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Georgetown come back to beat Pirates in thriller

November 30, 2012

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By Ralph Martins     Georgetown came back from a goal down to beat the Pirates 2-1 in a hotly contested Hamad Bin Khalifa University football tournament game Thursday night.   A game the Georgetown captain reportedly described as his team's toughest this season was a ...

Pirates protest ref calls in last game, to no avail

November 23, 2012

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By Ralph Martins   The NU-Q Pirates season came to an end slightly ahead of schedule after a highly controversial game against the Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) team Thursday evening.   After a first h...

QFIS keep Pirates at bay for 2-1 win

November 16, 2012

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By Ralph Martins     The Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS) held on to best the Pirates 2-1 after a hard-fought game Thursday evening.   Looking to pile men into the penalty area early on, the QFIS side didn't allow the Pirates to settle, repeatedly robbing them ...

Pirates trounce UCL in NU-Q’s first win

November 9, 2012

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By Ralph Martins           The Pirates registered their first win of the HBKU Football League with a 13-0 demolition of UCL Thursday evening.   Dominant from the opening whistle, the Pirates rarely conceded possession to the hapless UCL team, creating chance...

ABP edge Pirates 1-0 in scrappy encounter

October 25, 2012

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By Ralph Martins     An unstable team, tough luck and questionable refereeing meant that the NU-Q Pirates search for their first win must continue over Eid after a bitter defeat to the Academic Bridge Program (ABP) football team Wednesday evening.   The Pirates were left shaki...

Pacy Cornell down Pirates 2-0

October 19, 2012

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By Ralph Martins     The Pirates quest for their first win in the HBKU Football League continued Thursday evening after they were handed a 2-0 defeat by Cornell.   The hard-running Cornell midfield and fro...

NU-Q kicks off its first women’s soccer team

October 18, 2012

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By Ralph Martins     There's a new pack of Wildcats at NU-Q.   This semester, soccer enthusiasts Maha Al-Ansari and Dana Al-Mesnad kicked off the first ever Northwestern University in Qatar's female soccer ...

Men’s Football League gains popularity in Education City

December 6, 2011

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By Mohammed Noorudeen Northwestern University in Qatar and other Education City universities wind up their football season this week, with NU-Q fighting the Faculty of Islamic Studies Tuesday and Weil-Cornell Medical College in Qatar. Teams play their opponents twice every season. Afte...

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