The Asian Football world consists of incredible football teams with amazing records and statistics. In this article, we will introduce some of the most successful Asian football club ever based on their trophies, prestige, and success.
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Pohang Steelers

Pohang Steelers was founded in 1973, based in Pohang, North Gyeongsang, and currently play in K League 1, South Korea under the management of their former player Kim Gi-Dong. Their stadium name Pohang Steel Yard which can host up to 17,443 people. 

Pohang Steelers is undoubtedly one of the most successful Asian football clubs, winning over 30 trophies since inception, ranging from Korean League 1 Cup, Korean F.A. Cup, and 3  AFC Champions League. 

 Club honours: 

K League 1 – 5 times winning in [1986, 1988, 1992, 2007, 2013]

Korea Football League/National League – 5 titles in [ 1975 Spring, 1981 Fall, 1982, 1986 Fall, 1988 Fall]

FA Cup – 4 times winning in [1996, 2008, 2012, 2013]

League Cup – 2 tiles in [1993, 2009]

AFC Champions League – 3 times winning in [1996/97, 1997/98, 2009]

FIFA Club World Cup Third place in [2009].

Kashima Antlers F.C.

Kashima Antlers was founded in 1947 and is financially supported by the Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal company. Their stadium Name calls Ground Kashima Soccer Stadium with the capacity of 40,728. Kashima Antlers is another successful team in Japan as well as Asia, achieving eight distinctive J.League titles, 6 J.League Cup, 5 Emperor’s Cup, among other major trophies. Moreover, Kashima rarely finishes below top 5 since the League was established and the club has also won more titles than most of its counterparts in the League.

Club honours: 

AFC Champions League – 1 title in [2018]

Japan Soccer League Division 2 – 2 times winning in [1984, 1986]

J.League –8 times winning in [1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2016]

J.League Cup – 6 times winning in [1997, 2000, 2002, 2011, 2012, 2015]

Japanese Super Cup – 6 times winning in [1997, 1998, 1999, 2009, 2010, 2017]

Shakaijin Cup – 1 title in [1973]

Emperor’s Cup – 5 times winning in [1997, 2000, 2007, 2010, 2016]

A3 Champions Cup – 1 title [2003]

Suruga Bank Championship – 2 times winning in [2012, 2013]