Alcides Peña

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Alcides Peña
Personal information
Full name Alcides Peña Jiménez
Date of birth (1989-01-14) January 14, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Atlético Bucaramanga
Number 11
Youth career
2001–2006 Oriente Petrolero
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2016 Oriente Petrolero 264 (78)
2016– Atlético Bucaramanga 7 (1)
National team
2009 Bolivia U20 4 (0)
2010– Bolivia 16 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 December 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 July 2016

Alcides Peña Jiménez (born January 14, 1989) is a Bolivian footballer who plays for Colombian side Atlético Bucaramanga as a striker.

Club career[edit]

He enrolled in the Oriente Petrolero and began developing his football skills at age twelve. In 2006, Peña began his pro-career with hometown club Oriente Petrolero after being spotted by Víctor Hugo Antelo, the team manager at that time.[2]

In June 2016, Peña was sold to Colombian club Atlético Bucaramanga.[3] Peña made his debut on 13 July, in the 1–0 defeat vs. Santa Fe.

International career[edit]

Peña made his debut for Bolivia in 2010,[1] and has played in FIFA World Cup qualification matches.[4]


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