AFCON fears Ghana as in-form striker Majeed Waris suffers groin injury

Ghana are thrown into a state of anxiety ahead of next month's Africa Cup of Nations as striker Abdul Majeed Waris missed Lorient's 2-1 win over Saint-Etienne due to a groin injury, understands.

The 24-year-old could not make the squad after picking the injury during a training session.

He was expected to return in two weeks' time which means he it bothers on the deadline for Avram Grant to name his squad for the tournament in Gabon.

However Lorient managed to win the game in his absence to breathe live into their survival hopes.

He scored four straight goals in his last four games for Lorient before the injury.

He's expected back in a fortnight time.

By El Akyereko