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Al Kass Daily News Issue 11 is now out. Click here to open.


Aspire had gone from strength to strength during Al Kass 2017. As the only team with a 100 percent win record, their flawless journey to the final had seen them conquer some of world football’s biggest names. However, with Real Madrid standing in their way of being crowned tournament champions, the...


Real Madrid finally solved the mystery of the Al Kass International Cup final, winning their first tournament title in three trips to the last round, 2-0, over Aspire Academy last night at Aspire Zone.   It was a landmark night for football in Qatar as well, as the Aspire team fought to the...


Mark Tompkins – Al Kass Analyst It was really impressive to watch Aspire Academy come out against Real Madrid today. It was great to see them at the forefront; they had never reached this stage before. Nine blue shirts were constantly up on defense against Real Madrid. It was only Abdulrasheed who...


Mark Tompkins – Al Kass Analyst Eintracht Frankfurt were facing a real uphill climb today, and it was only 25 minutes into the match! It was a fine goal by Aganovic, in the first five minutes. After that goal, there was more response from Eintracht Frankfurt; they had a great pace of good football,...


Red Bull Salzburg swept Eintracht Frankfurt aside in devastating fashion with a four-goal first half blitz that left the young Germans reeling and unable to counter. Based on their opening tournament performances, many seasoned Al Kass watchers had predicted that both sides were capable of reaching...


Al Kass Daily News Issue 10 is now out. Click here to open.


Kashiwa Reysol once again demonstrated their unmatched powers of recovery to come from behind and beat Paris Saint-Germain by two goals to one in an entertaining fifth place play-off. With both Reysol and PSG providing some of the tournament’s most memorable moments, all eyes were on forwards Kaito...


PSV Eindhoven saw off Esperance De Tunis following an entertaining penalty shootout, despite having been second best for much of the 90 minutes. Both PSV and Tunis had fallen short in their first play-off games, losing to Kashiwa Reysol and PSG respectively on Saturday. Now competing for 7th and...


Mark Tompkins – Al Kass Analyst It was quite a strong breeze blowing on the field today. Espérance managed to get their first ball into the box in the first 10 minutes. It was a slow-motion goal by Oussama Gurbouj; he managed to get the ball across, and it just rolled through the corner and into...