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Burkina Faso
Nickname(s) Les Étalons
(The Stallions)
Association Burkinabé Football Federation
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation WAFU (West Africa)
Head coach Paulo Duarte
Captain Charles Kaboré
Most caps Charles Kaboré (94)
Top scorer Moumouni Dagano (34)
Home stadium Stade du 4-Août
FIFA code BFA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 62 Decrease 1 (7 February 2019)
Highest 35 (April–May 2017)
Lowest 127 (December 1993)
Elo ranking
Current 75 Decrease 13 (3 March 2019)
Highest 52 (September 2017)
Lowest 133 (February 1987)
First international
 Upper Volta 5–4 Gabon 
(Tananarive, Madagascar; 14 April 1960)
Biggest win
 Upper Volta 5–1 Liberia 
(Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire; 27 December 1961)
 Burkina Faso 4–0 Mozambique 
(Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; 7 June 2003)
 Burkina Faso 4–0 Namibia 
(Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; 26 March 2011)
 Burkina Faso 4–0 Ethiopia 
(Nelspruit, South Africa; 25 January 2013)
 Burkina Faso 4–0 Niger 
(Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; 23 March 2013)
 Burkina Faso 5–1 Swaziland 
(Nelspruit, South Africa; 10 January 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Algeria 7–0 Upper Volta 
(Algeria; 30 August 1981)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances 11 (first in 1978)
Best result Runners-up, 2013

Burkina Faso national football team is the national football team of Burkina Faso.

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