February 3, 2022 at 4:23 PM EST
Hello and welcome to The Athletic’s coverage of Cameroon against Egypt in the second Africa Cup of Nations semi-final.
Tournameny hosts Cameroon have arguably been the most complete team at AFCON. They beat The Gambia and Comoros to get to this stage of the compeition.
Egypt, meanwhile, have faced stern tests to reach the semi-finals, beating Ivory Coast on penalties before a 2-1 win over Morocco booked their place in today’s game.
The winners of this match will face Senegal in Sunday’s final, after they beat Burkina Faso 3-1 in yesterday’s first semi-final.
Cameroon vs Egypt team news
Cameroon have the tournament’s two top scorers in Vincent Aboubakar (six) and Karl Toko Ekambi (five), and are set to continue with the same side that triumphed over The Gambia.
Egypt have a minor goalkeeping crisis, with their two most experienced stoppers — Mohamed El Shenawy and Gabaski — both suffering from injury. Aston Villa winger Trezeguet may get a start after scoring the winner against Morocco last time out.
Cameroon vs Egypt TV channel
The game will be broadcast on BBC Three and Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Football.
In the US, it will be shown on beIN Sports.
Cameroon vs Egypt start time
The game kicks off at 7pm GMT / 2pm ET / 11am PT.
- Vincent Aboubakar: Powering Cameroon at AFCON
- Why Salah is Egypt’s best-ever player but not their greatest
- Cameroon are the tournament’s most complete side
(Photo: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images)