Reimond Manco

Reimond Manco in July 2008

Reimond Manco orangel Albarracin ( born August 23, 1990 in Lima) is a Peruvian football player who has in addition to this also the nationality of Venezuela.

  • 2.1 U- 17 National Team
  • 2.2 A-team



Manco comes from a poor family and grew up in the slums of Lima. At the age of two years he went with his parents to Venezuela. There, the family hoped to counteract their money problems. With eight years they returned to the old country. Between the ages of 13 and 15 he lived for a second time in Venezuela. For this reason, he owns next to the Peruvian and Venezuelan nationality.

Alianza Lima

As a child, Manco played for the " Academia Cantolao ". With this he took part in national and international tournaments. In Europe, he was able to win in the early years of the Gothia Cup. His talent did not unübersehen the Scouts of the Peruvian first division teams. So he came to the youth program of the Alianza Lima.

Already with 16 years belonged to Manco First Team Alianza Lima. Previously, he played for the U -17 and U-20 of the Association. On 7 April 2007 he was in the 2-0 win over Alianza Atlético his debut for the club when he came on in the 86th minute. On August 30th of the same year, the Chilean Miguel Ángel Arrué became the new coach of the team. This gave a lot of young star and let him run up as team captain shortly after taking office, in a friendly match. In Ligaspielbetreib Arrué put the young players usually as Joker and built it on gently. Against Club Deportivo Universidad San Martín de Porres on 31 October 2007 Manco was the first time in a competitive fixture in the starting XI. Through his many dribbling he founded just in tool changes much confusion in the opponent's back line and helped by their own team to important victories. His talent was also the scouts international top teams not hidden and Manco has been linked with clubs such as Werder Bremen, Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Manchester United, Chelsea, PSV Eindhoven, Liverpool FC and FC Barcelona.

PSV Eindhoven

In the summer of 2008, he then decided for a change to the Netherlands and signed with PSV Eindhoven. Already on February 10, 2008, this transfer was announced, which tied the offensive talent for five years at the club. On 6 August 2008, in a preseason game on the new season, Manco scored against Newcastle United his first goal for his new team. In the league of the offensive players came infrequently used. In order to guarantee him more playing time, the PSV- makers decided the young players during the winter break in 2008 /09 to lend to league rival Willem II Tilburg. But here he was able to record only two inserts. After his return to PSV he was injured severely in a preseason game. When he had recovered from his knee injury, he was loaned out during the winter break 2009/10 the club Juan Aurich in Peru. From the loan was a regular transfer in the summer of 2010.


As Manco also owns the Venezuelan passport he played, at that time residing in Venezuela, for the U-15 Venezuela. For this reason he was not wearing even for the U- 17 World Cup in Peru in 2005 for his native country 's jersey.

U- 17 National Team

2007 Manco was appointed national coach Juan José Oré in the U-17 squad of the Peruvian national team for the U-17 South American Championship. This took place from March 4 to 25, 2007 in Ecuador instead. In the first game, the team met with the selection of Brazil, the one defeated with goals from Manco and Christian La Torre 2-1. With another win, one draw and one defeat, the team secured the win in the group stage of the tournament. In the final round, which was also decided in the league mode, they met five other competitors. Peru finished this to fourth place behind Brazil, Colombia and Argentina. In the last game against Argentina Manco was missing due to suspension. A 1-1 team secured fourth place and thus the first qualification for the U -17 World Cup 2007 for 30 years. From the CONMEBOL Manco was voted best player of the tournament.

Five months after the South American Championship was from 18 August to 9 September 2007, the U- 17 World Cup in South Korea on the plan. Unbeaten and with good performances by Manco reached to the knockout round of the tournament. In the second round, the Peruvians prevailed 5-4 on penalties against Tajikistan. But in the quarter-finals would retire from the team against Ghana. In the official tournament report Manco is highlighted as dribbling, agile attacker with good passing and good technique.


On 6 February 2008 Manco made ​​his debut for the senior national team of Peru. At the match against Bolivia he was substituted in the 62nd minute.


  • Best player in the U-17 South American Championship: 2007