Gervinho Ivory Coast Wilfried Bony
Gervinho [R] will be crucial for the Ivory Coast against CameroonReuters

After picking up victories in their respective opening encounters of the African Nations Cup qualifiers, both Cameroon and Ivory Coast will be keen to continue the momentum when the two teams clash in Yaounde on Wednesday.

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Cameroon opened their qualifying with a 2-0 win over Congo on Saturday, while the Ivory Coast just about got past Sierra Leone 2-1.

Both teams, traditional heavyweights from Africa, are going through a rebuilding phase after disappointing outings at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Cameroon finished bottom of their group, which also included the hosts, losing all three games, while Ivory Coast bowed out of the tournament after a heartbreaking loss to Greece in their final group match.

Coach Volker Finke has decided to start afresh with Cameroon, with a new skipper in Stephan Mbia, following the retirement of Samuel Eto'o, now looking to lead his troops to success.

"To my knowledge Ivory Coast are a very good team," Cameroon's new vice-captain Eric Choupo-Moting said. "This is one of the best teams in Africa with many great players. They have played together for a long time.

"The most important thing is that we should all work as a team in the next game because our opponents are unpredictable. It will not be easy but if we work together anything is possible."

Choupo-Moting is aware Cameroon gave plenty of doubters to silence after their woeful showing at the World Cup.

"We are a new group of talented players, a very young team, so the most important thing is to work and grow together," he added.

"Being appointed as a vice captain is an honour but I know that one doesn't have to be a captain to be respectful and responsible," he said. "The most important thing is to be a real team."

The Ivory Coast, now without their talisman Didier Drogba, were far from impressive against Sierra Leone, needing to come back from a goal down in front of their own fans.

Kei Kamara had given Sierra Leone a shock lead, before goals from Seydou Doumbia and Gervinho rescued the Elephants.

Ivory Coast will certainly need to put up a better effort if they are to stop Cameroon from winning their second straight game.

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