Fort St John Flyers fall to Grande Prairie in game three of playoffs

first_imgThen with 43 seconds left in the period, the Athletics would score another goal making it a 3-1 lead over the Flyers as they headed into the third.The third period would prove to be tough as both teams had a difficult time scoring a goal.The Athletics would score their fourth and final goal at 1:27 left in the game.With time running out, the Athletics would win this game 4-1 over the Flyers.Advertisement Currently, in the playoff standings, the Flyers have won only one game out of three.Up next, the Flyers are home on Tuesday, February 12, as they host the Athletics for game four of the playoff series. Puck drop is 8:30 p.m. at the North Peace Arena. GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – The Fort St. John Flyers were in Grande Prairie on Saturday night as they took on the Athletics for game three of the playoffs.This was not the game the Flyers were expecting to see.At 7:13 into the game, the Athletics would score a goal making the score 1-0 over the Flyers.- Advertisement -Then at 9:30 left in the period, Adam Horst would score a goal with assists by Ryan Carter and James Walsh making the score tied at one apiece.In the second period, both teams battled to score a goal throughout most of the frame.It wasn’t until 2:29 remaining when the Athletics would score a goal on the Flyers making the game 2-1.Advertisementlast_img read more

Ghana football chief resigns after corruption suspension

first_img0Shares0000Kwesi Nyantakyi accused “scammers” of tricking him after stepping down as Ghanaian Football Association president © AFP/File / Carl DE SOUZAACCRA, Ghana, Jun 8 – Ghanian Football Association (GFA) president Kwesi Nyantakyi resigned on Friday just hours after world football governing body FIFA hit him with a 90-day suspension over corruption claims.In a statement carried on the GFA website, Nyantakyi apologised “unreservedly” for “a series of errors of indiscretion” after FIFA launched an ethics investigation into his activities. Nyantakyi was accused in an explosive documentary called ‘Number 12’, aired on Wednesday by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, of soliciting bribes amounting to several million dollars.The football chief said “scammers” had “deceived me into thinking they were genuine persons interested in investing in our country”.In the documentary he was accused of requesting $11 million (9.3 million euros) from reporters posing as investors to secure government contracts.He also allegedly tried to profit personally from a $5 million-a-year, five-year sponsorship deal with the GFA.Hidden camera footage also purportedly showed referees taking as little as $100 each to rig matches.Ghana’s government on Thursday said the documentary had exposed “gross malfunctioning… characterised by widespread fraud, corruption and bribery” at the GFA.Ghana’s information minister Mustapha Abdul-Hamid said the government would dissolve the GFA because of the “widespread nature of the apparent rot”.FIFA responded earlier on Friday by banning Nyantakyi from “all football-related activity” for 90 days pending an investigation with a possible further suspension of up to 45 days.Football is Ghana’s national sport and the revelations have sent shockwaves through the country, just under a week before the start of the World Cup finals in Russia, for which they failed to qualify.Before the last World Cup in Brazil in 2014, Nyantakyi was accused of signing a $170,000-deal for Ghana to play in a friendly organised by match fixers. He denied the accusations.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more