Skip to main contentAccess keys helpA-Z index

[an error occurred while processing this directive]
watch listen BBC Sport BBC Sport
Low graphics|Help
---------------
---------------
CHOOSE A SPORT
 
RELATED BBC SITES
Last Updated: Monday, 11 December 2006, 14:19 GMT
Sonko signs new Reading contract
Reading defender Ibrahima Sonko
Sonko joined the Royals in 2004
Reading defender Ibrahima Sonko has signed a new contract to stay at the Madejski Stadium until the end of the 2009/10 season.

The 25-year-old centre-half's previous deal was due to expire in June 2008 but he has agreed an extension.

"Ibrahima is a vital player for us and I am delighted," said Royals chairman John Madejski.

"He is an exceptionally good defender and an equally important presence off the pitch."

Madejski added: "He will play a central role in our continued development in the next few years.

"He has fantastic loyalty and commitment to the club, as demonstrated last season when he turned down the opportunity of playing in the African Cup of Nations to help our push for promotion, and that kind of attitude is the foundation of the success we've enjoyed in recent years."

Sonko has made 111 appearances since signing from Brentford in the summer of 2004.

He joins skipper Graeme Murty, goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann and midfielder Glen Little in signing new deals with the high-flying Royals.



SEE ALSO
Coppell wins manager of the month
08 Dec 06 |  Premiership
Murty signs new Reading contract
01 Dec 06 |  Reading
Reading pair sign new contracts
27 Nov 06 |  Reading


RELATED BBC LINKS:

RELATED INTERNET LINKS:
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


BBC PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Daily and weekly e-mails | Mobiles | Desktop Tools | News Feeds | Interactive Television | Downloads
Sport Homepage | Football | Cricket | Rugby Union | Rugby League | Tennis | Golf | Motorsport | Boxing | Athletics | Snooker | Horse Racing | Cycling | Disability sport | Olympics 2012 | Sport Relief | Other sport...

Help | Privacy & Cookies Policy | News sources | About the BBC | Contact us