Please see the statement below from the USL regarding Saturday’s match which will take place at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan. Republic FC will broadcast the match live on CW31 at 2 p.m. PT and host multiple watch parties including de Vere’s Irish Pub, Chando’s Cantina and SacTown Sports Bar.
The 2017 USL Cup Playoffs Western Conference Semifinal between the No. 4-seed Swope Park Rangers and No. 8-seed Sacramento Republic FC will be played at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan. on Saturday, with kickoff scheduled for 5 p.m. ET.
After working with all parties, the Swope Park Rangers and USL agreed Saturday’s playoff contest, and future contests in the 2017 USL Cup Playoffs, would be held at Children’s Mercy Park, one of the finest venues in Major League Soccer.
The League would like to thank the ownership and the executive teams of both the Swope Park Rangers and Sacramento Republic FC for their professionalism and commitment to the game. The USL sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience caused to the supporters of the Swope Park Rangers and Sacramento Republic FC, and to the players and partners of both organizations.
We look forward to the upcoming Western Conference Semifinal at Children’s Mercy Park and to the remainder of the 2017 USL Cup Playoffs.