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Sacramento Makes Pitch For Major League Soccer Franchise

Courtesy Sacramento Republic FC

Sacramento Republic FC players celebrate a goal against the Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 Aug. 5, 2017.

Courtesy Sacramento Republic FC

Sacramento is one step closer to securing a professional soccer franchise. Yesterday, Mayor Darrell Steinberg, former Mayor Kevin Johnson and Sacramento Republic F.C. representatives made their case to Major League Soccer executives. Sacramento is competing alongside Nashville, Cincinnati and Detroit for two spots available in the MLS expansion.

Sacramento Bee reporter Ryan Lillis was in New York for the key meeting and shares the highlights.

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