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  • Support the Urban Soccer Project

    We need your help so that we can help others. Please consider supporting the Urban Soccer Project as we and our inner-city partners continue to offer soccer camps at no charge to the kids who attend.

    For more information, please watch the brief video below.


    To donate, CLICK HERE.

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  • In preparation for the 2017 Premier Development League season, Mississippi Brilla FC has announced plans for their upcoming tryout. The Clinton, MS based team, which represents the highest level of soccer in the state of Mississippi, will offer its annual open tryout on Saturday, March 11 from 10:00 am – 3:30 pm at Arrow Field at Clinton High School in Clinton, MS.  Interested high school, college, and former college players should pre-register for the tryout HERE. There is a $35 registration fee.

    Mississippi Brilla FC is entering its 11th year of competition in the Premier Development League of the United Soccer...

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  • In April of this year, I accepted the opportunity to serve with Brilla as the Director of Community Development. I learned quickly that being on the Brilla staff meant we all chip in, work hard, and do what it takes to get everything that is needed done and done well. One area of focus that my position has is in the area of fundraising. I must admit, while I have been very familiar with Brilla for two decades, I found this area hard to jump in to with real effectiveness. All that said, with the PDL season behind us and...

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  • Did you know you can support Brilla by signing up for community rewards online at kroger.com? This doesn't cost you a thing. All you have to do is designate Brilla as the organization you support.

     Simply go online and create or log into your Kroger account, click on your name and enroll in community rewards by typing Brilla Soccer Ministries”or 24789.

    Watch this video to see how to do it.

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  • Sergio Royo Baptized

    We are excited to share with you that one of our PDL players from the summer prayed to receive Christ and was baptized recently in Spain. Sergio Royo was one of our returning players that had taken a real interest in the Gospel, and we had been investing in him over the past year. We are blessed to be a part of impacting life change in players like Sergio. 

    Watch the video of his baptism below.

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  • By Datti Jinkiri

    Goals from Mike Lightbourne and David Stoll were enough to give the St. Louis FC U-23s a 2-1 win over Brilla at Traceway Park.  The game was delayed for over two hours, and in the end, both teams agreed to play only one half.

    Lightbourne opened up the scoring in the 2nd minute.  The Missouri State product received a pass from striker Ezana Kahsay and placed a driven shot past the outstretched hands of Brendan Ledgeway. 

    Brilla's equalizer came just four minutes later.  Ignacio Flores scored one of the most unorthodox goals of his career when he...

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