Posts Tagged ‘2014’

Everyone’s a Winner at Al Kass International Cup 2015

Paris Saint-Germain crowned champions for the second time in four years Doha, 15 February 2015 – Fireworks, confetti and cash prizes capped a lavish closing ceremony for the Al Kass International Cup 2015 on Sunday, as French team, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), were crowned champions. On a thrilling...


Expectations high for returning Aspire International team

In 2014 Aspire International wrote a fairytale story that made the global football community sit up and take notice. Having drew against Portugal’s most successful team, FC Porto, and Real Madrid in the group stages of last year’s tournament, most pundits had written off the International team...


Aspire Academy is looking forward to facing the world’s best U-17 teams

Doha, 2 February 2015. The defending champion of the 2014 “Al Kass International Cup”, the Aspire International team, returns to the 2015 edition of the competition with a completely new face; this year players of different clubs and federations from 14 countries across the world that have...


Fourteen different nationalities in “Aspire International” team

Doha, 2 February 2015. The defending champion of the 2014 “Al Kass International Cup”, the Aspire International team, returns to the 2015 edition of the competition with a completely new face; this year players of different clubs and federations from 14 countries across the world that have...


Aspire International crowned Al Kass champions

Aspire International are champions of the 2014 Al Kass International Cup following a dramatic penalty shootout victory over Spanish giants Real Madrid. Terrific going forward, organised in possession and uncompromising in defence, International were deserving winners on a night that will go down in...


Marauding Milan claim third place

AC Milan finished third in the Al Kass International Cup following an action-packed 4-3 victory over the winners of the 2013 tournament, Brazilian side Fluminense. A game full of drama from the opening minute to the last, two goals from Cosimo La Ferrara, and strikes from Patrick Cutrone and...


Barca and Man City in record-breaking goal fest

Barcelona claimed fifth place at the Al Kass International Cup following an action-packed game that would not have looked out of place as the tournament’s final. Barca’s 6-4 victory over Manchester City was a wonderful advertisement for the Al Kass competition, featuring football of such a high...


Aspire International light up Al Kass Cup

Aspire International breezed into the Al Kass International Cup final following a stunning 3-0 victory over Fluminense. Putting in the performance of the tournament, the Senegal-based side completely dominated the 2013 champions from start to finish, and their looming contest against Real Madrid...


Madrid march on against 10-man Milan

Real Madrid booked a place in the final of the Al Kass International Cup on Thursday after a thrilling 2-1 victory over AC Milan. Ultimately, the result was no more than Los Blancos deserved, although the Milanese youngsters will doubtless reflect on what might have been, having dominated the early...


Aron Winter – Former Netherlands, Ajax, Inter Milan and Lazio midfielder

I have to give the Aspire Academy big compliments because the campus is just beautiful and it is one of the best I’ve seen in the world. The grass and the pitches are simply amazing. Although I have not seen much of the tournament because I have only just arrived back in Doha, having taken...