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Minister Joshua Sankara was a Burkinabé wizard who played as Seeker for the Burkinabé National Quidditch team, and was also briefly Burkina Faso's Minister for Magic in 2006.[1]

Biography[]

Sankara was born sometime in Burkina Faso. He likely attended Uagadou during his youth. At some point, he became the Seeker for the Burkinabé National Quidditch team for the 2006 Quidditch World Cup, during which his team got to the finals alongside France, a match that Burkina Faso would win. After his team won the World Cup, Sankara was named Minister for Magic, though he resigned two days later as he much rathered to play Quidditch than hold office at the Burkinabé Ministry of Magic.[1]

Behind the scenes[]

  • He may be named after Thomas Sankara, a former president of Burkina Faso.

Appearances[]

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Quidditch positions
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Keeper
Raul Almeida · Ralph Heidelberger · Jonny Nuhaka · Lev Zograf · Denison Frisby · Bastien Janvier · Hermann Wiel · Barry Ryan · Tamotsu Iwamoto · Darren O'Hare · Meaghan McCormack · Martin Helstrom · Oliver Wood · Sendelina de la Felino · Mervyn Fenwick · Parkin · Grenouille · Kquewanda Bailey · Lenelle Paraison · Lachlan MacKenzie · Unidentified Appleby Arrows Keeper
Chaser
Alejandra Alonso · Asuka · Fernando Diaz · Gonçalo Flores · Debbie Muntz · Gianni Fedele · Robert Green · Kenneth Hastings · Maria Monteith · Matthew Echunga · Unidentified Ballycastle Bats Chaser · Alexei Levski · Clara Ivanova · Vasily Dimitrov · Dragomir Gorgovitch · Avery Hawksworth · Edric Vosper · Keaton Flitney · Hildegarde Lafarge · Josephine Marat · Mathilde Mallard · Igor Brand · Kursten Blijk · Kurt Todt · Ginny Weasley · Wilda Griffiths · Moran · Mullet · Troy · Noriyuki Sato · Ryotaro Tanaka · Yoshihiro Suzuki · Alasdair Maddock · Fabius Watkins · Lorre Gustafson · Olaf Andersen · Peter Hansen · Ladislaw Zamojski · Catriona McCormack · Ana de Lebron · Carmen Garcia · Chavelle Arbelo Cartaya · Joscelind Wadcock · Petrova Porskoff · Parkin (Chaser I) · Parkin (Chaser II) · Parkin (Chaser III) · Gunhilda Kneen · Radulf · Otmar Frick · Willi Wenzel · Quentin Kowalski · Clairvius Hyppolite · Elodie Dembélé · Unidentified Appleby Arrows Chaser
Beater
Carlos Clodoaldo · Rafael Santos · Greg Ruczinski · Troy Duvall · Kelly Whakkaarangapawarau · Kylie Meadows · Finbar Quigley · Ivan Volkov · Pyotr Vulchanov · Joey Jenkins · Dawn Withey · Indira Choudry · Karl Broadmoor · Kevin Broadmoor · Alain Lacroix · Ninon Saucet · Elena Eldritch · Glockenspieler · Hesser · Katrina von Glockenspieler · Gwenog Jones · Connolly · Quigley · Minaka Hirakata · Keiko Takahashi · Asgard Pettersson · Asgeir Knutsen · Tiago Montoya · Dimitar Draganov · Vasco Santini · Parkin (Beater I) · Parkin (Beater II) · Ludo Bagman · Quintia Qarase · Narinder Singh · Ugga · Mercy Ojukwu · Aliko Okoye · Jean-Baptiste Bloncourt
Seeker
Tony Silva · Ariel Singleton · Maximus Brankovitch III · Gregory Cotton · Lucy Karoonda · Viktor Krum · Galvin Gudgeon · Blythe Parkin · Roderick Plumpton · Cybèle Peltier · Konrad Weiss · Josef Wronski · Glynnis Griffiths · Aidan Lynch · Shizuka Watanabe · Eunice Murray · Lennox Campbell · Tina Lundstrom · Benjy Williams · Dougal McBride · Inigo Fuente Marrero · Parkin · Joseph Snuka · Samuel Equiano · Bruno Bruunhart · Jacques Miskine · Darius Smackhammer · Shanice Higgins · Sylvian Jolicoeur · Luciano Volpi · Wladyslaw Wolfke · Thorsten Pfeffer · Hector Lamont · Badger Picklish III
Unknown position
Arnold Vogler · Adou Sosseh · Chiyo Kogawa's brother · John Talisker · Millie Gudabi · Goodwin Kneen · Dai Llewellyn · Ethan Parkin · Gwenog · Imelda Reyes's grandfather · Unidentified Appleby Arrows player · Unidentified Japanese National Quidditch Captain
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