Alexis Mendoza

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Alexis Mendoza
Personal information
Full name Alexis Antonio Mendoza Barrina
Date of birth (1961-11-08) November 8, 1961 (age 55)
Place of birth Barranquilla, Colombia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Independiente del Valle (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1990 Atlético Junior 220 (13)
1990–1992 América de Cali 101 (1)
1993–1996 Atlético Junior 148 (5)
1997 Veracruz 15 (0)
1998 Atlético Junior 48 (3)
Total 532 (22)
National team
1987–1997 Colombia 67 (2)
Teams managed
2003 Alianza Petrolera
2004–2006 Colombia (assistant)
2007–2010 Honduras (assistant)
2008 Honduras U23
2010–2014 Ecuador (assistant)
2015–2016 Atlético Junior
2016– Independiente del Valle
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alexis Antonio Mendoza Barrina (born November 8, 1961 in Barranquilla) is a retired Colombian footballer and the current manager of Ecuadorian club Independiente del Valle. He was the assistant manager of Honduras national football team during the 2010 FIFA World Cup and of the Ecuador national football team during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Mendoza was capped 67 times and scored 2 international goals for Colombia between 1987 and 1997.[1]

International career[edit]

Mendoza played one match at the 1994 World Cup, and was an unused substitute for the 1990 World Cup. Mendoza also played in 4 editions of the Copa América in 1987,[2] 1989,[3] 1993[4] and 1995[5]

Club career[edit]

Mendoza played most of his club career for Junior. He also played for América de Cali between 1990 and 1992, where he won two Colombian league championships (1990 & 1992).

In 1993, he returned to Junior and helped them to win the 1993 and 1995 Colombian league championships.

Towards the end of his career Mendoza played for Veracruz in Mexico.[6]






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