Cameroon is to play their last group game at the ongoing Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 against Cameroon. The match is slated to be played at Lusail Stadium, On December 2, 2022, & the time is 20:00 GMT.
Previous Meetings Between Cameroon and Brazil
This will be the third time Brazil will be facing Cameroon at the Fifa World Cup. Their first meeting at the Fifa World Cup was in June 1994 when Brazil defeated Cameroon 3-0. The second meeting at the Fifa World Cup between these two sides was in 2014. Brazil was the host country of the world cup back in 2014 and was able to defeat Cameroon 4- 1.
Cameroon: Players, Strengths and Weaknesses
Cameroon didn’t qualify for the last world cup in Russia (2018) and is excited at the chance to play on the global stage.
The Cameroon side boasts of individual stars like; Choupo moting who plays for Bayern. Choupo moting is a reliable and very efficient striker .
Collins Fai plays for Ali-Tai in the Saudi Arabia league. The 30-year-old plays as a defender for the Cameroon national team, and his greatest asset is his pace. He can burst into his opponent’s danger areas and deliver great service to the ball. He can equally use his pace to cut out balls that can lead to goals against his team.
Vincent Aboubakar will no doubt lead the attacking line of the Cameroon national side. The 30 years old is the highest goalscorer at the last concluded AFCON, where Cameroon came third. Aboubakar plays as a centre forward and is the third-highest goal scorer of Cameroon with 37 goals.
The Cameroon national team plays as a unit and boasts of a very physical side. They play a high-pressing, physical and counter counter-attacking game.
The squad is slack and unable to quickly recover once the opponents relaunch counterattacks into their box.
Cameroon is synonymous with committing fouls and needs to be more clinical in scoring goals, which can cost them.
Brazil: Players, Strengths and Weaknesses
Brazil goes into the match against Cameroon as clear favourites to win the match based on both history and Brazil’s current squad.
The Brazil national team boost arguably the best squad in Qatar 2022. Evergreen Thiago Silva captains the team and brings his vast experience. Two world-class goalkeepers, Alisson of Liverpool FC in England) and Ederson of Manchester City, in England, is part of the squad. Both keepers are masters of the craft and are exceptional when it comes to ball distribution and launching counter balls.
In the defence department, Brazil has outstanding players, including; Marquinhos of Paris Saint Germain, Danilo of Juventus, Dani Alves, Eder Militao of Real Madrid, Alex Telles of Sevilla, Bremer of Juventus, Alex Sandro of Juventus and ever reliable Thiago Silva of Chelsea. Although not rock solid but is dangerous enough to score goals.
The midfielders of Brazil boast world-class players like; Casemiro of Manchester United, Fred of Manchester United, Fabinho of Liverpool and Bruno Guimaraes of Newcastle. All these defensive midfielders are capable of preventing opposing teams from scoring.
Players like Neymar of Paris Saint Germain, Vinicius Jr of Real Madrid, Raphinha of Barcelona FC, Rodrigo of Real Madrid FC, Anthony of Manchester United, and Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal FC, all have an attacking mentality which will serve Brazil perfectly.
Cameroon has a possibility of making a come grand back 🇨🇲.