TURLOCK, CA - The club will kick off its 2022 preseason schedule hosting USL Championship side Oakland Roots SC. The Roots will travel to Academica Field on February 5th for a 4pm match.
This will be the 2nd time the Black and Gold faced Oakland, the first encounter finished with a 3-1 victory for AC back in 2020. Academica is coming off its best season yet in the NPSL as it finished as the Golden Gate Conference champions after defeating El Farolito in the "Festa Final" back in August. After selecting his squad from a largely successful open tryouts, Head Coach Sergio Sousa will be looking to repeat results from the club's recent successes.
Oakland is also coming off a successful season after making it to the Conference Semi-final playoffs in its first season of the Championship. This will be the first look of the team under newly announced Head Coach Juan Guerra.
Tickets for this match and season tickets can be found here.