Teteh Bangura

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Teteh Bangura
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Personal information
Full name Ibrahim 'Teteh' Bangura
Date of birth (1989-12-27) 27 December 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth Freetown, Sierra Leone
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Kallon 30 (14)
2009 Cleveland City Stars 9 (2)
2009 Cascade Surge (loan) 3 (5)
2010 Kallon 7 (5)
2010 Köping FF 9 (12)
2011 AIK 17 (15)
2011–2014 Bursaspor 34 (6)
2012–2013 Şanlıurfaspor (loan) 8 (3)
2013–2014 Beitar Jerusalem (loan) 7 (3)
2014 AIK (loan) 0 (0)
2015 Mjällby AIF 6 (2)
2016 GAIS 3 (0)
National team
2011– Sierra Leone 11 (4)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 June 2016.

† Appearances (goals)

Ibrahim "Teteh" Bangura (born 27 December 1989 in Freetown) is a Sierra Leonean football striker, who last played for GAIS in Sweden.


Kallon F.C.[edit]

Bangura began his career in his native Sierra Leone, playing with F.C. Kallon. He was the leading goal scorer in the Sierra Leone National Premier League and Sierra Leone FA Cup for the 2006–07 season, and participated in European trials A.C. Milan and Swedish club BK Häcken, but was not offered a contract by either team.

Cleveland City Stars[edit]

Bangura joined the Cleveland City Stars of the USL First Division in 2009,[1] and was then sent on loan to Cascade Surge of the USL Premier Development League.[2] He scored a hat-trick on his debut for Cascade on 22 May 2009, in a game against Spokane Spiders.[3]

Köping FF[edit]

On 18 July 2010, the Swedish club Köping FF – a fourth tier club struggling against relegation – announced that Bangura was on trial with them.[4] The trial was successful and he made his debut away against Eskilstuna City FK. He scored one goal in that game. His home debut was against the league leaders IK Frej, a 3–3 tie in which Bangura scoring all three goals for the home team.[5]


On 27 September AIK signed Bangura for three years starting, 1 January 2011.[6] In the 2011 season, he scored 15 goals in 17 games and made 3 assists. In summer 2011, he signed for Bursaspor.

Beitar Jerusalem[edit]

On 31 August 2013 Bangura entered for the 1st time into a game vs. Maccabi Petah Tikva, as a substitute, and helped the club to win its first win in 2013–14 season. on 29 September 2013 he scored his 1st goal , and alter was shown a red card by the referee in a game vs. Hapoel Ra'anana that ended in 2-2 draw. On 2 November 2013, Bangura scored 2 goals in a game vs. Bnei Yehuda Tel-Aviv when Beitar Jerusalem won 2-1. Later Bangura suffered and Injury. He left Beitar Jerusalem in January 2014.


Bangura was called up to the Sierra Leone national team for a World Cup qualifier with Equatorial Guinea on 6 September 2008, but did not see any minutes.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 4 June 2011 National Stadium, Freetown  Niger
2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
2. 9 June 2012 Nuevo Estadio de Malabo, Malabo  Equatorial Guinea
2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier
3. 16 June 2012 National Stadium, Freetown  São Tomé and Príncipe
2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
4. 16 June 2012 National Stadium, Freetown  São Tomé and Príncipe
2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier


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