Sacramento one of four cities invited to New York to meet with MLS Expansion Committee on Dec. 6.
Sacramento Republic FC Statement Regarding Status as Finalist for MLS Expansion
SACRAMENTO, Calif., November 29, 2017 – Sacramento Republic FC Chairman and CEO Kevin Nagle issued the following statement regarding Major League Soccer’s (MLS) announcement that Sacramento is among the final four cities under consideration for two expansion bids that will be awarded in December 2017:
“This is the moment we’ve all been waiting for. After four years of demonstrating unparalleled passion, tenacity and hard work, Sacramento is ready to secure our destiny as a Major League Soccer city. Thanks to a truly community-wide effort, Republic FC has proven our market strength, started construction on a state-of-the-art downtown stadium, and assembled a committed ownership group with deep local roots and sports expertise. We are thrilled and honored to be named a MLS expansion finalist and look forward to showcasing our bid and community next week in New York. It’s time for Sacramento to shine. It’s time to bring it home.”
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg added the following statement:
“We are one step closer for our indomitable city, a city built for MLS and so much more. Let’s keep the chants and drum beat going to bring it home.”