AFCON Fantasy Gameweek 5: Tips, Captain, Team Selection

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AFCON Africa Fantasy Gameweek 5 – Quarterfinals starts in a few hours! In this article, we will discuss odd and team selection for GW 5 of Africa Fantasy. 

So, without further ado, let’s dive into our AFCON Fantasy Gameweek 5 Tips. 

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1. Fixtures to target in Gameweek 5 of Africa Fantasy

Let’s look at who are bookies’ main favorites to do well in MD5:

  • Nigeria vs. Angola: Nigeria 58 % to win, 17 % to score 2.5+ goals
  • Mali vs. Ivory Coast: Ivory Coast 42 % to win, 10 % to score 2.5+ goals
  • DR Kongo vs. Guinea: DR Kongo 39 % to win, 8 % to score 2.5+ goals
  • Cape Verde vs. South Africa: Cape Verde 34 % to win, 11 % to score 2.5+ goals

Find more probabilities in our article: Africa Fantasy Over 2.5 Goals Odds GW5

Note: Bookies has much higher clean sheet odds for AFCON Fantasy than Over 2.5 goals odds. That suggests there could be more clean sheets then we are used to from FPL or UCL Fantasy. Going with a formation on 5 defenders with high clean sheet odds could be a good strategy.

2. Teams to target in AFCON Fantasy Quarterfinals

Probabilities of progressing to Semifinals

TeamTo Progress Odds
Nigeria74 %
Ivory Coast59 %
DR Congo56 %
Cape Verde50 %
South Africa50 %
Guinea44 %
Mali41 %
Angola26 %

3. Clean sheet probabilities for Africa Fantasy Gameweek 5

Let’s continue analyzing bookies odds for AFCON Fantasy GW5. We used our Odds to probability calculator to convert other odds to probabilities as well, which helped us assess the potential of the following matchday.

Clean Sheet Odds GW5

Bookies expect clean sheets mainly from Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Cape Verde on Gameweek 5. See the numbers here: AFCON Fantasy Clean Sheet odds.

4. Captain

Nigeria has the best fixture of the gameweek, so Osimhen is our captain for GW5.

5. Team selection for AFCON Fantasy Gameweek 5

afcon fantasy gameweek 5 team
afcon fantasy gameweek 5 team
Matej Šuľan

Fantasy Football enthusiast with two top 1k finishes in FPL. Best FPL overall rank: 119th in 2019/20 season. Five top 500 finishes in UCL Fantasy, best overall rank: 23rd in 2018/19 season. Founder of Fantasy Football Reports.

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