Posts Tagged ‘UK’

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...


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,...


Sao Paulo Stars Make PSG Suffer

Brazilian wonderkids Sao Paulo stormed to a 5-0 victory over a desperately poor Paris Saint-Germain in Sunday’s first match, despite starting the game as underdogs. PSG had greatly impressed in their opener against Atletico Madrid, while Sao Paulo had shown only glimpses of their undoubted ability...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...