Vancouver FC

Defender Ibrahim Bakare Departs Vancouver FC

February 15, 2024 - Canadian Premier League (CPL)
Vancouver FC News Release

Langley, BC - Vancouver FC today announced the club has parted ways with defender Ibrahim Bakare by mutual agreement.

Bakare, 21, joined Vancouver's inaugural roster in March 2023. The native of London, Eng., made 19 starts in 26 appearances for the Eagles' over the club's first season in the Canadian Premier League (CPL).

"On behalf of everyone at VFC, I would like to extend a big thank you to Ibrahim for his contribution to our historic first season in the CPL," said Afshin Ghotbi, Head Coach, Vancouver FC. "We wish him monumental success and achievements in his future career."

Future roster additions will be announced later this month.

Vancouver FC current roster as of Feb. 15, 2024:

Goalkeepers: Callum Irving

Defenders: Kadin Chung, Rocco Romeo, Tyler Crawford, Anthony White, James Cameron, Paris Gee, David Norman

Midfielders: Elliot Simmons, Ben Fisk, Vasco Fry, Renan Garcia, Grady McDonnell

Forwards: Alejandro 'Wero' Díaz, Mouhamadou 'Mamadou' Kane, Gabriel Bitar, Taryck 'TJ' Tahid, Mikaël Cantave

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