Bernard Simondi has been appointed coach of Burkina Faso just days after Ivica Todorov was sacked, the Football Federation has confirmed.

Burkina Faso are fifth in their African Zone Group Two standings and resume their campaign on March with a home match against the Cape Verde Islands.

Simondi has previous experience in Africa working as coach of Guinea during the 2002 World Cup qualifiers as well as working in Benin and Tunisia.