Massadio Haidara's early goal set Mali on their way to a 2-0 victory over Mauritania on Thursday and top spot in Africa Cup of Nations Group F.
Tunisia eased to a comfortable 4-0 victory over Mauritania in their Africa Cup of Nations Group F match at the Limbe Stadium on Sunday.
Gambia's Ablie Jallow scored early as they made an impressive debut at the Africa Cup of Nations finals by beating Mauritania 1-0.
What's at stake in the final two gameweeks of African World Cup qualifying round two, as the continent's top sides battle to go to Qatar 2022.
ESPN looks forward to the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations, making far-too-early predictions and a group-by-group rundown after the draw.
Holders Algeria have been drawn in a group alongside Ivory Coast in the group stage for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau and Mauritania have become the latest countries to qualify for January's Africa Cup of Nations.
Gambia progressed into the Plate semifinals at the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Mauritania 4-2 in a penalty shootout.
Burkina Faso squeezed past Mauritania in the second game of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations, winning 4-3 in a penalty shoot-out.
Pape Seydou N'Diaye and Augustine Okrah and headline our list of players to watch at the West African regional championship.
Tunisia continued their uninspiring showing at the Africa Cup of Nations in a 0-0 draw with Mauritania to clinch a spot in the last 16.
Angola and Mauritania drew 0-0 in Group E of the Africa Cup of Nations, leaving both sides facing a battle to advance to the knockout stages.
Mali produced three stunning goals as they thumped Africa Cup of Nations debutants Mauritania 4-1 on Monday.
Who are the strongest teams in the expanded 24-team Africa Cup of Nations, and who faces an uphill struggle to advance past the group stage?
Who are the best players at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt?
The 24 qualifiers for the expanded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations are naming their 23-man squads for the showpiece tournament.
Some of the continent's less-heralded sides have made the most of the Africa Cup of Nations' expanded format.
Achraf Bencharki missed a second-half penalty as Morocco were held 0-0 by Sudan in their final group game at the African Nations Championship.
Sudan beat Mauritania 1-0 in their second CHAN match to eliminate both the Mourabitounes and Guinea, who were defeated by Morocco earlier in the day.
Dominant Morocco turned on the class in the second half to break Mauritania's bold resolve and begin their CHAN campaign with a 4-0 win.
Cameroon qualified for the 2017 African Nations Cup with a 1-0 win over Mauritania on Friday.
Nigeria will not be competing at the 2017 African Nations Cup after losing 1-0 to Egypt on Tuesday.
Nigeria advanced to the third round of African qualifying for the 2018 World Cup with a 2-0 win over Swaziland on Tuesday.
African giants Senegal and Ghana were both held to draws away from home as their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaigns got off to a shaky start.
Since 2011, the Mauritania national team has climbed a remarkable 117 places in the FIFA rankings. Firdose Moonda tells us how.
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