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Mauritania Anthem Gaffe Provides To AFCON Chaos

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(FromL) Abet row: Mauritania’s avid gamers, goalkeeper Babacar Diop, forward Pape Ibnou Ba, defender El Hassen Houebib, midfielder Abdallahi Mahmoud, midfielder Guessouma Fofana, midfielder Mohamed Yali Dellahi forward Aboubakar Kamara; (front row): defender Abdoulkader Thiam, midfielder Almike Moussa N’Diaye, defender Aly Abeid, and defender Souleymane Karamoko pose sooner than the Community F Africa Cup of International locations (CAN) 2021 soccer match between Mauritania and Gambia at Limbe Omnisport Stadium in Limbe on January 12, 2022.

Issouf SANOGO / AFPAfrica Cup of International locations officials suffered one other embarrassing moment on Wednesday because the detrimental anthem develop into as soon as conducted three cases for Mauritania sooner than their opening sport against Gambia in Limbe.

The incident came two hours after the first match in Community F between Mali and Tunisia develop into as soon as dropped at an dwell sooner than the clock hit 90 minutes.

Mauritania avid gamers looked on in bemusement, some shaking their heads, as two unsuccessful attempts devour been made to play the country’s national anthem sooner than kick-off.

The stadium announcer said Mauritania would then impart it themselves. As an different, a third are attempting develop into as soon as quick cut quick after the country’s mature anthem develop into as soon as conducted as soon as extra.

The avid gamers finally stood and applauded sooner than the Gambian anthem rang out as deliberate.

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Mali acquired the earlier sport 1-0 as Tunisia didn’t re-emerge after an unswerving indicated that the sport would restart and that three minutes unruffled remained.

The Tunisians had furiously protested that there devour been loads of minutes of stoppage time unruffled to play when Zambian unswerving Janny Sikazwe signalled the dwell of the match in the 90th minute.

AFP


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