AFCON trophy Africa Cup of Nations

Kenya and Zimbabwe will be included in the 2023 AFCON qualifying draw despite being banned by FIFA over government interference. Photo: Supplied

AFCON quarter-final predictions: What the EXPERTS think!

We’ve reached the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with one of the remaining teams destined to lift the trophy.

AFCON trophy Africa Cup of Nations

Kenya and Zimbabwe will be included in the 2023 AFCON qualifying draw despite being banned by FIFA over government interference. Photo: Supplied

We’ve reached the quarter-final stage of the delayed 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with one of the remaining eight teams destined to be crowned champions.

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Will Senegal defend their title?

Or will we see a new name on the trophy?

On paper at least their are overwhelming favourites in a couple of the matches while others could be tighter affairs.

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According to leading South African bookmakers Hollywoodbets, hosts Cameroon and Senegal are massive favourites to win their respective matches, while Tunisia and Morocco are also heavily fancied to reach the semi-finals.

But with controversy bound to play a role at some point, anything can happen!

But what do the so-called ‘experts’ have to say? Have a listen below.

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AFCON QUARTER-FINAL LINE-UP:

All times SA

SATURDAY, 29 JANUARY

Cameroon v Gambia – 18:00

Burkina Faso v Tunisia – 21:00

SUNDAY, 30 JANUARY

Egypt v Morocco – 18:00

Equatorial Guinea v Senegal – 21:00

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