Ibrahim Toure, brother of Yaya, dies in Manchester


Ibrahim Toure has died aged 28. Credit: Ivory Coast FA

The younger brother of footballers Yaya and Kolo Toure has died in Manchester, the Ivory Coast football association said.

Ibrahim Toure, 28, who is also a footballer, passed away yesterday, a statement said.

No reason was given for his death.

Yaya and Kolo are both currently playing for the Ivory Coast at the World Cup in Brazil.

The statement said: “A tough day for the Toure brothers. Just hours after the match Colombia v Cote d’Ivoire (2-1), Kolo and Yaya have learned of the death of their younger brother Toure Oyala Ibrahim.

“The entire Ivorian delegation to Brazil supports them in this painful circumstance.”

Posted on June 21, 2014, in Entertainment News, News, sports. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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