The qualifiers for the 2017 African Cup of Nations resumes as Guinea-Bissau hosts Kenya for the group E battle.
Guinea-Bissau and Kenya have not won a game in group E, they have each lost onr game and drew one. also they are placed third and fourth in the Group E table.
Kenya seats above Guinea-Bissua on a goal difference and both teams are hoping to win this game and perhaps go second in the table should Zambia slip against Congo.
Guinea-Bissau vs Kenya: Form comparison
Both teams haven’t won any game in their group and have also lost one game each.
Both teams have scored 2 goals each in their last 2 group games but Kenya have conceded 3 goals while Guinea-Bissau have conceded 4 goals keeping them behind Kenya in the group table.
Guinea-Bissau have also played 2 friendly game since the beginning of this stage of the AFCON Qualifiers and they couldn’t win any of the 2, they Drew 1 and lost 1.
Guinea-Bissau: Team News
Guinea-Bissau have not played in the AFCON games since the 1957, they either don’t enter or couldn’t qualify for the competitions.
They were banned in the 1998 edition for withdrawing from the 1996 qualifiers.
Guinea-Bissau: Predicted line-up (4-3-3):
Iano – Banjai, Jose Monteiro, Bruno Fernandes, Mamadu Cande – Luciano Teixeira, Mola, Formose Mendy – Leocisio Sami, Idrissa Camara, Abel Camara.
Kenya: Team News
Kenya have not been successful in the AFCON competitions but coach Stanley Okumbi wants to be among the coaches that have led them into the AFCON final competition.
Kenya: Predicted line-up (4-4-2)
Boniface Oluoch – Onyango Mandela, David Owino, Omar Mbongi, James Situma – Victor Wanyama, Johanna Omollo, Eric Johanna, Antony Akumu – Michael Olunga, Jesse Were.
Guinea-Bissau vs Kenya: Head-To-Head Stats
Guinea-Bissau 1-0 Kenya (04-09-2010)
Kenya 2-1 Guinea-Bissau (03-09-2011)
Both Nations have only met twice in history, in 2010 and 2011. Guinea-Bissau was victorious in the first encounter while Kenya was victorious in the second game. To be more precise, home team have the advantage.
Guinea-Bissau vs Kenya: Prediction
The 2 teams knows what is at stake and a draw or loose is not an option, they will play to their full potentials but with the home team having been in more action recently more than the visitors, I think they are more prepared for the game and they will get their win.
My predictions Guinea-Bissau 2:1 Kenya.