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Tanzania to face Mauritania in the opener of Unaf women's tournament

Tanzania's women's national team will open their campaign at the Union of North African Federations (Unaf) women's tournament against Mauritania in Tunisia on Friday.

The Twiga Stars confirmed their opponents following Thursday's draw ceremony in Gammarth, with Unaf secretary-general Mahmoud Hammami and Tunisian Football Federation secretary-general Wajdi Al-Awadi and participating nations' representatives in attendance.

The five-nation tournament features Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria, with Mauritania and two-time Cecafa champions Tanzania participating as guest nations in the absence of Egypt and Libya.

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The round-robin women's competition scheduled to be held from February 14 to 22 will be played at the Al-Karam Stadium in Rades.