Tunisia players celebrate one of their four goals against Mauritania in Limbe Credit: CAF Media

AFCON 2021 (Group F):

  • Tunisia 4-0 Mauritania
  • The Gambia 1-1 Mali

Tunisia humiliated Mauritania 4-0 during the group F of the 2021 AFCON at Limbe stadium on Sunday, January 16, 2022.

Wahbi Khazri netted brace with the other goals coming from Hamza Mathlouthi and Seifeddine Jaziri.

Mathlouthi and Khazri gave the Carthage Eagles the lead inside opening nine minutes.

Khazri added another in the second half and then laid on a fourth for Jaziri for the North Africans.

Tunisia also missed a late penalty from Youssef Msakni, missing the opportunity to make it give.

Khazri was named the man of the match.

Tunisia players celebrate a goal in Limbe against Mauritania (Credit: CAF Media) Credit: CAF

Meanwhile, the early kick off at the same venue witnessed The Gambia hold Mali to a one-all draw.

Ibrahima Kone gave Mali the lead through a penalty before the debutants also had a well struck penalty by Musa Barrow.

Both penalties were awarded after intervention by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).

Mali and The Gambia have four points apiece from two matches.

Tunisia is on three points as Mauritania is already eliminated with two defeats.

Tunisia now meet surprise package The Gambia in their final pool match on Thursday, while Mali tackle Mauritania.

The top two teams in each group advance to the second round, along with the four best third-place finishers across the six pools.

 All Fixtures:

Group A:

  • 9 January: Cameroon 2-1 Burkina Faso
  • 9 January: Ethiopia 0-1 Cape Verde
  • 13 January: Cameroon 4-1 Ethiopia
  • 13 January: Cape Verde 0-1 Burkina Faso
  • 17 January: Cape Verde Vs Cameroon
  • 17 January: Burkina Faso Vs Ethiopia

Group B:

  • 10 January: Senegal 1-0 Zimbabwe
  • 10 January: Guinea 1-0 Malawi
  • 14 January: Senegal 0-0 Guinea
  • 14 January: Malawi 2-1 Zimbabwe
  • 18 January: Malawi Vs Senegal
  • 18 January: Zimbabwe Vs Guinea

Group C:

  • 10 January: Morocco 1-0 Ghana
  • 10 January: Comoros 0-1 Gabon
  • 14 January: Morocco 2-0 Comoros
  • 14 January: Gabon 1-1 Ghana
  • 18 January: Gabon Vs Morocco
  • 18 January: Ghana Vs Comoros

Group D:

  • 11 January: Nigeria 1-0 Egypt
  • 11 January: Sudan 0-0 Guinea-Bissau
  • 15 January: Nigeria 3-1 Sudan
  • 15 January: Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Egypt
  • 19 January: Guinea-Bissau Vs Nigeria
  • 19 January: Egypt Vs Sudan

Group E:

  • 11 January: Algeria 0-0 Sierra Leone 
  • 12 January: Equatorial Guinea 0-1 Ivory Coast
  • 15 January: Ivory Coast 2-2 Sierra Leone 
  • 15 January: Algeria 0-1 Equatorial Guinea
  • 19 January: Ivory Coast Vs Algeria
  • 19 January: Sierra Leone Vs Equatorial Guinea

Group F:

  • 12 January: Tunisia 0-1 Mali
  • 12 January: Mauritania 0-1 The Gambia
  • 16 January: The Gambia 1-1 Mali
  • 16 January: Tunisia 4-0 Mauritania
  • 20 January: Gambia Vs Tunisia
  • 20 January: Mali Vs Mauritania

Knockout schedule:

Round of 16:

  • 23 January: Runner-up Group A Vs Runner-up Group C (1)
  • 23 January: Winner Group D Vs 3rd Group B/E/F (2)
  • 24 January: Runner-up Group B Vs Runner-up Group F (5)
  • 24 January: Winner Group A Vs 3rd Group C/D/E (6)
  • 25 January: Winner Group B Vs 3rd Group A/C/D (3)
  • 25 January: Winner Group C Vs 3rd Group A/B/F (8)
  • 26 January: Winner Group E Vs Runner-up Group D (7)
  • 26 January: Winner Group F Vs Runner-up Group E (4)

Quarter-finals:

  • 29 January: Winners Rof16 1 Vs 2 (QF1)
  • 29 January: Winners Rof16 5 Vs 6 (QF3)
  • 30 January: Winners of Rof16 3 Vs 4 (QF2)
  • 30 January: Winners of Rof16 7 Vs 8 (QF4)

Semi-final:

  • 2 February: Winners of QF 1 Vs 2
  • 3 February: Winners of QF 3 Vs 4

Third-place play-off & Final

  • 6 February

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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