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Kotoko marksman Songne Yacouba earns Burkina Faso call-up

Songne Yacouba has been invited by the Stallions of Burkina Faso after his explosive form at Kumasi Asante Kotoko.

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Yacouba has been Kotoko’s most dangerous player, having bagged two goals and provided five assists in the CAF Confederation Cup.

His latest goal came against at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi in the late minutes of the two times champions of Africa’s one all draw against Al Hilal and the goal has revived the hopes of the Ghanaian giants in qualifying for the quarter finals.

Sogne Yacouba’s sensational form in the CAF Confederation Cup has been awarded with a call-up into the Burkina Faso national male football team as they prepare for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against group leaders Mauritania on 22nd March.

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The 2013 AFCON finalists will need a win to cement their place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be staged in Egypt.

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