The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon have played two matches against Les Cœlacanthes of Comoros.
The previous meeting were during the round of qualifiers for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. On September 8, 2018 their match ended in a 1-1 draw while on March 23, 2019 Comoros suffered a 3-0 defeat inflicted on them by the Indomitable Lions.
The Comorian side that join CAF and FIFA in 2003 and 2005 respectively is participating at the final phase of the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time.
For debutants, they have surprised many by overpowering football power house, the Black Stars of Ghana 3-2 to qualify for the knockout stage.
Les Cœlacanthes of Comoros new comers to the competition qualified for the 8th finals with three points, three goals scored and five goals conceded. In three group games Comoros won one and was defeated in the two others.
Host side, the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on their part qualified for the eight final with seven points, seven goals scored and three goals conceded whil Comoros.
The five time champions of Africa, the indomitable lions finished as favourites of group A winning two matches and a draw.
Statistics of the last 20 games played before AFCON by both teams shows that shows Cameroon with 11 victories, 5 draws and 4 defeats while Comoros has 7 victories, 5 draws and 8 defeats.
Both sides will meet each other for the first time at the 8th final of the Africa Cup of Nations on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 8pm at the Olembe stadium in Yaounde.