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Flag of Burkina Faso Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso FA
Nickname(s) Les Étalons
Association Fédération Burkinabé de Football
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Flag of Belgium Paul Put
Captain Charles Kaboré
Top scorer Moumouni Dagano (43)
Ground Stade du 4 Août
FIFA code BFA
FIFA ranking 64 Decrease2.svg 1 (8. January 2015)
Highest FIFA ranking 37 (October 2010, June 2011)
Lowest FIFA ranking 127 (December 1993)
Elo ranking 68
Highest Elo ranking 59 (September 2014)
Lowest Elo ranking 133 (February 1987)
First international Upper Volta 5-4 Gabon
Biggest win Burkina Faso 4-0 Mozambique
Biggest defeat Algeria 7-0 Upper Volta
Africa Cup of Nations appearances 9 (First in 1978)
Best result 2013

The Burkina Faso national football team is the national team of the western african Republic of Burkina Faso, and is controlled by the FBF.

History

Main article: History of the Burkina Faso national football team

Current squad

A 24-man provisional squad was announced for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations on 23 December 2014.[1] Caps and goals updated as of January 10, 2015 after the game against Swaziland.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Moussa Fofana 31 July 1992 (1992-07-31) (age 27) 0 0 Flag of Burkina Faso Kadiogo
16 1GK Abdoulaye Soulama 29 November 1979 (1979-11-29) (age 40) 44 0 Flag of Ghana Hearts of Oak
23 1GK Germain Sanou 26 May 1992 (1992-05-26) (age 28) 15 0 Flag of France Beauvais
2 2DF Steeve Yago 16 December 1992 (1992-12-16) (age 27) 13 0 Flag of France Toulouse
4 2DF Bakary Koné 27 April 1988 (1988-04-27) (age 32) 48 0 Flag of France Lyon
5 2DF Mohamed Koffi 30 December 1986 (1986-12-30) (age 33) 44 2 Flag of Egypt Zamalek
8 2DF Paul Koulibaly 24 March 1986 (1986-03-24) (age 34) 48 0 Flag of Egypt ENPPI
9 2DF Issa Gouo 9 September 1989 (1989-09-09) (age 30) 11 0 Flag of Guinea Kaloum Star
13 2DF Narcisse Bambara 23 June 1989 (1989-06-23) (age 30) 11 0 Romania Universitatea Cluj
14 2DF Benjamin Balima 20 March 1985 (1985-03-20) (age 35) 24 2 Flag of Moldova Sheriff Tiraspol
3 3MF Moussa Yedan 20 July 1989 (1989-07-20) (age 30) 4 0 Flag of Egypt Al-Ahly
6 3MF Djakaridja Koné 22 July 1986 (1986-07-22) (age 33) 30 2 Flag of France Évian
7 3MF Florent Rouamba 31 December 1986 (1986-12-31) (age 33) 48 1 Flag of France CA Bastia
12 3MF Adama Guira 24 April 1988 (1988-04-24) (age 32) 2 0 Flag of Denmark SønderjyskE
17 3MF Jonathan Zongo 2 December 1992 (1992-12-02) (age 27) 13 1 Flag of Spain Almería
18 3MF Charles Kaboré (Captain) 9 February 1988 (1988-02-09) (age 32) 58 3 Flag of Russia Good One Kuban Krasnodar
19 3MF Bertrand Traoré 6 September 1995 (1995-09-06) (age 24) 17 2 Netherlands Vitesse
21 3MF Abdou Traoré 28 December 1988 (1988-12-28) (age 31) 23 3 Flag of Turkey Kardemir Karabükspor
22 3MF Prejuce Nakoulma 21 April 1987 (1987-04-21) (age 33) 21 4 Flag of Turkey Mersin İdmanyurdu
10 4FW Alain Traoré 31 December 1988 (1988-12-31) (age 31) 33 17 Flag of France Lorient
11 4FW Jonathan Pitroipa 12 April 1986 (1986-04-12) (age 34) 52 16 Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Jazira
15 4FW Aristide Bancé 19 September 1984 (1984-09-19) (age 35) 44 12 Flag of Finland HJK
20 4FW Issiaka Ouédraogo 19 August 1988 (1988-08-19) (age 31) 16 1 Flag of Austria Admira Wacker Mödling

Recent call-ups

The following players were called up in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Mohamed Bailou 3 March 1991 (1991-03-03) (age 29) 0 0 Flag of Burkina Faso Bobo Dioulasso v. Flag of Gabon.png Gabon, 15 October 2014
GK Daouda Diakité 30 March 1983 (1983-03-30) (age 37) 38 0 Flag of Gabon Mounana v. Flag of Senegal.svg.png Senegal, 21 May 2014
GK Mohamed Kaboré 31 December 1980 (1980-12-31) (age 39) 23 0 Flag of Burkina Faso ASFA Yennenga 2014 African Nations Championship
GK Laré Diarra 19 March 1990 (1990-03-19) (age 30) 1 0 Flag of Burkina Faso Kadiogo 2014 African Nations Championship
GK Abdoul Kader Kobré 23 August 1996 (1996-08-23) (age 23) 0 0 Flag of Burkina Faso Majestic 2014 African Nations Championship
DF Issoufou Dayo 6 August 1991 (1991-08-06) (age 28) 7 0 Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Vita Club v. Flag of Angola.png Angola, 19 November 2014
DF Henri Traoré 13 April 1983 (1983-04-13) (age 37) 3 0 Flag of Ghana Ashanti Gold v. Flag of Angola.png Angola, 19 November 2014
DF Robert Sankara 18 February 1985 (1985-02-18) (age 35) 1 0 Flag of South Africa Free State Stars v. Flag of Angola.png Angola, 10 September 2014
DF Allassane Sango 7 January 1993 (1993-01-07) (age 27) 5 0 Flag of Burkina Faso ASFA Yennenga 2014 African Nations Championship
DF Mbah Koné 12 December 1990 (1990-12-12) (age 29) 4 0 Flag of Burkina Faso Bobo Sport 2014 African Nations Championship
DF Saïdou Simporé 31 December 1992 (1992-12-31) (age 27) 2 1 Flag of Burkina Faso Kadiogo 2014 African Nations Championship
DF Yaya Coulibaly 17 May 1992 (1992-05-17) (age 28) 2 0 Flag of Burkina Faso ASFA Yennenga 2014 African Nations Championship
DF Ousséni Yéyé 8 January 1987 (1987-01-08) (age 33) 1 0 Flag of Burkina Faso USFA Ouagadougou 2014 African Nations Championship
MF Yves Benoit Bationo 27 December 1995 (1995-12-27) (age 24) 0 0 Flag of Italy Parma v. Flag of Angola.png Angola, 10 September 2014
MF Abdul Yabré 3 April 1995 (1995-04-03) (age 25) 0 0 Flag of Italy Cesena v. Flag of Angola.png Angola, 10 September 2014
MF Victor Nikiéma 23 September 1993 (1993-09-23) (age 26) 0 0 Flag of Poland Piast Gliwice v. Flag of Senegal.svg.png Senegal, 21 May 2014
MF Ismaël Ouedraogo 10 March 1991 (1991-03-10) (age 29) 0 0 Flag of Czech Dukla Prague v. Flag of Senegal.svg.png Senegal, 21 May 2014
MF Nii Plange 26 June 1989 (1989-06-26) (age 30) 3 0 Flag of Portugal Vitória Guimarães v. Flag of the Comoros.png Comoros, 5 March 2014
MF Abdul Aziz Kaboré 1 January 1994 (1994-01-01) (age 26) 0 0 Flag of France Valenciennes (reserves) v. Flag of the Comoros.png Comoros, 5 March 2014
MF Aboubacar Traoré 10 December 1992 (1992-12-10) (age 27) 7 0 Flag of Burkina Faso Santos 2014 African Nations Championship
MF Oumarou Nébié 25 September 1990 (1990-09-25) (age 29) 6 0 Flag of Burkina Faso ASFA Yennenga 2014 African Nations Championship
MF Issouf Kaboré 20 December 1993 (1993-12-20) (age 26) 4 1 Flag of Burkina Faso Étoile Filante 2014 African Nations Championship
MF Aboubacar Barro 10 January 1991 (1991-01-10) (age 29) 4 0 Flag of Burkina Faso Étoile Filante 2014 African Nations Championship
MF Valentin Zoungrana 30 October 1992 (1992-10-30) (age 27) 4 0 Flag of Burkina Faso Sonabel 2014 African Nations Championship
MF Cyrille Bayala 24 May 1996 (1996-05-24) (age 24) 3 1 Flag of Burkina Faso ASFA Yennenga 2014 African Nations Championship
MF Elizée Demankel To 14 June 1989 (1989-06-14) (age 30) 3 0 Flag of Burkina Faso ASFA Yennenga 2014 African Nations Championship
MF Aliassou Sanou 24 May 1988 (1988-05-24) (age 32) 2 0 Flag of Burkina Faso Sonabel 2014 African Nations Championship
MF Eric Traoré 21 May 1990 (1990-05-21) (age 30) 2 0 Flag of Burkina Faso US Ouagadougou 2014 African Nations Championship
FW Banou Diawara 13 February 1992 (1992-02-13) (age 28) 0 0 Flag of Burkina Faso RC Bobo 2015 Africa Cup of Nations preliminary squad
FW Moumouni Dagano 3 January 1981 (1981-01-03) (age 39) 61 31 Flag of Qatar Al-Shamal v. Flag of Angola.png Angola, 10 September 2014
FW Moussa Traoré 19 April 1990 (1990-04-19) (age 30) 1 0 Belgium Hoogstraten v. Flag of the Comoros.png Comoros, 5 March 2014
FW Bassirou Ouédraogo 31 December 1992 (1992-12-31) (age 27) 5 1 Flag of Ghana Asante Kotoko 2014 African Nations Championship
FW Ilias Tiendrébéogo 31 December 1992 (1992-12-31) (age 27) 5 0 Flag of Burkina Faso ASFA Yennenga 2014 African Nations Championship
FW Francis Kaboré 3 June 1994 (1994-06-03) (age 25) 1 0 Flag of Burkina Faso Santos 2014 African Nations Championship
FW Boubacar Nimi 20 February 1988 (1988-02-20) (age 32) 0 0 Flag of Burkina Faso Étoile Filante 2014 African Nations Championship

References

  1. Liste des présélectionnés pour la CAN 2015 (French). fasofoot.org. Retrieved on 26 December 2014.
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