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  • CLINTON, Miss. - Some label the 2nd Round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as David vs Goliath. The 2nd Round is the entry level for professional teams, and the surviving amateur squads from the 1st Round get to take their best shot at the next level teams. The OK City Energy FC certainly got all it could handle from Mississippi Brilla FC in Clinton, MS on Wednesday night.

    On a perfect night for soccer in the PDL (Premier Development League) side’s backyard, the visiting professional team from Oklahoma City found itself controlling much of the match, but never...

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  • Mississippi Brilla FC is hosting the OKC Energy FC in the second round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at 7:00 PM Wednesday night at Traceway Park in Clinton, Mississippi.

    The best place to watch the match is from the bleachers. Tickets are just $5 each. However, if that's not possible, the next best place is right here.

     

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  • By Datti Jinkiri

    The second round of the US Open Cup will get kicked off on Wednesday night with a highly anticipated matchup.  The Oklahoma City Energy of the USL will travel to Clinton’s Traceway Park to face Mississippi Brilla FC. 

    The Energy have yet to play a cup match, due to them receiving a bye into the second round.  However, they have been deeply entrenched in their USL season.  The Energy have gone unbeaten in their last five matches, having drawn four times and won once.  This is all after a season opening loss against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC. 

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  • By Datti Jinkiri 

    In a game where all of the goals were scored in the second half, Mississippi Brilla FC emerged as the 2-1 victors over Peachtree City MOBA.  Brilla showed their desire and determination when the chips were down, especially after falling behind by a goal.

    Peachtree City took the lead in the 64th minute. Bryson Asher's free kick was blocked by the Brilla wall, but the ball trickled out to defender Alex Rotolini. Rotolini's strike went through a sea of players and into the corner of keeper Brendan Ledgeway's goal.  That goal is the first goal in Peachtree...

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  • Brilla Tops CD Motagua

     By Datti Jinkiri

     

    Mississippi Brilla FC picked up their first ever US Open Cup win by beating CD Motagua of New Orleans 2-0. Goals from Brazilian Eduardo Cruz and Chilean Ignacio Flores provided the difference in the match. It was CD Motagua’s first ever Open Cup appearance and Brilla’s third.

    Cruz opened up the scoring in the 28th minute. The Brilla captain picked up the ball in the middle of the park and unleashed a venomous shot from 25 yards away. The shot deflected off of a Motagua player and went past the keeper Lamoy Graham.

    The home team...

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  • Watch our Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup First Round Match vs CD Montagua live.

     

     

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