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Burundi
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Nickname(s) Les Hirondelles
(The Swallows)
Association Fédération de Football
du Burundi
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Adel Amrouche
Home stadium Prince Louis Rwagasore Stadium
FIFA code BDI
FIFA ranking 126
Highest FIFA ranking 96 (August 1993)
Lowest FIFA ranking 160 (July 1998)
Elo ranking 144
Home colours
Away colours
First international
Tanzania Tanzania 4 - 1 Burundi Burundi
(Tanzania; December 5, 1971)
Biggest win
Burundi Burundi 6 - 2 Rwanda Rwanda
(Mbabane, Burundi; June 29, 1976)
Biggest defeat
Cameroon Cameroon 5 - 0 Burundi Burundi
(Gabon; July 10, 1976)
Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 6 - 1 Burundi Burundi
(Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire; June 8, 2003)

The Burundi national football team, nicknamed Les Hirondelles (The Swallows), is the national team of Burundi and is controlled by the National Football Association of Burundi. It has never qualified for the World Cup or the African Nations Cup finals.

Contents

World Cup record

African Nations Cup record

Current squad

The following players were called for the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification against Burkina Faso on October 12, 2008.

No. Pos. Player DoB (Age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Vladimir Niyonkuru July 21, 1988 (1988-07-21) (age 21) Tanzania Azzam United
2 MF Henri Mbazumutima August 3, 1988 (1988-08-03) (age 21) Burundi Vital'O F.C.
3 MF Dugary Ndabashinze October 8, 1989 (1989-10-08) (age 20) Belgium KRC Genk
4 DF Valery Nahayo Captain sports.svg April 15, 1984 (1984-04-15) (age 25) South Africa Kaizer Chiefs
5 DF Alain Ndizeye December 20, 1986 (1986-12-20) (age 23) Burundi Vital'O F.C.
6 DF Karim Niizigiyimana June 21, 1989 (1989-06-21) (age 20) Rwanda APR FC
7 MF Fuadi Ndayisenga June 15, 1989 (1989-06-15) (age 20) Rwanda APR FC
8 FW Faty Papy September 19, 1990 (1990-09-19) (age 19) Netherlands MVV
9 FW Christian Nduwimana May 18, 1983 (1983-05-18) (age 26) Belgium Herk F.C.
10 FW Kassim Bizimana December 29, 1985 (1985-12-29) (age 24) Netherlands BV Veendam
11 FW Selemani Ndikumana March 18, 1987 (1987-03-18) (age 22) Belgium SK Lierse
12 MF Emmanuel Ngama July 1, 1992 (1992-07-01) (age 17) Belgium FC Dender
13 DF Sadiki Nsengiyumva Burundi AS Inter Star
14 DF Floribert Ndayisaba August 12, 1989 (1989-08-12) (age 20) Azerbaijan FK Baku
15 MF Ismail Mutambara Burundi AS Inter Star
16 GK Janvier Ndikumana February 17, 1982 (1982-02-17) (age 27) Norway Randaberg IL
17 MF Musaba Selemani May 25, 1985 (1985-05-25) (age 24) Netherlands HSV Hoek
18 DF David Habarugira August 16, 1988 (1988-08-16) (age 21) United States D.C. United
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Recent call-ups

No. Pos. Player DoB (Age) Caps Goals Club
3 Jumapili Jaffari (WCQ v. Seychelles, 6 September)
12 FW Selemani Halidi Burundi Musongati
10 FW Mohamed Saidi Burundi AS Inter Star
10 MF Abdallah Irambona
11 MF Fidele Nimubona (WCQ v. Seychelles, 6 September) Burundi Vital'O F.C.
12 Amour Nkurunziza (WCQ v. Seychelles, 6 September)
17 FW Fiston Nzomukunda (WCQ v. Seychelles, 6 September) Burundi Atletico Olympic
16 GK Aboubakar Ndayisenga Burundi Atletico Olympic
9 DF Albin Habimana Burundi AS Inter Star
11 FW Jean-Paul Habarugira (WCQ v. Tunisia, 21 June) Burundi Atletico Olympic
7 FW Claude Nahimana Burundi Atletico Olympic

Simple English

Burundi
Association Fédération de Football du Burundi
Confederation CAF
Coach Adel Amrouche
World Cup
Appearances 0

Burundi national football team is the national football team of Burundi.


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