Republic FC Sign Midfielder Gilberto Dos Santos Souza Jr.

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Sacramento Republic FC announced the signing of midfielder Gilberto Dos Santos Souza Jr., pending league approval.

DT_SRFC_HEADSHOTS 39Gilberto Dos Santos Souza Jr. is commonly known as “Gilberto,” and comes to Republic FC from MLS club, Philadelphia Union.  Before going to the Union, Souza spent time with Brazilian clubs, Clube Altético Mineiro, América Mineiro, Clube de Regatas Brasil and Clube Atlético Sorocaba appearing in 37 matches in three years. Souza is a native of Serrinha, Brazil and is best known for his strong defensive play. 

“Gilberto increases our defense in the midfield,” says Republic FC Technical Director, Graham Smith. “We are thrilled to have him here in Sacramento. He will be a great addition to our club.”

Souza will be on the roster when Republic FC takes on Chico State at Cosumnes River College on March 15. 

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