Burkina Faso name provisional squad for AFCON 2015

Burkina Faso, finalists of the 2013 African Cup of Nations have named their provisional squad for the 2015 African Cup of Nations tournament in Equatorial Guinea.

Coach Paul Put has named some top performers of their epic run the last time out with Jonathan Pitroipa and Alain Traore making the 24-man squad.

The full provisional squad for The Stallions:

Goalkeepers:

Moussa Germain Sanou (WC Beauvais/FRA), Abdoulaye Soulama (Hearts of Oak/GHA), Moussa Fofana (RC Kadiogo/BUR)

Defenders:

Bakary Kone (Lyon/FRA), Mohamed Koffi (Zamalek/EGY), Wilfried Balima (Sheriff Tiraspol/MDA), Steve Yago (Toulouse/FRA), Paul Keba Koulibaly (Horoya FC/GUI), Narcisse Bambara ( Universitatea Cluj/ROM), Florent Rouamba (Bastia/FRA), Issa Gouo (AS Kaloum/GUI)

Midfielders:

Jonathan Zongo (Almeria/ESP), Moussa Yedan (Al Ahly/EGY), Bertrand Traore (Vitesse Arhnem/NED), Djakaridja Kone (Evian/FRA), Charles Kabore (FC Kuban/RUS), Préjuce Nacoulma (Mersin Idmanyurdu Klubu/TUR), Adama Guira (Sonderyesk/DEN), Abdou Razack Traore (Kardemir Karabuk Sport/TUR)

Forwards:

Jonathan Pitroipa (Al Jazira /UAE), Aristide Bancé (HJK Helsinki/FIN), Issiaka Ouédraogo (Admira Wacker/AUS), Alain Traore (Lorient/FRA), Banou Diawara (RC Bobo/BUR)

Burkina Faso have been drawn in Group A with tournament hosts Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Congo Brazzaville.