Despite the rain, 25 corporate teams and 250 amateur players who participated in the Centraide Cup this past weekend at Stade Saputo gave everything on the field.
In the end, it was the team from Passion Soccer boutique that won top honours, registering a 2-1 win over Saputo in the final. In the bronze medal game, CGI defeated the team from BMO.
Gold medal – Boutique Passion Soccer
Silver Medal – Saputo
Bronze Medal – CGI
Among the novelties at the 4th edition of the tournament, a skills competition was held on Saturday at noon. Various celebrities from the sports and arts world took part, including Corneille, Steve Charbonneau, Isabelle Charest and Jason Roy-Léveillée, along with Patrice Bernier, players from the Impact U13 team, youth from the Boys and Girls Clubs of LaSalle, organizational representatives and captains from the teams competing for the Centraide Cup.
Skills contest winners: presented by Charles Hamelin and Cameron Porter
The most sportsmanlike award was presented to METRO, who demonstrated their spirit both on and off the field.
Centraide of Greater Montreal and the Montreal Impact Foundation raised a sum of $375,000 to support organizations that assist at risk youth in Montreal, Laval and the South shore.
A big thank you to the companies that participated: Aéroports de Montréal, Aon, Laurentian Bank, National Bank, TD Bank, BMO Financial Group, Bombardier, Passion Soccer, CAE, CGI, CIBC, Hydro-Québec, iA financial group, the Jean Coutu Group (PJC), Manulife, McKesson Canada, METRO, Morneau Shepell, Mouvement Desjardins, Pharmascience, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Saputo, SNC-Lavalin, Sobeys and Xerox Canada.