1904 FC: #DembaWeek in San Diego

1904 FC: #DembaWeek in San Diego

After months of relative silence, punctuated by some crisp and clean social media posts, San Diego’s NASL team finally rewarded the patience of the people when it announced its name and colors in a delightful little video on Wednesday.

On the heels of the announcement of the team name, 1904 FC announced on Friday that lead investor and international soccer star Demba Ba will be in San Diego over the course of the next few days to meet fans and media alike as the roll out of San Diego’s newest professional club continues.

#DembaWeek starts on Sunday October 22nd at the University of San Diego’s match against UCLA and continues with appearances at the Futbol Factory in Chula Vista on Monday the 23rd and the Boys and Girls Club of Oceanside on Tuesday the 24th before concluding with a formal press conference on Wednesday the

International soccer star and main investor of 1904 FC, San Diego’s newest professional outdoor soccer team, Demba Ba, will be engaging with the cities local soccer community throughout the week. Full details of the week’s festivities are below.

Who: Demba Ba, International Soccer Sensation and Main Investor of 1904 FC

What: #DembaWeek with 1904 Football Club

Where/When: Locations and times will vary based on date.

Sunday, October 22

  • Who: Demba Ba appearance at USD vs. UCLA Soccer Match
  • What: Demba will take the pitch pre-match and honor USD Head Coach Seamus McFadden on his remarkable career.
  • Location: University of San Diego – 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92111
  • Time: 4-5:45 p.m.

Monday, October 23

  • Who: Demba Ba appearance at the Fútbol Factory
  • What: Located in the Chula Vista area, the Fútbol Factory is home to hundreds of soccer players of all ages and levels.
  • Location: 2390 Boswell Rd #400, Chula Vista, CA 91914
  • Time: 4-6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 24

  • Who: Demba Ba appearance at Boys and Girls Club of Oceanside and Carlsbad Street Soccer
  • What:
    • Boys and Girls Club of Oceanside is a youth development organization home to over 1,000 kids, that is dedicated to providing a safe, fun and enriching environment for youth to spend time during non-school hours.
      • Location: 401 Country Club Lane, Oceanside, CA 92054
      • Time: 3-5:00 p.m.
    • Carlsbad Street Soccer: part of Street Smart Soccer, which has set its mission to create & develop street soccer culture here locally in San Diego and kick-start a national movement.
      • Location: 2605 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008
      • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 25

  • Who: 1904 FC co-owners: Bob Watkins, Demba Ba, and Alexandre Gontran
  • What: Press conference to announce 1904 FC’s first-ever Head Coach ahead of their inaugural 2018 season
  • Location: The Barge, Coasterra Restaurant  880 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Time: Press Conference will begin at 10:00 a.m.
    • All owners will be available for individual interviews following the press conference.