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Alexis Antonio Mendoza Barrina (born November 8, 1961) is a retired Colombian footballer and the current manager of Categoría Primera A club Independiente Medellín. 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]

Alexis Mendoza
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Mendoza with Independiente del Valle in 2016
Personal information
Full name Alexis Antonio Mendoza Barrina
Date of birth (1961-11-08) November 8, 1961 (age 57)
Place of birth Barranquilla, Colombia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Independiente Medellín (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
2016–2017 Independiente del Valle
2018 Atlético Junior
2019 Sporting Cristal
2019– Independiente Medellín
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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International careerEdit

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 careerEdit

Mendoza played most of his club career for Atlético 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]

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ rsssf: Colombia record international footballers (Archived December 30, 2008, at the Wayback Machine)
  2. ^ rsssf: Copa América 1987
  3. ^ rsssf: Copa América 1989
  4. ^ rsssf: Copa América 1993 Archived 2009-03-21 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ rsssf: Copa América 1995
  6. ^ "Liga MX player profile and statistics". MedioTiempo.com.[permanent dead link]

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