Equatorial Guinea, who are set to face Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Group A of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), has scheduled a friendly match against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon.
The game is slated for Monday, 8 January 2024, serving as a crucial part of the teams’ preparations for the upcoming AFCON tournament.
Equatorial Guinea aims to extend its impressive unbeaten run, having secured five victories and four draws in their last nine games.
The friendly against Cameroon, a five-time African champion, poses a significant challenge for Equatorial Guinea as they fine-tune their strategies ahead of the continental competition.
After the friendly encounter with Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea is set to kick off its AFCON campaign against the Super Eagles on Sunday, 14 January.
The team will subsequently face Guinea-Bissau four days later before concluding the group stage with a crucial clash against the host nation, Côte d’Ivoire, on January 22.
This upcoming AFCON will mark Equatorial Guinea’s third appearance in the tournament. The national team made its debut at the 2012 edition when they co-hosted the tournament alongside Gabon.
With an unbeaten streak leading up to the competition, Equatorial Guinea is determined to make a significant impact in Group A and progress further in the tournament.
The friendly against Cameroon serves as a valuable opportunity for Equatorial Guinea to test its mettle against a formidable opponent and fine-tune its strategies ahead of the challenging AFCON encounters in January 2024.
Football enthusiasts eagerly await these matchups as the participating teams gear up for the continental showdown.