26 7 10 9 19 28 −9 31
11 Yanbian Aodong 26 9 4 13 25 31 −6 31
12 Shenzhen Pingan 26 7 9 10 29 43 −14 30
13 August 1st 26 8 5 13 27 37 −10 29 Relegated to Jia B League
14 Guangzhou Apollo 26 4 8 14 25 41 −16 20
Source: rsssf.com

AwardsEdit

Player of the year (Golden Ball Award)

Top scorer (Golden Boot Award)

Manager of the year

Best Referee

See alsoEdit

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