Bance Announces International Retirement At Age 35.

Bance Announces International  Retirement At Age 35.

Badmus Abdulsobur, Oyo 
Former Lokeren and Mainz 05 striker has decided to call time on his international career to allow a younger generation to play.

Aristide Bance has announced his retirement from international football after a 17-year career with the Burkina Faso national team.

The Horoya Fc  forward, who made his debut in 2003, has earned 79 caps for the Stallions, scoring 24 goals.
He is the country’s third most-capped player and second-highest scorer of all time, but has chosen to hang up his international boots at the age of 35.


Famous for his towering height, Bance featured in four Africa Cup of Nations finals – winning silver and bronze in the 2013 and 2017 editions, respectively.
He played a significant role in the South Africa 2013 edition as Burkina Faso lost out on the title by a whisker to Stephen Keshi’s Super Eagles  a lone goal from the super eagles midfielder Sunday mba.

with his only goal in that tournament coming in the semi-final against Ghana at Nelspruit’s Mbombela Stadium.

He made his decision known during his meeting with the President of the West African nation yesterday.

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