Burkina Faso women's national football team

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Burkina Faso
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Fédération Burkinabé de Foot-Ball
Confederation CAF
Sub-confederation WAFU (West Africa)
Home stadium Stade du 4-Août
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 105 Decrease 5 (23 June 2017)[1]
Highest 92 (December 2009)
Lowest 148 (September 2015)
First international
 Burkina Faso 10–0 Niger 
(Ouagadougou; September 2, 2007)
Biggest win
 Burkina Faso 10–0 Niger 
(Ouagadougou; September 2, 2007)
Biggest defeat
 Burkina Faso 0–3 Ghana 
(Ouagadougou; February 16, 2014)
 Ghana 3–0 Burkina Faso 
(Accra, Ghana; March 1, 2014)

The Burkina Faso women's national football team is the national women's football team of Burkina Faso and is overseen by the Fédération Burkinabé de Foot-Ball. In the history of female football in the country, there have been only 5 fixtures for this team, four taking place in Ouagadougou and one in Accra.[2]


Burkina Faso played their first match on 2 September 2007 in Ouagadougou against Niger and won 10-0, the best result till today. They disputed their second match also against Niger, and again in Ouagadougou, winning this time by 5-0. Their third match was again in Ouagadougou, against Mali and was the first loss, by 4-2.

The Burkinabes disputed again a match on 16 February 2014, in Ouagadougou, for the 2014 African Women's Championship qualification against Ghana and lost by 3-0 in the first leg. The second leg was in Accra, Ghana, and lost again by 3-0, resulting in a 6-0 aggregate and lost qualification for the Championship.


World Cup[edit]

FIFA Women's World Cup
Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
China 1991 Did not enter
Sweden 1995
United States 1999
United States 2003
China 2007
Germany 2011
Canada 2015 Did not qualify
France 2019 To be determined
Total 0/8 0 0 0 0 0 0

African Championship[edit]

African Women's Championship
Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
1991 Did not enter
Nigeria 1998
South Africa 2000
Nigeria 2002
South Africa 2004
Nigeria 2006
Equatorial Guinea 2008
South Africa 2010
Equatorial Guinea 2012
Namibia 2014 Did not qualify
Cameroon 2016
Total 0/12 - - - - - -


  1. ^ "FIFA Women's Rankings". FIFA. Retrieved 23 June 2017. 
  2. ^ Burkina Faso in FIFA

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