Toure Brother Dies : Heartache For Yaya & Kolo As Brother Ibrahim Dies In Manchester

Truly sad news has surfaced that Premier League stars Yaya and Kolo Toure have lost their brother. It was thought that Toure Oyala Ibrahim, also a professional footballer having played for Egyptian side Misr El-Maqasah and Lebanese outfit Al Safa as a striker, lost his life whilst living in Machester during the World Cup in Brazil. The Ivory Coast Football Association have pledged their full support to the Toure family and gave the following statement: “Kolo and Yaya Toure just heard about the death of their young brother, Toure Oyala Ibrahim. The entire Ivorian delegation want to show their support to the players. In such a sad situation, the players from the Ivory Coast national team, and the entire delegation here in Brazil, show their support to the Toure brothers and their whole family. The president of Football Ivory Coast Federation and the Executive Comitee ask Ivorians for their prayers.” The cause of Ibrahim’s death is unconfirmed, although it is thought he was fighting cancer and was actively receiving treatment whilst in Manchester. Such a young life lost. Our thoughts and deepest sympathy’s are with the Toure family.



Sky Sports, (2014). Yaya and Kolo Toure's younger brother Ibrahim, 28, dies in Manchester. Retrieved 20th June, 2014, from

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