Date of birth
A winger from Ashburton who attended South Dartmoor Community College.
Mani was spotted by John James playing in the Pioneer Youth League (South Devon) for Liverton U13s after scoring 64 goals in 30 games.
Mani signed for the Academy the following year after a successful trial period and was regularly playing up an age group in games programme fixtures. Mani represented the Academy in the Super Cup (Formerly known as Milk Cup) in Northern Ireland in 2016. During the 2016-17 season Mani made his full under eighteen debut, scoring against Bristol Rovers, as a 15 year old. He also represented Torbay Schoolboys in the U14 & U15 age groups.