Cameroon vs Gabon
African Cup of Nations – Group A
Date: Sunday, 22nd, January 2017.
Kick-off: 19:00 GMT / 20:00 CET
Venue: Stade D’Angondjé, Libreville.
Cameroon locks horn with Africa Cup Of nation 2017 host “Gabon”. The host are in search of their first win in the on-going AFCON.
Cameroon overturn a goal deficit to defeat Guinea Bissau by 2-1 score line as they escaped a tournament upset. The indomitable lions scored twice in the 2nd half, haven conceded an early first half from the Debutant. However, Cameroon sits top of the log with 4 points, and are in need of at least a point for sure quarter final ticket.
Gabon shared points with the stallions of Burkina Faso in a fast pace games of two half. The panther conceded a 23 minutes goal due to shambolic defending, but were quick to respond after captain Aubameyang forced and converted a penalty kick 15 minutes later. Gabon shared points with Burkina Faso on log as they must gun for the maximum for a guaranteed quarter final ticket.
Cameroon: Predicted Line-Up (4-4-2)
Ondoa: Oyongo, Teikeu, Fai, Ngadeu-Ngadjui: Njie, Siani, Bassogog, Mandjeck: Aboubakar, Moukandjo
Gabon: Predicted Line-Up (4-2-3-1)
Ovono: Obiang, Ecuele-Manga, Palun, Appidangoye: Bouanga, Biyogo Poko: Tandjigora, Evouna, Ndong: Aubameyang
Cameroon vs Gabon: Head to Head Statistics
Cameroon and Gabon faced each other in a friendly game last year September; the indomitable lion of Cameroon won that clash with a 2-1 score line. However, both teams were in same group at the 2010 edition of the AFCON in Angola; Gabon won the group clash by a lone goal in that edition.
Moreover, the last 5 competitive games between these sides have ended in victory for either side; Cameroon gathered 3 win compared to Gabon 2.
Cameroon vs Gabon: Prediction
Cameroon have one leg in the next phase of the competition, but must eschew complacency in order not to be dragged bag by the host, and the aftermath of the other group game. Gabon are desperately in need of a win, considering the massive pressure of being a host country.
The last game of the group stage in past AFCON edition tends to come with many surprises. As the things stand, the hosting nation Gabon are desperate for a win and we can expect them to grab their first win of the competition.
Cameroon vs Gabon: Bet Tips
Gabon to win at 19/10 (2.90)
Over 2.5 goals at 3/2 (2.50).