The first match on this list of tips comes from AFCON, where leaders of Group A, Cameroon take on Ethiopia.
Home nation Cameroon beat Burkina Faso in the opening match of this year’s AFCON, following a brace by former Besiktas and FC Porto striker Vincent Aboubakar, sealing a 2-1 win for the Indomitable Lions.
Prior to this, Cameroon had progressed from World Cup Group D ahead of the likes of the Ivory Coast, having managed 15 points from six matches. Toni Conceicao’s side won all of their last four qualifiers having been beaten by Ivory Coast on matchday two, defeating the likes of Mozambique 3-1 and 1-0, as well as Malawi 4-0 and winning a crucial game on matchday six against the Ivory Coast 1-0.
Ethiopia were narrowly defeated by Cape Verde Islands on matchday one and will need to get a positive result here to stay in contention to qualify for the knockout stages, in the runup to AFCON, both teams scored in four of their last five matches, having lost 3-1 to South Africa, but, drawn 1-1 with both Ghana and Zimbabwe, as well as defeating Sudan 3-2 in a friendly in December in preparation for this tournament.