Burkina Faso named AFCON team

2015-01-09 07:12
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Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso coach Paul Put unveiled his squad on Thursday for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea from January 17 to February 8.

Put led the 'Stallions' all the way to the final in 2013, where Jonathan Pitroipa was voted player of the tournament despite their eventual 1-0 defeat to Nigeria.

They have been drawn in Group A with Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Congo.

Full AFCON Squad:

Goalkeepers: Moussa Germain Sanou(WC Beauvais/FRA), Abdoulaye Soulama (Hearts of Oak/GHA), Moussa Fofana (RC Kadiogo)

Defence: Bakary Kone (Lyon/FRA), Mohamed Koffi (Zamalek/EGY), Wilfried Balima (Sheriff Tiraspol/MDA), Steve Yago (Toulouse FC/FRA), Paul Keba Koulibaly (Horoya FC/GUI), Narcisse Bambara (Universitatea Cluj/ROM), Florent Rouamba (Bastia/FRA), Issa Gouo (AS Kaloum/GUI)

Midfielders: Jonathan Zongo (Almeria/ESP), Moussa Yedan (Al Ahly/EGY), Bertrand Traore (Vitesse Arhnem/NED), Djakaridja Kone (Evian TG/FRA), Charles Kabore (FC Kuban/RUS), Prejuce Nacoulma (Mersin Idmanyurdu Klubu/TUR), Adama Guira (Sonderyesk/DEN), Abdou Razack Traore (Kardemir Karabuk Sport/TUR)

Strikers: Jonathan Pitroipa (Al Jazira/UAE), Aristide Bance (HJK Helsinki/FIN), Issiaka Ouedraogo (Admira Wacker/AUS), Alain Traore (FC Lorient/FRA)

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