-Ghanaian international player claims coach Avram Grant disrespected him
-The player claimed he cancelled his vactions only to be “snubbed by the coach
-He received a late call up by new coach Kwesi Appiah
Lorient F.C forward, Majeed Waris has claimed that former coach of the Black Stars, Avram Grant disrespected him for dropping him out of the final list of players for the AFCON qualifiers.
The in-form striker said he was shocked when the Israeli coach left him out of the 23-man final player list for the Senior National Team.
The striker was having the best time of his life that season and it came as a shock to many football fanatics when he was later dropped. Warris was even more disturbed because according to him, he was not given a reason as to why he did not make the final cut.
The striker received a late call-up from the Israeli trainer with the hopes of making the final team but was shocked when he was excluded from the team
On the club level the striker had scored 10 goals in all competitions for French League 1 side, Lorient.
Prior to his exclusion from the final squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations team for the senior National team, he had made 22 appearances for the country.
He said he felt disrespected because he had cancelled his holiday with hopes of making the final list for the team only to be dropped in the last selection stage.
The striker said if the coach knew he was not going to include him in the final cut, he should have informed him earlier instead of getting him to wait until the final stage to be omitted from the team without being given a tangible reason for his omission.
He said he took consolation in the fact that not everyone was going to respect you in life.
Comeback coach James Kwesi Appiah however included the in-form striker in the squad that faced Ethiopia in Kumasi. The player was brought into the game in the last ten minutes.
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