Sacramento Republic FC to Host One-Year Anniversary Celebration and Player Signing on Dec.3

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Sacramento Republic FC will host the signing of its first player, midfielder Rodrigo Lopez on December 3, 2013 at Hot Italian at 1:00 p.m. Lopez is one of two players that will sign with the club this week. His career includes stints with Portland Timbers (MLS), Chivas USA (MLS), Orlando City (USL PRO) and Ventura County Fusion (PDL).

The event celebrates the one-year anniversary of the club’s formation. Fans, supporters and the public are encouraged to attend.

Sacramento Republic FC, formerly Sacramento Professional Soccer, was launched on December 3, 2012 at a press conference that included USL PRO president Tim Holt, Mayor Kevin Johnson, local leaders and fans. Tuesday’s event returns to the original site of the launch event, Hot Italian in midtown Sacramento.

Sacramento Republic FC will also be debuting the first in a series of scarves at the event. The scarf and other select merchandise items will be available for sale at the event.

Event Details

What:              Sacramento Republic FC Player Signing and One-Year Anniversary Celebration

When:             Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 1:00 p.m.

Where:            Hot Italian Pizza & Panini Bar, 1627 16th Street, Sacramento

Who:               Warren Smith, President
Graham Smith, Technical Director
Predrag “Preki” Radosavljevic, Head Coach
Rodrigo Lopez, Midfielder