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Sacramento Republic FC forward Mackenzie Pridham battles San Antonio's Greg Cochrane during the 1-1 tie August 6 at Bonney Field.
Sacramento Republic FC forward Mackenzie Pridham battles San Antonio's Greg Cochrane during the 1-1 tie August 6 at Bonney Field.
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Vancouver in town Saturday to open two-match home stand at Bonney Field

Sacramento Republic FC (12-6-7, 43 pts) will be back at Bonney Field Saturday night to begin a short two-match home stand when the squad faces the Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 (11-6-7, 40 pts). Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. The match will be aired live on Sports 1140 KHTK and will be streamed live at SacRepublicFC.com/matchday and YouTube.com/USL.

This is the third and final match between Republic FC and Whitecaps FC 2 this season. Vancouver won the last matchup 2-1 on July 24 and the two sides battled to a scoreless draw in the first matchup on Apr. 10. Since their loss to WFC2 on July 24, Republic FC have been unbeaten, going 4-0-2 and outscoring their opponents 11-4. Republic FC lead the all-time series 2-1-1.

The match is Back-to-School night, presented by Arden Fair. As a part of Back-to-School night Republic FC are teaming up with Volunteers of America to collect backpacks and school supplies for homeless and at-risk youth in the Sacramento region. Fans may bring their donations of backpacks and school supplies to the match. Donation bins will be located at the gates of Bonney Field with volunteers there to help. For a full list of requested donations, visit SacRepublicFC.com.

Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com.

Tower Bridge Battalion fans greet Sacramento Republic FC players after the Aug. 6 1-1 tie with San Antonio at Bonney Field.
Tower Bridge Battalion fans greet Sacramento Republic FC players after the Aug. 6 1-1 tie with San Antonio at Bonney Field.

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Steve Martarano

Steve Martarano

Armed with a journalism degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, Steve spent the 1980s at The Sacramento Union, working as a sports writer, music reviewer and crime reporter, among other assignments. He's spent the last 25 years working in government public affairs for both state and federal agencies and currently is with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Bay-Delta office in Sacramento. Photography is his latest passion and for the past year has shot anything that has struck his fancy for the Sacramento Press, including local colleges, the Sacramento River Cats and Sacramento Republic FC.

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