ATLANTA – Atlanta United today announced a pair of changes to its upcoming broadcasts on Wednesday, Oct. 20 vs. NYCFC (7:30 p.m., Bally Sports South, 92-9 The Game, La Mejor). Mike Conti (play-by-play) will make his Atlanta United television debut, filling in for Kevin Egan and will be joined by Maurice Edu (analyst) and Jillian Sakovits (sideline/host). Coverage from Mercedes-Benz Stadium is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. with Atlanta United Live!
For the radio broadcast on 92-9 The Game, Jason Longshore will take over play-by-play duties in Conti’s absence and will be joined in the booth by Jeff Larentowicz (analyst), who will make his Atlanta United radio debut. Coverage will also begin at 7:00 p.m.
Conti has served as the club’s radio play-by-play announcer since the start of the 2018 season. He is currently the Managing Editor of 92-9 The Game and contributes daily to the station’s midday and afternoon shows. Additionally, he hosts the pregame, halftime and postgame shows on the Atlanta Hawks Radio Network.
Larentowicz, a 16-year MLS veteran who retired from professional soccer on April 5, made his broadcast debut earlier this season on May 23 for ATL UTD 2 during a 2-2 draw against Memphis 901. He’s called three additional ATL UTD 2 matches on ESPN+ this season, in addition to making his Bally Sports debut as guest analyst for Atlanta United’s First Team match on June 27 against New York Red Bulls.
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Atlanta United joined Major League Soccer in 2017 and won the 2018 MLS Cup in just its second season, the earliest an expansion team has won the title since 1998. The club has set multiple league records including season tickets sales (36,000-plus), single-game attendance (72,548), single-season average (53,002) and total home attendance (901,033). Owned by Arthur M. Blank, and led by club President Darren Eales, Atlanta United plays its home matches at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. For more information about Atlanta United, including how to purchase season tickets, visit: www.atlutd.com, and follow @ATLUTD.