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2026 Fifa World Cup Qualifiers Wrap: Senegal top Group B table after Mauritania win, as DR Congo collect crucial points

by Tunae

Senegal maintained their unbeaten run in the 2026 Fifa World Cup qualifiers with a win over Mauritania.

Tunisia remained on top of their group despite a draw against Namibia at Orlando Stadium, meanwhile, São Tomé and Príncipe hosted Liberia.

Elsewhere, Djibouti locked horns with Ethiopia while DR Congo and Togo fought for three points in Kinshasa.

Here, GOAL wraps up Sunday’s Africa Fifa World Cup qualifiers games.

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  • Abdoulaye Seck Senegal AFCONGetty Images

    Mauritania 0-1 Senegal

    Senegal kept their unbeaten start to the World Cup qualifiers following a 1-0 victory over struggling Mauritania.

    Al Shabab forward Habib Diallo’s strike in the 27th minute was enough to help Senegal collect maximum points away from home.

    The second-ranked team in Africa moved up the table, meanwhile, the Northwest African country remained at the bottom of Group B.

  • DR congo(C)Getty Images

    DR Congo 1-0 Togo

    The Democratic Republic of the Congo beat Togo 1-0 in Kinshasa to stay in position three in Group B.

    Young Boys’ star Meshack Elia netted just six minutes into the game.

    The Leopards are tied on seven points with second-placed Sudan while Togo are fourth in the table.

  • Deon Hotto, NamibiaGetty

    Namibia 0-0 Tunisia

    Peter Shalulile’s Namibia played out to a goalless draw with Tunisia at the Orlando Stadium.

    The Brave Warriors scored from Orlando Pirates’ star Dion Hotto’s free kick in the 14th minute, but the goal was disallowed as the referee cited the Tunisia goalkeeper was fouled before the goal.

    Namibia remains second and undefeated with eight points in Group H after four games, while Tunisia leads the group with 10 points.

  • Victor Osimhen, Nigeria , LiberiaBackpagepix

    São Tomé and Príncipe 0-1 Liberia

    The Lone Stars edged winless São Tomé and Príncipe at the last minute, thanks to an off-the-bench Sheikh Sesay goal.

    Liberia moved up to the third spot, but they could be leapfrogged by Malawi if they win against Equatorial Guinea. São Tomé and Príncipe remain at the bottom of Group H.

  • Ethiopia Warm Up during the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Finals.BackpagePix.

    Djibouti 1-1 Ethiopia

    Djibouti registered their first point in Group A following a 1-1 draw with Ethiopia in El Jadida.

    The host took the lead through Gabriel Dadzie in the 29th minute, but Ethiopia were quick to equalise when Minyilu Wondimu Dibaba scored three minutes later.

    The two sides are yet to win a match after four games, and they are fifth and sixth in the Group A table.

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