Mississippi Brilla FC has advanced to the Premier Development League National Semifinal against the Charlotte Eagles. The match will be July 29, at 7:00 PM EDT (6:00 PM CDT) at the Sportsplex at Matthew Stadium.
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By Datti Jinkiri
120 minutes of soccer were played at Clinton High School tonight, and no one found the back of the net. Penalty kicks were needed to settle the Southern Conference title match between Brilla and FC Miami City. Up stepped Brilla goalkeeper Jordan Bell.
Bell made two key stops, and defender Richard Bryan scored the decisive penalty to give Brilla a 3-1 shootout win and a spot in the PDL semifinals. Angelo Kelly and Jordan Skelton also scored their penalty kicks for Brilla.
Bell was the indubitable man of the match tonight. He made five saves, including two...
By Datti Jinkiri
Brilla center-back Chakib Hocine has been a dangerous asset on set pieces all season, and he made the most of his opportunity tonight. Hocine's 88th minute header from a Carlos Garces free kick gave Brilla a 4-3 win over SIMA and thus propelled them into Saturday's Southern Conference Championship Game. Hocine's aerial ability has now put him on the scoresheet in his last two matches.
SIMA opened up the scoring in the 29th minute. Forward Santiago Patino went down in the box, and the referee awarded the Aguilas the penalty kick. Rafael Santos stepped up and put...
After qualifying for the Premier Development League postseason, Mississippi Brilla has been selected by the PDL to host the Southern Conference Championships July 21-22 in Clinton, MS.
On Friday, July 21, #1 seed OKC Energy U23 will take on FC Miami City at 5:00 PM.
Immediately afterwards, hosts Mississippi Brilla FC will take on #2 seeded SIMA at 7:30 PM.
The winners from each match will meet in the Southern Conference Championship match on Saturday, July 22 at 7:00 PM.
All matches will be held at Clinton High School.
Tickets for all matches will be $5. Mississippi Brilla FC Season...
Brilla ended the PDL regular season on a major tonight by easily defeating Texas United 7-1. The team had clinched a playoff spot last weekend and did not miss a beat. Seven different goalscorers found the net for the home team.
Only four minutes had past when Brilla opened up the scoring. Carlos Garces curled a corner kick onto the head of defender Chakib Hocine. Hocine rose up and buried the header past goal keeper Adam Zehme.
Javen Palmer doubled the lead just five minutes later. Winger Sinclaire Sandy made a driving run into the box and was taken...
After a 0-0 draw with Houston FC on Thursday night, Brilla welcomed Peachtree City MOBA, who sit in last place in the 11-team South Atlantic Division with a record of 2-7-1.
Brilla had already beaten their guests 2-0 in Peachtree City back on May 20.
After a 75-minute weather delay, Brilla started the match brightly, scoring in just the 5th minute after Carlos Garces found André De Giorgi with an incisive pass. De Giorgi drove at the MOBA goal and hammered home...