Midfielder Mandi

  • Height 182cm
  • Weight 75kg
  • D.O.B. 1/3/89
  • Born Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Jersey Number
4

Biography

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