Video: Strasbourg players show Majeed Waris love after ending goal drought

Video: Strasbourg players show Majeed Waris love after ending goal drought

Lukman Mumuni
January 18, 2022 at 6:51 AM
  • Ghanaian striker Abdul Majeed Waris netted his first goal of the French Ligue 1 season in Strasbourg's victory against Montpellier
  • The Ghana international had struggled to score this season but ended his drought with his first in eleven games
  • Strasbourg players mobbed the player is show of affection and support for the speedy attacker

Majeed Waris has finally broken his goal scoring drought after starting a comeback victory for Strasbourg in their Ligue 1 game against Montpellier.

The 30-year-old Ghana international had not scored since the start of the season, putting pressure on him before the Montpellier game, but ended his scoreless run with a magnificent goal.

In a video posted on Twitter, sighted by, players of Strasbourg run to surround the forward in show of affection and support for the petite attacker.

Ghana forward Majeed Waris celebrating goal against Montpellier. SOURCE: Twitter/ @RCS_English
Video: Strasbourg players show Majeed Waris love after ending goal drought. SOURCE: Twitter/ @RCS_English
Source: Twitter

The goal was Waris' first of the season, and Strasbourg's leveler in the 3-1 win on Sunday, January 16, at the Stade de la Meinau.

Montpellier opened the scoring after just 11 minutes but with 13 minutes remaining, Waris equalized for Strasbourg before Adrien Thomasson and Kevin Gameiro completed the victory.

Teammate Jean Eudes-Ahoulou took to Twitter to write: "A collective victory, I am happy for you Majeed Waris."
"I see Majeed working every day. It's not easy for these players. He continues to invest himself on a daily basis, to work. He seized the opportunity today and was rewarded. Aholou also made a very good comeback," said Manager Julien Stephan.
"Thank you. I like when the players make us close the valve. As the other would say "as long as it lasts!"," wrote a fan Eric Wursteisen.

Majeed Waris receives degree from a UK University

Earlier, reported that, Ghana and Strasbourg forward, Abdul Majeed Waris, has received an honorary degree from the Hartpury College in the United Kingdom.

The French-based forward was awarded the degree for his role in sports and his ability to combine education and football.

In photos posted on Twitter by the football, he expressed delight in his latest achievement and thanked the Right to Dream Academy for giving him the opportunity.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.
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