Posts Tagged ‘aspire international’

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...


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...


ASPIRE FOOTBALL DREAMS TOO STRONG FOR KASHIWA

Aspire Football Dreams overcame Kashiwa Reysol by a single goal, ensuring that both teams made it out of Group B at the expense of Benfica.   The Japanese side had fought hard to overcome a battling Portuguese team just 24 hours previously, and had done so playing with only 10 men for most of...


CHAMPIONS CRASH OUT TO AWESOME AL AHLI

Saudi Arabia’s Al Ahli caused the upset of the tournament so far, delivering a convincing 3-0 victory against Paris Saint-Germain, and dumping the reigning champions out of Al Kass 2016 at the group stage.   PSG came into the game knowing that only a victory could preserve their chances of...


Aspire in Dreamland against Shanghai Greenland

Aspire Academy showed genuine promise in coasting to victory over Shanghai Greenland in the second game of Day 2’s Al Kass International Cup 2016.   The Chinese youngsters had been given just over 24 hours to recover from their morale-sapping seven-goal humiliation at the hands of Inter Milan...


ROMAN THE GLADIATOR PUTS PSG TO THE SWORD

When the draw for the group stages was made, this was the match that captured the imagination. Two of world football’s biggest names going head-to-head, with the winners taking a giant step towards the knockout phase. And, from the first whistle, both sides seemed to register what was at stake,...


Football Stars Arrive in Doha Ahead of Fifth Al Kass International Cup Kick Off

Some of the world’s choice young footballers have arrived in Qatar this week for the launch of the fifth annual Al Kass International Cup set to kick off on Friday. At the Al Kass International Cup 2016, 12 elite academy teams including Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Inter Milan and SL Benfica...


On this Day: February 6th
February 6, 2016

On this Day: February 6th

1910 Inter Milan beat A.C. Milan 5-0 in a Serie A match at the Via Bronzetti stadium. This game remains on record as one of the biggest ever wins of the Derby della Madonnina.   1949 Inter Milan drew 4-4 with arch-rivals, A.C. Milan.  A record eight goals were scored in this Derby della...


Red Bull Find Energy to Overcome Celtic

Red Bull Salzberg emerged triumphant against Celtic in the final match of a gripping opening day at Al Kass 2016, following a closely fought contest that could have gone either way. The Austrians got the game underway, but it was the young Scots who should have taken an early lead. With just a...


Benfica and Aspire Football Dreams Share Spoils in Al Kass Classic

Four goals, two missed penalties, and countless chances illuminated a gripping second game at Al Kass 2016. After the one-sided goal fest of Game 1, the match-up between Benfica and Aspire Football Dreams was a far more evenly contested affair, and an equally entertaining one. Chances were few and...