The clash is launched between the former Burkinabé international, Aristide Bancé, and certain players of the national team of Burkina Faso, in particular captain Bertrand Traoré.
Aristide Bancé came out of his reserve this Saturday on his relations with the Stallions who are no longer at a fixed point. In a video shared on his social networks, the team manager of the Stallions made revelations about the malaise that prevails within the selection. And it all started in Cameroon during CAN 2022, in particular the last group match with the tenure of Bertrand Traoré.
“Against Ethiopia (ed. last group match of CAN 2021), he (Kamou Malo) asked for my opinion. I said, we start on the basis of the same team that won against Cape Verde because we don’t change a winning team. He told me that he will see and that he will come back to me. He reflects, he is of the same opinion as me. His assistants also agree with me, whether it’s the physical trainer or the first assistant, “ says the former Al Masry player. Burkina coach Kamou Malo even asked Bancé to speak with Bertrand Traoré about his non-establishment.
“I go to the captain’s room, I sit him down, I talk to him. I say this is what the coach has decided. He wants to renew the same team. That doesn’t mean you’re out of shape. But I think that if you come back, you can make a difference. I told him, as a big brother, I think it’s a good idea. You shouldn’t take this the wrong way. He said ‘ok’ to me. Did he tell you that? “and he told me that he will see it with him”
But Kamou Malo backpedals and aligns Bertrand Traoré during the same match. A situation that greatly annoyed the former striker. “Malo told me that there is a change. I spoke with the captain in question but he will start the match. I was shocked. Doesn’t mean I don’t love him. But I was shocked. You send me to the player to make the proposal to him, behind my back, you pass behind, you speak with him. How do I become? I become the captain’s laughing stock. I become the traitor in the team“, he is indignant.
Players including Bertrand Traoré have asked for the resignation of Bancé from his position as team manager. And the captain of the Burkinabe team explains. “When we arrived at the Stallions, we thought he was going to bring us something, that he was going to be the liaison between us and the technical staff. But we decided to move forward without him for the future of this group because there were things., he confided on the local channel RTB. The resident of Aston Villa did not want to give more details for “preserve the image” of the former number 15 of the national team.
#Stallions:Bertrand Traoré, captain of the Stallions explains more or less why the group no longer wants Aristide Bancé as Team Manager (Comment collected by the RTB)!#FasoSports pic.twitter.com/NKySuMvGTQ
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