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Sacramento Republic FC to Host Reigning CONCACAF Champions League Champion CF Pachuca in Friendly Match on July 15 at Papa Murphy’s Park

By Eddie Ralph, 06/15/17, 1:00PM PDT

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Republic FC will host reigning CONCACAF Champions League champion for the first time.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2017) – Sacramento Republic FC will host Liga MX club CF Pachuca on Saturday, July 15 in a friendly match at Papa Murphy’s Park.  Kickoff is 8:00 p.m. PT. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 16 on Ticketmaster.com.

This will be the third Liga MX club that Republic FC has played, having hosted Atlas FC in each of 2014 and 2015 seasons, as well as Chivas in 2016.

“CF Pachuca is among the elite clubs in North America and a worthy opponent for Republic FC as we continue to demonstrate our readiness to take the stage as a professional soccer club,” said Republic FC Owner Kevin Nagle. “Bringing world-class talent like CF Pachuca to Sacramento continues to provide this market the opportunity to experience the excitement of the world’s game.”

Founded in 1892, CF Pachuca is the oldest professional soccer club in Mexico.  Recently, Los Tuzos have been one of the most successful professional soccer teams in Mexico, winning six national championships, five CONCACAF Champions’ Cups, a SuperLiga championship and a Copa Sudamericana.  Los Tuzos’ most recently won the CONCACAF Champions League earlier this year. The club plays their home matches at the Estadio Hidalgo, a 25,000-seat stadium in the heart of Pachuca.  This is the second time that CF Pachuca has come to Sacramento, previously defeating EPL club Sunderland AFC on July 17, 2015.

The friendly is included in the Republic FC season ticket package. Single match tickets will go on sale Friday, June 16 via Ticketmaster.com.  A limited number of walk up tickets will be available on the day of the match when gates open at 6:30 p.m.  The match will take place during the California State Fair and as such complimentary admission to the Fair is included on the day of the match with a match ticket.