United Soccer League champion Sacramento Republic FC will be returning to Charles C. Hughes Stadium Feb. 28 to play an exhibition match against the 2013 North American Soccer League champion New York Cosmos.
The match will be the first time the Republic has played at City College since the beginning of its inaugural 2014 season. The team opened up that season with four home games at Hughes Stadium while their stadium — Bonney Field — was being built.
In three of their four matches at Hughes Stadium, the team played in front of sold-out crowds of more than 20,000 people. The matches allowed a boost in revenue for City College sports programs, which received 50 percent of the parking revenue, according to City College Athletic Director Mitch Campbell.
“That’s all a part of our concessions and parking that we do all year long,” said City College Athletic Director Mitch Campbell. “[The money] all goes in to one big pot, and they all get compensated for their time.”
According to Campbell, the parking system will be the same as last year except for one difference. There will be no parking availability in the lot adjacent to the City College light rail…» Read More