Seeking to continue their impressive Africa Cup of Nations journey, Gambia take on host nation Cameroon in the first of four quarter-final ties and we will be previewing the contest in this Gambia vs Cameroon prediction post.
Our Top Gambia vs Cameroon Prediction
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Cameroon have been irrepressible on their own turf and will surely back themselves to go all the way having gotten this far and we are tipping them to make it through to the next stage at the expense of a relatively inexperienced Gambia side.
Gambia vs Cameroon – Match Preview
Gambia and Cameroon will battle it out for a place in the last four of the Africa Cup of Nations when they go toe to toe at the Japoma Stadium in Douala on Saturday.
Gambia vs Cameroon – Team Previews
Featuring in their first-ever knockout game at this level, Gambia narrowly scraped past the National Elephants of Guinea 1-0 in a tight affair at the Kouekong Stadium on Monday.
Musa Barrow was the match-winner in Bafoussam as he scored the only goal of the contest in the 71st minute to send Tom Saintfiet and his men into ecstasy at full time.
The Scorpions continue to defy the odds in their maiden AFCON appearance in which they have established themselves at the prime dark horses to keep an eye on.
Yusupha Njie was shown a straight red card in the final knockings of the victory over Guinea where he came on as a second-half substitute and the 28-year-old is suspended for Saturday's clash.
Since his debut in 2018, only Assan Ceesay and Ablie Jallow have scored more international goals than Musa Barrow who grabbed his second of this year's continental tournament last time out.
Predicted lineup; Baboucarr Gaye; Pa Modou, Omar Colley, James Gomez, Dawda Ngum; Ablie Jallow, Sulayman Marreh, Yusupha Bobb; Musa Barrow, Modou Barrow, Ebrima Darboe
Cameroon saw off the threat of a highly-spirited Comoros outfit in a 2-1 triumph at the Stade d'Olembe on Monday to book their place in the quarterfinal of the AFCON.
Goals from Karl Toko Ekambi and Vincent Aboubakar put Toni Conceicao's men in the driving seat before Youssouf M'Changama set up a frenetic finale with a long-range free-kick nine minutes from time.
The Indomitable Lions now set out to take another step in the right direction as they go in search of a first continental title since going all the way in 2017.
Vincent Aboubakar has been in top form for his country having netted six times across four games and the Al-Nassr forward is closing in on the most AFCON goals at a single tournament which currently stands at nine.
Aboubakar's strike partner Karl Toko Ekambi grabbed his third goal of the competition last time out and the duo has scored all of Cameroon's nine goals.
Predicted lineup; Andre Onana; Nouhou Tolo, Michael Ngadeu, Jean-Charles Castelletto, Collins Fai; Martin Hongla, Zambo Anguissa, Moumi Ngamaleu, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting; Karl Toko Ekambi, Vincent Aboubakar
The Gambia vs Cameroon odds are as follows:
*Odds from Bet9ja, correct as at the time of publishing
Gambia vs Cameroon Head to head stats
Matches played: 2
Gambia won: 0
Cameroon won: 2
Cameroon have come out on top in the previous two meetings between the sides, the most recent of which was a 2-0 victory six years ago.
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