South Africa 2 Morocco 2: Hosts secure top spot after snatching last-gasp leveller
19:29 GMT, 27 January 2013
19:47 GMT, 27 January 2013
South Africa grabbed a late equaliser to draw 2-2 with Morocco on Sunday and take top spot in the final Group A table at the African Nations Cup.
Morocco, eliminated after drawing all three matches, were four minutes away from beating the hosts before defender Siyabonga Sangweni levelled.
Issam El Adoua opened the scoring for Morocco in the 10th minute at the Moses Mabhida Stadium.
Top of the group: South Africa's May Mahlangu celebrates his goal against Morocco
May Mahlangu pulled South Africa level with a curling shot in the 71st minute only for substitute Abdelilah Hafid to restore Morocco's lead with a breakaway goal 11 minutes later.
South Africa will stay in Durban for their quarter-final against the runners-up in Group B who will be determined on Monday.
Close: Morocco came within minutes of earning their first win of the competition