Tolani Ibikunle

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Tolani Ibikunle
Personal information
Full name Olutolani Ibikunle
Date of birth (1992-05-02) 2 May 1992 (age 31)
Place of birth Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
2010–2013 Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Senior career*
2012 Reading United 10 (2)
2014 Charlotte Eagles 17 (0)
2015 Ekenäs SC 22 (2)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of August 27, 2015

Olutolani "Tolani" Ibikunle (born May 2, 1992) is an American professional soccer player.


Early life and career

Early life and career

Tolani was born in Pennsylvania to Ade and Tayo Ibikunle, in 1992. [1] He attended high school at St. Joseph's Preparatory School in Philadelphia, Pa. Ibikunle played college soccer at Wake Forest University between 2010 and 2013. [1]

While at college, Ibikunle also appeared for USL PDL club Reading United AC in their 2012 season. [2]

Professional career

On January 16, 2014 it was announced that Ibikunle had been drafted by Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer in the third-round (49th overall) of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft. [3] However, Ibikunle didn't earn a contract with Colorado.

On March 24, 2014 Ibikunle signed with USL Pro club Charlotte Eagles. [4]

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  1. 1 2 "Tolani Ibikunle Bio - The Official Site of Wake Forest Demon Deacon Athletics". Retrieved 2014-04-13.
  2. "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". Archived from the original on 2014-04-13. Retrieved 2014-04-13.
  3. "2014 MLS SuperDraft: Colorado Rapids select Tolani Ibikunle in 3rd Round | Colorado Rapids". Retrieved 2014-04-13.
  4. "Eagles Add Five New Players for 2014 - Charlotte Eagles". Retrieved 2014-04-13.