July 13, 2024

AFCON 2023: Burkina Faso Announce 27-Man Squad

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By Sedara Philip

Burkina Faso coach Hubert Velud has named the 27 players who will fly the country’s flag at the 2023 AFCON in Cote d Ivoire.

 

Burkina Faso are in Group D where they will battle against Algeria, Angola and Mauritania.

 

Check out the 27 players called up to represent Burkina Faso in Cote d’Ivoire. The Stallions are participating in the championship for the 13th time.

Their best outing was recorded at the 2013 edition in South Africa where they lost to eventual winners Nigeria losing by a lone goal deliered by Sunday Mba in the 40th minute of the match at the 85,000 capacity FNB Stadium, Johannesburg.

 

Recall that former Super Eagles Captain John Obi mikel emerged man of the match in that encounter.

 

Goalkeepers:

 

– Hervé Koffi

 

– Hilel Konaté

 

– Kilian Nikiema

 

– Sébastien Tou

 

Defenders:

 

– Issa Kaboré

 

– Steeve Yago

 

– Issoufou Dayo

 

– Nasser Djiga

 

– Edmond Tapsoba

 

– Adamo Nagalo

 

– Abdoul Razack Guiebre

 

– Valentin Nouma

 

Midfielders:

 

– Blati Touré

 

– Adama Guira

 

– Dramane Salou

 

– Ismahila Ouedraogo

 

– Sacha Bansé

 

– Gustavo Sangaré

 

– Stéphane Aziz Ky

 

Forwards:

 

– Bertrand Traoré

 

– Dango Ouattara

 

– Mamady Alex Bangre

 

– Cheikh Djibril Ouattara

 

– Hassane Bandé

 

– Mohamed Konaté

 

– Fessal Tapsoba

 

– Cédric Badolo

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