Sacramento Republic FC forward Cameron Iwasa scored the fastest hat trick in club history Sunday. Iwasa, a Jesuit High School graduate, scored three goals in an effort that would lead Sacramento to a 4-1 win over OKC Energy FC at Papa Murphy’s Park.
MLS Commissioner Commissioner Don Garber said Sacramento’s addition of Ron Burkle and Matt Alvarez from Southern California was the key to igniting the city’s efforts to win an expansion franchise for Republic FC.
Sacramento Republic FC and New Glory Brewing unveiled their new collaboration design for cans of Ubahdank IPA on Thursday. The cans will be available at both New Glory locations Saturday and at Sac Republic games.
After several years of rapid expansion, the New York-based MLS has room for one more team this year, the league’s 28th. The league will likely take breather. Two cities appear to head the pack, Sacramento and St. Louis.
Sacramento Republic FC, led by Jesuit High School graduate Cameron Iwasa and with new additions Stefano Bonomo and Sam Werner, opens the 2019 USL season against Real Monarchs SLC Saturday at Papa Murphy’s Park.
Sacramento Republic FC, which kicks off its sixth USL season March 9 at Papa Murphy’s Park, has a new lead investor, field and tailgating experience. Tickets for the first five home games go on sale Wednesday.
Republic FC plays Sacramento Gold FC on Feb. 9 at American River College in its first of 5 preseason games. Republic FC opens the USL regular season against Real Monarchs SLC on March 9 at at Papa Murphy’s Park.
Kaiser Permanente hospital and Republic FC soccer team announced plans to build in the downtown Sacramento railyard. Next up: A Superior Courthouse will be constructed this summer in the California capital.
Sacramento Republic’s owner Ron Burkle made a fortune in supermarkets, owns the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins and has done business with Bill Clinton. His investment boosts the FC’s shot at a Major League Soccer expansion team.