Host nation, Cameroon will welcome their counterparts, Burkina Faso, to the Stade Olembe, for the opening match of the 33rd African Cup of Nations, AFCON this weekend.
The Indomitable Lions are one of the favorites for the title after winning the competition five times in their history.
After missing out on the last edition in Egypt 2019, the Stallions are back and will go into the tournament to exceed expectations with 2013 edition their best-ever finish in the competition.
However, Sunday’s game will see both sides aiming to get off to a good start with a win.
Cameroon have an home advantage, while the Stallions will be in a very buoyant mood after an impressive unbeaten run in 2021, which also saw them push defending champions, Algeria, all the way in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers before narrowly missing out.
The opening game between Cameroon and Burkina Faso is billed for this Sunday, January 9, 2022, at the Stade Olembe, in Yaounde. The kick-off time for the match is 5pm, Nigerian Time.