AFCON 2021 Qualifier
Burkina Faso vs Uganda
Stade du 4 Aout, Ouagadougou
Wednesday, 13-11-2019 @10pm
Burkina Faso have revealed their squad set to take on Uganda Cranes on Wednesday night.
The Swallows will host Uganda at the Stade du 4 Aout in their opening fixture of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.
The team will also be the one that travels away to South Sudan in their next game on Sunday.
The likes of Lyon’s Bertrand Traore, Jonathan Pitroipa and Aristide Bance have all been included.
Captain Charles Kabore is also part of the fold as Burkina Faso eyes a return to the African show piece having missed out in the last edition in Egypt.
Surprisingly, all three goalkeepers summoned on the team are local based.
Farid Steeve of Majestic Football Club, Ben Idriss Traore (AS Sonabel) and Aboubacar Sawadogo (As Douanes) are the custodians that have been named.
Burkina Faso Squad
Farid Steeve (Majestic, Burkina Faso) Ben Idriss Traore (AS Sonabel, Burkina Faso), Aboubacar Sawadogo (As Douanes, Burkina Faso)
Issoufou Dayo (RS Berkane, Morocco), Edmond Fayçal Tapsoba (Guimaraes, Portugal), Dylan Ouédraogo (OH Louvain, Belgium), Abas Ouedraogo (Salitas), Soumaïla Ouattara (Rahimo FC), Steeve Yago (Caen, France), Yacouba Coulibaly (Le Havre, France), Issa Kaboré (Mechelen, Belgium)
Adama Guira (Guangzhou R & F, China), Charles Kaboré (Dynamo Moscow, Russia), Bryan Dabo (Fiorentina, Italy), Bertrand Traoré (Lyon, France), Cyrille Bayala (AC Ajaccio, France), Dramane Nikiema (Horoya AC , Guinea), Alain Traore (RS Berkane, Morocco), Zakaria Sanogo (FC Ararat, Armenia)
Lassina Traoré (Ajax Amsterdam, Holland), Aristide Bancé (Horoya AC, Guinea), Jonathan Pitroipa (Paris FC, France), Eric Traore (Pyramid, Egypt)