Traore, who plays for French side, Lorient, has not featured for ‘Les Etalons’ since the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, but was included in the squad alongside kid-brother, Bertrand on the books of Dutch side, Vitesse Arnhem, on loan from English giants, Chelsea.
The brothers were also in the Burkina Faso squad for the 2012 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations co-hosted by Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, where the younger Traore made his way into the history books as one of the youngest players ever to feature at the continental football event.
Also in the list is Banu Diawara, of local side, Racing Club Bobo-Dioulasso, the only outfield player who plays in the local league.
‘Les Etalons’ would leave Ouagadougou on 2 January 2015 for the South African city of Nelspruit to commence preparations for the tournament. From their camping base, they will play a friendly against Swaziland on January 10, 2015 in Mbombela and than Botswana three days later before leaving for Bata.
The Burkinabes, losing finalists at the last edition in 2013 in South Africa are in Group A with hosts Equatorial Guinea, Congo and Gabon.
Goalkeepers: Moussa Germain Sanou (WC Beauvais, France), Abdoulaye Soulama (Hearts of Oak, Ghana), Moussa Fofana (RC Kadiogo)
Defenders: Bakary Kone (Lyon, France), Mohamed Koffi (Zamalek, Egypt),
Wilfried Balima (Sheriff Tiraspol, Moldova), Steve Yago (Toulouse, France),
Paul Keba Koulibaly (Horoya FC, Guinea), Narcisse Bambara (Universitatea Cluj, Romania),
Florent Rouamba (CA Bastia, France), Gouo Issa (AS Kaloum, Guinea)
Midfielders: Sundy Zongo Jonathan (Almeria, Spain), Moussa Yedan (Al Ahly, Egypt), Bertrand Traore (Vitesse Arnhem, Netherlands), Djakaridja Kone (Evian, France), Charles Kabore (FC Kuban, Russia), Prejuce Nakoulma (Mersin, Turkey), Adama Guira (SønderjyskE, Denmark), Abdou Razack Traoré (Kardemir Karabukspor, Turkey)
Forwards: Jonathan Pitroipa (Al Jazeera, UAE), Aristide Bance (HJK Helsinki, Finland), Issiaka Ouedraogo (Admira Wacker, Austria), Sibiri Alain Traoré (FC Lorient, France),
Banu Diawara (RC Bobo-Dioulasso)