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Five Cameroon vs Guinea facts

23 January 2015, 12:52

Malabo - Five facts on the Africa Cup of Nations Group D match between Cameroon and Guinea in Malabo Saturday.

-- Cameroon and Guinea drew 2-2 in a 1998 group match -- their only previous Cup of Nations meeting -- with current Indomitable Lions team manager Alphonse Tchami among the scorers.

-- Paris-born Guinea star Ibrahima Traore has played for various German clubs, including Hertha Berlin, Augsburg, VfB Stuttgart and, currently, Borussia Moenchengladbach.

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-- Captain Stephane Mbia is among five Spain-based stars in the Cameroon squad. Joseph Ondoa and Franck Bagnack are part of the Barcelona youth squad, Patrick Ekeng plays for Cordoba and Raoul Cedric Loe for Osasuna.

-- Guinea are one of only three countries to score six goals in a Cup of Nations match as they overwhelmed Botswana 6-1 in a 2012 group match.

-- Cameroonian Aurelien Chedjou played in the 1-1 first-match draw with Mali after not being part of the preliminary squad. He was a late inclusion when Brice Nlate Ekongolo fractured both knees in a Yaounde car crash.

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