The following statement is issued by Meg Whitman and Griffith Harsh regarding their decision to join Sacramento Republic FC's ownership group and bid for Major League Soccer expansion rights:
"After careful consideration we are delighted to join in Sacramento's bid for Major League Soccer. We wish Kevin Nagle and the team great success today in their presentation to Commissioner Garber and the expansion committee. Sacramento has proven itself a great soccer destination worthy of entry into MLS."
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