José Manuel Contreras

Position Midfielder
Height / weight 1.76 m /
Born Jan 19, 1986
Nationality Guatemala Guatemala
Nickname El Moyo
Team History
Antigua GFC 2017 - present
Club Comunicaciones Club Comunicaciones 2012 - 2017
Club Deportivo Universidad de Concepcion Club Deportivo Universidad de Concepcion 2011 - 2012

A Guatemalan footballer, Jose Manuel Contreras, also known as El Moyo, currently plays for First Division team Arsenal de Sarandi, as midfielder. Apart from which Jose is also a member of the National team of Guatemala. He started out with the top division itself, when he joined Comunicaciones, and for a brief spell played with Deportivo Achuapa, in the Primera Division, as well, before returning to Comunicaciones. He stayed with this club till mid of 2008, until he made the switch to Arsenal de Sarandi.

His first international goal was in the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup, where his team was playing against El Salvador. In the next season Contreras was selected for the U - 23 National team of Guatemala. He took the team to victory in the qualification rounds of the 2008 Olympic tournament. The team reached the semi finals in the first place in the group stage and had to end their journey then after losing to Honduras, 6-5 in penalty kicks. But Contraras was widely appreciated and he was even listed as one of the eleven best in the entire tournament.

Contreras played for Arsenal only from August, 2008 where he played in the second half of the Recopa Sudamericana, against Boca Juniors.

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