BMO Congratulates New Toronto FC Captain Dwayne De Rosario

TORONTO, April 8 /CNW/ - BMO, the Official Bank of Soccer and the Official Bank of Toronto FC, today congratulated Dwayne De Rosario on being named Toronto FC's new captain.

"In just one year, Dwayne has established himself as one of Toronto FC's most popular players," said Sandy Bourne, Vice-President, Advertising, Sponsorship/Events and Merchandising, BMO Financial Group. "There's no better choice to be the new captain, and we look forward to seeing Dwayne at BMO Field - leading the team to new and greater heights."

Ms. Bourne also paid tribute to former captain Jimmy Brennan, who retired yesterday. "From the moment he was signed as Toronto FC's first player, Jimmy has provided strength, grit and leadership. BMO is proud to congratulate Jimmy for his fantastic career, and we wish him all the best in his new role as Assistant Manager."

About BMO and Soccer

BMO supports soccer across Canada from youth players in local neighbourhoods and communities, to the professional level. Our deep commitment to "The Beautiful Game" is evident from the beginning of the curve with our grassroots sponsorship of more than 500 youth teams nationally. The relationship continues with our title support of elite youth players at BMO National Championships through to our professional teams support (Toronto FC & Vancouver Whitecaps FC) combined with soccer venue title sponsorship (BMO Field).

SOURCE BMO BANK OF MONTREAL

For further information: For further information: For News Media Enquiries: Peter Scott, Toronto, PeterE.Scott@bmo.com, (416) 867-3996


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