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Sports News of Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

Majeed Waris' double assist in Lorient win over Nancy

Lorient striker Majeed Waris has been ranked 29th best assist in the French Ligue 1 following his double assist in his side’s 3-2 win over Nancy over the weekend.

The Black Stars striker marked his return with two significant assists to earn his side all three points in a 3-2 win over AS Nancy at the Stade Macel-Picot.

Waris was suspended for Lorient’s previous clash with giants PSG following accumulation of cards but returned with a big bang.

The home side took a 2-goal lead but the inspirational Waris doubled his efforts to provide Cameroonian Bnejamin Moukandjo with an intelligent pass to reduce the tally to 2-1 in the 66th minute.

The visitors leveled the scores 20 minutes later though Lautoa before Waris provided his second assist for Mvuemba who slotted home beautifully to steal the all-important win for the bottom club.

The swift Ghana striker has since provided four assists so far in the season for Lorient, scoring seven himself, placing him 29th on the top assists chart.