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Agbeniadan denies Comoros major upset against Togo

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Agbeniadan Komlan’s 92nd minute strike rescued a point for Togo in 2-2 draw with Comoros in an international friendly Friday 11 at Stade El Menzah, Tunisia.

The coach Claude Le Roy’s side went ahead through Floyd Ayite’s 37th minute effort, but a double from Ben Mohamed El Fardou in the 42nd and 70th minutes gave the islanders a deserved lead, and hope for a major international upset, but that will have to wait longer.

Substitute Agbeniadan managed to squeeze a last gasp equalizer to preserve the Frenchman’s 100% record with the Sparrow Hawks.

Unlike Togo who are shaping-up for the up-coming Nations Cup January 2017 in Gabon, Comoros are molding a future team with an eye on 2019 AFCON in Cameroon.

Togo’s last international outing was a 1-0 win at home to Uganda in a warm-up in October, while Comoros lost to the same opponent in the AFCON 2017 qualifiers last bend in September.

Comoros will play Gabon Tuesday 15 in their next friendly in Tunisia.

Togo XI:

AGASSA Kossi (GK), Djene DAKONAM, BOSSOU Vincent, Ouro-Sama Hakim, Kouloun Manklibè, ROMAO Alaixys, BEBOU Ihlas, Atakora Lalawele, Razak Boukari, Floyd Ayite, Shéyi Adébayor

Comoros XI:

Ahamada (GK), Mramboini, Abdallah, Alhadhur, Youssouf, Abdullah, Abdou (C), Bachirou, M’Changama, Bakar, Ben Mohamed.

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About Bonface Osano

African Football Writer contributing @Soka25east | Commentator; appeared on @MySoccerAfrica, @KweseSports, @ntvkenya, others | Keen follower of African Football. E-mail: bonfaceosano@gmail.com

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