Africa Fantasy: The Tipsters’ Picks GW6

The semifinals are here and every differential counts

Jul 14 · 3 min read

Our Tipsters took a little time to bring you the semi-final tips, but here they are! It’s getting harder and harder to get differentials, when there are only 4 teams still competing. But if you look past the main stars, there are still very good options that can work as differentials! Here’s our Tipsters results from previews picks, followed by their picks for the semi-finals:

Karam Abu Shammala: 28
Pedro Maia: 21
Gonçalo Mira: 33
Luís Cristóvão: 25
Ahmed Hesham: 24*
José Miranda: 40
André Baptista: 26
Dean Ammi: 42
Marwan Ahmed: 14*
Alaa Swidan: 23*

*one less game week

Karam Abu Shammala

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He is only owned by 5% and kindly priced at 6.1m. He started the last match vs South Africa and score a crucial a goal for Nigeria. He also registered 11 ball recoveries (2 extra fantasy points), more than any other teammate in this match. At this price he is worth a punt!

Pedro Maia aka O Fantasista

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After two games with several big chances missed by his fellow striker Bounedjah, an exhausting extra-time with penalties, and only 72 hours between both games, maybe it’s time for Belmadi to refresh his team. Slimani can be the one who profits. Like in the last game in the group phase, with 1 goal and 2 assists.

Gonçalo Mira

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The man on set piece duty can be fundamental in Senegal’s semi-final against Tunisia. Senegal have a physical advantage and the Tunisian keeper has shown some indecisiveness. This can lead to set-piece assists from Saivet, and he can only try some direct free-kick goals.

Luís Cristóvão

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Coming soon.

Ahmed Hesham

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Ounas has been an agitator whenever he is on the pitch. Even if he doesn’t start, again, he can do some damage in 30 minutes. He is a constant threat to the opponent’s goal.

José Miranda

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Ighalo has been on and off, Iwobi has lacked the influence we were expecting and Musa has been a disappointment. Even if a major punt, given that Nigeria plays in the second game, Moses Simon has provided the spark that has lifted the Super Eagles’ game from “meh” to “okay”. Big risk, big reward.

André Baptista

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He has more freedom in the national team than in his club, allowing to come closer to the opposing goal. As a result, he scored twice already in the competition. He is the second Senegal midfielder with more points, only below Sadio Mané.

Dean Ammi from DZ Football

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With Atal injured, Zeffane was the man who replaced him during last match. This can be his momento to shine in AFCON. With Algeria heavily relying in their full-backs offensive runs, Zeffane could get an assist.

Marwan Ahmed from KingFut

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Tunisia is looking for a push from all their players. Sliti was rested the past two matches and will be looking fresh whether he starts next match or comes of the bench, as seen against Madagascar, when he scored after coming on as a substitute.

Alaa Swidan

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The Senegal defense has been reliable, with only 1 goal conceded. The righ-back Gassama can have a clean sheet and he has already assisted twice in the competition.

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