Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau

Nickname: Djurtus

Head Coach: Baciro Cande

Previous appearances: 1

Club History

Guinea Bissau made their debut in 2017 in Gabon after a several unsuccessful attempts. They confirmed their status as a rising force in African football with successive qualification topping their group along the road.

Key Facts

  • Guinea Bissau have qualified for a second consecutive Africa Cup of Nations tournament, after having never qualified for it beforehand.
  • Guinea Bissau have never won a match at the Africa Cup of Nations, drawing with Gabon and losing to Burkina Faso and eventual winners Cameroon in the 2017 group stage.
  • Guinea Bissau won their qualifying group for the 2019 tournament, finishing ahead of Namibia, Mozambique and Zambia, with no player scoring more than their striker Frederic Mendy in that group.
 

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