1999–2000 Asian Club Championship

1999–2000 Asian Club Championship
Tournament details
Dates15 August 1999 – 22 April 2000
Teams28
Final positions
ChampionsSaudi Arabia Al-Hilal (2nd title)
Runners-upJapan Júbilo Iwata
Third placeIran Persepolis
Fourth placeSouth Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings
Tournament statistics
Matches played44
Goals scored151 (3.43 per match)
Best player(s)Brazil Sérgio Ricardo[1]

The 1999–2000 Asian Club Championship was the 19th 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.

Al-Hilal of Saudi Arabia won the final and became Asian champions for the second time, beating Júbilo Iwata 3–2 in the final.

First round

West Asia

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Wahda United Arab Emirates 3–3 (a) Qatar Al-Sadd 2–2 1–1
FC Irtysh Kazakhstan 9–5 Uzbekistan FC Pakhtakor Tashkent 7–0 2–5
Varzob Dushanbe Tajikistan 5–1 Kyrgyzstan Dinamo Bishkek 4–0 1–1
Al-Qadisiya Kuwait w/o1 Yemen Al-Wahda

1 Al-Qadisiya withdrew.

East Asia

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Mohun Bagan India 2–1 Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad 2–1 0–0
Singapore Armed Forces Singapore 11–3 Cambodia Royal Dolphins 8–1 3–2
GD Lam Pak Macau 1–9 Thailand Sinthana 0–2 1–7
PSIS Semarang Indonesia 4–9 South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings 2–3 2–6
Dalian Wanda China w/o1 Japan Kashima Antlers
Happy Valley Hong Kong w/o2 Vietnam Thể Công
Valencia Maldives bye3
Júbilo Iwata Japan bye

1 Dalian Wanda withdrew.
2 Happy Valley withdrew.
3 Valencia had been drawn against the champions of Nepal, but the Nepalese FA did not send a team.

Second round

West Asia

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Persepolis Iran 3–0 Lebanon Al-Ansar 3–0 0–0
Al-Shorta Iraq 5–0 Yemen Al-Wahda 5–0 0–0
Al-Sadd Qatar 1–3 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 0–1 1–2
FC Irtysh Kazakhstan 5–0 Tajikistan Varzob Dushanbe 4–0 1–0

East Asia

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Júbilo Iwata Japan 8–0 India Mohun Bagan 8–0 n/p1
Valencia Maldives 0–16 Japan Kashima Antlers n/p2 0–16
Singapore Armed Forces Singapore 2–3 Thailand Sinthana 1–1 1–2
Thể Công Vietnam 1–7 South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings 1–1 0–6

1 The match was played over one leg by mutual agreement.
2 The first leg was cancelled due to the condition of the pitch at Valencia's home ground.

Quarter-finals

West Asia

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 3 2 1 0 3 0 +3 7
Iran Persepolis 3 1 2 0 1 0 +1 5
Iraq Al-Shorta 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
Kazakhstan FC Irtysh 3 0 0 3 2 6 −4 0
Al-Hilal Saudi Arabia2–0Kazakhstan FC Irtysh
Al-Jumaan 40'
Al-Houwaidi 50'
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Persepolis Iran0–0Iraq Al-Shorta
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Al-Shorta Iraq0–1Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
Al-Jumaan 67'
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Persepolis Iran1–0Kazakhstan FC Irtysh
Hasheminasab 78'
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Al-Shorta Iraq3–2Kazakhstan FC Irtysh
Mahmoud 50'
Jeayer 64', 89'
Miroshichenko 27'
Mendes 85' (pen.)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Al-Hilal Saudi Arabia0–0Iran Persepolis
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

East Asia

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Japan Júbilo Iwata 3 3 0 0 4 0 +4 9
South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings 3 1 1 1 5 2 +3 4
Japan Kashima Antlers 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 4
Thailand Sinthana 3 0 0 3 0 9 −9 0

Júbilo Iwata Japan2–0Thailand Sinthana
Radchenko 73', 90'
Kagoshima, Japan

Júbilo Iwata Japan1–0Japan Kashima Antlers
Oku 21'
Kagoshima, Japan

Suwon Samsung Bluewings South Korea4–0Thailand Sinthana
Lee Gi-beom 4'
Shin Hong-gi 19' (pen.)
Park Kun-ha 38'
Paraknhyevych 90'
Kagoshima, Japan

Júbilo Iwata Japan1–0South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings
Fujita 19'
Kagoshima, Japan

Kashima Antlers Japan3–0Thailand Sinthana
Hirase 14'
Nakata 32'
Motoyama 88'
Kagoshima, Japan

Semi-finals


Júbilo Iwata Japan2–0Iran Persepolis
Takahara 67'
Nakayama 90'

Third place match

Final

Al-Hilal Saudi Arabia3–2 (a.e.t.)Japan Júbilo Iwata
Ricardo 3', 89', gold-colored soccer ball 102' Nakayama 18'
Takahara 19'
Attendance: 40,000

References

  1. ^ "مالي الدنيا وشاغل الناس خطف الكأس". al-jazirah.com (in Arabic). 24 April 2000. Archived from the original on 2 September 2021. Retrieved 2 September 2021.
  • Asian Club Competitions 2000 at RSSSF.com
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