OTTAWA, JULY 18, 2012 - BMO Financial Group announced today that the Ottawa St. Anthony Cachafaz are the14th team to win a BMO Team of the Week spot for 2012. Along with the win the team will receive BMO Team of the Week tracksuits, $500, a $500 donation to the charity of their choice, plus a community celebration at the local BMO branch.
“An Italian club, a Spanish name, Hungarian coach and a diverse group of boys - all united by their love of this beautiful game - has produced a truly winning combination this week,” said Carolyn Booth, District Vice-President, Eastern Ontario, BMO Bank of Montreal. “This team looks beyond its limited resources and recognizes that soccer about giving people in the community the opportunity to play, and keeping soccer accessible to kids in the neighbourhood.”
“With every game, the Cachafaz prove that St. Anthony’s is worth supporting,” said Steve Bencsics, Head Coach of Ottawa St. Anthony Cachafaz. “In my 45 years with the club, I’ve seen determined boys develop into exceptional men who then stay on to mentor young players. I’m so proud of this team and what they’ve accomplished, including this recognition from BMO that will resonate within the community.”
Ottawa St. Anthony Cachafaz’s full team profile can be viewed at www.BMOsoccer.com.