SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Sacramento Republic FC will be hosting its Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup semifinal match against Sporting Kansas City on July 27.
“One of the biggest matches in club history is coming to the Indomitable City,” Sacramento Republic FC tweeted.
The club was selected to host the game at Heart Health Park during Thursday’s draw. Kickoff for the July 27 contest is scheduled is not yet determined.
Sacramento Republic FC moved to the semifinals on Tuesday after beating LA Galaxy 2-1 in an away game. As a United Soccer League squad, the Republic FC became the first non-MLS team to reach the Open Cup semifinals since 2017.
Tickets for the game went on sale Friday.
Sacramento Republic FC CEO Kevin Nagle tweeted around 3 p.m. that nearly 7,000 tickets were sold in the first three hours of sale.