Majeed Waris’ Foundation has presented a cash amount of Ghc 2000. 00 to the Executive Council of Tamale Metro Football Association to help them prepare well for their Juvenile League U-17 Final Match on Saturday, 28th August, 2021 at Kalandan Park. The presentation was done at the Association’s Office in Tamale by the leadership of the Foundation. The final match shall be between winners of Group A, Great Eagles and winners of Group B, Super Standfast.
The Executive Council of the Association made a courtesy call on the Stroudsburg attacker to support the association in their preparation towards the final match of the 2021 Juvenile League (U-17). Despite that the player and his Foundation were given a short notice, they still responded positively to the call of the Association.
Speaking to the media committee of Tamale Metro Football Association, the PRO of Majeed Waris Foundation, Halid Prince Mukadi Gbramoni disclosed that Majeed Waris sent them to come and present an amount of Ghc 2000.00 to Tamale Metro Football Association following their call on the player for support. The host of Zaa Sports added that it is always the intention of Majeed Waris to support each and every individual who is in need, hence the need to support him with prayers so he will continue to succeed in football. Mukadi, ‘Sapashini’ noted that the 29 year old Waris has supported a lot of people in all walks of life in diverse ways and will continue to do so.
Mr Salman Faris on behalf of the Chairman of Tamale Metro Football Association thanked Majeed Waris for the support and called on him to continue supporting the association so they could produce players of his caliber sooner than later.
Waris started his football in Tamale with Super Standfast before moving to Right to Dream Academy. He has also played for many clubs in Europe including
BK Häcken, Spartak Moscow,
Valenciennes, Trabzonspor, Lorient, Porto, Nantes and currently Strasbourg.
The pacy attacker has also represented Ghana at the senior national level. He was called up to the Ghana squad against Chile in February 2012, replacing the both injured Andre and Jordan Ayew. He came on as a substitute for Richard Mpong as Ghana earned a 1–1 away draw at the PPL Park in Chester, Pennsylvania. He scored the third goal in Ghana’s 4–0 in World Cup Qualifying against Sudan on 24 March 2013 at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi. He also scored a goal against Egypt when Ghana defeated Egypt 6–1 in Kumasi in the first leg of the final World Cup qualifier.
On 12 May, 2014, Waris was named in a provisional 26-man squad in the 2014 FIFA World Cup by Ghana manager James Kwesi Appiah. On 2 June 2014, he made the cut to be included in Ghana’s 23-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
By : Mumuni Abdul-Mumin, sportsmrnews.com