August 19, 2017

Eagles friendly: B/Faso name squad for Nigeria

BRING THEM ON.. Super Eagles players, from left, Ahmed Musa, William Troost-Ekong and Leon Balogun, look prepared for the task against the Burkinabe national team.

BURKINA Faso’s Stallions have named a 25 man squad for the international friendly with Nigeria’s Super Eagles billed for London on March 27.

The squad is populated by most of the players who won the bronze medal at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations earlier this year in Gabon.

Veteran striker Aristide Bance, who scored a stunning equaliser against Egypt in the semi-final of Gabon 2017 made the cut alongside young goalkeeper Herve Koffi as well as striker Predjuce Nakoulma.

Bertrand Traore is also included in the squad alongside Yacouba Coulibaly, Bayala Cyrille and Razak Traore.

Burkina Faso have lined up two test games as they prepare for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritania.

Les Etalons will play a friendly against Morocco on March 24 before facing Nigeria four days later on March 27.

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