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Big striker Ochoa strengthens Republic FC offense

Sammy Ochoa says he weighs 205 pounds and chuckled when asked if he’s underreporting as some adults do on their driver’s licenses. Regardless, Ochoa is big for a striker and he’s already been a big addition to the Republic FC offense. He scored two goals Saturday night in a 3-0 win against Orange County SC at Papa Murphy’s Park.

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Weather continues to delay Republic FC debut

Rain prevented Republic FC’s preseason debut with torrential downpours canceling a friendly against the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer Feb. 10 at Bonney Field and forcing Sunday’s friendly against Fresno Fuego FC of the Premier Development League to be moved from Fresno to Stanislaus State and turned into a closed practice.

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Sacramento Republic FC will be used as team name in Major League Soccer bid

Leaders announced Monday, May 15 that Republic FC will be acquired by Sac Soccer & Entertainment Holdings, the group led by Kings minority owner Kevin Nagle that filed a Major League Soccer expansion application in January. It also means the Republic FC brand and team crest will be part of the MLS bid.
Ryan Lillis The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento Republic FC will be used as team name in Major League Soccer bid 0:52

Sacramento Republic FC will be used as team name in Major League Soccer bid

Papa Murphy's partnering with Republic FC soccer in Sacramento 1:57

Papa Murphy's partnering with Republic FC soccer in Sacramento

Mayor Steinberg intervenes in fight over Sacramento Republic brand 1:20

Mayor Steinberg intervenes in fight over Sacramento Republic brand

Republic owner Kevin Nagle talks about Sacramento MLS bid 1:17

Republic owner Kevin Nagle talks about Sacramento MLS bid