Africa Afcon 2013: Alain Traore included in Burkina Faso’s squad

The 24-year-old striker and most promising player of the outfit, who is still dragging an ankle injury.

Midfielders Charles Kabore and Jonathan Pitroipa of French sides Marseille and Renne respectively also figure on the list.

The Stallions are matched up against Zambia, Nigeria and Ethiopia and will open against the Super Eagles on January 21 at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.

Burkina Faso was eliminated in the group stage in the previous edition, which led to the dismissal of Coach Paulo Duarte, who currently handles Gabon.

New coach Put says their objective is to qualify from the group stage at the South Africa 2013.

Read also http://en.africatopsports.com/2013/01/01/afcon-2013-alain-traores-selection-uncertain-with-burkina-fasos-team/

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