Cameroon will face Nigeria in an international friendly at Stadion Wiener Neustadt, Austria on Tuesday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m. local time. [Tuesday, June 8 at 9:30 PM IST]. This is a preparatory match played by both teams ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations and the World Cup qualifying campaign which is expected to resume later this year. Here is an overview of Cameroon vs Nigeria team news, stream details, h2h record and Cameroon vs Nigeria prediction.
Cameroon vs Nigeria: match preview
Cameroon will approach this game as a confident unit after managing to overtake the Nigerian side with a 1-0 victory on Friday. Zambo Anguissa from Fulham scored the only goal of the match and that was enough to secure the victory for the Cameroonian team. Antonio Conceicao’s men did not have a good run going into Friday’s game and have lost 3 of their last 5 games. A win against Nigeria would be a big boost for them as it would be the perfect way to start preparing for the long competitive season of international football ahead.
Nigeria are a great team and they have big names in their national team, but the team has a lot of injury issues ahead of the game against Cameroon. After losing to their rivals on Friday, Nigeria are hopeful players like Alex Iwobi and Wilfred Ndidi strengthen themselves and help the Nigerians pass Cameroon. Ahead of Friday’s loss, Nigeria were undefeated in their last 5 games and will look to gain the upper hand over their African rivals this time around.
Cameroon vs Nigeria team news
Ambroise Bitolo came out injured after suffering a ligament injury in February. Cameroon could launch Bayern Munich star Eric Choupo Moting in this game as they will need his scoring skills to defeat the Nigerian team.
Nigeria have three big injury issues and will be on the pitch without Kenneth Omeruo, Leon Balogun and Villarreal player Samuel Chukwueze. Nigeria still have great players like Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi who can do damage against Cameroonians
Cameroon vs Nigeria h2h record
Before Friday’s loss, Nigeria were undefeated against Cameroon in the 6 games these two teams faced. The Nigerians have the best record of this meeting as they have won 12 out of 24 games and have lost only 5 times against their African rivals.
October 11, 2015: Nigeria 3 vs Cameroon 0
September 1, 2017: Nigeria 4 vs Cameroon 0
September 4, 2017: Nigeria 1 vs Cameroon 1
July 6, 2019: Nigeria 3 vs Cameroon 2
June 4, 2021: Nigeria 0 against Cameroon 1
Cameroon vs Nigeria Prediction
Nigeria have a talented squad with players like Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi playing for them. They hope to get revenge for Friday’s loss. We expect a 2-0 victory for Nigeria given the talent and the squad they have.
Cameroon vs Nigeria Live: Where to Watch Cameroon vs Nigeria
The match will be available in the UK on Sky Sports. African users can watch the game on super sports. There will be no live broadcasts or TV broadcasts for the game in India. Live scores and game updates are available on official team social media
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