Ibrahima Sonko

Date of birth22 January 1981
Place of birthBignona
NationalitySenegalese
Weight82 kg
Height1.90 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

Sonko originally signed for Brentford on non-contract terms before signing a permanent contract for the remainder of the season in December 2002.

He extended his stay at Griffin Park for another year in June 2003.

Sonko joined Reading in July 2004 with a contract to June 2006 that was extended to June 2008 in July 2005, then to June 2010 in December 2006.

He joined Stoke City in August 2008 with a three-year contract.

Sonko joined Ipswich Town in August 2011 with a one-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Saint-Étienne 01 Jul 1998 01 Jul 1999
Grenoble 01 Jul 1999 09 Aug 2002
Brentford 09 Aug 2002 30 Jun 2004
Reading 05 Jul 2004 29 Aug 2008
Stoke City 29 Aug 2008 30 Jun 2011
Hull City 01 Sep 2009 31 May 2010 L
Portsmouth 16 Jul 2010 31 May 2011 L
Ipswich Town 26 Aug 2011 30 Jun 2012
Akhisar Belediyespor 15 Aug 2012 29 Jan 2015
Harlow Town 06 Aug 2015

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 Brentford FA Cup 4
2002-03 Brentford LDV Vans Trophy 2
2002-03 Brentford League Cup 2
1
2002-03 Brentford League Division 2 37
5
6
2003-04 Brentford FA Cup 2
1
2003-04 Brentford League Cup 1
2003-04 Brentford League Division 2 42
1
3
1
2004-05 Reading FA Cup 3
2004-05 Reading League Championship 35
4
1
2
2005-06 Reading FA Cup 2
1
2005-06 Reading League Championship 46
3
1
2005-06 Reading League Cup 4
2006-07 Reading Premier League 23
1
3
1
2007-08 Reading Premier League 15
1
2
1
2008-09 Reading League Championship 3
3
1
2008-09 Stoke City FA Cup 1
2008-09 Stoke City League Cup 1
2008-09 Stoke City Premier League 7
7
2009-10 Hull City Premier League 9
2009-10 Stoke City League Cup 1
2010-11 Portsmouth FA Cup 1
1
2010-11 Portsmouth League Championship 16
7
1
2010-11 Portsmouth League Cup 3
2011-12 Ipswich Town FA Cup 1
2011-12 Ipswich Town League Championship 20
2
1
5


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
10 Aug 2002 Huddersfield Town v Brentford W 0-2 League Division 2
13 Aug 2002 Brentford v Bristol City W 1-0 League Division 2
17 Aug 2002 Brentford v Oldham Athletic D 0-0 League Division 2
24 Aug 2002 Colchester United v Brentford W 0-1 League Division 2
26 Aug 2002 Brentford v Swindon Town W 3-1 League Division 2
31 Aug 2002 Notts County v Brentford D 2-2 League Division 2
07 Sep 2002 Brentford v Luton Town D 0-0 League Division 2
10 Sep 2002 AFC Bournemouth v Brentford W 3-3 (4-2) League Cup 1st round
14 Sep 2002 Tranmere Rovers v Brentford L 3-1 League Division 2
17 Sep 2002 Cardiff City v Brentford L 2-0 League Division 2
01 Oct 2002 Brentford v Middlesbrough L 1-4 League Cup 2nd round
05 Oct 2002 Brentford v Barnsley L 1-2 League Division 2
12 Oct 2002 Northampton Town v Brentford W 1-2 League Division 2
19 Oct 2002 Brentford v Port Vale D 1-1 League Division 2
02 Nov 2002 Brentford v Blackpool W 5-0 League Division 2
09 Nov 2002 Crewe Alexandra v Brentford L 2-1 League Division 2
12 Nov 2002 Plymouth Argyle v Brentford W 0-1 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - southern section
16 Nov 2002 Wycombe Wanderers v Brentford W 2-4 FA Cup 1st round
23 Nov 2002 Brentford v Wigan Athletic L 0-1 League Division 2
30 Nov 2002 Cheltenham Town v Brentford L 1-0 League Division 2
07 Dec 2002 York City v Brentford W 1-2 FA Cup 2nd round
10 Dec 2002 Brentford v Kidderminster Harriers W 2-1 LDV Vans Trophy Quarter-final - southern section
14 Dec 2002 Brentford v Chesterfield W 2-1 League Division 2
21 Dec 2002 Queens Park Rangers v Brentford D 1-1 League Division 2
26 Dec 2002 Swindon Town v Brentford L 2-1 League Division 2
28 Dec 2002 Brentford v Mansfield Town W 1-0 League Division 2
04 Jan 2003 Brentford v Derby County W 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 2003 Oldham Athletic v Brentford L 2-1 League Division 2
18 Jan 2003 Brentford v Notts County D 1-1 League Division 2
25 Jan 2003 Brentford v Burnley L 0-3 FA Cup 4th round
04 Feb 2003 Mansfield Town v Brentford D 0-0 League Division 2
08 Feb 2003 Brentford v Crewe Alexandra L 1-2 League Division 2
11 Feb 2003 Bristol City v Brentford D 0-0 League Division 2
15 Feb 2003 Blackpool v Brentford L 1-0 League Division 2
25 Feb 2003 Brentford v Huddersfield Town W 1-0 League Division 2
01 Mar 2003 Brentford v Tranmere Rovers L 1-2 League Division 2
04 Mar 2003 Brentford v Cardiff City L 0-2 League Division 2
18 Mar 2003 Port Vale v Brentford L 1-0 League Division 2
22 Mar 2003 Plymouth Argyle v Brentford L 3-0 League Division 2
05 Apr 2003 Brentford v Cheltenham Town D 2-2 League Division 2
12 Apr 2003 Wigan Athletic v Brentford L 2-0 League Division 2
19 Apr 2003 Brentford v Queens Park Rangers L 1-2 League Division 2
21 Apr 2003 Chesterfield v Brentford W 0-2 League Division 2
26 Apr 2003 Barnsley v Brentford L 1-0 League Division 2
03 May 2003 Brentford v Peterborough United D 1-1 League Division 2
09 Aug 2003 Tranmere Rovers v Brentford L 4-1 League Division 2
12 Aug 2003 West Bromwich Albion v Brentford L 4-0 League Cup 1st round
16 Aug 2003 Brentford v Peterborough United L 0-3 League Division 2
23 Aug 2003 Wrexham v Brentford L 1-0 League Division 2
25 Aug 2003 Brentford v Oldham Athletic W 2-1 League Division 2
30 Aug 2003 Port Vale v Brentford L 1-0 League Division 2
06 Sep 2003 Brentford v Plymouth Argyle L 1-3 League Division 2
13 Sep 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Brentford W 0-1 League Division 2
16 Sep 2003 Brentford v Blackpool D 0-0 League Division 2
20 Sep 2003 Brentford v Hartlepool United W 2-1 League Division 2
27 Sep 2003 Chesterfield v Brentford W 1-2 League Division 2
30 Sep 2003 Colchester United v Brentford D 1-1 League Division 2
18 Oct 2003 Brentford v Luton Town W 4-2 League Division 2
21 Oct 2003 Brentford v Brighton and Hove Albion W 4-0 League Division 2
01 Nov 2003 Brentford v Barnsley W 2-1 League Division 2
08 Nov 2003 Brentford v Gainsborough Trinity W 7-1 FA Cup 1st round
11 Nov 2003 Queens Park Rangers v Brentford L 1-0 League Division 2
15 Nov 2003 Wycombe Wanderers v Brentford W 1-2 League Division 2
22 Nov 2003 Brentford v Grimsby Town L 1-3 League Division 2
29 Nov 2003 AFC Bournemouth v Brentford L 1-0 League Division 2
06 Dec 2003 Telford United v Brentford L 3-0 FA Cup 2nd round
13 Dec 2003 Stockport County v Brentford D 1-1 League Division 2
26 Dec 2003 Brentford v Bristol City L 1-2 League Division 2
28 Dec 2003 Plymouth Argyle v Brentford L 2-0 League Division 2
03 Jan 2004 Oldham Athletic v Brentford D 1-1 League Division 2
10 Jan 2004 Brentford v Tranmere Rovers D 2-2 League Division 2
17 Jan 2004 Peterborough United v Brentford D 0-0 League Division 2
24 Jan 2004 Brentford v Wrexham L 0-1 League Division 2
31 Jan 2004 Brentford v Port Vale W 3-2 League Division 2
07 Feb 2004 Bristol City v Brentford L 3-1 League Division 2
14 Feb 2004 Brentford v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division 2
21 Feb 2004 Luton Town v Brentford L 4-1 League Division 2
28 Feb 2004 Brentford v Notts County L 2-3 League Division 2
02 Mar 2004 Brighton and Hove Albion v Brentford L 1-0 League Division 2
06 Mar 2004 Swindon Town v Brentford L 2-1 League Division 2
13 Mar 2004 Brentford v Stockport County L 0-2 League Division 2
16 Mar 2004 Blackpool v Brentford D 1-1 League Division 2
20 Mar 2004 Brentford v Rushden and Diamonds W 3-2 League Division 2
27 Mar 2004 Hartlepool United v Brentford W 1-2 League Division 2
03 Apr 2004 Brentford v Chesterfield D 1-1 League Division 2
10 Apr 2004 Sheffield Wednesday v Brentford D 1-1 League Division 2
12 Apr 2004 Brentford v Colchester United W 3-2 League Division 2
17 Apr 2004 Barnsley v Brentford W 0-2 League Division 2
24 Apr 2004 Brentford v Wycombe Wanderers D 1-1 League Division 2
01 May 2004 Grimsby Town v Brentford L 1-0 League Division 2
08 May 2004 Brentford v AFC Bournemouth W 1-0 League Division 2


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2007-08 Senegal International Friendly 2
2008-09 Senegal FIFA World Cup
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
13 Jan 2008 Senegal v Namibia W 3-1 International Friendly
16 Jan 2008 Benin v Senegal W 1-2 International Friendly
15 Jun 2008 Liberia v Senegal D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 6
21 Jun 2008 Senegal v Liberia W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 6
11 Oct 2008 Senegal v Gambia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 6


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.