Giving Tuesday is almost here! Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving to non-profits (like Brilla Soccer Ministries) that is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday helps non-profits kick off their charitable giving season, when people typically begin to focus on their end of the year giving. Last year over 300 million dollars were donated to non-profits on Giving Tuesday alone!
Over the last 2 years we have designated our Giving Tuesday gifts to special projects such as Brilla Costa Rica and our Urban Soccer Project. This year our Giving Tuesday gifts...
Mississippi Brilla FC narrowly missed out on a playoff spot, but put an exclamation point on the season with a 2-1 victory over Peachtree City MOBA on Sunday night in Clinton. After learning their postseason fate following some unfavorable results in other games on Saturday night, Brilla capped off an 8-2-4 season with a win in front of their home fans on a muggy Sunday night.
After a convincing 6-0 win over MOBA just two days earlier, Brilla conceded an early goal to find themselves down 1-0. In the 14th minute, MOBA’s Dennis Pyetsukh’s cross...Mississippi Brilla FC entered the weekend needing two wins at home to have any chance of advancing to the playoffs next weekend. The first step was completed with a 6-0 drubbing of Peachtree City MOBA on Friday night.Brilla jumped out in front early when Pau Jimenez played a brilliant ball through the gap that left Napo Matsoso with only the MOBA goalkeeper to beat. He was able to slot the ball past Konrad Dziedzic to give the hosts a 1-0 after only 6 minutes. The early lead held throughout the first half.
View PostJuly 7, 2018CLINTON, Miss. - Fresh off their division clinching victory in Birmingham on Thursday night, South Georgia Tormenta FC came to Mississippi on Saturday hoping to maintain their hot streak and stay unbeaten. Following a three hour weather delay, the visitors were able to continue their undefeated season with a scoreless draw. The tie moves Tormenta FC to 10-0-2, while Brilla moves to 6-2-4.
After waiting out multiple lightning and rain delays, the teams took the field nearly three hours after the originally scheduled start time. With little time for a proper...
CLINTON, Miss. - Three games into a four game season series, Mississippi Brilla FC and the Birmingham Hammers each had a win and also a draw in the series. Saturday’s “rubber match” in Clinton would decide the winner of the season series. Another hard fought battle between two evenly matched teams eventually went the way of the home team with Brilla pulling out a 3-1 victory.
The Hammers saw the majority of possession early on, but it was Brilla who struck first in the 12th minute. Ruben Sanchez played a perfect ball through to Napo Matsoso who finished the job by...Mississippi Brilla FC coach Mark McKeever made a few key adjustments to his starting lineup on Tuesday and the newcomers did not disappoint. Striker Junior Chavez earned his first start of the season, after playing sparingly through the first month of the season. Chavez wasted no time taking advantage of the opportunity.Just 4 minutes into the match, Chavez pressured the Memphis goalkeeper, Victor Hoestbo, and forced his clearance to deflect off of his back and into the net. The hustle resulted in an early 1-0 lead for the home team.In the...