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Sacramento Republic F.C. sign local talent Max Alvarez and Emrah Kilmenta

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The Sacramento Republic F.C. announced Friday that they have signed local talent Max Alvarez and Emrah Kilmenta to the roster pending league approval. Klimenta was discovered during the team's local open tryouts that were held at Davis Legacy Fields back in November of 2013. He is a native of Montenegro of the former Yugoslavia and is a third generation professional soccer player. During his high school playing days at Las Lomas High School he was a four year varsity player and most recently played for the Bay Area Ambassadors of the National Premier Soccer League.

Max Alvarez is a senior at California State University of Sacramento and is one of three Hornet players to earn All-League honors and was voted second team freshman All-America by by Soccer America in 2009 . He played for Napa High School and was the 2008 Napa County Player of the Year and scored forty-two goals that year. In club level play, Alvarez played with the Davis Legacy Soccer Club and is currently a coach with the Sacramento youth soccer club Team BOCA.

Both players were invited to the team's combine last month and after their performances were awarded contracts by the club. Additional player announcements will be made during the team's training camp which begins on February 17th at Cosumnes River College located in South Sacramento. The Sacramento Republic F.C. will start its inaugural season on March 29, 2014. For ticket information please visit and to learn more about USL-Pro check out



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