Junior Ponce

Alexander Júnior Ponce Pardo (born 16 February 1994) is a Peruvian footballer who plays for Academia Deportiva Cantolao.

Júnior Ponce
Personal information
Full name Alexander Júnior Ponce Pardo
Date of birth (1994-02-16) 16 February 1994 (age 27)
Place of birth Callao, Peru
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Position(s) Right winger, Attacking midfielder[1]
Club information
Current team
Number 10
Youth career
2003–2011 Cantolao
2011 Pachuca
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 Alianza Lima 5 (0)
2013–2017 1899 Hoffenheim 0 (0)
2013Pelotas (loan) 0 (0)
2013–2014Alianza Lima (loan) 13 (2)
2014–2015Vitória Setúbal (loan) 7 (0)
2015–2017Universidad San Martín (loan) 42 (5)
2017 Universidad San Martín 27 (4)
2018 UTC Cajamarca 35 (1)
2019– Cantolao 24 (2)
National team
Peru U17 2011 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:47, 20 September 2020 (UTC)


Early yearsEdit

He started his career playing as a youth in the Academia Cantolao. Then he went on to the C.F. Pachuca from Mexico and in the year 2012 he signed for the Club Alianza Lima of Peru. He was invited to pass tests in FC Barcelona and Schalke 04 but nothing concrete.[2]

Club careerEdit

At the end of 2012, he was registered by the Hoffenheim from the Bundesliga, until 2016. In January, 2013, it was on loan for six months to the Esporte Clube Pelotas of the Brazilian league.

After his step into the fourth division of the Brazilian football, he was given in loan again in Alianza Lima for the season 2013. He had a brief step into Portuguese football out on loan with, Vitória Setúbal, after that, he went back to Peru football league, this time in USMP ( Club Deportivo Universidad de San Martin de Porres )

International careerEdit

He has been international with Sub -17 Peruvian national team. He played some games with the U-20 Peruvian national team but was removed for disciplinary reasons.


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