Bandari FC keeper Justin Ndikumana has been included in Burundi’s 19-man team that will take on Central Africa Republic (CAR) and Morocco in their 2021 AFCON Qualifiers next week.
There is no place for Wazito FC defender Karim Nizigiyamana who announced his retirement from international duty after the 2019 African Cup of Nations but former Sofapaka FC defender Moussa Omar who is currently in the books of Police FC of Rwanda made the cut.
There is however no place for striker and captain Sadio Berahino and midfield Gael Birigimana for the two ties with no explanation given for their exclusion.
The team is scheduled to camp in Nairobi from November 8-11th before traveling to CAR. The Alain Olivier Niyungeko will be up against CAR on 13th November before taking on Morocco six days later.
Goalkeepers: Justin Ndikumana (Bandari FC, Kenya) and Nahimana Jonatan (KMC, Tanzania)
Defenders: Nsabihumva Frederic (Chipa United, South Africa), Moussa Omar (Police Fc, Rwanda), Ngando Omar (All Bachael, Oman), Diamond Ramadhan (KSC Lokeren, Belgium), Bacanamwo Joel (Excelsior Virton, Belgium)
Midfielders: Nsabumukama Enock (Zesco United, Zambia), Gaël Duhayindavyi (Mukura, Rwanda), Nduwarugira Christophe (Varzim Sc, Portugal), Perfect Bizoza (Raussof Il, Norway), Nahimana Shassir (Saudi Arabia Al Entsar Club), Liongola Jordi (Royal Antwerp, Belgium)
Forwards: Mohammed Amissi (Heracles, Holland), Kanakimana Welcome (Atlanta United, USA), Amissi Cedric (At Taawoun, Saudi Arabia), Abdoulrazzaq Fiston (ENPPI Club, Egypt), Bimenyimana Good Son Caleb (Atlanta Klaipeda, Lithuania), Elvis Kamsoba (Melbourne Victory, Australia)
#Burundi— F.F.B (@BurundiFF) November 2, 2019
Le sélectionneur des #Hirondelles vient de rendre public les joueurs sélectionnés pour les matches Aller contre la #RCA (13 à Bangui) et Maroc (19/11 Bujumbura) comptant pour les éliminatoires de la #CAN2021. pic.twitter.com/zB3yT4OSNZ