ASIAN  COMPETITIONS
(THE BEST CLUB OF ASIA)

European Cups Rankings  
South American Cups Rankings  
Central and North American Cups Rankings
African Cups Rankings
Asian Cups Rankings
Oceanian Cups Rankings


The priority of classification of club is:
1. Winners of Champions cup (C1)         1967-2017
2. Winners of Cup winners cup (C2)       1991-2002* (extinted)
3. Winners of Afro-Asian Cup (AF-AS)     1986-1998* (extinted)
4. Winners of AFC Cup (C2)               2004-2017
5. Winners of President´s Cup (C3)       2005-2017
4. Winners of Asia Supercup (SC)         1995-2002* (extinted)
5. Number of cups

DETAILS:
NIVEL A Nº 1-18 (Clubs who won at least one champions cup)
NIVEL B Nº 19-29 (Clubs who won other cups only)

* RANKING1 (CUPS AND CATEGORY OF CUPS)
THE BEST CLUB OF ASIA IS: POHANG STEELERS (SOUTH KOREA)
CLUB COUNTRY C1 C2
AFC
C3 SC AS-AF TOTAL
CUPS
* NIVEL A * * * * * * *
1 FC POHANG STEELERS South Korea 3 0 0 0 0 3
2 AL HILAL SAUDI FC Saudi Arabia 2 2 0 2 0 6
3 SUWON SAMSUNG BLUEWINGS FC South Korea 2 0 1

2

0

5

4 SEONGNAM ILHWA CHUNMA FC South Korea 2 0 0 1 1 4
5 THAI FARMERS BANK FC Thailand 2 0 0 0 1 3
6 ESTEGHAL TEHRAN Iran 2 0 0 0 0 2
7 MACCABI TEL-AVIV* Israel 2 0 0 0 0 2
8 AL-ITTIHAD CLUB Saudi Arabia 2 0 0 0 0 2
9 AL SADD CLUB Qatar 2 0 0 0 0 2
10 GUANGZHOU EVERGRADE FC China 2 0 0 0 0 2
11 JEONBUK HYUNDAI MOTORS FC South Korea 2 0 0 0 0 2
12 URAWA RED DIAMONDS Japan 2 0 0 0 0 2
13 BUSAN IPARK FC South Korea 1 0 0 0 1 2
14 YAMAHA FC-JUBILO IWATA Japan 1 0 0 1 0 2
15 APOEL TEL-AVIV* Israel 1 0 0 0 0 1
16 LIAONING FC China 1 0 0 0 0 1
17 YOMIURI CLUB (VERDY KAWA.) Japan 1 0 0 0 0 1
18 PAS TEHRAN FC Iran 1 0 0 0 0 1
19 FURUKAWA (JEF UNITED) Japan 1 0 0 0 0 1
20 AL AIN SC UA Emirates 1 0 0 0 0 1
21 GAMBA OSAKA Japan 1 0 0 0 0 1
22 ULSAN HYUNDAI FC South Korea 1 0 0 0 0 1
23 WESTERN SIDNEY WANDERERS FC New Zealand 1 0 0 0 0 1
* NIVEL B * * * * * * *
24 AL-KUWAIT SC Kuwait 0 3 0 0 0 3
25 AL-FAYSALI FC Jordania 0 2 0 0 0 2

26

AL-QUWA AL-JAWIYA

Irak

0 2 0 0 0 2
27 YOKOHAMA F. MARINOS Japan 0 1 0 1 0 2
28 AL ITTIHAD FC Saudi Arabia 0 1 1 0 0 2
29 AL NASSR FC Saudi Arabia 0 1 0 1 0 2
30 DORDOY-DINAMO NARYN Kyrikistan 0 0 2 0 0 2
31 REGAR-TADAZ TURSUNZODA Tajakistan 0 0 2 0 0 2
32 BELLMARE HIRATSUKA Japan 0 1 0 0 0 1
33 PERSEPOLIS FC Iran 0 1 0 0 0 1
34 5AL QADISIYAH AL KHUBAR Saudi Arabia 0 1 0 0 0 1
34 6HIMIZU S-PULSE Japan 0 1 0 0 0 1
35 7L SHABAB CLUB Saudi Arabia 0 1 0 0 0 1
36 AL-JAISH DAMASCUS Syria 0 1 0 0 0 1
37 HABAD AL ORDON AL QADISIYA Jordania 0 1 0 0 0 1
38 AL MUHARRAQ SC Bahrein 0 1 0 0 0 1
39 FC NASAF QARSHI Ubekistan 0 1 0 0 0 1
40 AL QADSIA SC Kuwait 0 1 0 0 0 1
41 YANADARBON FC Burma 0 0 1 0 0 1
42 TAIWAN POWER COMPANY FC Taiwan 0 0 1 0 0 1
43 FC ISTIKLOL DUSHANBE Tajikistan 0 0 1 0 0 1
44 FC BALKAN BALKANABAT Turkmenistan 0 0 1 0 0 1
45 FC HTTU  ASHGABAT Turkmenistan 0 0 1 0 0 1

46

JOHOR DARUL TAKZIM FC

Malaysia

0 1 0 0 0 1
* Israeli club, currently playing in UEFA tournaments.

THIS RANKING INCLUDE:

Asia Champions League 16-17 = URAWA RED DIAMONDS (JAP)
AFC Cup 16-17 = AL-QUWA AL-JAWIYA (IRQ)
FIFA Clubs world 2017 = european winner

* RANKING2 (NUMBER OF CUPS)
THE BEST CLUB OF ASIA IS: AL HILAL (SAUDI ARABIA)
CLUB COUNTRY C1 C2 AFC C3 SC AS-AF TOTAL
CUPS
1 AL HILAL SAUDI FC Saudi Arabia 2 2 0 2 0 6
2 SUWON SAMSUNG BLUEWINGS FC South Korea 2 0 1

2

0

5

3 SEONGNAM ILHWA CHUNMA FC South Korea 2 0 0 1 1 4
4 FC POHANG STEELERS South Korea 3 0 0 0 0 3
5 THAI FARMERS BANK FC Thailand 2 0 0 0 1 3
6 AL-KUWAIT SC Kuwait 0 3 0 0 0 3
7 ESTEGHAL TEHRAN Iran 2 0 0 0 0 2
8 MACCABI TEL-AVIV* Israel 2 0 0 0 0 2
9 AL-ITTIHAD CLUB Saudi Arabia 2 0 0 0 0 2
10 AL SADD CLUB Qatar 2 0 0 0 0 2
11 GUANGZHOU EVERGRADE FC China 2 0 0 0 0 2
12 JEONBUK HYUNDAI MOTORS FC South Korea 2 0 0 0 0 2
13 URAWA RED DIAMONDS Japan 2 0 0 0 0 2
14 BUSAN IPARK FC South Korea 1 0 0 0 1 2
15 YAMAHA FC-JUBILO IWATA Japan 1 0 0 1 0 2
16 YOKOHAMA F.MARINOS Japan 0 2 0 0 0 2

17

AL-QUWA AL-JAWIYA

Irak

0 2 0 0 0 2
18 AL NASSR FC Saudi Arabia 0 1 0 1 0 2
19 AL-FAYSALI Jordania 0 1 0 0 0 2
20 DORDOY-DINAMO NARYN Kysikistan 0 0 2 0 0 2
21 REGAR-TADAZ TURSUNZODA Tajakistan 0 0 2 0 0 2
22 HAPOEL TEL-AVIV* Israel 1 0 0 0 0 1
23 LIAONING FC China 1 0 0 0 0 1
24 YOMIURI CLUB Japan 1 0 0 0 0 1
25 PAS TEHRAN FC Iran 1 0 0 0 0 1
26 FURUKAWA Japan 1 0 0 0 0 1
27 AL AIN SC UA Emirates 1 0 0 0 0 1
28 GAMBA OSAKA Japan 1 0 0 0 0 1
29 ULSAN HYUNDAI FC South Korea 1 0 0 0 0 1
30 WESTERN SIDNEY WANDERERS FC New Zealand 1 0 0 0 0 1
31 BELLMARE HIRATSUKA Japan 0 1 0 0 0 1
32 AL ITTIHAD FC Saudi Arabia 0 1 0 0 0 1
33 PERSEPOLIS FC Iran 0 1 0 0 0 1
34 AL QADISIYAH AL KHUBAR Saudi Arabia 0 1 0 0 0 1
35 SHIMIZU S-PULSE Japan 0 1 0 0 0 1
36 AL SHABAB CLUB Saudi Arabia 0 1 0 0 0 1
37 AL-JAISH DAMASCUS Syria 0 1 0 0 0 1
38 SHABAD AL ORDON AL QADISIYA Jordania 0 1 0 0 0 1
39 AL MUHARRAQ SC Bahrein 0 1 0 0 0 1
40 FC NASAF QARSHI Ubekistan 0 1 0 0 0 1
41 AL QADSIA SC Kuwait 0 1 0 0 0 1
42 YANADARBON FC Burma 0 0 1 0 0 1
43 TAIWAN POWER COMPANY FC Taiwan 0 0 1 0 0 1
44 FC ISTIKLOL DUSHANBE Tajikistan 0 0 1 0 0 1
45 FC BALKAN BALKANABAT Turkmenistan 0 0 1 0 0 1
46 FC HTTU  ASHGABAT Turkmenistan 0 0 1 0 0 1

47

JOHOR DARUL TAKZIM FC

Malaysia

0 1 0 0 0 1

* Israeli club, currently playing in UEFA tournaments.

THIS RANKING INCLUDE:
Asia Champions League 15-16 = JEONBUK HYUNDAI MOTOR (SKO)
AFC Cup 15-16 = AL-QUWA AL-JAWIYA (IRK)
FIFA Clubs world 2016 = Not Asian club

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Author: Raúl Torre
Last updated: 21 Dec 2017

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