Cameroon vs Cape Verde Prediction: Only a win will do

 | Saturday 8th June 2024, 8:52am

Saturday 8th June 2024, 8:52am

This is one of those fixtures that look simple and straight forward on paper but is in essence complicated. Cameroon are traditionally one of Africa's footballing giants. The have had talents like Samuel Eto'o wear their famous green and Roger Milla represent them at international level. Even in their current squad, there are plenty of world class talents who wear the green of Cameroon with pride. these who are still in action include

Cameroon vs Cape Verde Betting Tips

  • Double Chance - Home or Draw 9/50

Team News

This will be newly appointed manager Marc Brys's first match with Cameroon after the sacking of long time national manager and Cameroon legend Rigobert Song. His team will include Manchester United's Andre Onana between the sticks. Vincent Aboubakar, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Frank Zamobo make the team once more. Bryan Mbeumo joins the squad after recovering from his Ankle injury.

Cape Verde will have the CAF Africa Cup of nation stars available for this encounter. This include Vozinha, Ryan Mendes, Bebe, Jovane Cabral and Logan Costa. Coach Bubista is confident in his sides ability to collect all three points.

Cameroon vs Cape Verde Odds

Odds on Cameroon to win this match are at 41/50, with a draw at 11/5 and a win for Cape Verde at 18/5. This game will be a muted affair and the odds on the match having goals under 0,5 are at 1/10 and over 0,5 at 26/5.

Double Chance - Home or Draw 9/50

Cape Verde took the continent by storm in the previous CAF Africa Cup of Nations. They managed an impressive two wins out of three games in the groups stages. in addition to this they got a draw against Egypt and took South Africa to penalties in the knock out phases of that tournament. It goes without saying the quality that this team posses. They come into this match in red hot form, having won both the international friendlies with 1-0 score result. it is no surprise that predicting this fixture is such a head ache.

Cameroon had an CAF Africa Cup of Nations to forget. They dropped points in their opening game against Guinea, and then lost to holders Senegal 3-1. Their only win in the competition, came in their last match of the group stages against Gambia. This would be enough to see them navigate their way out of the group stages but this would be short lived after getting knocked out by Nigeria in the next round.

Cape Verde have no losses in their last three matches against Cameroon. In addition to that they have conceded no goals in their last 4 matches in all competitions. Cameroon on the other hand have no clean sheets in their last six matches in all competitions. This has also meant that they have been the first team to concede a goal in four of their last five matches. This is a serious cause for concern.

 

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