Africa Cup of Nations - Qualification
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9th Sep 2023

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David NugentPRO Tipster
1.00Mauritania to win

On Saturday evening, Mauritania and Gabon clash at the Stade Cheikha Ould Boidiya in a crucial gameweek six match in Group I of qualifying for the African Cup of Nations.

Mauritania form guide

The home team currently sit top of the group, a point clear of their third-place opponents in the fight for qualification for AFCON 2024. A draw and a point could be enough for Mauritania to seal their place in next year's tournament.

Their recent record in qualifying is decent, although both their group games vs. DR Congo were cancelled. Their games have gone pretty well for the home team, as they are unbeaten in their last five qualifiers in African Cup of Nations qualifying.

Mauritania are unbeaten in their previous seven AFCON home qualifiers, having recorded five wins and two draws. The main reason for their recent good home record in qualifying is down to a solid defensive record, as they have kept five clean sheets in those seven unbeaten qualifiers on home soil.

Gabon form guide

The visitors will need to record a victory in this clash in order to qualify for next year's tournament. Back-to-back defeats against Sudan and DR Congo could prove to be fatal for their hopes of qualification.

A record of just two wins in their previous six AFCON qualifiers is a poor one. Their recent matches in qualifying have been low-scoring, with under 2.5 goals scored in their last six games in qualifiers.

One of Gabon’s biggest weaknesses of late in their recent qualifiers has been their away form, as they have won just one of their last six matches on their travels. In fact, a 1-0 defeat at Sudan in their previous away qualifier was their third loss in four games.

What am I backing?

Mauritania have been strong on home soil in qualifiers, while Gabon has been travel sick lately. The bet I am backing is for Mauritania to record a narrow win to book their spot at the 2024 African Cup of Nations.

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    Head to Head Stats

    Mauritania 3 goals
    Gabon 2 goals
    Last 3 matches
    1 wins
    2 draws
    0 wins
    • 09-09-23Mauritania2 : 1Gabon
    • 08-06-22Gabon0 : 0Mauritania
    • 04-01-22Mauritania1 : 1Gabon


    MauritaniaA. Abdou
    GabonT. Mouyouma
    Babacar Niasse
    B. Niasse 16
    El Hassen Houeibib
    E. Hassen 21
    Lamine Ba
    L. Ba 5
    Nouh Mohamed El Abd
    N. Mohamed 13
    Khadim Diaw
    K. Diaw 2
    Abdallahi Mahmoud
    A. Mahmoud 17
    Oumar Ngom
    O. Ngom 18
    Idrissa Thiam
    I. Thiam 10
    Guessouma Fofana
    G. Fofana 6
    Aboubakary Koita
    A. Koita 7
    Pape Ibnou Ba
    P. Ibnou 11
    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
    P. Aubameyang 9
    Denis Bouanga
    D. Bouanga 20
    David Sambissa
    D. Sambissa 7
    Mario Lemina
    M. Lemina 18
    Medwin Biteghe
    M. Biteghe 13
    Guélor Kanga
    G. Kanga 12
    Jacques Ekomie
    J. Ekomie 19
    Alex Moucketou-Moussounda
    A. Moucketou-Moussounda 4
    Bruno Ecuele Manga
    B. Ecuele 5
    Aaron Appindangoyé
    A. Appindangoyé 2
    Loyce  Mbaba
    L. Mbaba 23

    Teams Matches

    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaTBD02:00TogoMauritania
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationTBD03:00MauritaniaBotswana
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT19:00MauritaniaSenegal 01 L
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT19:00MauritaniaSudan 02 L
    World FriendliesFT00:00MoroccoMauritania 00 D
    World Friendlies00:00MaliMauritania
    World Africa Cup of NationsFT19:00Cape Verde IslandsMauritania 10 L
    World Africa Cup of NationsFT22:00MauritaniaAlgeria 10 W
    World Africa Cup of NationsFT19:00MauritaniaAngola 23 L
    World Africa Cup of NationsFT16:00Burkina FasoMauritania 10 L
    World FriendliesFT20:30TunisiaMauritania 00 D
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT18:00South SudanMauritania 00 D
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT18:00Congo DRMauritania 20 L
    World FriendliesFT21:30MauritaniaBurkina Faso 12 L
    World FriendliesFT21:30MauritaniaMadagascar 21 W
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaTBD02:00GabonSeychelles
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationTBD03:00MoroccoGabon
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT22:00GabonGambia 32 W
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT22:00Ivory CoastGabon 10 L
    World FriendliesFT21:30GabonCongo 11 D
    World FriendliesFT21:30SenegalGabon 30 L
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT15:00BurundiGabon 12 W
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT18:00GabonKenya 21 W
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT19:00MauritaniaGabon 21 L
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT21:00GabonCongo DR 02 L
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT23:00SudanGabon 10 L
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT21:00GabonSudan 10 W
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT19:00GabonMauritania 00 D
    World Africa Cup of NationsPEN18:00Burkina FasoGabon 76 L
    World Africa Cup of NationsFT21:00GabonMorocco 22 D

    Africa Cup of Nations - Qualification standings

    Group D
    MWDLGDLast 5P
    1 Angola32103
    2 Burkina Faso3111-1
    3 Mauritania3102-1
    4 Algeria3021-1
    1 Angola0
    2 Burkina Faso0
    3 Mauritania0
    4 Algeria0
    1 Angola0
    2 Burkina Faso0
    3 Mauritania0
    4 Algeria0
    Ranking of third-placed teams
    MWDLGDLast 5P
    1 Guinea3111-1
    2 Namibia3111-3
    3 Mauritania3102-1
    4 Ivory Coast3102-3
    5 Ghana3021-1
    6 Zambia3021-1
    1 Guinea0
    2 Namibia0
    3 Mauritania0
    4 Ivory Coast0
    5 Ghana0
    6 Zambia0
    1 Guinea0
    2 Namibia0
    3 Mauritania0
    4 Ivory Coast0
    5 Ghana0
    6 Zambia0

    Match Preview

    Mauritania will play against Gabon as part of Africa Cup of Nations - Qualification season 2025/2026. Mauritania vs Gabon match kick-off is scheduled for 09 September 2023 at 07:00. The match will be played at Stade Cheikha Ould Boïdiya in Nouakchott. Find more details about the match below, including stats, H2Hs, match facts, and standings. The data will help you decide on your Mauritania vs Gabon prediction.

    Data Analysis

    Using the latest data provided for both teams and based on our database with statistical information, we can provide some details about the chances of Mauritania and Gabon in this game.

    The last 10 Mauritania matches across all competitions saw the team winning 1 of the matches, 3 of the results ended in a draw,and they lost 6.

    Gabon stats (across the last 10 matches) point to wins 4, draws 1 and losses 5. A rundown of the number of goals in the last 10 matches shows that Mauritania scored an average of 0.3 goals per game. The stats obtained from the results of Gabon show that the team achieves an average of 1.0 goals per match.

    Mauritania vs Gabon Head-to-head

    The Head To Head (Mauritania vs. Gabon) details the 3 previous meetings for the last 2 years. The data shows the end score in the last matches - Mauritania won 1, while Gabon won 0 of the games. The number of ties is 2. The last time they met was on 09 September 2023, when the match's final score was 2:1for Mauritania.

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