Africa Cup of Nations U-20, Mauritania 2021
The Africa Cup of Nations Total U-20 opened in Mauritania on 14 February 2021. 12 countries have qualified for the final tournament :
- Mauritania (the host),
- Burkina Faso,
- Central Africa,
- Gambia, Ghana,
- Tunisia &
The opening match opposed host country Mauritania to Cameroon at the Nouakchott Olympic Stadium. Final score : Mauritania 0- 1 Cameroon.
The 2021 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations is the 16th edition of the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations (23nd edition if tournaments without hosts are included), the biennial international youth football tournament organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for players aged 20 and below.
This is the first edition in Africa U-20 Cup of Nations to have expanded to 12 teams instead of eight, as usual.
The top four teams of the tournament would have normally qualified for the 2021 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Indonesia as the CAF representatives. However, FIFA decided to cancel the tournament on 24 December 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The Tournament will end on March 6, 2021.
See Attachment for Participating Teams Record