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Famous Soccer Players from Burkina Faso

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List of the best soccer players from Burkina Faso. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Burkina Faso, along with photos when available. This list of best Burkina Faso soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Burkina Faso soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

This list includes Germain Sanou, Wilfried Sanou and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Burkina Faso footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Burkina Faso soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Burkina Faso in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Burkina Faso soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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Sotigui Kouyaté (19 July 1936 – 17 April 2010) was one of the first Burkinabé actors. He was the father of film director Dani Kouyaté and was a member of the Mandinka ethnic ...more
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Djakaridja Koné Midfielder from Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Djakaridja Koné (born 22 July 1986) is a Burkinabé former footballer who played as a defensive midfielder.
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Forward and Midfielder from Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Abdou Razack Traoré (born 28 December 1988 in Abidjan) is an Ivorian-born Burkinabe footballer, who plays for Konyaspor.
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Herve Xavier Zengue Defender from Yaoundé, Cameroon
Herve Xavier Zengue or simply Xavier (born 22 January 1984 in Yaoundé) is a Cameroonian football player who last played for FC Terek Grozny. He holds Burkinabe citizenship as he is ...more
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Forward from Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Aristide Bancé (born 19 September 1984) is a Burkinabé footballer, who plays as a striker for Horoya AC and the Burkina Faso national team.
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Jonathan Pitroipa Defender and Forward from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Beninwende Yann Jonathan Pitroipa (born 12 April 1986) is a Burkinabé professional footballer. He plays as a winger for French side Paris FC and the Burkina Faso national team.Since ...more
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Forward from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Abdul Moktar Dialo (born December 23, 1985, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso) is a footballer.
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Wilfried Sanou Forward and Midfielder from Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
Wilfried Sanou (born 16 March 1984) is a retired Burkinabé footballer who played as a winger or striker.He started his career with Planète Champion in his home country before ...more
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Florent Rouamba Midfielder from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Florent Rouamba (born 31 December 1986) is a Burkinabé professional footballer, who plays in France for Saint-Pryvé Saint-Hilaire. He has represented Burkina Faso at international
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Germain Sanou Goalkeeper from Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
Moussa Germain Sanou (born 26 May 1992) is a Burkinabé international footballer who plays for French club Beauvais, as a goalkeeper.
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Alain Traoré Forward and Midfielder from Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
Sibiri Alain Traoré (born 31 December 1988) is a Burkinabé footballer who plays as a striker for Nahdat Berkane, and the Burkina Faso national team. He started his career with ...more
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Dieudonné Minoungou Forward from Tenkodogo Department, Tenkodogo, Burkina Faso
Dieudonné "Dieudo" Minoungou (born June 25, 1981 in Tenkodogo) is a Burkinabé football player who, as of 2008, was playing for F.C. Ryūkyū.
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Yahia Kébé Forward from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Yahia Kébé (born 11 July 1985) is a Burkinabé football striker. He currently plays for Al-Zawraa.
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Pan Pierre Koulibaly Forward from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Pan Pierre Koulibaly (born 24 March 1986), commonly known as Pierre Koulibaly, is a Burkinabé footballer who plays soccer for Saham Club in Oman Professional League.
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Mahamoudou Kéré Defender and Midfielder from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Mahamoudou Kéré (born 2 January 1982, in Ouagadougou) is a Burkinabé football Central defender. He currently plays for Belgian side RWDM Brussels.
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Issiaka Ouédraogo Forward from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Issiaka Ouédraogo is a Burkinabé footballer who plays for Admira Wacker in the Austrian Bundesliga.
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Goalkeeper from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Abdoulaye Soulama (29 November 1979 – 27 October 2017) was a Burkinabé international footballer.
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Moumouni Dagano Forward from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Beli Moumouni Dagano (born 1 January 1981) is a Burkinabé footballer who played as a striker. At international level, he represented the Burkina Faso national team.
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Bakary Koné Defender from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Bakary Koné (French pronunciation: ​[bakaʁi kɔne], born 27 April 1988) is a Burkinabé footballer who plays as a central defender for Russian club Arsenal Tula and the Burkina Faso
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Paul Koulibaly Defender from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Keba Paul Koulibaly is a Burkinabé football defender who plays for the Burkina Faso national football team. He plays as a centre back or a left back. He currently plays for ENPPI Club in
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Salif Nogo Defender from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Salif Nogo (born 31 December 1986 in Ouagadougou) is a Burkinabé-French footballer who plays for Liga III side CSC Sânmartin. His starting position is defender.
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Charles Kaboré Midfielder from Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
Charles Kaboré (born 9 February 1988) is a footballer from Burkina Faso playing as a defensive midfielder. He plays in Russia for FC Dynamo Moscow. Over this period of years playing for ...more
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Ousmane Traoré Defender from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Ousmane Traoré (born March 6, 1977 in Ouagadougou) is a Burkinabé footballer.
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Adama Sawadogo Goalkeeper from Burkina Faso
Adama Sawadogo (born 20 January 1990) is a Burkinabé international footballer who plays for Salitas, as a goalkeeper.
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Henoc Conombo Forward from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Henoc Conombo (born June 13, 1986) is a Burkinabé footballer who plays as a striker.