Soccer

Republic FC will play Liga MX team at Bonney Field on July 6

Republic FC will host Atlas FC in a friendly on July 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Bonney Field.

The Guadalajara, Mexico-based team, founded in 1916, plays in the 18-member Liga MX, Mexican football’s top division.

Atlas FC, which has one of the top youth academies in Mexico, finished 15th and 12th and did not make the playoffs in the last two Liga MX seasons.

Tickets will go on sale Tuesday at Ticketmaster.com.

– Bill Paterson

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