Ibrahim Tounkara

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Ibrahim Tounkara
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Born: (1976-04-23) April 23, 1976 (age 44)
Montreal, Quebec
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) WR/SB
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight210 lb (95 kg)
University Ottawa
CFL draft 2000 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Drafted by Calgary Stampeders
Career history
As player
20002003 Calgary Stampeders
20032005 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
20052006 Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards

Ibrahim Tounkara (born April 23, 1976) is a former Canadian football wide receiver who played seven seasons in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Calgary Stampeders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He was drafted by the Stampeders with the fifth overall pick of the 2000 CFL Draft. He played CIS football at the University of Ottawa. Tounkara's brother Ousmane also played in the CFL. [1]

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Professional career

Calgary Stampeders

Tounkara was selected by the Calgary Stampeders with the fifth overall pick of the 2000 CFL Draft and played in 54 games, starting three, for the team from 2000 to 2002. [2] [3] [4] He played in the Stampeders' 89th Grey Cup victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on November 25, 2001. [5] [6] He was released by the Stampeders on June 14, 2003. [5]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Tounkara signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on July 23, 2003 and played in thirty games for the team from 2003 to 2004. [5] [7] [8]

Saskatchewan Roughriders

Tounkara was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on March 14, 2005 and played in 33 games for the team from 2005 to 2006. [9] [10] [11]

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