Florida Frenzy makes South Florida their New Home
South Florida will get a taste of a new professional indoor football this spring when the Florida Frenzy join the National Indoor Football League (NIFL) .
Sports fans will have another outlet for their football fix with Florida Frenzy operated by general manager Oronde Gadsden, former star Miami Dolphins wide receiver and owned by Howard Leonhardt.
"I am excited to bring action packed football to South Florida," said team owner, Howard Leonhardt.
The Florida Frenzy kicks of the 2006 Season March 19, taking on the Osceola Football team in Orlando Florida
Florida Frenzy is scheduled to play 7 regular season home game; beginning April 9 facing the Fayetteville Guard.
"With our sixth year approaching," says National Indoor Football League President Carolyn Shiver, "the NIFL has proven beyond doubt that it is a league of stability, and ready to take on the exciting challenge of new growth. The owners of the expansion teams are dedicated, proven business men and women who have embraced our league, and are geared up to provide fast paced indoor football and family entertainment to their respective areas."
Support the Florida Frenzy by purchasing your season tickets today! The Florida Frenzy welcomes the opportunity to have you join them as they celebrate their Inaugural Season of competition in the National Indoor Football League.
About the Florida Frenzy
Hollywood-based Florida Frenzy, a National Indoor Football League (NIFL) team is operated by general manager Oronde Gadsden, former Miami Dolphins wide receiver and owned by Howard Leonhardt. Now, in their inaugural season, the team plans to give its fans and South Florida community an exciting football season. For additional information about the Florida Frenzy, the NIFL, or season ticket and corporate sponsorship information, please visit our website at www.FloridaFrenzy.com or call (954)-961-1156.
About the NIFL
The NIFL was launched in 2001 with 18 franchises across the United States. The league has a partnership with the National Football League. The NIFL trains officials through a cooperative with NFL officials and game tapes from the indoor games are mailed to the NFL league office for scouting purposes. Players who either have been cut by NFL teams or weren't given a shot can latch on to NIFL teams to try for a second chance in the NFL. This season the league has grown to 25 teams including several in Florida. There are 14 regular season games, two playoff games and the Indoor Bowl, which the Tri-Cities Fever won last year. NIFL games are televised on the Sci-Fi Channel. Additional information about the NIFL can be found at the league website, www.nationalindoorfootballleague.net or call 888-422-9682.
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