Mississippi Brilla FC and the Houston Dutch Lions squared off against each other at Clinton’s Traceway Park in their first of four meetings on Thursday night. After six cautions, two red cards, and two lightning delays totaling nearly two hours, Brilla found itself with a 2-1 victory when the whistle finally ended the match.
As the match began four hours earlier, Brilla seemed to have its foot on the accelerator from the beginning. Manuel Saez found the back of the net in the 14th minute after a quick restart on a free kick by Eduardo...Due to unforeseen circumstances, Mississippi Brilla FC is moving their two weekend matches versus the Houston Dutch Lions to Clinton’s Traceway Park. The two matches scheduled for Thursday, June 18 and Saturday, June 20 will be played at Traceway Park with 7:00 PM kickoffs.
Relocation of the game to Traceway Park provides a unique opportunity to highlight the burgeoning relationship between Mississippi Brilla FC and the city of Clinton’s Parks and Recreation Department. The relocation also provides an opportunity to play the game on an international regulation natural grass pitch.
“The expanded playing surface ...
In the second game of a two-game home-stand, Mississippi Brilla avenged the 2-1 defeat handed to them by the Laredo Heat just two days before. Brilla had their foot on the pedal from the opening whistle while it appeared the Heat were content to sit in and defend as a draw would suit them just fine after already securing three points from their first match.
The Laredo tactics worked for the first half. Despite taking nine shots in the first 45 minutes, Brilla was unable to put one behind Laredo goalkeeper, Jorge Ortega.
The fortunes would change after...
CLINTON, Miss. - Mississippi Brilla welcomed Mid-South Division rivals the Laredo Heat for the first match in a two-match home-stand on Thursday night. This is the third match-up between the teams after they tied 0-0 and 2-2 in Laredo over Memorial Day weekend.
Laredo opened the scoring early when Alan Reyna’s long pass was taken down perfectly by Chuy Cortes and slotted into the Brilla net in the 12th minute.
Laredo continued to press in the first half, while Brilla moved the ball well, but failed to created any meaningful chances.
The Heat doubled their lead in the...Brilla JUNIORS is excited to announce our new staff team for the 2015-16 season, and we are proud of the new additions and the return of a few familiar faces as well! Keep visiting this website to stay current through the tryout process regarding updates in the case of field or time adjustments in the event of inclement weather.
Tryout details are listed below the staff list. All members of the coaching staff will be present at the noted tryout location each night; players are encouraged to attend JUNIORS tryouts on as many nights as possible...
In an early season exhibition match at Arrow Field, Mississippi Brilla FC hosted the Cajun Soccer Club from Lafayette, LA at Clinton High School Friday night.
Cajun SC got off to a hot start when, in the second minute, Brandon Briscoe ran onto a Martan Cheramie through ball, just beating Brilla ‘keeper Carl Blundell to the ball and slipping it past him into the Brilla net.
Brilla took just 18 minutes to level the score when Peter Okuchukwu polished off a Brian Vasquez cross in the 20th minute.
Vasquez added his own name to the scorers column when he slotted home...