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Official logo and name unveiled for debut of Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League

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FEAT_SCCL_Cup-and-Stadium-769x395Competition resumes later this month with quarterfinal action upcoming in five countries

MIAMI, FL (Tuesday, February 10, 2015) – The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) and Scotiabank unveiled today the logo and official name of its newly re-branded club championship, ahead of the quarterfinals of the competition now to be known officially as the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League.

The new name of the competition – the quarterfinals of which kick off later this month across the region – integrates CONCACAF partner and league title sponsor Scotiabank. The new artwork incorporates Scotiabank’s globally recognized marks and colors into the traditional competition logo, revolving the angle of the trophy and adding the current tournament dates to its base.

“The rollout of the new Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League is tangible confirmation of the evolution and strength of our region’s top club competition,” said CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb. “Our Champions League has never been more competitive, on and off the field, and the alignment with our partners at Scotiabank further validates this.”

Scotiabank joined CONCACAF in December of last year as official partner. The multi-year agreement makes Scotiabank the first official partner in the history of CONCACAF, and covers multiple tournaments through 2018 at different levels, including the naming rights to the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League — the region’s most important club competition.

“Our partnership with CONCACAF and the introduction of a new logo for the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League is a testimony of our commitment for the talent of today and football stars of tomorrow,” said John Doig, Scotiabank’s Chief Marketing Officer. “As fans of the game and “Fans of the Fans”, we are thrilled to join their voices and also be able to call this tournament Our Champions League as we look forward to electrifying matches”.

The Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League is a yearly club football championship, disputed in league format among top club teams from the CONCACAF region, which includes North and Central America, and the Caribbean. The winner of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League earns a berth in the prestigious FIFA Club World Cup, played every December.

The artwork for the newly launched logo can be displayed in a range of colors and dimensions. High definition artwork of the freshly unveiled logo, in its various formats can be downloaded here.

The 2014/15 edition of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League resumes in the final week of February, when the first of the two-leg quarterfinals are scheduled to be disputed. Club de Futbol Pachuca (MEX) takes on Impact de Montreal (CAN), Club Deportivo Olimpia (HON) receives CS Herediano (CRC), LD Alajuelense (CRC) will host DC United (USA), and Deportivo Saprissa (CRC) duals Club America (MEX), all for the right to compete in the semifinals of this edition’s championship phase.

About CONCACAF
CONCACAF — the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football — is one of six continental confederations of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) and serves as the governing body of football in this part of the world. It is comprised of 41 national associations, from Canada in the north to Guyana, Surinam and French Guyana in the south. Please visit www.concacaf.com for more information.

About Scotiabank
Scotiabank is a leading financial services provider in over 55 countries and Canada’s most international bank. Through our team of more than 86,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates offer a broad range of products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate and investment banking to over 21 million customers. With assets of $806 billion (as at October 31, 2014), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York (BNS) Exchanges. Scotiabank distributes the Bank’s media releases using Marketwired. For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.

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