Cameroon vs Republic of Congo Match Analysis & Prediction
16/01/2023 10:00 pm
The Olympic Stadium plays host to Cameroon and Republic of Congo on Monday as they kick of their respective 2023 African Nations Championship campaigns.
Cameroon had far too much class for The Secretary Birds of Sudan after claiming a routine 2-0 victory in Monday’s warm-up encounter.
Since a 1-0 defeat to Switzerland in their World Cup opener, the Indomitable Lions are unbeaten in five successive matches either side of the new year.
Next up for Alioum Saidou’s side in the challenge of an opposing side who just about have the upper hand in this fixture, winning three and losing two of the pevious nine meetings.
Off the back of their best-ever CHAN achievement in 2020 when they managed a fourth-placed finish, Cameroon head to Algeria with a point to prove.
Congo wrapped up their preparations for the African Nations Championship with a 1-0 defeat to Senegal’s Lions of Teranga on Monday.
The game was decided in the fifth minute as Lamine Camara grabbed the crucial goal to sink Jean Ngoya Obackas’ side in a tight affair.
As a result, The Red Devils have now suffered defeat in three of their six most recent matches and are in urgent need of a morale-boosting result.
Having reached the quarter-finals in each of their last two CHAN appearances, Congo will back themselves to make another deep run into the latter stages.
Cameroon vs. Republic of Congo Head to head
These two teams have previously met on just three occasions in the African Nations Championship, where they have each won once while they have drawn once, scoring one goal each in the process.
18/10/2015Cameroon0Congo0African Nations Championship
31/10/2015Congo0Cameroon1African Nations Championship
16/01/2018Cameroon0Congo1African Nations Championship
16/01/2023CameroonN/ACongoN/AAfrican Nations Championship
Cameroon Team News
Cameroon’s Arthur Ebong recently opned his international ccount and the 18-year-old will be looking to pick up where he left of last time out.
Jerome Ngom Mbekeli will expect to be handed a more prominent role here having played just five minutes of his country’s World Cup opener in Qatar.
Cameroon's Last 5 Matches
Republic of Congo Team News
Mignon Koto is one to keep an eye on here for Congo as he targets an impactful display in his first major national-team involvement of any sort.
Massa Mohikola is the most experienced of his current teammates and the goalkeeper should feature in goal at the expense of Giscard Mavoungou.
Republic of Congo's Last 5 Matches
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