Posts Tagged ‘AC Milan’

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...


Arsenal outgun Rossoneri in Play-off Thriller

In an exciting and attacking game, Arsenal prevailed 4-2 over AC Milan and, in doing so, finished third in this prestigious Al Kass Tournament. On a beautiful sunny day at the Aspire Zone, this was a battle of European giants that many would have tipped for the final. Alas, it was not to be....


River Plate’s Smash and Grab Act Leaves Real Empty-handed

River Plate once again demonstrated the good, the bad and the ugly sides to their game as they prevailed over Real Madrid to claim fifth place in a wildly entertaining game that frequently stretched the boundaries of credibility. Both sides had made several changes, with danger man Franco Lopez...


Milan Mauled as Explosive Sao Paulo Catch Fire at Aspire

Sao Paulo produced the performance of the tournament so far, thrashing AC Milan 5-0 in another vivid illustration of their Championship potential. Milan had ridden their luck on their journey to the semi-finals, having been seconds from elimination in their engrossing group game with arch-rivals...


Milan Move Forward as Aspire Fall Just Short

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...


Milan punish Juve in Last Gasp Thriller

AC Milan dumped out deadly rivals Juventus on Sunday night in a pulsating Group C tie, scoring two goals in added time to seal a comeback that had seemed highly improbable for 92 minutes. Neutrals and partisans alike had been looking forward to this game between the Northern Italian giants ever...


Al Kass Stars Warned of Social Media Stranger Danger

As social media usage has rapidly expanded in recent years, it forms an increasingly colourful addition to the excited chatter around the Al Kass International Cup. For the young, web-savvy players, platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram present fantastic opportunities to share their...


Aspire International Show Champions Pedigree

It had been billed as the game of the day and Thursday evening’s clash between Aspire International and Schalke did not disappoint. Intense and fast-paced, this was a match in which both teams threw caution to the wind in a bid to assert themselves as tournament favourites. Last year’s winners...


Rossoneri Cross River in Cup Classic

The keenly anticipated clash between AC Milan and River Plate, two giants of the global game, brought a richly entertaining first day at Al Kass to a close. There can have been few more entertaining, nor fiercely competitive, matches in the tournament’s history, with the Italians running out narrow...


Day 1: Goals, goals, goals
February 5, 2015

Day 1: Goals, goals, goals

Doha, 5 February 2015. The fans of the first day of the ‘Al Kass International Cup’ were not disappointed: The first three games of the competition were quite exciting and they saw not less than 14 goals including a hat-trick scored by Arsenal-striker Stephy Alvaro Mavididi. The game...