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Equatorial Guinea vs Zambia Predictions & Tips - Struggling Chipolopolo to lose again

  • Equatorial Guinea vs Zambia Predictions for Thursday’s World Cup qualifier
  • Match is being played at 16:00 GMT at Nuevo Estadio de Malabo
  • Equatorial Guinea have won their last 3 home qualifiers
  • A home win is tipped in Malabo
  • Betting tips, predictions and team news for Equatorial Guinea vs Zambia
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Equatorial Guinea vs Zambia Predictions & Tips - Struggling Chipolopolo to lose again

  • Equatorial Guinea vs Zambia Predictions for Thursday’s World Cup qualifier
  • Match is being played at 16:00 GMT at Nuevo Estadio de Malabo
  • Equatorial Guinea have won their last 3 home qualifiers
  • A home win is tipped in Malabo
  • Betting tips, predictions and team news for Equatorial Guinea vs Zambia


Equatorial Guinea vs Zambia Predictions


Equatorial Guinea are very strong at home. They face a Zambia side who have been struggling in recent qualification matches and who are struggling to score goals. I am tipping a narrow home win.
  • Equatorial Guinea vs Zambia Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Equatorial Guinea Form
  • Equatorial Guinea Injuries & Team News
  • Zambia Form
  • Zambia Injuries & Team News
  • Equatorial Guinea vs Zambia FAQ

  • Equatorial Guinea have won their last 3 home matches (AFCON and WC qualifiers).
  • Equatorial Guinea have seen under 1.5 goals in their last 4 home matches (AFCON and WC qualifiers).
  • Zambia have lost 6 of their last 10 matches (AFCON and WC qualifiers).
  • Zambia have failed to score in 3 of their last 5 matches (all competitions).

Head to Head


This is the second ever meeting between these sides. Zambia won 1-0 away from home in the first meeting in 2012.

Equatorial Guinea Form


After three wins and three defeats, Equatorial Guinea qualified for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations. The side won three qualifiers in a row as they won at Libya (3-2) and beat Libya and Tanzania both 1-0 at home.

Their final match was a dead rubber and saw a 2-1 defeat away to Tunisia. Equatorial Guinea began World Cup 2022 qualification with a 3-0 away loss to Tunisia.

Their last match brought a 1-0 home win against Mauritania. Ivan Edu got the winner from the penalty spot after 59 minutes.

Equatorial Guinea Injuries & Team News


Coach Juan Micha will lean on defender Carlos Akpo Martinez of Cadiz CF.

Iban Edu and Pablo Ganet are key midfielders will both plying their trade in the Spain Sugunda Division.

Goalkeepers: Jésus Lazaro Owono, Mariano Magno Mba, Manuel Sapunga Mbara
Defenders: Luis Alberto Meseguer, Carlos Akpo Martinez, Miguel Angel Maye, Luis Enrique Nsue, Marvin Jose Anieboh, Nestor Senra, Saul Coco, Basilio Owono Ndong
Midfielders: Yannik Buyla Sam, Santiago Eneme Bokari, Frederico Bikoro, Alex Balboa, Jose Machin Dicombo Pepin, Jose Miranda, Pablo Ganet, Ruben Belima, Javier Akpo Martinez, Iban Edu
Forwards: Oscar Siafa, Luis Nlavo Asue, Salomon Asumu Obama, Emilio Nsue Lopez

Zambia Form


Zambia have been in poor form and failed to qualify for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations. They beat Zimbabwe 2-0 away in their final match but it proved futile.

They then failed to get out of the group in the COSAFA Cup after two defeats, a 2-1 win against Botswana and a 0-0 draw against South Africa.

Chipolopolo began World Cup 2022 qualifiers with a fine 2-1 away win in Mauritania. Their last match was a 2-0 home loss to Zambia after an early goal and a last minute strike

Zambia Injuries & Team News


New coach Beston Chambeshi is without veteran goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene due to injury. Brighton midfielder Enock Mwepu misses out with a fitness concern.

Striker Fashion Sakala is fit again but winger Augustine Mulenga is out. Emmanuel Banda is back in midfield and returns to the fold after a two-year absence.

Goalkeepers: Gregory Sanjase, Lameck Siame, Mwenya Chibwe
Defenders: Benedict Chepeshi, Proper Chiluya, Solomon Sakala, Simon Silwimba, Dominic Chanda, Tandi Mwape, Isaac Shamujompa
Midfielders: Dickson Chapa, Kelvin Kampamba, Prince Mumba, Enock Mwepu, Edward Chilufya, Emmanuel Banda, Lubambo Musonda, Clatous Chama, Rally Bwalya
Forwards: Brian Mwila, Moses Phiri, Fashion Sakala, Patson Daka, Evans Kangwa, Jimmy Mukeya

Equatorial Guinea vs Zambia FAQ

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Verdict

I am tipping the hosts to beat a struggling Zambia side.

Best Bet: Guinea Win Full Time Result $3.25 at Bookmaker - 3 Units
Value Bet: Guinea Win To Nil Win to Nil $4.90 at Betstar Australia - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Guinea Win 1-0 Correct Score $9.50 at Neds - 1 Unit

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07 Oct 2021

Equatorial Guinea v Zambia