From Mississippi to Iceland…
Yes! You read that correctly…Iceland! Kaelon Fox isn’t from Iceland. He is from Georgia. However, after what transpired over the last 6 months, his new friends in Iceland may want him to consider their country as his new home.
Kaelon had a successful college career at the University of Kentucky and then Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania. Following a couple of trials with USL professional teams (Seattle Sounders 2 and Charlotte Independence), Kaelon’s journey brought him to Mississippi in the summer of 2018. Kaelon was a...
After battling for two draws on the road against a talented Brazos Valley Cavalry FC team (9-0-2), Mississippi Brilla FC (6-3-5) hosted the team from Texas to close out the 2019 season.
After holding its own for much of the first half, a penalty kick in the 29th minute gave Cavalry FC an early 1-0 lead only to be answered by two more before the end of the first half.
Brilla FC showed life after a well-put together goal from Harry Reilly to Sondre Olsen in the 56th minute for Brilla’s lone goal on the evening.
Brazos Valley Cavalry FC...
Sunday, June 16, 2019
CLINTON, Miss. – Mississippi Brilla FC and Houston FC tangled for the second time over the weekend in Clinton, and, once again, the home side came out on top. Following up on their 3-1 victory on Friday, Brilla finished the two-game home stand with a 2-0 win on a rainy Sunday night.
Brilla controlled the game from start to finish, and never really felt threatened over the 90-minute contest. Brilla kept possession for most of the match, and outshot the visitors from Houston by a count of 23-4. Houston’s goalkeeper, Jacob Madden, kept things from getting...
Mississippi Brilla FC (5-1-2) stays on top of the USL League Two Mid-South Division after defeating Houston FC 3-1.
Houston FC (1-4-2) struck first after a goal in the 15th minute putting Brilla instantly in recovery mode.
Staying focused, Brilla continued to pressure the goal after many stops from Houston’s keeper, but Victor Pimentel found the back of the net after receiving a great cross from Arturo Astorga in the 31st minute. Astorga’s left footed cross found Pimentel in the air for the header.
Pimentel’s goal evened up the match, but his second goal gave Brilla FC the lead. After receiving...
June 8, 2019
Despite relinquishing the first goal, Mississippi Brilla FC (4-1-2) rallied to put away the AHFC Royals (0-4-3) to earn their fourth win of the season and close out the first half of the 2019 season.
The first half of the match finished scoreless after both teams attempted to find space behind the opposing defensive lines.
Brilla FC had a handful of chances on goal that just missed wide, but the team continued to pressure AHFC’s back line, growing more confident throughout the match.
After the start of the second half, AHFC Royals took control of the board...
MAY 29, 2019
After a three-game series against Texas United, Mississippi Brilla FC (2-0-1) hosted Corpus Christi FC (2-1) at home and took its first loss as they fell to Corpus Christi FC 6-3.
Both teams broke into the match early with stiff physicality and a willingness to attack the goal.
However, a seven-minute spree gave Corpus Christi its four goals of the first half with four different players find the net, leaving Brilla down 4-0 after the 28th minute.
After the mandatory water break, Brilla FC’s Nicolas Cam reined in Mississippi’s lone goal in the first half at the...