Manolis Moniakis

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Manolis Moniakis
Personal information
Full name Manolis Moniakis
Date of birth (1988-11-09) 9 November 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Heraklion, Greece
Height 5 ft 11.3 in (1.81 m)
Playing position Left Back
Club information
Current team
Number 6
Youth career
2002–2004 Ergotelis U21
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Ergotelis 7 (0)
2006–2010 OFI Crete 39 (0)
2010–2011 Olympiacos 0 (0)
2011 Kerkyra (loan) 2 (0)
2011–2015 OFI Crete 44 (1)
2015– AEL 37 (0)
National team
2006–2007 Greece U19 10 (0)
2007–2008 Greece U21 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:00, 23 April 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 July 2015

Manolis Moniakis (Greek: Μανώλης Μονιάκης; born 9 November 1988) is a Greek professional footballer, currently playing as a left back, for Greek Super League club AEL.

Club career[edit]

Born in Heraklion, Moniakis began playing football for the youth sides of Ergotelis F.C. and OFI Crete.

He signed a professional contract with OFI and played for the senior side from November 2006 until December 2010, making 30 appearances in the Greek Superleague.[1] He was suspended for six months after testing positive for doping before a league match played on 8 March 2009.[2]

The 22-year-old international right-back from OFI signed with Olympiakos F.C., in January 2011 for a four-year contract, who had already loaned him to Kerkyra F.C. for six months.[3][4][5]

At the start of 2011-12 season, Moniakis returned to OFI. He stayed there till March 2015, when OFI announced that they are withdrawing immediately from the Greek Super League criticising the top-flight circuit for “unfair and uneven decisions” against the club and Moniakis is looking for the next club to continue his career.[6]

On 24 July 2015, he signed to AEL playing in the Greek Football League, for an undisclosed fee.[7] He was one of the key players, helping the club to reach the promotion to the Greek Super League.

International career[edit]

Moniakis played for the Greece Under-19 and Greece Under-21 national football teams between 2006 and 2008.[8]


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