Ibrahim Kante

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Ibrahim Kante
Ibrahim Kante CPFC USA.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1981-07-20) July 20, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Bamako, Mali
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Left Back/Center Back/Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 New England Revolution 2 (0)
2004 Milwaukee Wave United 20 (0)
2004–2005 St. Louis Steamers (indoor) 19 (11)
2005 Kansas City Comets (indoor) 14 (9)
2005–2006 Baltimore Blast (indoor) 56 (23)
2007–2008 Crystal Palace Baltimore 25 (3)
2009 Cleveland City Stars 21 (1)
2009 Monterrey La Raza (indoor)
2009–2010 Rockford Rampage (indoor)
2010–2011 Omaha Vipers (indoor)
2011–2013 Missouri Comets (indoor)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 October 2009.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ibrahim Kanté (born July 20, 1981 in Bamako) is a Malian soccer player, currently a member of the Missouri Comets, a MISL (Major Indoor Soccer League) team.

Career[edit]

Kante made two appearances as a rookie in 2003 with New England Revolution of Major League Soccer, before moving on to Milwaukee Wave United of the USL A-League in 2004.

He played several seasons of indoor soccer with Baltimore Blast, the Kansas City Comets and the St. Louis Steamers of the Major Indoor Soccer League before signing with Crystal Palace Baltimore of the USL Second Division in 2007. He scored Baltimore's first ever professional goal, a thunderbolt free kick from the edge of the box in a pre-season friendly.

Kante signed to play with Cleveland City Stars in their inaugural season in the USL First Division on April 20, 2009.[1]

2010-2011 saw him battle through an injury-plagued season with the Omaha Vipers, only starting ten games. Fully recovered, he signed with the Missouri Comets.

Career statistics[edit]

(correct as of 27 September 2008)
Club Season League Cup[2] Play-Offs Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
New England Revolution 2003 2 0 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 2 0 ?
Total 2003 2 0 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 2 0 ?
Milwaukee Wave United 2004 20 0 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 20 0 ?
Total 2004 20 0 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 20 0 ?
Crystal Palace Baltimore 2007 12 1 1 ? 0 0 - - - 12 1 1
Crystal Palace Baltimore 2008 13 2 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 16 2 0
Total 2007–present 25 3 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 29 3 1
Career Total 2003–present 47 3 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 51 3 1

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