In-form Ghana forward Majeed Waris strikes again for Strasbourg in France

In-form Ghana forward Majeed Waris strikes again for Strasbourg in France

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:54 PM
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  • Ghana forward Majeed Waris is picking form at the right time after scoring for the second consecutive game in France
  • The petite attacker netted in injury time as Strasbourg lost to Bordeaux on the road in a thrilling encounter
  • Abdul Majeed Waris has now netted two goals in Ligue 1 this season after working his way back into the starting team

Abdul Majeed Waris scored for the second consecutive game in the French Ligue 1 as Strasbourg lost narrowly to Girondins Bordeaux on Sunday, January 23, 2022.

The 30-year-old attacker scored in injury time but it was not enough as Strasbourg suffered a 4-3 defeat at the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux.

In a video posted on Twitter, the striker met a cross from the left to pull net his side's third of the seven-goal thriller match.

Ghana forward Majeed Waris after scoring against Bordeaux. SOURCE: Twitter/ @ghanasoccernet
In-form Ghana forward Majeed Waris strikes again for Strasbourg in France. SOURCE: Twitter/ @ghanasoccernet
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Having scored in the winner against Clermont Foot, the striker started from the bench and replaced Lucas Perrin in the 77th minute.

Strasbourg started poorly, allowing Bordeaux to take a 3-0 lead before 40 minutes, after Hwang Ui-Jo's first half brace was sandwiched by Albert Elis' striker.

However, veteran forward Kevin Gameiro pulled one back for Strasbourg before the break. He then netted again 12 minutes into the second half to reduce the deficit.

And just when Strasbourg were getting themselves into the game, after waves and waves of attack, Ui-Jo completed his hat-trick with his side's fourth on 90 minutes.

Majeed Waris pulled one back in injury time but it was a little too late for the vistors to stage a mammoth comeback.

His return to form has seen Ghanaians asking for his Black Stars comeback.

Majeed Waris ends goal drought in Strasbourg victory

Earlier, reported that, 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.

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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.