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Ethiopia vs Cape Verde AFCON fixture will take place this weekend in Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon. This group A fixture should shape up the race for playoff qualifiers after Cameroon vs Burkina Faso game that will take place earlier in the day. Read on to find out how we are tipping Ethiopia to perform against Cape Verde in the first ever encounter between the two teams.
- 1 Our Top Picks for Ethiopia vs Cape Verde AFCON Fixture
- 2 Ethiopia vs Cape Verde: Odds, Stats and H2H
- 3 Ethiopia vs Cape Verde AFCON Fixture Preview: Ethiopia and Cape Verde Meet for the First Team
- 4 Ethiopia vs Cape Verde: Frequently Asked Questions
Our Top Picks for Ethiopia vs Cape Verde AFCON Fixture
The first ever meeting between Ethiopia and Cape Verde is an AFCON game that will be played in Cameroon. Ethiopia, Cape Verde are grouped alongside the AFCON hosts Cameroon and Burkina Faso. Here is a detailed analysis of the best picks for this game.
Under 2.5 @ 1/2 (1.50)
A low scoreline is a probable outcome in this fixture. This is the first AFCON fixture for both sides and so, a tense game is expected in the capital, Yaoundé. Cape Verde has not lost in the last four matches while Ethiopia has back to back draws of 1-1 before this match. Both sides haven’t been scoring lots of goals, so a low scoreline is what we expect on matchday.
Cape Verde to win @ 89/100 (1.89)
Cape Verde is our pick to win this game. They have the experience at this level and ranked better by FIFA than Ethiopia. At position 73 compared to Ethiopia’s 137th place, Cape Verde is undoubtedly one of the best African soccer teams. However, we don’t expect a big winning margin for Cape in this first encounter with Ethiopia is both sides will likely adopt a defensive approach on matchday.
Ethiopia vs Cape Verde: Odds, Stats and H2H
Are you looking for the best betting tips, odds and the latest stats for Ethiopia vs Cape Verde AFCON fixture, check out the tables below.
Ethiopia vs Cape Verde AFCON Fixture Preview: Ethiopia and Cape Verde Meet for the First Team
The most interesting thing about this game is that it will be the first encounter between Ethiopia and Cape Verde. But when we look at the last five meetings, Cape Verde is the better side in this matchup. Cape Verde have DWWWL in the last five games while Ethiopia recorded DDLLW in as many games. The North African country has mostly looked shaky at the back while Cape Verde has been better both defensively and offensively.
Ethiopia’s head coach, Wubetu Abate averages 1.50 points after 14 games while Cape Verde’s Bubista averages 1.69 points in 13 games. These stats are clear indications that this will not be an easy game for either side
Here is how these teams will likely lineup for this AFCON match:
Ethiopia predicted lineup: Shanko, Reshid, Yohannes, Tonjo, Debebe Meleyo, Endeshaw, Alemu, Yohannes, Solomon and Tafesse.
Cape Verde predicted lineup: Rosa, Delmiro, Furtado, Fortes, Tavares, Lopes, Nenass, Paulo, Soares, Mendes, Tavares and Semedo.
Ethiopia vs Cape Verde: Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the match venue?
The game will take place at Olembe Stadium in Cameroon’s capital, Yaounde.
When is Ethiopia vs Cape Verde fixture taking place?
The game is slated for Sunday 9 Jan, 2022.
What time will the game start?
Kick-off time for Ethiopia vs Cape Verde is 22:00 GMT +3