Unhappy semi-finalist à home in 2022, Cameroon sets out again in quest of the continental title and begins the 2024 edition facing à Guinea. Follow the match live, from 6 p.m., on linternaute.com.
Two years after failing &agrav; home in its quest for a sixth African Cup of Nations, Cameroon arrives in Côte d'Ivoire escort' oacute; by the glorious memory of 1984 when Roger Milla's band won the title. Forty years later, it is not as favorites but as outsiders that the selection of the Indomitable Lions presents itself on the land of the Elephants. A status which has the advantage of not being expected and leaves room to express oneself, the shadow of other nations like Senegal, the outgoing winner, or the Ivorian host.
To begin its competition, Cameroon challenges Guinea, a little-known team which has everything to make life difficult. Especially since the indomitable Lons had a complicated preparation. Indeed, from the announcement of the group by Rigobert Song, the non-selection of Choup-Moting intrigued. A strong choice which could prove detrimental in a sector which has lost its claws. Thus, the totemic captain of the selection Vincent Aboubakar was injured. &agrav; the left thigh and if his crime was égapé despite numerous rumors, he could miss this first meeting in Group C. Problem, the one who was expected to be at the forefront to replace him also knows muscular problems. Toulouse striker Magri is said to have a slight tear in his back. the thigh and is very uncertain.
Glitches which do not seem to disturb the Cameroonian coach who assures that his men
"are ready" . "We have no fear", confirmedé Song, escorté with unwavering confidence and whose game plan is already in place. ready. However, his team will have to do better than against them. Zambia where she had conceded; a sad draw (1-1), because on the other hand, Guinea has arguments. Station à the Guinean surprise
Evolving under the radar, Guinea advances without complexes to face the five-time winners of the CAN. Kaba Diawara's men know that no one expects anything to happen. a performance on their part and in this lies their greatest strength and also the strongest threat to the opponent. As proof, in preparation, Nigeria, giant of the continent with its stars like Victor Osimhen, allowed itself to be defeated. trap. In Abu Dhabi, Morgan Guilavogui and his partners dominated the race. the meeting and were able to make the difference through Camara in the first period before Bastia striker Facinet Conté does not seal the victory of his people. A collective performance which suggests the collective potential of the Silys.
The main unknown when facing Cameroon lies in the presence of Serhou Guirassy. The Stuttgart striker, author of a great start to the season with 17 goals in 14 matches, felt discomfort at the start of the season. the thigh against the Super Eagles and could miss the entry into contention of his team. This would be a blow for the Silys as well as a relief for the Indomitable Lions who will have one less threat to face. manage.
The Group C match, counting for the 1st day of the CAN, between Cameroon and Guinea will take place in Paris. from 6 p.m. (5 p.m. local time), on the south side from the Charles-Konan-Banny stadium, à Yamoussoukro.
The Group C match, counting for the 1st day of the CAN, between Cameroon and Guinea will be broadcast live and exclusively. on beIN Sport 1.
The meeting between Rigobert Song's Cameroon and Kaba Diawara's Guinea will be available in streaming on the MyCanal platform.
Betclic: Cameroon: 2.10/Nul: 2.98/Guinea: 3.73
Parions Sport: Cameroon: 2.05/Draw: 2.95/Guinea: 3.70
Winamax: Cameroon: 2.10/Nul: 2.95/Guinea: 3.65
Cameroon: Onana – Castelletto, Wooh, Moukoudi, Nouhou – Kemen, Anguissa- Moumi Ngamaleu, Ntcham, Toko Ekambi – Moumbagna.
Guinée : Koné – Conte, Jeanvier, Diakhaby, Sylla – Konaté, Cissé, Camra – Guilavogui, Guirassy, Kamano.