Prince Vinny Ibara Doniama (born 7 February 1996) is a Congolese professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Congo national team.
|Full name||Prince Vinny Ibara Doniama|
|Date of birth||7 February 1996|
|Place of birth||Brazzaville, Congo|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|2020||→ Neftchi Baku (loan)||7||(1)|
|2021||→ Châteauroux (loan)||13||(3)|
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 16:30, 5 March 2022 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 13:54, 16 July 2021 (UTC)
Ibara began his career at Congolese side ACNFF in 2014. He later moved to AS Pélican of Gabon Championnat National D1 and CA Bizertin of Tunisia before joining Qatar Stars League side Al-Wakrah in 2017.
On 11 July 2018, Ibara joined USM Alger for three seasons, coming from Al-Wakrah To be an alternative to the striker Oussama Darfalou, also became the first Congolese to play in USM Alger. In the first, USMA signed with Zimbabwean Charlton Mashumba but the arrival of the new coach Thierry Froger, who decided to contract with another foreign player in his place. Ibara made his debut for USM Alger in the CAF Confederation Cup during a win against Rayon Sports, later on 14 August, he made his debut in the Ligue 1 against DRB Tadjenanet as a starter and scored his first goal with his new club in 3–1 victory. The following season, he scored nine goals helping the club clinching the 2018–19 Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 title.
In July 2019, he signed for Belgian First Division A club K Beerschot VA.
On 11 September 2020, Neftchi Baku announced the signing of Ibara on one-year long loan. The loan ended early and he moved on loan to French club LB Châteauroux in January 2021.
In July 2021, he moved to Indian Super League club Bengaluru FC, on a two year deal ahead of the Blues' 2021 AFC Cup qualifying play-offs. He made his ISL debut on 20 November against NorthEast United FC in a 4–2 win, in which he scored a goal.
He made his international debut for Congo in 2016, in a friendly match against Morocco. On 11 October in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, Ibara scored his first international goal in a 3–1 win against Liberia.
|CA Bizertin||2015–16||Tunisian Professionnelle 1||7||2||0||0||—||—||7||2|
|Al-Wakrah SC||2016–17||Qatar Stars League||8||1||0||0||—||—||8||1|
|USM Alger||2018–19||Algerian Professionnelle 1||23||9||1||0||4[a]||1||1[b]||0||29||10|
- ^ All appearance(s) in CAF Confederation Cup
- ^ All appearance(s) in Arab Club Champions Cup
- Scores and results list Congo's goal tally first.
|1.||11 October 2018||Stade Alphonse Massemba-Débat, Brazzaville, Congo||Liberia||2–1||3–1||2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|2.||16 October 2018||Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex, Monrovia, Liberia||1–2||1–2|
|3.||17 November 2019||Stade Alphonse Massemba-Débat, Brazzaville, Congo||Guinea-Bissau||1–0||3–0||2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|4.||12 November 2020||Stade Alphonse Massemba-Débat, Brazzaville, Congo||Eswatini||1–0||2–0||2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
- Qatari Second Division: runner-up 2017–18
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- ^ a b "Vinny Ibara of Congo: player profile". globalsportsarchive.com. Retrieved 7 July 2021.
- ^ Bengaluru FC sign Congolese striker Prince Ibara Press Trust of India. Retrieved 17 July 2021
- ^ tunisie-defaite-a-lexterieur-pour-ibara-et-le-ca-bizertin drcpf.com. Retrieved 17 July 2021
- ^ "ISL: Bengaluru FC signs Congolese striker Prince Ibara". sportstar.thehindu.com. Retrieved 17 July 2021.
- ^ "USMA : Prince Ibara a signé son contrat". dzfoot.com. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
- ^ "USMA : Bayisenge et Mashumba ne seront pas retenus". competition.dz. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
- ^ "Ligue 1 (J1) : USM Alger 3-1 DRB Tadjenanet". dzfoot.com. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
- ^ 2018–19 Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 Soccerway.com. Retrieved 17 July 2021
- ^ "WELKOM PRINCE". www.beerschotwilrijk.be. 24 July 2019.
- ^ "Beerschot haalt Congolese international (23) binnen". Gazet van Antwerpen.
- ^ ""Neftçi" hücumçu transferini rəsmiləşdirdi". neftchipfk.com/ (in Azerbaijani). Neftçi PFK. 11 September 2020.
- ^ "Attacker Prince Ibara joins LB Chateauroux in France. | Beerschot". www.beerschot.be.
- ^ "Bengaluru FC sign Congolese striker Prince Ibara". The New Indian Express.
- ^ Bengaluru bolster attack with signing of Congolese striker Prince Ibara business-standard.com. Retrieved 17 July 2021
- ^ Congolese forward Prince Ibara joins Bengaluru FC on a two year deal ahead of the Blues’ AFC Cup playoff firstsportz.com. Retrieved 17 July 2021
- ^ ISL 2021-22 Bengaluru FC vs NorthEast United HIGHLIGHTS: BFC beats NEUFC 4-2 sportstar.thehindu.com. Retrieved 29 November 2021.
- ^ "ISL 2021-22: Bengaluru FC Record Classic 4-2 Win Against NorthEast United". Outlook India. 20 November 2021. Archived from the original on 30 November 2021. Retrieved 30 November 2021.
- ^ "ISL 2021-22: Bengaluru FC signs Congolese striker Prince Ibara for a two-year contract | XtraTime | Algulf".
- ^ "Eliminatoires CAN 2019: vainqueur du Liberia, le Congo-Brazzaville se replace". rfi.fr. 11 October 2018. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
- ^ "Weah watches on as Liberia lose 3-1 to Congo in Nations Cup tie". BBC. 12 October 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2021.
- ^ a b Prince Ibara at Soccerway
- ^ "Ligue 1 : l'USMA sacrée championne d'Algérie". tsa-algerie.com. 27 May 2019. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
- ^ Narayan, Aaditya (19 September 2022). "Durand Cup 2022 review: The perfect curtain-raiser to the Indian football season". www.espn.in. Kolkata: ESPN. Archived from the original on 20 September 2022. Retrieved 20 September 2022.
- Prince Ibara at WorldFootball.net
- Player profile at Indian Super League