WCQ 2022 | Africa

Algeria has never had a good ending when facing Cameroon in the past. The reunion here is no exception because teachers and coaches Rigobert Song are playing very stable, not to mention Cameroon is also playing at the Limbe Stadium nest.

Cameroon is one of the most seasoned teams in the world arena in Africa. They have participated in the World Cup finals 7 times and culminated in reaching the quarterfinals in 1990. Cameroon has reached the semi-finals of AFCON 2021 but is still not really satisfied with the final 3rd place, so Remember it’s a tournament where they are playing at home and the goal is to win. Losing to Egypt in the semi-finals is a big disappointment for Cameroon and they must quickly get up with a ticket to the 2022 World Cup final.

Cameroon has taken the lead in Group D in stage 2. In which, they brought 15 points from 6 matches and 2 points ahead of the formidable opponent Ivory Coast. Cameroon enters this match unbeaten in 27 home matches in World Cup qualifying and they have 23 wins in that. No team in the African region has a richer history in the World Cup playing field than Cameroon. However, in the final round 4 years ago in Russia, Cameroon could not get a ticket and they are determined to mark the return.

Algeria ended the 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign in Group A with an unbeaten record, winning 4 wins and 2 draws to bring back 14 points, 2 points more than Burkina Faso behind. However, at AFCON 2021, which just closed the curtain, Algeria could not successfully defend the throne and was even eliminated in the group stage. This team only had 1 draw against Sierra Leone, then lost to Equatorial Guinea and Ivory Coast to finish at the bottom of Group E.

Algeria is unbeaten in the last 7 matches in the World Cup qualifiers and has 4 victories in them. However, they entered this match with 3 clean sheets in just the last 10 away matches in the World Cup qualifiers and lost 4 of the 7 away matches in the qualifying round. Algeria has never beaten Cameroon in 7 matches between these two giants (draw 3, lose 4). The last time they met Cameroon in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers and Cameroon won with a score of 2-0. Algeria has also never kept a clean sheet against Cameroon.

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