CF Montreal: Samuel Piette, the only captain on board

CF Montreal: Samuel Piette, the only captain on board


Quebecer Samuel Piette has been named official captain of CF Montreal, having worn the armband several times in recent seasons.

The club has some made the announcement during his season kick-off event on Tuesday night.

The defensive midfielder from Le Gardeur was co-captain with Victor Wanyama last season. The Kenyan and defender Kamal Miller will remain Piette's assistants.

“I am very proud of this title which indicates that I have the confidence of the club, the head coach and the players,” said he said in a press release. I want to continue to fulfill this role to the best of my abilities to continue to push this team in the right direction, achieve new goals and continue to make the fans proud of our team.”

Arrived at Montreal in 2017, Piette made 145 appearances in the Bleu-Blanc-Noir jersey, including 129 starts. CF granted him a three-year contract extension last October.

“Samuel is a positive leader and an example to follow both on and off the pitch,” added the coach. -Chief Hernan Losada. He is the player who now has the most minutes with the Club, which demonstrates his loyalty and commitment to the organization. He is a disciplined player who leads by example and who communicates very well with the whole group in several languages, which allows for a good atmosphere in the locker room.

Always looking for a first victory in Major League Soccer this season, the Impact will open its home campaign on Saturday in a duel at Olympic Stadium against the Philadelphia Union.