Cameroon vs Egypt Match Analysis and Prediction

Cameroon vs Egypt Match Analysis and Prediction

Cameroon vs Egypt Match Analysis and Prediction

Africa Cup of Nations semifinals sees Cameroon take on Egypt at Stade d’Olembé this Thursday with kickoff at 22:00 EAT.

Cameroon has secured smooth passage into the round of 16, where they were drawn against newcomers Comoros, after finishing top of Group A with a three-point cushion over Burkina Faso and Cape Verde, who finished level on four points.

Cameroon gets into this fixture following a 0-2 Africa Cup of Nations victory against Gambia. In that game, Cameroon had 61% possession, 18 shots with seven of them on target and goals scored by Karl Toko Ekambi (50′, 57′). Gambia on the other hand got two shots with one on target.

With six points from three games, Egypt secured a safe passage to the knockout stages, where they faced Ivory Coast in the round off 16, after finishing runners-up in Group D, three points adrift of group table toppers Nigeria.

The Pharaohs head into this meeting coming off a 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations success to beat Morocco in their last match. In that game, Egypt had 54% possession, 14 shots with five of them on target and goals scored by Mohamed Salah (53′) and Trézéguet (100′). Morocco got 16 shots with four on target and a goal by Sofiane Boufal (7′).

Cameroon vs Egypt head to head

Egypt has a good head to head record in the eight meetings they have had since 2004. Two matches played out draws and Cameron has a single win in that period.              

  • Egypt 1-2 Cameroon 05/02/17                   
  • Egypt 2-1 Cameroon 20/05/12   
  • Egypt 3-1 Cameroon 25/01/10                   
  • Cameroon 0-1 Egypt 10/02/08   
  • Egypt 4-2 Cameroon 22/01/08


  • Gambia 0-2 Cameroon
  • Cameroon 2-1 Comoros
  • Cape Verde 1-1 Cameroon
  • Cameroon 4-1 Ethiopia
  • Cameroon 2-1 Burkina Faso


  • Egypt 2-1 Morocco
  • Ivory Coast 4-5 Egypt
  • Egypt 1-0 Sudan
  • Guinea-bissau 0-1 Egypt
  • Nigeria 1-0 Egypt

Cameroon team news

Les Lions boast a clean bill of health in their ranks as they head into this match.

Egypt team news

The visitors will miss out the services of Mohamed El Shenawy, Mohamed Abou Gabal and Hamdi Fathi all through injuries.

Prediction and odds

Both sides have put up incredible performances, we therefore predict a fierce battle with both teams finding the back of the net however our best pick to win goes for Cameroon

  • Cameroon Win
  • Goals over 2.5
  • Both teams to score


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