Cypriot giants Anorthosis Famagusta announce signing of Ghana striker from 2014 World Cup ▷ SportsBrief.com
- Ghanaian striker Abdul Majeed Waris joined Cypriot club Anorthosis Famagusta in the summer transfer window
- The Black Stars attack the former Cypriot league champion after ending his stay in the French League
- Majeed Waris last played for Strasbourg in the French Ligue 1, having played at Lorient, Nantes and Valenciennes
Ghana 2014 World Cup squad member Abdul Majeed Waris has landed a club move in the summer transfer window after sealing a move to Anorthosis Famagusta in Cyprus.
The speedster has signed a two-year contract to join the club after leaving French Ligue 1 side Racing Strasbourg.
Anorthosis Famagusta have announced the arrival of the Ghanaian on their official site as he began his career in Cyprus.
“Anorthosis Famagusta announces the signing of a contract with footballer Abdul Majeed Waris. The agreement lasts until the summer of 2024. We welcome the footballer to our team and wish him success with the “Phoenix” on the chest,” the club wrote.
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Majeed Waris has spent most of his career in France, having played for LorientValenciennes, FC Nantes and Strasbourg.
His move to Cyprus should give him a chance to return to the senior national team.
Majeed Waris played for the Black Stars in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Majeed Waris scores for Strasbourg in France
Earlier, sports briefs reported that Abdul Majeed Waris scored for the second consecutive game in the French Ligue 1 as Strasbourg narrowly lost to Girondins Bordeaux on Sunday January 23, 2022.
The 30-year-old striker scored in added time but it wasn’t enough as Strasbourg suffered a 4-3 defeat at the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux.
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In a video posted on Twitter, the striker met a cross from the left to fire his side’s third goal in the thrilling seven-goal game.
Majeed Waris receives honorary degree from British University
Ghana and Strasbourg striker Abdul Majeed Waris has received an honorary degree from Hartpury College in the UK.
The France-based striker was awarded the diploma for his role in sport and his ability to combine education and football.
In photos posted to Twitter by Football, he said he was delighted with his latest achievement and thanked the Right to Dream Academy for giving him the opportunity.
Source: Sports Brief News