Panafrican News Agency

Bansse elected Burkina Faso Football Federation president

Ouagadougou, Burkina Fason (PANA) - Lazare Bansse has been elected president of the Burkina Faso Football Federation (FBF) for a four-year tenure.

Local reports say Bansse was elected on Saturday during the General Assembly in Bobo-Dioulasso, a city located about 350 km from the capital, Ouagadougou.  

He polled 94 votes, compared to 59 by his closest challenger, Amado Traore.

Bansse takes over from Sita Sangare, who headed the FBF between 2012 to 2020.

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