Burkina Faso national football team

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Burkina Faso
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Les Étalons
(The Stallions)
Association Fédération Burkinabé de Foot-Ball
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation WAFU (West Africa)
Head coach Paulo Duarte
Captain Charles Kaboré
Most caps Charles Kaboré (94)
Top scorer Moumouni Dagano (34)[1]
Home stadium Stade du 4-Août
FIFA code BFA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 61 Decrease 4 (29 November 2018)[2]
Highest 35 (April–May 2017)
Lowest 127 (December 1993)
Elo ranking
Current 77 Decrease 15 (6 December 2018)[3]
Highest 52 (September 2017)
Lowest 133 (February 1987)
First international
 Upper Volta 5–4 Gabon 
(Tananarive, Madagascar; 14 April 1960)
Biggest win
 Upper Volta 5–1 Liberia 
(Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire; 27 December 1961)
 Burkina Faso 4–0 Mozambique 
(Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; 7 June 2003)
 Burkina Faso 4–0 Namibia 
(Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; 26 March 2011)
 Burkina Faso 4–0 Ethiopia 
(Nelspruit, South Africa; 25 January 2013)
 Burkina Faso 4–0 Niger 
(Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; 23 March 2013)
 Burkina Faso 5–1 Swaziland 
(Nelspruit, South Africa; 10 January 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Algeria 7–0 Upper Volta 
(Algeria; 30 August 1981)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances 11 (first in 1978)
Best result Runners-up, 2013

The Burkina Faso national football team, is the national team of Burkina Faso and is controlled by the Fédération Burkinabé de Foot-Ball. They were known as the Upper Volta national football team until 1984, when Upper Volta became Burkina Faso. They finished fourth in the 1998 Africa Cup of Nations, when they hosted the tournament. Their best ever finish in the tournament was the 2013 edition, reaching the final.

History

The country made their first appearance in the Africa Cup of Nations in 1978, but it was 1996 before they returned to the biennial tournament. They subsequently qualified for five consecutive tournaments between 1996 and 2004, reaching the semi-finals under coach Philippe Troussier when the tournament was held on home soil in 1998.[4]

Burkina Faso played in Group B of the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations alongside Ghana and Ivory Coast in a three-team group due to Togo's withdrawal. Although they drew their first match against Ivory Coast and needed just a draw against Ghana to progress, the Burkinabe lost 1–0 and failed to qualify for the knock-out stage of the tournament.[5] Burkina Faso took part in the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations, losing all three of their matches and subsequently firing coach Paulo Duarte.[6] Belgian coach Paul Put was announced as new coach in March 2012.[7] Burkina Faso finished first of their group, but lost to Nigeria in the final of 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.[8]

Nickname

The team is nicknamed Les Etalons, which means "The Stallions". It is in reference to the legendary horse of Princess Yennenga.[9]

Competition records

World Cup record

FIFA World Cup record
Appearances: 0
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
Played as  Upper Volta
Uruguay 1930 to England 1966 Did not enter
Mexico 1970 Did not qualify
West Germany 1974
Argentina 1978
Spain 1982 Did not enter
Played as  Burkina Faso
Mexico 1986 Did not enter
Italy 1990 Did not qualify
United States 1994 Withdrew during qualifying
France 1998 to Russia 2018 Did not qualify
Qatar 2022 To be determined
Canada Mexico United States 2026 To be determined
Total 0/21

Fixtures and results

  Win   Draw   Loss

2017

2018

2019

Players

Current squad

The following players have been selected for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match against Angola on 18 November 2018.[10]
Caps and goals updated as of 18 November 2018 after the game against Angola.[11]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Aboubacar Sawadogo (1989-08-10) 10 August 1989 (age 29) 8 0 Burkina Faso Kadiogo
16 1GK Koffi Kouakou (1996-10-16) 16 October 1996 (age 22) 22 0 France Lille
23 1GK Germain Sanou (1992-05-26) 26 May 1992 (age 26) 23 0 France Beauvais

2 2DF Steeve Yago (1992-12-16) 16 December 1992 (age 25) 43 0 France Toulouse
4 2DF Bakary Koné (1988-04-27) 27 April 1988 (age 30) 82 0 Turkey Ankaragücü
5 2DF Patrick Malo (1992-02-18) 18 February 1992 (age 26) 20 0 Egypt Wadi Degla
14 2DF Issoufou Dayo (1991-08-06) 6 August 1991 (age 27) 34 2 Morocco Berkane
20 2DF Yacouba Coulibaly (1994-10-02) 2 October 1994 (age 24) 21 0 France Le Havre
2DF Jean-Noël Lingani (1988-12-12) 12 December 1988 (age 29) 8 0 Guinea Horoya
2DF Souleymane Koanda (1992-09-21) 21 September 1992 (age 26) 3 0 Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas
2DF Edmond Tapsoba (1999-02-02) 2 February 1999 (age 19) 3 0 Portugal Vitória de Guimarães

8 3MF Abdou Traoré (1988-12-28) 28 December 1988 (age 29) 42 4 Turkey Konyaspor
10 3MF Sibiri Traoré (1988-12-31) 31 December 1988 (age 29) 58 21 Qatar Al-Markhiya
15 3MF Abou Ouattara (1999-12-25) 25 December 1999 (age 18) 4 0 Belgium Mechelen
18 3MF Charles Kaboré (Captain) (1988-02-09) 9 February 1988 (age 30) 94 4 Russia Krasnodar
21 3MF Cyrille Bayala (1996-05-24) 24 May 1996 (age 22) 19 2 France Lens
22 3MF Blati Touré (1994-08-04) 4 August 1994 (age 24) 16 0 Sweden AFC Eskilstuna

7 4FW Préjuce Nakoulma (1987-04-21) 21 April 1987 (age 31) 52 13 France Nantes
11 4FW Jonathan Pitroipa (1986-04-12) 12 April 1986 (age 32) 79 19 France Paris
12 4FW Adama Guira (1988-04-24) 24 April 1988 (age 30) 19 0 Denmark AGF
13 4FW Ahmed Touré (1987-07-17) 17 July 1987 (age 31) 2 0 Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas
19 4FW Bertrand Traoré (1995-09-06) 6 September 1995 (age 23) 50 8 France Lyon
4FW Zakaria Sanogo (1996-12-11) 11 December 1996 (age 21) 4 0 Austria Hartberg
4FW Djibril Ouattara (1999-09-19) 19 September 1999 (age 19) 1 0 Burkina Faso ASF
4FW Souleymane Sawadogo (1993-01-09) 9 January 1993 (age 25) 1 0 Greece Levadiakos

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for Burkina Faso in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Daouda Diakité (1983-03-30) 30 March 1983 (age 35) 48 0 Burkina Faso EFO v.  Kosovo, 27 March 2018
GK Adama Sawadogo (1990-01-20) 20 January 1990 (age 28) 2 0 Burkina Faso Salitas 2018 CHAN

DF Dylan Ouédraogo (1998-07-22) 22 July 1998 (age 20) 1 0 France Monaco v.  Mauritania, 8 September 2018
DF Mamadou Koné (1992-06-24) 24 June 1992 (age 26) 0 0 France FC2A v.  Cameroon, 27 May 2018
DF Issoufou Paro (1994-10-16) 16 October 1994 (age 24) 7 0 South Africa Santos v.  Kosovo, 27 March 2018
DF Issa Gouo (1989-09-09) 9 September 1989 (age 29) 16 0 Burkina Faso Rahimo 2018 CHAN
DF Fousseyni Béao (1994-07-06) 6 July 1994 (age 24) 9 0 Burkina Faso RC Bobo-Dioulasso 2018 CHAN
DF Maxime Ouattara (1995-01-10) 10 January 1995 (age 23) 7 0 Burkina Faso Salitas 2018 CHAN
DF Yaya Sanou (1993-12-29) 29 December 1993 (age 24) 5 0 Burkina Faso RC Bobo-Dioulasso 2018 CHAN
DF Moussa Sory (1988-05-20) 20 May 1988 (age 30) 2 0 Burkina Faso AJEB 2018 CHAN
DF Eliseé Sou (1999-10-21) 21 October 1999 (age 19) 2 0 Burkina Faso Rahimo 2018 CHAN
DF Valentin Nouma (2000-02-14) 14 February 2000 (age 18) 2 0 Burkina Faso Rahimo 2018 CHAN
DF Herman Nikièma (1988-11-30) 30 November 1988 (age 30) 1 0 Burkina Faso USO 2018 CHAN

MF Bryan Dabo (1992-02-18) 18 February 1992 (age 26) 5 0 Italy Fiorentina v.  Botswana, 16 October 2018
MF Bakary Saré (1990-04-05) 5 April 1990 (age 28) 7 1 Portugal Belenenses v.  Cameroon, 27 May 2018
MF Trova Boni (1999-12-21) 21 December 1999 (age 18) 1 0 Belgium KV Mechelen v.  Cameroon, 27 May 2018
MF Valentin Zoungrana (1992-10-30) 30 October 1992 (age 26) 4 0 Libya Al Ahli v.  Kosovo, 27 March 2018
MF Adama Barro (1996-09-03) 3 September 1996 (age 22) 16 0 Burkina Faso Rahimo 2018 CHAN
MF Issouf Kaboré (1992-10-04) 4 October 1992 (age 26) 7 1 Burkina Faso ASFA Yennega 2018 CHAN
MF Abdoul Abass Guiro (1994-10-19) 19 October 1994 (age 24) 4 0 Burkina Faso EFO 2018 CHAN
MF Wend-Panga Bambara (1996-09-12) 12 September 1996 (age 22) 2 0 Burkina Faso USFA 2018 CHAN
MF Arnaud Bandé (1993-10-08) 8 October 1993 (age 25) 1 0 Burkina Faso USO 2018 CHAN
MF Ousmane Siry (1991-05-30) 30 May 1991 (age 27) 1 0 Burkina Faso Rahimo 2018 CHAN

FW Banou Diawara INJ (1992-02-13) 13 February 1992 (age 26) 19 5 Morocco AS FAR v.  Botswana, 16 October 2018
FW Bassirou Compaoré (1998-04-23) 23 April 1998 (age 20) 3 0 Morocco Chabab Atlas Khénifra v.  Botswana, 16 October 2018
FW Ousmane Junior Sylla (1990-12-31) 31 December 1990 (age 27) 0 0 Algeria Constantine v.  Mauritania, 8 September 2018
FW Hassane Bandé (1998-10-30) 30 October 1998 (age 20) 4 0 Netherlands Ajax v.  Cameroon, 27 May 2018
FW Aristide Bancé (1984-09-19) 19 September 1984 (age 34) 74 22 Egypt Al-Masry v.  Kosovo, 27 March 2018
FW Bassirou Ouédraogo (1992-12-31) 31 December 1992 (age 25) 5 1 Guinea Horoya v.  Kosovo, 27 March 2018
FW Sydney Mohamed Sylla (1996-12-27) 27 December 1996 (age 21) 8 3 Burkina Faso Salitas 2018 CHAN
FW Roméo Boni (1990-02-07) 7 February 1990 (age 28) 3 0 Burkina Faso AS Police 2018 CHAN
FW Nathanio Kompaoré (2001-06-20) 20 June 2001 (age 17) 3 0 Burkina Faso Salitas 2018 CHAN
FW Moïse Zongo (1996-03-10) 10 March 1996 (age 22) 2 0 Burkina Faso Salitas 2018 CHAN

WD Player withdrew from the squad due to non-injury issue.
INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
PRE Preliminary squad.
RET Player has retired from international football.
SUS Suspended from the national team.

Records

As of 18 November 2018
Players in bold text are still active with Burkina Faso.

References

  1. ^ Mamrud, Roberto; Stokkermans, Karel. "Players with 100+ Caps and 30+ International Goals". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2011-06-28. Retrieved 2011-03-27.
  2. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 29 November 2018. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  3. ^ Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 6 December 2018. Retrieved 6 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Burkina Faso fancy their chances". BBC Sport. 16 January 2004. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Burkina Faso 0–1 Ghana". BBC Sport. 19 January 2010. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Burkina Faso coach gets the boot". BBC Sport. 17 February 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  7. ^ "Former Gambia coach Put handed reins at Burkina Faso". BBC Sport. 24 March 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  8. ^ "Mba's wondergoal wins African Cup of Nations for Nigeria". Eurosport. 10 February 2013. Retrieved 12 February 2013.
  9. ^ Marchais, Julien (2006). Burkina Faso (in French). Petit Futé. p. 102. ISBN 2-7469-1601-0.
  10. ^ http://www.afrik-foot.com/can-2019-burkina-faso-la-liste-contre-l-angola-sans-dabo-ni-b-diawara
  11. ^ "Burkina Faso".
  12. ^ a b Roberto Mamrud. "Burkina Faso – Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 4 January 2018.

External links

  • L'actualité du Burkina
  • Burkina Faso at FIFA.com
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