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2016 Allstate Canadian National Teams Good Hands® Award Announced

Posted on 12 December 2016 in Sponsors & Partnerships

Maxime Crépeau’s incredible save against the USA in an international friendly on February 5 has been voted the 2016 Allstate Canadian National Teams Good Hands® Award. The award, which recognizes the top save by a Canadian National Team goalkeeper during international play, was chosen by fans during the online voting period which ran from December 6th through 11th. Allstate will present Maxime Crépeau with the Good Hands® Award trophy at a 2017 National Team home match.

“What a year to be a partner of Canada Soccer! We’ve seen our men’s team climbing the rankings and our women’s team, for the second time in a row, bring home an Olympic bronze medal,” says Marcelo Regen, Vice-President Allstate Brand, Allstate Insurance Company of Canada. “And now, we have the opportunity to honour Maxime Crépeau, who in addition to helping his team achieve such success has been selected by the fans as this year’s Allstate Canada Good Hands® Award winner. Congratulations, you’ve made your team and fans incredibly proud. We look forward to seeing what’s next in the years ahead.”

With the presentation of the Canadian National Teams Good Hands® Award, an eventful first year of partnership between Canada Soccer and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada comes to a close. The multi-year partnership, which was launched in early 2016, has seen Allstate Canada and its Agents lending their support to Canadian soccer at every level, across the country.

Additionally, 2016 will mark the 24th year of the Canada Soccer Player Awards which were introduced in 1993. This year's Players of the Year will be announced from 9-16 December. Following that, the Canada Soccer Moments fan voting will run from 16-31 December 2016, via canadasoccer.com, with the top moment crowned on 5 January 2017.

About Allstate Insurance Company of Canada
Allstate Insurance Company of Canada is one of the country's leading producers and distributors of home and auto insurance products, serving Canadians since 1953. The company strives to keep its customers in "Good Hands®" as well as its employees, and has been listed as a Best Employer in Canada for five years in a row -- achieving platinum status for the second consecutive year. Allstate Canada is committed to making a positive difference in the communities in which it operates and has partnered with organizations such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD Canada), United Way, and Junior Achievement. To learn more about Allstate Canada, visit www.allstate.ca. For home, auto and everyday life safety tips and advice, visit goodhandsadvice.ca.

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