Cameroon face Comoros in the Round of 16 of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. GMT on Tuesday, 24 January 2022. The match venue is Stade Olembe, Olember, Yaounde.
Latest betting odds
Cameroon to win odds are priced at 1.11 (-900 American; 1/9 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 8.50 (+750; 15/2), while Comoros to win odds are priced at 32.00 (+3100; 31/1).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Cameroon — 86%, draw — 11%, Comoros — 3%.
Latest betting odds on Cameroon vs Comoros (24 January 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.15 (+115; 23/20)
- Asian handicap (-1.75) on Cameroon — 1.68 (-146; 50/73)
- Asian handicap (+1.75) on Comoros — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 4.00 (+300; 3/1)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.22 (-450; 2/9)
Match preview and statistics
Cameroon haven't lost in seven matches, with six wins and a draw. They were first in the Group A table with seven points and a +4 goal difference. The Indomitable Lions went unbeaten in the group stage with two wins and a draw, scored seven goals and conceded three goals.
In the last match, they drew 1-1 against Cape Verde. Vincent Aboubakar gave Cameroon the lead in the 39th minute with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Harold-Desty Moukoudi following a set piece situation. Garry Rodrigues equalized in the 52nd minute of the second half with a right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal, assisted by Kenny Rocha Santos.
Harold Moukoudi was a top performer in the game. He created three chances, had six accurate long balls, won five duels, one clearance and made two interceptions. Top stats: 64% possession, 14 total shots, six chances created, three shots on target, 402 accurate passes, 87% pass accuracy, 11 fouls conceded, 10 corners, one offside, two yellow cards.
Cameroon team news: no player is injured or suspended for this match.
Comoros qualified for the knockouts as one of the four best third-placed teams. They finished third in the Group C table with three points and a -2 goal difference. Lost the first two matches, but defeated Ghana 3-2 to secure their Round of 16 ticket.
El Fardou Ben Nabouhane opened the scoring in the fourth minute with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Ibroihim Youssouf following a fast break. Andre Ayew was shown the red card in the 25th minute of the game, the card was upgraded following the VAR decision.
Ahmed Mogni doubled the lead in the 61st minute with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by El Fardou Ben Nabouhane. Richmond Boakye pulled one back for the Black Stars in the 63rd minute with a header from the centre of the box to the top right corner following a corner.
Alexander Djiku levelled the scores in the 76th minute with a right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner, assisted by Thomas Partey following a corner. Ahmed Mogni scored the match winner in the 84th minute with a left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal, assisted by Bendjaloud Youssouf.
Ahmed Mogni had a very good game. The midfielder scored a brace in the win and was the one who scored the match winner late in the game. Top stats: 38% possession, 12 total shots, 13 chances created, one big chance, three shots on target, 160 accurate passes, 67% pass accuracy, 24 fouls conceded, two corners, four offsides, one yellow card.
Comoros team news: no player is injured or suspended for this match.
Cameroon vs Comoros H2H
Cameroon and Comors have met twice in their history. The Indomitable Lions have one win and a draw from the two meetings. They beat Comoros 3-0 in the last match. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Clarence Bitang and Karl Toko Ekambi were the goalscorers in the game.
Key players and lineups
Cameroon projected starting lineups:
- Andre Onana
- Collins Fai
- Harold Moukoudi
- Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui
- Nouhou Tolo
- Nicolas Ngamaleu
- Pierre Kunde
- Andre Zambo Anguissa
- Karl Toko Ekambi
- Vincent Aboubakar
- Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
Vincent Aboubakar is the key player to watch out for. He’s the leading top scorer in the tournament with five goals. Aboubakar scored the opener in their last match against Cape Verde and has managed to score in all of their games at the competition. Won’t be surprised if he scores again in their Round of 16 match. Karl Toko Ekambi is another player to watch out for. He has scored two goals in the tournament. Ekambi will probably get a goal or an assist in this tie.
Comoros projected starting lineup:
- Salim Ben Boina
- Benjaloud Youssouf
- Said Bakari
- Younn Zahary
- Kassim M'Dahoma
- Fouad Bachirou
- Faiz Selemani
- Ahmed Mogni
- Mohamed M'Changama
- Ibroihim Youssouf
- El Fardou Ben Nabouhane
Ahmed Mogni is the key player to watch out for. He was crucial in their win against Ghana in their last match. Mogni scored a brace in the 3-2 win and to top it off, the winner in the 85th minute was scored by him. Hopefully, he has a good game against Cameroon in this clash.
El Fardou Ben Nabouhane is another player to watch out for. He had two-goal involvements in the win in their last match with a goal and an assist. You should watch out for a good game for him in this match.
Betting tips and prediction
Cameroon are in top form at the tournament with two wins and a draw. They topped their group table, scored seven goals and conceded three goals. Vincent Aboubakar is taking over the headlines at the tournament. Unexpectedly becoming the topscorer with five goals and leading the Golden boot race. Comoros have one win and three losses in their last four games. They beat Ghana 3-2 in their last match to qualify for the knockouts.
Based on form, Comoros can’t match Cameroon’s form. Even the odds favour the hosts. From their head-to-head record, both teams have met twice. The Indomitable Lions have been the better side with a win and a draw. They won 3-0 in the last meeting.
Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-1.75) on Cameroon
Odds: 1.68 (-146 American; 50/73 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.71 (-140 American; 5/7 Fractional)