London friendlies: Traore, Bance top Burkina Faso squad

Please follow and like us:

  • 359
  • Share

Burkina Faso have named a list of 25 players ahead of next week’s international friendly against Nigeria in London.

The Stallions squad is made up of players that featured at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nation in Gabon, where they defeated Ghana to place third.

Burkina Faso’s players

The west African team face Morocco first on March 24 before facing Gernot Rohr’s men as they prepare for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritania.

An analysis of the roster revealed that only two players in the shape of RCK goalkeeper Sawadogo Aboubacar and defender Coulibaly Yacouba ply their trade in the domestic championship.

READ ALSO:  Champions League: Conte happy to have selection headache for Barca clash

Eight of the invited players are based in Africa, while 17 are Europe-based professionals, including Chelsea loanee Bertrand Traoré and the influential FC Krasnodar midfielder Charles Kabore and veteran striker Aristide Bance are all in the squad.

Facebook Comments

Please follow and like us:

  • 359
  • Share

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *