Ibrahim Touré (footballer, born 1985)

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Ibrahim Touré
Personal information
Full name Ibrahim Obyala Touré
Touré Oyala Ibrahim[1][2]
Date of birth (1985-09-27)27 September 1985
Place of birth Bouaké, Ivory Coast
Date of death 19 June 2014(2014-06-19) (aged 28)
Place of death Manchester, England
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
2002 Mimosas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 Mimosas
2003–2006 Metalurh Donetsk 0 (0)
2006–2007 Nice 0 (0)
2009–2010 Al-Ittihad
2010–2013 Makasa 24 (8)
2012Telephonat (loan) 2 (0)
2013–2014 Al-Safa 10 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 June 2014

Ibrahim Obyala Touré (27 September 1985 – 19 June 2014) was a footballer who last played as a striker for Al-Safa.

He was the younger brother of Manchester City midfielder Yaya Touré and former Celtic defender Kolo Touré. He died at age 28 following a battle with cancer.

Career[edit]

Touré began his senior career with Ukrainian side Metalurh Donetsk in 2003, before joining French team Nice, originally on loan, following a successful trial.[3]

Death[edit]

Touré died on 19 June 2014 in Manchester, England, after a short battle with cancer.[4]

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