Ibrahim Touré

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Ibrahim Oyala Touré (27 September 1985 – 19 June 2014) was an Ivorian footballer. He played as a striker for Al-Safa' SC, Telephonat Beni Suef SC, Misr El-Makasa SC, Al-Ittihad SC Aleppo, O.G.C. Nice, Metalurh Donetsk and ASEC Mimosas.

Touré was born in Bouaké. He was the younger brother of Liverpool defender Kolo Touré (born 1981) and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Touré (born 1983).[1]

Touré died after a short battle with cancer on 19 June 2014 in Manchester, England, aged 28. At the time of his death, his older brothers, Kolo and Yaya, were playing for their country in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.[2]

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  1. "Ibrahim Toure dies: Liverpool and Vincent Kompany among those to pay tribute to late brother of Kolo and Yaya". The Mirror. 20 June 2014. Retrieved 21 June 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. "Yaya and Kolo Toure's younger brother Ibrahim, 28, dies in Manchester". British Sky Broadcasting. 20 June 2014. Retrieved 21 June 2014.

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