Posts Tagged ‘France’

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...


PSG Overpower Gunners to Reach Al Kass Final

Paris Saint-Germain emerged triumphant from a close encounter with Arsenal to proceed to the Al Kass final, running out 2-1 winners in a tightly contested match. PSG coach Rodrigues had attracted criticism in some quarters for fielding a second string line-up in a 5-0 defeat to Sao Paulo in the...


Gunners Serve Up Victory on a Plate in Doha Dust-Up

Arsenal deservedly triumphed 1-0 in a performance of great discipline to book their place in the semi-finals against a River Plate side who found defeat difficult to stomach. On Qatar’s National Sport Day, thousands of locals had flocked to Aspire Zone to revel in a variety of sporting activities,...


Lopez Stars as River Run Away from Juve

Franco Lopez was the undisputed star of the show as a classy River Plate line-up made light work of Juventus. It was the Bianconeri’s first foray into Al Kass football against a River Plate side still smarting from a narrow defeat to AC Milan two days earlier, and they seemed determined to make...


PSG Power Past Atletico
February 7, 2015

PSG Power Past Atletico

Paris Saint-Germain emerged as deserved victors against Atletico Madrid in the first game of Day 2 at Al Kass. After the previous evening’s seven-goal thriller between AC Milan and River Plate, this match had a lot to live up to. And straight from the off the goals were flowing again. With the game...


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...


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...


Al Kass International Cup ready for kick-off

Doha, 4 February 2015- Coaches from some of the world’s finest football academies gathered in Doha on Wednesday ahead of the first games of the 2015 Al Kass International Cup. With the tournament set to kick-off on Thursday, team officials from clubs including Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, Arsenal...


Marauding Milan claim third place

AC Milan finished third in the Al Kass International Cup following an action-packed 4-3 victory over the winners of the 2013 tournament, Brazilian side Fluminense. A game full of drama from the opening minute to the last, two goals from Cosimo La Ferrara, and strikes from Patrick Cutrone and...


Eight-goal PSG go out on a high

French giants PSG finished their Al Kass International Cup campaign in style with an emphatic 8-0 victory over fellow countrymen Auxerre. With both teams having finished last in their groups earlier in the week, the game was billed as a contest for 9th place and a chance for either side to take...