Songne Yacouba elated with latest Burkina Faso call-up Featured
12 Mar

Songne Yacouba elated with latest Burkina Faso call-up

The Kum Apem lads danger man could not hide his joy after he received a call-up to the Stallions of Burkina Faso.

Asante Kotoko forward Songne Yacouba has expressed excitement after earning an invitation to the senior national team of Burkina Faso after a four-year absence.
The 27-year-old earned a place in Paulo Duarte's squad to face Mauritania in their final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on March 22nd.
He believes his fine performance at Ghana Premier League side earned a call-up to the national team team of the West African country.
"I'm very happy to have been called back to the team [Burkina Faso national team]. It's great to be back and I will strive to do my best for my country against Mauritania," Yacouba told
"Thanks to everyone who has supported me in my career. I am very much grateful to the supporters of my club [Asante Kotoko] for their unflinching support since joining the club."
"I strong believe I was called by the coach due to my hardwork at Asante Kotoko. We're hoping for a victory over Mauritania on Friday" he concluded.
He joined Asante Kotoko on a two-year deal and scored four goals in his 5 game outings for the team during the first round of the 2018 Ghana Premier League season which ended abruptly.
Yacouba has bagged two goals and provided five assists in his nine appearances for Asante Kotoko in the ongoing CAF Confederation Cup.
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