- Height 182cm
- Weight 75kg
- D.O.B. 1/3/89
- Born Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Previous clubs: Villareal C, Villareal B, Real Madrid B, Sporting Gijón, Elche, Almeria
Wellington Phoenix Appearances: 25
Debut: 21/10/18 vs Newcastle Jets
Wellington Phoenix signed of 29-year old defensive midfielder, Armando Sosa Peña, after completing his medical in October 2018.
Peña, also known as Mandi, arrived from Almeria in the Segunda Division, Spain.
He has enjoyed a stellar career at a high level in Spain, turning out for Real Madrid B between 2010 and 2012.
Mandi began his senior career at Vecindario in the Canary Islands before moving on to Villareal B.
He later joined Real Madrid B in 2010 going in to make 47 appearances, scoring two goals during his tenure there.
Mandi, was integral within the midfield of the Hyundai A-League 2018/19 squad, scoring and assisting twice with a 79.6% passing accuracy.
The Spaniard scored one of the goals of the season against Western Sydney Wanderers as he looped a sumptuous free kick over the wall and into the net, leaving the goalkeeper rooted to the spot.
Hyundai A-League 2018/19
Wellington Phoenix Outperform Perth Glory In Dramatic Round Six Tie
Mark Rudan’s team came out attacking the Hyundai A-League leaders, Perth Glory on what was a perfect evening for football in Wellington. The Phoenix Head Coach brought in attacking midfield option Sarpreet Singh, partnering him with the pacey attackers, Roy Krishna and Nathan