CLINTON, Miss. - Better late than never! Three goals in the final 18 minutes of the match secured a 5-2 win for Mississippi Brilla FC this afternoon. The win was Brilla's second in two games. Ciro Damine put in a Man of the Match performance from the center forward position, scoring twice and assisting on another goal.
Jalen James opened the scoring for Brilla in first half stoppage time. Jamie DiLuzio dispossessed a Houston player in Brilla's attacking third, and the ball eventually made its way to Damine. Damine played a through pass to James, who rounded the goalkeeper...
Jonathan Burke | Goalkeeper
Naperville, Illinois | Eastern Illinois University
Who has been your biggest influence in your faith, and how did that person influence you?
“The biggest influence in my faith would have to be my mom. She has raised me the best way possible, and I believe she's done everything in her power to make life more enjoyable for me. She is very strong in her faith and really believes in being a servant for others. When I see her going out of her way to do things for others, it makes me want...
CLINTON, Miss. – Mississippi Brilla FC announced today that its previously scheduled match against Corpus Christi FC has been postponed.
The decision to postpone the match has been made out of an abundance of caution following one of the club’s persons testing positive for COVID-19. The individual has been immediately isolated at home, is recovering in good spirits, and all league, local and state health and wellness protocols are being followed.
A rescheduled date for the postponed game will be announced when available.
CLINTON, Miss. - It's good to be back! Mississippi Brilla FC's last USL League Two game was on July 3, 2019. That was 682 days ago. The COVID-19 pandemic had caused a one-year pause in USL League Two, as it did with many leagues and events over the last year. But Mississippi Brilla FC was finally able to be back in action in 2021, and the team began the campaign with a 3-0 win over Round Rock SC.
By Liv Rives
As we move closer to the start of the 2021 Mississippi Brilla FC season, we'll take a look at the roster unit by unit. Today, the team's forwards will be previewed.
The Attacking Unit
Juan David Herrera (Cali, Columbia) from Georgia Military College is a dynamic addition to Brilla this season. In 2019, Herrera had 26 goals (six of them being game winners), nine assists, and was a Second Team All-American.
Jalen James (Grand Prairie, Texas) scored five goals and added two assists this spring with...
As we move closer to the start of the 2021 Mississippi Brilla FC season, we'll take a look at the roster unit by unit. Today, the team's midfielders will be previewed.
Wisconsin alum Duncan Storey (Ridgeland, Miss.) will be one of Brilla's key returnees in the center of the park. Storey was a mainstay in the Brilla lineup in 2019, playing in 13 games. He scored in a 1-1 road tie against the AHFC Royals.
Amadou Gadio (Toulon, France) has been a key part of Oklahoma Wesleyan's spine this season. The...