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Afcon 2021: Predicting Cameroon's XI vs Egypt - Aboubakar, Ekambi set to lead

09:53 GMT+3 03/02/2022
Karl Toko Ekambi, Cameroon vs Comoros 2022
GOAL analyses the probable Indomitable Lions team to play the Pharaohs on Thursday night in the semi-finals

  • Andre Onana of Cameroon.

    Goalkeeper: Andre Onana

    The custodian has been impressive for the Indomitable Lions in the competition and is set to keep his place in the team.

  • Collins Fai of Cameroon.

    Right-back: Collins Fai

    Despite being a booking away from suspension, the dependable Fai is expected to keep his place against the Pharaohs.

  • Nouhou Tolo of Cameroon.

    Left-back: Nouhou Tolo

    He has been consistent for the hosts with his defending and ambition going forward.

  • Michael Ngadeu Ngadjui of Cameroon.

    Centre-back: Michael Ngadeu

    The 31-year-old is once again expected to command the same back four for the fourth match in a row.

  • Jean Castelletto of Cameroon during the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

    Centre-back: Jean-Charles Castelletto

    He has been solid alongside Ngadeu in the heart of Cameroon's defence and is among the players expected to start.

  • Martin Hongla of Cameroon.

    Central midfielder: Martin Hongla

    The youngster has been solid and despite being a caution away from suspension, he is expected to shield the defence.

  • Sulayman Marreh of Gambia and Andre Zambo Anguissa of Cameroon.

    Central midfielder: Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa

    The midfielder is one of the players who has played all Cameroon's five matches and will be vital in the Thursday semi-final.

  • Moumi Ngamaleu of Cameroon.

    Midfielder: Moumi Ngamaleu

    Ngamaleu has formed a good understanding with Anguissa in midfield and the duo is expected to start together once more.

  • Cameroon celebrate Karl Toko Ekambi goal vs Comoros, Afcon 2021

    Right-Winger: Samuel Gouet

    The 24-year-old had a good game in the quarter final against The Gambia and is expected to start ahead of Bayern Munich's Maxim Choupo-Moting.

  • Toko Ekambi of Cameroon.

    Left-Winger: Karl Toko Ekambi

    His brace against The Gambia took his tournament goals tally to five and he surely has to start.

  • Vincent Aboubakar of Cameroon celebrates 2nd goal during the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

    Striker: Vincent Aboubakar

    The competition's top scorer, with six goals, will be desperate to steer the Indomitable Lions past Egypt.