TX United showed why they are the team to beat this season in the Mid South Division. The division leaders came to Mississippi and scored early and often to put away the hosts by a 5-1 scoreline. TX United runs its perfect start to the season to 4-0 while Brilla drops to 1-2-1.
After a decent start that included a couple of near chances by the home side, TX United got on the scoreboard first. In the 16th minute, Maycol Reyes won a ball down the touchline and served an easy ball across the mouth of the goal that Malik Henry-Scott...
Mississippi Brilla FC welcomed the opportunity to play in front of their home crowd after a tough road loss to begin the season last week in Texas. Led by first year head coach Mike Azira, Brilla did not disappoint the locals during a 3 goal outburst in the first half.
In the 16th minute, Ayden Von Essen opened the scoring after Joel Albritton chased down a Parish pass to the keeper. After rounding the keeper, Albritton slotted the ball in front of the goal to Von Essen, who calmly placed it in the back of the...
Mississippi Brilla FC Head Coach Mike Azira has named his coaching staff for the 2023 USL League Two season. Jordan Parron and Humberto Pelaez will join Coach Azira’s staff for the summer.
Jordan Parron is currently the men’s assistant coach at Jones Community College. A native of Brandon, MS, Parron played collegiately at Mississippi Gulf Coast, IUPUI, and University of Memphis. He served as the graduate assistant at Belhaven University before spending the last 2 seasons at JCC. The team posted a 16-1 record in 2022.
Humberto Pelaez is returning for a fourth season with Brilla. The Panama City, Panama native...
Here are our 2023 Roster Announcements. As new players are announced, they will be added to the top of this list.
Apopka, FL, USA
Chase Gwynn joined Brilla at the end of the 2022 season, and we are excited to welcome him back for the 2023 campaign! Chase is a dynamic goal-scorer that tallied 19 goals and 5 assists during his final collegiate season in 2021. His efforts...Mississippi Brilla FC recently announced that former Uganda National Team player and seven year Major League Soccer veteran, Micheal Azira, will take over the team’s USL2 head coaching duties. Azira replaces Matt Horth, who recently accepted a new college coaching position that will prohibit his return to Mississippi this summer.
"Coach Matt was a tremendous addition to our staff last summer and put together a championship caliber team for this summer,” said General Manager Rusty Bryant. "It is unfortunate that he will not be able to lead the team this summer, but we wish him nothing but the best in...
Mississippi Brilla FC is currently building a team of interns for the summer. Upcoming high school seniors, recent high school graduates, current college students, and college graduates may apply to be a part of the 2023 USL2 intern staff. Our interns are unpaid positions but may be eligible for college class credit depending on your educational institution.
Mississippi Brilla FC interns assist with our USL2 season and camps from May through July. Various positions of focus include:
- Marketing and Media
- Game Day Execution