Tip Canada W - Cameroon W
Canada are ranked fifth in the world and are expected to go deep in the 2019 Women's World Cup. They reached the quarter finals in the 2015 tournament and their best performance is a fourth place finish in 2003. They come into this opening group game on an unbeaten run of eight games. Earlier this year they finished third in the Algarve Cup. Qualification for this tournament came via the CONCACAF zone as they won all their games before losing to the USA.
Cameroon are down in 46th place in the world rankings. They finished third in the African Women's Cup of Nations to qualify for these finals for the second tournament in a row. They reached the last 16 in 2015 losing to China 1-0. Recent form has seen them get three big wins over Spanish club sides but were defeated 4-0 by the national side who are ranked 13th in the world, eight places below Canada. The tip for this game is a win for Canada with them leading at both half and full time.
Key points Canada W - Cameroon W
Canada are ranked 41 places above their opponents.
Canada are unbeaten in their last eight internationals.
Cameroon recently lost 4-0 to Spain who are ranked eight places below Canada.
Conclusion Canada W - Cameroon W
Canada are unbeaten in eight games coming into this Women's World Cup. They have a tough draw with the Netherlands and New Zealand to face and won't want to make any mistake against the Cameroon side. They are ranked over 40 places above their opponents and should have few difficulties getting the win. Go for a Canadian win with them leading at both half and full time.
Canada W Cameroon W Prediction published on June 7, 2019