RICH PICKINGS FOR ASPIRE ACADEMY TEAMS AT EASTER TOURNAMENTS
18 Apr 2017, General
Doha, 18 April 2017. Aspire Academy’s football teams returned from competing in various Easter tournaments with an array of impressive results across different age groups.
In what has been some of the best performances of recent participation abroad, the U-17 side clinched the Villarreal Yellow Cup while the U-16 team finished 1st in the consolation segment of the MIC Cup in Spain. In Portugal, Aspire Academy’s U-10 side finished runners up in Phase B of the Algarve Youth Cup, while the U11 finished 4th and the U12 made it to the quarterfinals.
The accolades for Aspire poured in with Aspire Academy U-11 goalkeeper, Omar Aboelwafa named the best keeper of the tournament and Aspire U-10 team added the Fair Play Award to crown an excellent outing in in Europe.
MIC CUP, Aspire Academy U-16
Aspire Academy vs Socrates Valencia drew 0-0
Aspire Academy vs Kaptiva S Academy won 3-0
Aspire Academy vs AEC Manlleu lost 2-0
Aspire Academy vs Palamos CF won 2-0
Aspire Academy vs STRYX Dubai won 2-0
Aspire Academy vs CSI won 1-0
Semi-Final: Aspire Academy vs CFB Marc Bartra won 3-0
Final: Aspire Academy vs Region 1 ODP 0-0 won 7-6 o/penalties
VILLARREAL YELLOW CUP, Aspire Academy U-17
Aspire Academy vs Villarreal CF drew 0-0
Aspire Academy vs CF Jubelama won 2-0
Aspire Academy vs UD Montserratina won 3-1
Aspire Academy vs Fundacion Marcet won 2-0
Semi-Final: Aspire Academy vs CD Roda 0-0 won 4-3 o/penalties
Final: Aspire Academy vs Villarreal 1-1 won 5-4 o/penalties