Comoros fought back to hold Morocco to a 2-2 in the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Qualification Group B match at the Stade Said Mohamed Cheikh in Mitsamiouli on Tuesday.
The draw saw Les Coelacantes and the Atlas Lions remain third, and second respectively on the group standings.
Comoros’ Les Coelacantes who were seeking revenge against the Atlas Lions of Morocco who beat them 1-0 in the first leg in Casablanca over the weekend.
The host scored first just eight minutes into the game with the visitors’ defence hugely exposed.
El Fardou Ben Nabouhane beat Morocco goalkeeper Munir El-Kajoui to make it 1-0 to Comoros but finally restored parity matters eight minutes after the restart of the game.
Turkey-based centre forward Khalid Boutaib drew his side level with a good finish with Comoros goalkeeper Ali Ahamada well-beaten.
Ahamada again was punished in the 62nd minute when Nordin Amrabat scored to make it 2-1 for Morocco.
The hosts then pushed for a late equalizing goal and they managed to score through their star forward Ben Nabouhane.
The Serbia-based forward scored in stoppage time to ensure that Comoros drew 2-2 with Morocco in Mitsamiouli.