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Paris Saint-Germain emerged triumphant from a close encounter with Arsenal to proceed to the Al Kass final, running out 2-1 winners in a tightly contested match. PSG coach Rodrigues had attracted criticism in some quarters for fielding a second string line-up in a 5-0 defeat to Sao Paulo in the...


Al Kass International Cup Newsletter 13 Feb 2015‏


Aspire Academy fell just short to Real Madrid in Thursday’s opening game at Aspire Zone, going down 3-2 despite a spirited performance against the Spanish maestros. The game was one of the most entertaining and closely fought matches of what is turning out to be an outstanding Al Kass tournament....


River Plate prevailed over Aspire International 3-0 in a dramatic penalty shootout on Thursday evening, with the score tied at 2-2 after 90 minutes. Holders Aspire had faced the tough task of picking themselves up following their shock 4-0 defeat to PSG the previous afternoon. Meanwhile, for the...


Al Kass International Cup Newsletter 12 Feb 2015‏


Sao Paulo defeated Real Madrid by three goals to two in an entertaining encounter to set up a semi-final clash against AC Milan. The Brazilians withstood an early period of sustained pressure before asserting their dominance, and could easily have won by more than a single goal. Before the match...


Paris Saint-Germain were back to their dominant best as they swotted aside reigning champions Aspire International in a game that sent shock waves through the Al Kass tournament. Going into the game, it was a question of which PSG team would turn up. They had eased to victory in their opener...


Al Kass International Cup Newsletter 11 Feb 2015‏


AC Milan advanced to the semi-finals at the expense of local heroes Aspire Academy after an entertaining and hard-fought encounter ended 3-0 to the Italians. The scoreline was a little harsh on the tenacious Qataris, whose form had fluctuated in their previous two games, having trounced Vissel Kobe...


Arsenal deservedly triumphed 1-0 in a performance of great discipline to book their place in the semi-finals against a River Plate side who found defeat difficult to stomach. On Qatar’s National Sport Day, thousands of locals had flocked to Aspire Zone to revel in a variety of sporting activities,...