Posts Tagged ‘teams’

Club Legends: Roberto ‘The Bullet Man’ Carlos

Roberto Carlos, the iconic Brazilian footballer, began his professional career playing for União São João in his native São Paulo. Although a relatively small national club, Carlos gained increasing notoriety amongst the Brazilian football community, receiving a call up to the national squad in...


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...


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...


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 Crowned Kings of Al Kass
February 16, 2015

PSG Crowned Kings of Al Kass

Paris Saint-Germain were crowned kings of Al Kass last night after prevailing against a valiant Sao Paulo side in a penalty shootout, after a gripping match had finished 1-1 in normal time. A capacity crowd had assembled at Aspire Zone to watch the spectacle, generating an electric atmosphere as...


Arsenal outgun Rossoneri in Play-off Thriller

In an exciting and attacking game, Arsenal prevailed 4-2 over AC Milan and, in doing so, finished third in this prestigious Al Kass Tournament. On a beautiful sunny day at the Aspire Zone, this was a battle of European giants that many would have tipped for the final. Alas, it was not to be....


River Plate find Redemption in Shootout Triumph

River Plate prevailed over Aspire International 3-0 in a dramatic penalty shootout on Thursday evening, with the score tied at 2-2 after 90 minutes. Holders Aspire had faced the tough task of picking themselves up following their shock 4-0 defeat to PSG the previous afternoon. Meanwhile, for the...


Al Kass International Cup Newsletter-  12th Feb 2015

Al Kass International Cup Newsletter 12 Feb 2015‏


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,...


Record Number of Viewers for Al Kass International Cup Online

Doha, 10th February 2015 – An average of 20,000 football fans are tuning in online each day to watch the Al Kass International Cup 2015 since it began last Thursday, tournament organisers have said. With all matches streamed live via the official competition website,...