Bertrand Traoré: “Highlight the interest of the group”
He is back. For this FIFA window, he is back. Stallions Burkina Faso will rely on their captain Bertrand Traoré. Absent for six months in the national team, the player of Istanbul Basaksehir in the Turkish Süper Lig, was eager to find the selection. Present at the training session on Thursday, September 22, Bertrand Traoré spoke sOn his return. “I’m happy to come back. The group is still alive and well. It is a positive atmosphere. Even though it’s only the first contact in this training session. It’s going smoothly and I think we will prepare well.”The former Aston Villa player has been dropped.
It is therefore time for Bertrand Traoré to discover new players like Adamo Nagalo, Adama Fofana or Hillel Konaté overmotivated. “It’s a selection, there are always new ones. There are also older ones. We try to bring out the interests of the group. We will welcome new members. Many people have already done well at the start of the season. Some are already adapting. Everything will be okaynotes Bertrand.
“Important matches to prepare for the next matches»
Bertrand Traoré who missed the two matches of Stallions In the CAN 2023 qualifiers, postponed until January 2024, against Cape Verde, Eswatini and Eswatini will face DR Congo on Sept 23 and Madagascar September 27. Six months after his last selections, matches where all eyes will be upon him. Accustomed to playing in Morocco in recent months, due to the suspension of the August 4 Stadium in Ouagadougou by CAF, Hubert Velud’s players will play on conquered ground since the two test matches will take place at the Père Jègo stadium in Casablanca. For Bertrand Traoré, these meetings being friendly, he hopes that “Everyone will have their turn. These matches are crucial because they allow us to better prepare ourselves for the next deadlines, particularly for the CAN2023 playoffs.He concluded.