Gabon international Mbang Ondo on trial with Sydney FC

Sydney FC have extended an invitation to Gabon international Gilles Mbang Ondo to trial with the club.

Sydney FC have extended an invitation to Gabon international Gilles Mbang Ondo to trial with the club.

The 25-year old striker currently plies his trade with Icelandic club UMF Grindavik where he has scored 33 goals in 55 league appearances since 2008.

Mbang Ondo, who holds a French passport, will trial with the reigning champions for a week with the view of gaining a contract which will commence in January if successful.

The Libreville-born goalscorer kicked off his career with Paris Saint-Germain’s youth team in 1999 before moving onto Auxerre in 2004.

Since then he has played with Austrian outfit SC Eisenstadt and has represented Gabon on six occasions.