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Sports News of Saturday, 11 August 2018


Majeed Waris taste debut defeat as AS Monaco dismantle FC Nantes

Ghana forward, Majeed Waris featured for FC Nantes in their 3-1 defeat at home to AS Monaco on Saturday in their opening French Ligue 1 match.

The FC Porto loanee was introduced in the 72nd minute to replace Kalifa Coulibaly.

Waris made his name in Ligue 1 Conforama while playing for Valenciennes FC for the second half the 2013-14 season on loan from Spartak Moscow.

He bagged no fewer than nine goals in 16 league appearances.

The 26-year-old returned to Ligue 1 Conforama in 2015 with FC Lorient and played for two-and-a-half seasons stint in Brittany where he netted 25 goals in 73 appearances.