AFCON 2017Q: Soulama named in Burkina Faso squad to face Uganda

Accra Hearts of Oak shot-stopper, Soulama Abdoulaye, has been named in Paulo Duarte’s 25-man squad in for a double header in the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Soulama sat on the bench in their 0-1 loss to Botswana with Germain keeping the post during the last qualifying game.

Duarte’s side is in Group D and lies 3rd with three points whilst Uganda tops the table with six points. They are yet to concede a goal whiles scoring three in the process.

The Stallions will be looking to thwart the Cranes 100% in the qualifiers as they face each other on the 26th of this month at the Stade du 4 Aout, Ouagadougou.

Burkina will then travel to Kampala to play a return encounter three days after, at the Mandela National Stadium.

The match will be handled by experienced referee Gehad Grisha from Egypt.


Burkina Faso squad:

1- Abdoulaye SOULAMA : Heart of Oak (Ghana)

Daouda DIAKITE : Free State Stars FC (Afrique du Sud)

3-Koffi KOUAKOU :Asec d’Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire)

4-Bakary KONE : Olympique Lyonnais (France)

5-YAGO Steeve : Toulouse (France)

6-Abdoul Aziz KABORE : Valenciennes (France)

7-Bakary SARE : Guimarães (Portugal)

8-Abdoul Razak TRAORE : Konyaspor (Turquie)

9-Alain TRAORE : Lorient FC (France)

10-Aristide BANCE : Chippa United (Afrique du sud)

11-Charles KABORE : FC Krasnodar (Russie)

12-Bakary KONE : Dibba Al Fujayira (Emirats)

13-Jonathan ZONGO : Almeria (Espagne)

14-Yacouba MANDO : Kozaf (Burkina Faso)

15-Issouf DAYO : RC Berkane (Maroc)

16-Préjuce NAKOULMA : Mersin Idmanyurdu Sport Klubu (Turquie)

17- Issa GOUO : ASFA (Ghana)

18- Jonathan PITROIPA : AL Nasr (Dubaî)

19-Bertrand TRAORE : Chelsea (Angleterre)

20- Patrick MALO :JS Kabylie (Algérie)

21-Adama GUIRA : Sonderjyske (Danemark)

22-Cyrille BAYALA : Daklyeh (Egypte)

23-Cyrille KPAN : USFA (Burkina Faso)

24-Yacouba COULIBALY : RCB (Burkina Faso)

25-Banou DIAWARA : JS Kabylie (Algérie)







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