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2014 World Cup: Ghana striker Majeed Waris making impact at Valenciennes

Published on: 10 February 2014
Abdul Majeed Waris

Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris is underlying his prolificacy at French Ligue 1 side Valenciennes.

The 22-year-old is on a six-month spell from Russian side Spartak Moscow and has now scored two goals in five appearances.

Waris has also made three assists and nine shots at goal for the struggling side in the French top-flight.

His scoring form will delight Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah ahead of the 2014 World Cup finals Brazil.

Waris is one of the few players who are guaranteed slots in Ghana’s squad.

The former Hacken striker scored 23 goals in 29 league appearances to win goal king award in the Swedish top-flight two years ago.

Valenciennes are third bottom on the league table and two points away from safety.


  • mobnoah says:
    February 11, 2014 02:48 pm
    i agree with you keith. he made a wrong move to rusia but where have u been. we have missed u soo much.
  • 21guns says:
    February 10, 2014 07:35 pm
    He is a great striker,Gyan n waris will be the goal machine for Ghana
  • keith from germany says:
    February 10, 2014 11:30 am
    Warris is the real deal. He made a mistake by moving to russia. But since no one is perfect we all hope in the near future he dont repeat such kind of mistakes. France realy suits his style of play. He will surprise many at the mundial in Brasil. He will be the golden boy of ghana soccer. Mark it on the wall.this is just the beginning