STOCKTON CBS13) — A youth soccer team in Stockton has new equipment thanks to Sacramento Republic FC.
Thieves have repeatedly targeted the youth soccer club Select FC’s storage unit in Stockton. Last week, someone broke into the storage and then set it on fire.READ MORE: Hit-And-Run Crash Closes Streets In Tracy
On Tuesday, Sacramento Republic FC and Stockton Mayor Michael Tubb’s office teamed up to replace the team’s storage container and give them new equipment.READ MORE: 3-Car Crash On I-80 In Natomas Blocks Lanes Friday Morning
“We believe in creating some places for kids to play,” Ben Gumpert, President and COO of Sac Republic FC, said. “So that they can do exactly what they should be doing, being out here on a beautiful day, working hard.”MORE NEWS: Teen Missing In Sacramento River After Rescuing Younger Brother Identified As Ahmir Watson
Sac Republic also hosted a mini-camp with pro players for the team.