Sydney FC trials Gillies Mbang Ondo

Hyundai A-League 2010 Champions Sydney FC have commenced trialling 25-year-old striker and Gabonese international Gillies Mbang Ondo.

Hyundai A-League 2010 Champions Sydney FC have commenced trialling 25-year-old striker and Gabonese international Gillies Mbang Ondo.

Born in Libreville, Gabon, Mbang Ondo comes to Sydney FC after playing the last three seasons for club side UMF Grindavik in the Úrvalsdeild Karla - the Iceland First Division. He was the competitions leading scorer in 2010 with 15 goals in 22 appearances.

Mbang Ondo, who has a French passport, began his career in 1999 with Paris Saint-Germain before moving to AJ Auxerre in 2004. After a short stint with Auxerre B, he joined Austrian club SC Eisenstadt for the 2007/08 season before signing with UMF.

In his three seasons in Iceland, Mbang Ondo has scored 33 goals in 55 matches.

Mbang Ondo has also represented the Gabon National team - ranked 39th in the world - on six occasions.

Gillies Mbang Ondo POB: Libreville, Gabon Height: 188cm Weight: 82kg

Playing career: (Junior) 1999 - 2004 - Paris Saint-Germain 2004 - 2005 - Auxerre

(Senior) 2005 - 2007 - Auxerre B 2007 - 2008 - SC Eisenstadt 2008 - 2010 - UMF Grindavik