Posts Tagged ‘England’

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...


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...


Edgar Davids: “Strong teams, lots of talents”

Doha, 5 February 2015. One of the guests of honor at this year’s ‘Al Kass International Cup’ is the former Dutch international Edgar Davids, who was in charge of the ceremonial kick-off of the opening game between Arsenal and Vissel Kobe. The 41-year-old, who enjoyed a very successful playing...


Marvelous Mavididi Guns Kobe Down

ARSENAL vs VISSEL KOBE MATCH 1, AL KASS 2015, 5 FEB 2015 1630 (local) The Al Kass International Cup 2015 began in spectacular fashion today with a pulsating tie between Arsenal and Vissel Kobe of Japan, with the London team emerging as narrow victors. Dutch legend Edgar Davids performed the...


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...


Football stars arrive in Doha for Al Kass 2015 International Cup kick-off

Some of the world’s best young footballers will arrive in Qatar this week for the launch of the 2015 Al Kass International Cup on Thursday. 12 elite academy teams including Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal and Juventus will compete in the u17s tournament to be held at the at the Aspire...


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...



Manchester City recovered from their defeat to Real Madrid on Sunday with a deserved victory over Japanese side Kashiwa Reysol. One goal to the good at half time, City converted two late penalties to run out 3-0 winners. In a competitive contest the late drama provided the game’s main talking... Read more →


City secure last gasp victory over Aspire

A climactic stoppage time winner from Manchester City’s Zackarias Faour gave the Blues a close-fought 4-3 victory over Aspire Qatar. The result means that the English side finish top of Group D, and are joined by the Qataris in the knockout stages of the Al Kass International Cup. A game dramatic...


Fire put out by Manchester City

Manchester City knocked out US outfit Chicago Fire in their opening fixture of the 2014 Al Kass International Cup on Wednesday night with an impressive 6-1 victory which had fleetingly appeared improbable. The English side suffered an early scare, going a goal down in the third minute when a strike...