Omid Namazi Featured on
TV talk show Ron Zaslow Interviews

Ron Zaslow and Omid Namazi at the set of Ron Zaslow Interviews
First Airing of Show Taking Place on MNN and MNN.org this Thursday

Newark, N.J. (Monday, February 16, 2009) – New Jersey Ironmen Head Coach Omid Namazi was recently interviewed by TV talk show host Ron Zaslow for a feature in his Ron Zaslow Interviews program, and the show will have its first airing take place this Thursday at 8:00 p.m. Viewers worldwide will have the opportunity to catch the show as it will air on television via the Manhattan Neighborhood Network and will run simultaneously on their website at www.mnn.org on three occasions.

“Omid is very knowledgeable about soccer, and his experience showed throughout the course of this interview,” Zaslow commented about Namazi. “Overall, he is very smart and professional, and you can tell he truly understands the indoor game and its business aspects."

Ron Zaslow is a writer, journalist, and talk show host who focuses on sports and its business aspects. His writing has been featured in Boxing Digest, Fightsport Magazine, Inside Lacrosse Magazine, the New York Resident and on the website Adotas. He co-produces and hosts Ron Zaslow Interviews, and his show features in-depth discussions with a diverse range of guests on topics regarding the sports industry. Ron also does Ron Zaslow's Sports Moment, a weekly syndicated sports report on 94.9 WSYY-FM in Maine. He is also an attorney admitted to practice in New York State.

The Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) is a non-profit organization that broadcasts programming on four public access stations in Manhattan. Their shows cover a wide variety of topics, both local and international in scope. The MNN reaches up to three million viewers around Manhattan while also streaming live online at www.mnn.org, enabling them to reach audiences around the world. In addition to broadcasting more than 1200 active shows in 20 languages and 24 hours a day, the MNN is a community media center that offers free classes and resources for producing public access shows.

Fresh off a hard-fought win over the Chicago Storm last night, the Ironmen return to Prudential Center for a pair of pivotal midweek games this Wednesday and Thursday. On Wednesday, New Jersey will host the Detroit Ignition at 11:00 a.m. in a special business outing game before hosting the Chicago Storm in a Thursday night showdown at 7:30 p.m. Joining the Ironmen as honorary captain on Thursday will be former IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi.

Should the Ironmen win both matches this week at home, not only would they would even their record to 6-6, but the battle for the league crown would become extremely heated. Heading into the slate of XSL matches next weekend, two wins would mean New Jersey would trail the Ignition by a single game and the Wave by 1.5 games. Both Milwaukee and Detroit play the Storm next weekend.



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