|Host country|| Myanmar|
|Dates||14-28 March 1998|
|Venue(s)||2 (in 2 host cities)|
|Goals scored||17 (2.83 per match)|
The 1998 AFF Championship qualification phase was co-hosted by Myanmar and Singapore from 14 to 18 March 1998 and 24 to 28 March 1998 respectively. There are three teams per group and the top two teams of each group qualify for the final tournament.
|Thuwunna Stadium||Jurong Stadium|
|Capacity: 50,000||Capacity: 30,000|
Qualification Group A
Matches played in Myanmar.
Qualification Group B
Matches played in Singapore.
Teams who finished Top 2 of the 2 groups will qualify to the main tournament.
|Team||Main tournament standing|
- Courtney, Barrie. "1998 Tiger Cup overview". RSSSF. Retrieved 2 March 2010.
- Tiger Cup 1998 at AseanFootball.org