May 4, 2018 – Albuquerque has many things to offer it’s residents, but a professional sports team is not one of them. Issues such as population size, infrastructure, and median income have been listed as roadblocks to Duke City landing a local team from one of the major sports leagues. Albuquerque Sol FC is a semi-professional team that aims to fill that hole.
Correspondent Khalil Ekulona sits down this week with representatives from Albuquerque Sol FC to find out how they plan to bring a pro soccer team to New Mexico and the outlook for their upcoming season.
Larry Espinoza, president of the Albuquerque Sol FC
Justin Sells, head coach of the Albuquerque Sol FC
Pat Pacheco, player for the Albuquerque Sol FC