Award sends team to Europe

The Cordova Bay Impact under-12 soccer team was named BMO Team of the Week for its fundraising achievements off the pitch this year.

The Cordova Bay Impact under-12 soccer team was named BMO Team of the Week for its fundraising achievements off the pitch this year.

The team is now entered to be the BMO Team of the Week champion for 2011.

Catching the BMO judges’ eyes was the Impact’s fundraising efforts to cover the cost of the team’s participation in Sweden’s 2011 Gothia Cup, a world youth soccer tournament with hundreds of teams, held July 17-23.

Community voting for the Team of the Week champion starts Aug. 1 at www.bmosoccer.com.