COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Mohamed Ould Ghazouani
Population: 4,005,475 (2020)
Land Size: 1.04 million sq km (398,000 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Tue - Feb 23, 2021: Mariem Chedad - I Am Living a Dream - AllAfrica News: Mauritania
[CAF] Mauritania's referee Mariem Chedad is one of the match officials at the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations at home.
- Fri - Feb 19, 2021: Hosts Mauritania and Uganda in 'Do or Die' Clash - AllAfrica News: Mauritania
[CAF] The final qualifying spot from Group A at the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will be on the line on Saturday when the hosts Mauritania take on Uganda's Hippos at the Stade de Olympic in Nouakchott.
- Fri - Feb 19, 2021: Meet Jam'al, the Total U20 Afcon, Mauritania 2021 Mascot - AllAfrica News: Mauritania
[CAF] On the sidelines of the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Mauritania, the spectacle wowing the attendees at the three venues is a jumpy and playful mascot named Jam'Al.
- Thu - Feb 18, 2021: Mauritania Beat Mozambique to Revive Knockout Hopes - AllAfrica News: Mauritania
[CAF] Hosts Mauritania secured their maiden victory in the Total Africa U-20 Cup of Nations after beating Mozambique 2-0 in Nouakchott to revive their hopes of qualifying for the quarter finals.
- Tue - Feb 16, 2021: Hosts Mauritania Look for Redemption As Mozambique Come Calling - AllAfrica News: Mauritania
[CAF] The thought of the host nation being eliminated from the group stages is a nightmare for Mauritania head coach Mauril Njoya and that will be his driving factor when the Mourabitounes take on Mozambique at the Olympic Stadium in Nouakchott on Wednesday.