Ibrahima Faye

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Ibrahima Faye
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-10-22) October 22, 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Thiès, Senegal
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1998–1999 Ajaccio GFCO
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2001 Red Star 93 26 (2)
2001–2004 K.A.A. Gent 68 (0)
2004–2005 SM Caen 31 (0)
2005–2009 Troyes AC 115 (5)
2009–2011 Lapta 48 (2)
2011–2012 Gönyeli S.K. 23 (1)
Total 311 (10)
National team
2003– Senegal 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:36, 21 July 2009 (UTC).

Ibrahima Faye (born 22 October 1979) is a Senegalese professional football (soccer) player, currently as a free agent.

Faye and was born in Pout, a small village near the city of Thiès in Senegal. Moving to France to pursue his footballing career, he completed his youth development at Ajaccio GFCO[1] before joining Red Star Saint-Ouen.

After a season in Ligue 2 and a season in Championnat National with Red Star he left to join Belgian top-flight club K.A.A. Gent where he spent three seasons as a first-team regular.

Faye moved back to France in 2004 with SM Caen. He played 30 league games as Caen suffered relegation to Ligue 2. Shortly into the following season, he joined Troyes, becoming a fixture in the team.

Faye has been recently training with Stoke City FC of the English Premiership, with an eye to link up with other Senegalese Internationals Salif Diao, Abdoulaye Diagne-Faye, Ibrahima Sonko, and Amdy Faye at the club.

Faye is currently in talks with Ipswich Town after a successful trial at the club.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "la fiche de Ibrahima Faye". L'Equipe. Retrieved October 1, 2006.