Posts Tagged ‘ALKASS’

ASPIRE PAY THE PENALTY AS ESTUDIANTES PREVAIL

Estudiantes de la Plata beat Aspire Academy 4-2 in a penalty shootout to claim seventh place in the Al Kass 2016 rankings, following a rather sterile contest – lit up by a stunning individual goal from Aspire’s Khalid Mansour – that ended 1-1 in normal time.   Aspire had started...


Al-Ahli Shoot Out Estudiantes
February 13, 2016

Al-Ahli Shoot Out Estudiantes

For the second night in succession, a penalty shootout thrilled the Al Kass audience at Aspire Zone, as Al Ahli overcame Estudiantes following a closely fought game that ended 1-1 in normal time. Saudi goalkeeper Bakr Eissa was the hero of the hour, having come on in the dying minutes of the game...


KASHIWA CLAIM VICTORY AGAINST 10-MAN ASPIRE

Kashiwa Reysol cruised to a comfortable 4-2 victory over ten-man Aspire Academy in the first game of Day 8 at Al Kass 2016.   The match got underway amid blustery winds, making it a necessity to keep the ball on the ground wherever possible. In the early stages, chances were few and far...


PENALTY DRAMA ENDS WITH MADRID TRIUMPH

Real Madrid prevailed 6-5 in a nervy penalty shootout to send unfortunate Kashiwa Reysol crashing out, after a pulsating match ended in a 0-0 stalemate in normal time. On a cool Qatar evening, it was the Japanese side who showed more attacking intent in the early stages. On six minutes they put the...


RED BULL FIZZ AS ASPIRE FALL FLAT

Red Bull Salzburg claimed a convincing victory, by four goals to one, over Qatar Academy in a closely fought match, ensuring their continued progress and a berth in the semi-final stage of the Al Kass International Cup 2016.   The second game of the knockout stage pitted the runners up of...


DON’T CRY FOR ME ARGENTINA: INTER BREAK ESTUDIANTES HEARTS

Inter Milan came out on top of a closely contested contest in the first game of the last eight at Al Kass, defeating Estudiantes 2-0 to advance to the semi-finals. The Argentines can count themselves unlucky to have lost in rather controversial circumstances, having harshly conceded a penalty with...


Al Kass Daily News issue 6
February 10, 2016

Al Kass Daily News issue 6

Al Kass Daily News issue 6 is now out, click here to open it.


Parisian Perfection Shatters Shell-Shocked Shanghai

Paris Saint-Germain sent the records tumbling on Day 5 of Al Kass 16, scoring an unprecedented 13 goals without reply against sorry Shanghai.   Both teams were no doubt looking to end the tournament with a win after each had suffered heavy defeats in their group games. Shanghai had lost 7-0...


SENSATIONAL CELTIC SUBDUE BRAVE BENFICA WITH LAST MINUTE MAGIC

Celtic secured a sensational last-ditch victory, by three goals to two, against a Benfica side who had dominated from start to finish, to climb above their Portuguese rivals in the Al Kass International Cup 2016 rankings.   Hundreds of people had flocked to Aspire Zone to participate in...


Al Kass Daily News issue 5
February 9, 2016

Al Kass Daily News issue 5

Al Kass Daily News issue 5 is out, click here to open it.