Burundi coach Olivier Niyungeko has announced his final team list for the African Cup of Nations finals, scheduled to kick off in Egypt on June 21.
Saido Berahino, whose contract was terminated by Stoke City last month was included in Niyungeko’s final 23-man list.
Following the announcement of their final squad, Burundi will take on Algeria in a friendly game on Tuesday in Doha, Qatar.
They will then leave for Tunisia, where they will battle the Carthage Eagles in another friendly game on June 17, before departing for Alexandria, Egypt.
#Burundi Niyungeko Alain Olivier, entraîneur principal de l'équipe nationale dévoile 23 #Hirondelles partant pour #AFCON2019 qui débute au mois de juin en #Egypte #Soutenons_Nos_Hirondelles @caf_online_FR @CAF_Media @fifacom_ar pic.twitter.com/w9ElKbz4R8— F.F.B (@BurundiFF) June 10, 2019
Burundi will battle Nigeria in their first Group B fixture on June 22, before taking on Madagascar and Guinea on June 27 and June 30, respectively.
Goalkeepers: Jonathan Nahimana, Justin Ndikumana, Arthyr Mac Arakaza.
Defenders: Frederic Nsabiyumva, Moussa Omar, David Nshimirimana, Ngando Omar, Christophe Nduwarugira, Karim Nizigiyimana.
Midfielders: Pierrot Kwizera, Gael Bigirimana, Gael Duhayindavyi, Moustapha Francis, Enock Nsabumukama, Shassir Nahimana.
Strikers: Fiston Abdoul-Razak, Saido Berahino, Mohamed Amissi, Cedric Amisi, Shabani Hussein, Elvis Kamsoba, Laudit Mavugo, Selemani Ndikumana.