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03.01.2016 Sports News

Ghana striker Majeed Waris scores in Lorient win in French Cup

Majeed Waris scores the penalty.
LISTEN JAN 3, 2016
Majeed Waris scores the penalty.

Striker Majeed Waris opened the scoring as Lorient dug deep to dispatch second-tier side FC Tours 3-2 on Sunday in the French Cup round of 64 tie.

The Ghana striker expertly converted from 12 yards to put his side ahead on 29 minutes but the visitors leveled on 50 minutes Ibrahima Tandia.

Le penalty de Majeed Waris. #FCLTFC

— FC LORIENT Officiel (@FCLorientOff) January 3, 2016

Lorient restored their lead through midfielder Romain Philippoteaux seven minutes later.

Tours fought back again with the leveller from Haris Belkebla in the 64th minute.

When all thought the match was heading for penalty shootout, Benjamin Jeannot popped up to score the match winner in the 99th minute.

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