Ibrahima Sonko

Born Jan 22, 1981

Ibrahima Sonko is a Senegalese international professional footballer who currently plays for Turkish Süper Lig side Akhisar Belediyespor. Sonko started his career with French club Grenoble before moving to England with Brentford in 2002. He impressed in the lower leagues and earned a move to Reading where he became a fan favourite and helped the side reach the Premier League for the first time.… Read More

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1981 Birth Born on January 22, 1981.


1999 18 Years Old Sonko was born in Bignona, Senegal but moved to France when he was young. He played with Olympique Noisy-le-Sec and was in the youth team at AS Saint-Étienne before he joined Grenoble in 1999.
2000 19 Years Old Sonko helped Grenoble gain promotion from the Championnat National in 2000–01 and in 2002 he left to join English side Brentford.


2002 - 2003 2 More Events
2004 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Sonko joined Reading on a bosman in the summer of 2004.
2005 24 Years Old In 2005–06 Sonko was ever-present as the Royals gained promotion to the Premier League in emphatic fashion after winning the league with a record 106 points. … Read More
He was the subject of further controversy in a match against Chelsea on 14 October 2006, when his challenge left goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini unconscious. … Read More
2007 26 Years Old 1 More Event
He returned to first team action on 20 October 2007 in a 4–2 defeat away to Blackburn Rovers.
Despite this he did start the first three matches of the 2008–09 season where he scored twice against Plymouth Argyle. … Read More
2009 28 Years Old 1 More Event
On 1 September 2009 Sonko joined Hull City on loan for the 2009–10 season.
2010 29 Years Old 1 More Event
He spent the 2010–11 season on loan at Portsmouth. … Read More


On 26 August 2011, Sonko signed for Championship club Ipswich Town on a one-year deal.
2012 31 Years Old Sonko joined newly promoted Turkish Süper Lig side Akhisar Belediyespor on 15 August 2012. … Read More
2015 34 Years Old It was announced on 6 August 2015, that Sonko had returned to England and signed for Isthmian League Division One North club Harlow Town.
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