2010 AFC Cup Final
|Al-Ittihad won 4–2 on penalties|
|Date||6 November 2010|
|Venue||Jaber International Stadium, Kuwait City|
|Referee||Khalil Al Ghamdi (Saudi Arabia)|
|Weather||Warm weather, 24*C|
The 2010 AFC Cup Final was a football match played on Saturday, 6 November 2010 between Al-Qadsia and Al-Ittihad. It was the 7th final of the AFC Cup. The game was played at Jaber International Stadium, Kuwait City.
Both finalists were eligible to compete in the play-offs for the 2011 AFC Champions League, subject to AFC's assessment for professionalism based on selected criteria.
Both teams met already in the preliminary round. The first game ended in a scoreless draw, while Al-Qadsia won the second match 3–0, but in the second match it was already known that both sides would advance. Both teams had a hard time surviving the first knockout-stage where Al-Qadsia needed extra time to beat the Indian club Churchill Brothers while Al-Ittihad drew Al-Kuwait 1–1 after 120 minutes and won 5–4 after penalties. In the quarterfinals both teams had no bigger problems to advance to the semifinals. Al-Ittihad lost the first leg in the semifinals 0–1 against Muangthong United F.C. from Thailand but came back to win the second leg at home 2–0. Al-Qadsia lost the first leg 2–0 and was in need of a comeback at home. In the second leg they defeated Al-Riffa 4–1 and advanced to the final.
Route to the final
|Churchill Brothers||2–1 (a.e.t.)||2–1 home||Round of 16||Al-Kuwait||1–1 (5–4 p)||1–1 away|
|Thai Port F.C.||3–0||3–0 home; 0–0 away||Quarterfinals||Kazma||4–2||3–2 home; 1–0 away|
|Al-Riffa||4–3||4–1 home; 0–2 away||Semifinals||Muangthong United F.C.||2–1||2–0 home; 0–1 away|
|Al-Qadsia||1 – 1 (a.e.t.)||Al-Ittihad|
|Al Enezi 29'||Report||Dyab 53'|
Andre El Haddad