Ibrahima Tandia

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Ibrahima Tandia
Personal information
Full name Ibrahima Tandia
Date of birth (1993-07-12) 12 July 1993 (age 23)
Place of birth Longjumeau, France
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 10
Youth career
2000–2004 Massy
2004–2006 Boulogne-Billancourt
2006–2011 Sochaux
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Caen 1 (0)
2014– Tours 45 (6)
National team
2008–2009 France U16 16 (3)
2009–2010 France U17 14 (2)
2016– Mali U20 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:31, 13 February 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 May 2016

Ibrahima Tandia (born 12 July 1993 in Longjumeau) is a French-born Malian football player for Tours FC.


He plays as either an attacking midfielder and began his career playing for local amateur clubs in Paris before joining professional club Sochaux in 2006. After five years with the club, Tandia joined Caen on a three-year deal, despite interest from English clubs Newcastle United and Chelsea.[2] He was assigned the number 26 shirt and made his professional debut on 28 August 2011 appearing as a substitute in a 3–2 defeat to Rennes.[3]

International career[edit]

Tandia was born and raised in France and is of Malian and Senegalese descent. At international level, Tandia was a France youth international having represented his nation at under-16 and under-17 level.[2] Tandia was called up to the Mali national under-20 football team for the 2016 Toulon Tournament, and made his debut in a 1-0 loss to the Czech Republic U20s.[4] Tandia scored his first goal in a 3-3 tie with the Mexico U23s in the same tournament.[5]


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