Majeed Waris Announces Lorient Return With A Brace

Black Stars forward, Abdul Majeed Waris, marked his return for FC Loreint with a blistering brace in a vital come back win for his club side. The France based Ghanaian attacker , hauled his side back into the game after an early set back to record a 3-1 win.

The former Trabonzor forward, who missed out on the final 23 man squad for the 2017 Nations Cup, celebrated his return to club football with two goals despite missing the target from the spot. The Lorient hit man slotted in perfectly for the departed Benjamin Mokandjou, with a man of the match display for the rock bottom side.

A first half opener from Yannis Salibur, heaped more pressure on the relegation engulfed side , only for their Ghanaian import to turn the score line upward down. An early caution into the second half did little to tame Majeed, whose 72nd minute equalizer changed the dynamics of the game. The former Trabonzor forward registered his sixth goal of the season to tie the scores for the host before Jacob Cobat shot Lorient into 2-1 lead with 8 minutes to play.

A missed spot kick by Majeed was made mathematically irrelevant with a compose last gasp strike from the Ghanaian sealing the scores. It ended 3-1 in favour of the host but still not enough to pull them away from the drop. Lorient stays rock bottom in the French ligue I with a paltry 18 points from 20 games.

Compatriot, Alhassan Wakasu, who joined from Rio Aves in Portugal , was only good enough to make the match day squad on his debut invite.


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