Mississippi Brilla FC announced today that Matthew Horth has been appointed as Head Coach of the USL League Two team. Horth will be Brilla’s 6th head coach and will guide them into their 15th season in the league. Horth replaces Luke Sanford who recently accepted a coaching position with New Mexico United in the USL Championship. Sanford began his coaching stint with Brilla in 2019 and led the team to a 9-3-3 record and a Mid South Division title in 2021.

    Horth is currently...

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  • Mississippi Brilla FC is set to kickoff its 15th season in USL2 this summer, and the schedule is heavy against new teams that have entered the league for the 2022 campaign. With the addition of three new Louisiana teams, the Mid South Division received a complete overhaul, and also moved back into the Southern Conference along with the Deep South, Southeast, South Atlantic, and Lone Star divisions. The Lone Star Division is comprised of the majority of the Texas teams that Mississippi has been paired with for the last several seasons.

    Joining Brilla as returning members of the Mid South...

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  • USL League Two boasts the slogan #Path2Pro as the league has become a proven pathway to professional soccer. Through 14 seasons in the country’s top pre-professional league, Mississippi Brilla FC has a strong track record of sending players to professional teams. But it is not always just the players that get opportunities to move forward in their careers.

    Mississippi Brilla FC Head Coach Luke Sanford has been named Assistant Coach and Academy Head Coach at New Mexico United. The team competes in the USL Championship, the 2nd Division of professional soccer in the United States.

     “We could not be more...

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  • Giving Tuesday is Approaching

    Tuesday, November 30 is Giving Tuesday. What is Giving Tuesday? "Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that unleashes the power of radical generosity around the world.”
    For the last several years, Brilla Soccer Ministries has participated in Giving Tuesday by focusing our fundraising efforts for one day on a specific area of our ministry that often goes underfunded. With our new Global Football Alliance initiative, we have a number of projects with our international partners that we are planning to be involved with in 2022. All funds donated through our website from...

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  • Morris, Morales, James Lead Campbell into NCAA Tournament
    Adrian Morales scored the game winning goal in the Big South Conference Championship on Sunday. The assist was provided by fellow Brilla teammate, Jake Morris. Morris tallied 5 goals and 5 assists to help lead the Camels to a 15-3-2 record and Big South Regular Season and Tournament titles. Morales added 2 assists on the season, while Jalen James provided 4 goals. James and Morales were both limited by injuries throughout the season. The Camels will travel to VA Tech on Thursday for the first round of the NCAA D1 Tournament.

    Louisville Cardinals Earn...

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  • CLINTON, Miss. - Despite late heroics from Orlando Lozano, Mississippi Brilla FC's 2021 season came to an end with a penalty kick loss to Kalamazoo FC. After 120 minutes, the match ended 1-1, but the Michigan-based club was able to win the penalty kick shootout 4-1.

    The match began with a flurry of Brilla chances. Luke Bryant, Marco Astorga, and Jalen James each decent opportunities in the first six minutes of action. However, none of their shots were able to pierce the back of the net.

    The two teams went into the halftime break scoreless. But after the break, it...

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