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PHOENIX, AZ - JUNE 10: Josh Cohen #18 of Phoenix Rising FC jumps over Cole Seiler #14 of Vancouver Whitecaps II on a free kick in the first half of the match at Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex on June 10, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Sacramento Republic FC Signs Defender Cole Seiler

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PHOENIX, AZ - JUNE 10: Josh Cohen #18 of Phoenix Rising FC jumps over Cole Seiler #14 of Vancouver Whitecaps II on a free kick in the first half of the match at Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex on June 10, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona.

(Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

Sacramento Republic FC have signed a new player to the team for the 2018 season: Cole Seiler.

According to the Republic FC’s website, Seiler is a former Vancouver Whitecaps FC defender. He was the 16th overall pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft, and he split his time during the last two years between the Whitecaps FC and WFC2.

While playing with the WFC2, Seiler made 42 appearances, and 25 of which were in 2017.

The defender is well-known for being a workhorse, as he averages 88 minutes per WFC2 game.

In addition to Seiler, Republic FC have also recently added Mitchell TaintorKeven Alemán, and Christian Eissele. The Sacramento Republic FC training camp will start on February 1st, and they host their first friendly 2018 game on February 25 against the LAFC.

Head right here for more information. Also, head right here to see the full roster.