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BMO Congratulates Mississauga Dixie Athletics Black and Brampton Brams United Bandits on Gold Medal Wins in Soccer at Ontario Summer Games

- Toronto FC's Adrian Cann invited to present medals to the young women's top 3 teams

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 20, 2012) -

Editors Note: Two photos for this press release are available on the Canadian Press picture wire via Marketwire.

Spirits were high on the soccer field this past weekend at the Ontario Summer Games as Mississauga Dixie Athletics Black and Brampton Brams United Bandits emerged victorious with gold medal wins in the young men's and young women's divisions respectively.

The 2012 Ontario Summer Games are the property of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, delivered by the Sport Alliance Ontario and were hosted by the City of Toronto in collaboration with the Toronto Sports Council and Tourism Toronto. More than 2,500 athletes strove for first place and personal bests.

"Congratulations to Mississauga Dixie Athletics Black and Brampton Brams United Bandits on an incredible athletic performance," said Sandy Bourne, Vice-President, Corporate Sponsorships, BMO Financial Group. "Recognizing young soccer teams such as these are part of BMO's commitment to grassroots soccer in Canada. A gold medal win is no small feat; both teams should be proud!"

About BMO and Soccer

BMO supports soccer across Canada from youth players in local neighbourhoods and communities all the way up to the professional level. Our deep commitment to 'The Beautiful Game' extends from the bank's grassroots sponsorship of more than 900 youth teams nationally to support of Canada's men's and women's national teams, our professional teams (Toronto FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Montreal Impact) and our title sponsorship of BMO Field.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Krysta Cooke, Toronto