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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...


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...


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...


Sudden death despair for Aspire Qatar

Aspire Qatar suffered an agonising defeat on penalties to Kashiwa Reysol on Wednesday evening, with the Japanese side claiming seventh place in the Al Kass International Cup. Yet, for much of the match, Aspire appeared to be cruising to victory. Kashiwa went behind on 26 minutes after some poor...


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...


Strong semi-final line-up promises more thrills

This year’s Al Kass International Cup has already been a resounding success, far exceeding expectations as every match has produced wonderful moments of drama. And, from the strong showing of Aspire Qatar to the captivating performances of Kashiwa Reysol, the tournament has also been completely...



FC Barcelona’s under 16 side returned to winning ways with a thrilling 3-1 victory over Aspire Qatar on Monday. Performing in front of a lively Aspire Zone crowd, the Catalans gave themselves a two-goal cushion going into half time with goals from Javier Duran and Gyeolhee Jang. In the second... Read more →