Fresno getting a new USL soccer team

Fresno Football Club logo unveiled at the news conference

A news conference was held at Chukchansi Park on Wednesday to announce a new USL soccer team.

Sports reporter Nick King was at the news conference and streamed it live on Facebook.

At the conference, USL President Jake Edwards, presented the franchise for Fresno Football Club to businessman Ray Beshoff.

The new name, Fresno Football Club, was announced and the logo was unveiled.

Ray Beshoff said, “We wanted to pick a name that the entire Fresno community would be proud of.”

The new club will start playing its regular season games in March 2018 at Chukchansi Park.

You can watch the conference below.

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