#AFROFOOTBALL - November 2019 - AFRICAN FOOTBALL STORIES IN SHORT

The latest African football stories in short for November

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Tanzania beat Uganda to qualify

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18 Nov 2018
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Africa Cup 2019 Qualifiers - group stage - 3rd Matches - all results

Third matches - results so far

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Kenya secure shock win over Ghana in qualifiers.

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Burkina Faso's Bakary Kone moves to Turkey.

2 Aug 2018

Burkina Faso
AFRICA CUP 2015


GROUP A

 

Nations Cup appearances: 9 
Best result: Finalists (2013) 
Coach: Paul Put (Belgium) 
Key players: Alain Traore, Jonathan Pitroipa 
Fifa ranking: 64


Burkina Faso surprised everyone by reaching the final last time out in South Africa.

They finished as runners-up after losing 1:0 to Nigeria. 

Prior to that the Stallions had never won a Nations Cup match on foreign soil (a run of 21 games without a win). 

Winger Pitroipa was crowned the best player of the 2013 Nations Cup - and he scored six goals in qualifying for the 2015 edition.

 

SQUAD

 

Goalkeepers: 

Germain Sanou 
(Bauvais, France)

Abdoulaye Soulama 
(Hearts of Oak, Ghana)

Moussa Fofana 
(Rail Club du Kadiogo)


Defenders: 

Mohamed Koffi 
(Zamalek, Egypt)

Wilfried Balima 
(Sheriff Tiraspol, Moldova)

Bakary Koné 
(Lyon, France)

Florent Rouamba 
(CA Bastia, France)

Steve Yago 
(Toulouse, France)

Paul Koulibaly 
(Horoya, Guinea)

Narcisse Bambara 
(CF Cluj, Romania)

Issa Gouo 
(As Kaloum, Guinea)


Midfielders: 

Jonathan Zongo
(Almeria, Spain)

Préjuce Nakoulma 
(Mersin, Turkey)

Charles Kaboré 
(Kuban, Russia)

Djakaridja Koné 
(Evian, France)

Abdul Razack Traoré 
(Karakbukspor, Turkey)

Bertrand Traoré 
(Vitesse Arnhem, Netherlands)

Moussa Yedan
(Al Ahly, Egypt)

Adama Guira 
(Sonderyesk, Denmark)


Forwards: 

Jonathan Pitroipa 
(Al Jazira, UAE)

Aristide Bancé 
(HJK Helsinki, Finland)

Issaka Ouédraogo 
(Admira Wacker, Austria)

Alain Traore 
(FC Lorient, France)

Banou Diawarra 
(RC Bobo Dioulasso)