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IVC vs SIL Dream11 Prediction for Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone Africa Cup of Nations Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team

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IVC vs SIL Dream11: Ivory Coast began the tournament with a slender 1-0 win against Equatorial Guinea, via a fifth minute Max Gradel goal. The Elephants left Wilfried Zaha, Odilon Kossounou, Nicolas Pepe and Hamed Traore on the bench as they look to have find a winning formula. They come up against a Sierra Leone side that held the reigning champions and tournament favourites Algeria to a goalless draw in their opening match. This game, much like rest of the AFCON, is expected to be low-scoring but Ivory Coast should have enough to win.

Match Details

Date: January 16, Sunday
Kick-Off: 9.30 pm (IST)
Venue: Stade Omnisport de Douala, Douala

Africa Cup of Nations Live

The viewers can see the live streaming of Africa Cup of Nations matches in India on Sony Six and Sony ESPN SD and HD TV channels.

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Ivory Coast: WWWLW

Sierra Leone: WDLLD

Head to Head

There have been seven meetings between the two sides across all competitions and Sierra Leone are winless in this fixture at the moment. Cote d’Ivoire have six wins while one game has ended in a draw.

IVC vs SIL Dream11 Prediction Details

Ivory Coast News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • There are no injuries or suspension concerns for Ivory Coast heading into this game.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Max-Alain Gradel is expected to keep his spot in attack after his goal against Equatorial Guinea.
    Patrice Beaumelle has plenty of top quality options, particularly in the final third, but he may keep the likes of Wilfried Zaha and Nicolas Pepe on the bench once more.

Ivory Coast Starting XI (Likely)

Sylvain Gbohouo
Serge Aurier
Willy Boly
Eric Bailly
Wilfried Kanon
Frank Kessie
Jean-Michael Seri
Ibrahim Sangare
Maxwell Cornet
Nicolas Pepe
Sebastien Haller

Sierra Leone News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • They also don’t have any injury or suspension issue before coming into this clash.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Sierra Leone put in an inspired performance against defending AFCON champions Algeria, so it would be a shock to see any changes.
  • Mohamed Nbalie Kamara was in inspiring form in the 0-0 draw, making in the team of the round in the process.

Sierra Leone Starting XI (Likely)

Mohamed Kamara
Mustapha Dumbuya
Umaru Bangura
Alie Sesay
Kevin Wright
John Kamara
Kwame Quee
Rodney Strasser
Mustapha Bundu
Alhaji Kamara
Alhassan Koroma

Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

Sebastien Haller has a wonderful goal scoring ability. The Ivory Coast striker has scored 16 goals for Ajax this season, with a conversion rate of 43.71%. For this contest, he can be the perfect captain’s choice.

Goals last season 11
Goals this season 12
Assists 4

Nicolas Pepe has 2 goals so far this season with Arsenal and can crucial for his side in this match. He could be a good choice in this match with a conversion percentage of 31.02 percent.

Goals last season 10
Goals this season 2
Assists 4

Differential Pick

Alhaji Kamara can score goals and change the course of a game on his own. He has 6 goals with Randers and a pass accuracy of 82.66 percent. His goal conversion rate is 35.49 percent.

GK: Mohamed Kamara
DEF: Mustapha Dumbuya, Serge Aurier, Willy Bolly
MID: Alhaji Kamara, Maxwell Cornet, Frank Kessie, Maxwell Cornet
FOR: Mustapha Bundu, Sebastien Haller, Nicolas Pepe

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Who will win today’s IVC vs SIL match?

  • One of the tournament favourites got their AFCON campaign off to a winning start as they beat Equatorial Guinea 1-0 to finish the first round of fixtures top of Group E.
  • Sierra Leone were superb in their 0-0 draw with Algeria. The defending champions huffed and puffed, but were unable to get the better of the Leone Stars, who will be up against it against the Ivory Coast on Sunday.
  • Mohamed Nbalie Kamara worked wonders to keep the Algeria at bay on Tuesday afternoon. Ivory Coast prove a bridge too far for Sierra Leone on Sunday.

Odds to Win:

The odds in favor of a win for Ivory Coast in this clash is 1.33 as per 1XBET.

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Jeet Ghosh

Jeet Ghosh is a Football Journalist, living and working in Kolkata with years of experience. He is a Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication from Jadavpur University. Jeet is a sports lover but has a special liking for football. He has worked as a football writer with The Citizen, Sportsflashes, Sportskeeda. He follows the football leagues around the world and is somewhat partial towards Real Madrid.