Emmanuel Emenike Biography

Emmanuel Emenike Biography, Net Worth, Age, Career, Awards

Emmanuel Chinenye Emenike (born 10 May 1987) is a Nigerian former footballer who played as a striker, Emmanuel Emenike  most recently played for Belgian club Westerlo,

Emmanuel Emenike Biography & Career

Emmanuel Emenike Biography

Real name Emmanuel Chinenye Emenike
Date of birth 10 May, 1987 (35 years old)
Country Nigeria
Occupation Footballer
Net worth  USD $5 million – USD $12 million
Wife Iheoma Nnadi
Children 2
Place of Birth Otuocha, Aguleri, Anambra State
Height  1.82 m (5 ft 11+1⁄2 in)


In 2009 Emenike signed a one-year loan deal with Karabükspor. Emenike made his debut in the opening game of the 1.Lig season on 23 August 2009 in a 3–3 draw against Samsunspor. He would score his first goal on 11 October, against Kartal. Emenike would score his first hat-trick of his Turkish career in a 6–1 win over Mersin İdmanyurdu and score another hat-trick on 14 February 2010 in a 4–2 win over Kayseri Erciyesspor. He went on to score 16 goals in the 1.Lig, leading the club to the title and automatic promotion.

Emmanuel Emenike Biography

Emmanuel Emenike won the 1.Lig Best Foreign Player award at the end of the 2009–10 season, and also had his contract extended by three years for 300.000 €,

Emmanuel Emenike scored on his Süper Lig debut, helping Karabükspor to a 2–1 victory over Manisaspor, On 28 November 2010, he scored his first hat-trick in Süper Lig career in a 3–0 win over Bucaspor, He subsequently scored a total of 14 goals in his debut Süper Lig season.

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Emmanuel Emenike Biography

In May 2011, Emmanuel Emenike initiated a lawsuit against the newspaper ‘Haber Turk’ for what Emenike’s agents describe as “misleading” and “malicious” claim that Emenike’s age is 7 years different from what is shown on his passport.

Emmanuel Emenike Biography

On 28 July 2011, Emmanuel Emenike was sold to Spartak Moscow for €10 million due to the match fixing scandal involving Fenerbahce and Emenike, Emenike had never appeared in a competitive match for Fenerbahçe.

Emmanuel Emenike Biography

Emmanuel Emenike made his debut on the opening game of the season coming on as a substitute for Ari in the 76th minute, against Anzhi Makhachkala on 14 August 2011, Emenike made his Europa League debut in a 2–2 draw against Polish side Legia Warsaw in the first leg of the qualification round. Emenike scored his first goal for the club with a 2–2 draw against CSKA Moscow, On 29 October 2011, Emenike scored his first hat-trick in a 3–0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow and the next game when Spartak played against Lokomotiv, he would score twice.

Emmanuel Emenike Biography

Towards the end of season, Emenike was fined about US$17,000 for an offensive gesture after Dynamo Moscow fans, who racially abused him during a match between Spartak and Dynamo, which Spartak won 3–1 and he scored. Vladimir Vasilyev, a Russian FA’s ethics committee official, explained the fine, stating it was “an adequate punishment”.

Emmanuel Emenike Biography

In the last game of the season against champions Zenit Saint Petersburg, Emenike scored the second goal in the game but received a red card after he appeared to do a mock vein-tapping in preparation for an imaginary heroin injection, Eventually, Spartak Moscow would win 3–2. After the game, Emenike made an explanation celebration for gratitude to his parents The meeting between House of Football Control and Disciplinary Committee refused to consider the incident and shifted responsibility for the decision by the Ethics Committee.

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In the 2011–12 season, Emmanuel Emenike scored 13 goals (all in the league) and is the second top-scorer behind Artyom Dzyuba, who scored one more than Emenike. At the end of the season, Emenike signed a four-year deal and increased his buy-out clause to $42 million.

Emmanuel Emenike Biography

In 2012–13 season, Emmanuel Emenike scored the fastest goal in the history of the Russian League, within 10 seconds of kick-off in a 2–1 win over Alania Vladikavkaz on the opening game of the season. In the Champions League qualifying round against his former club Fenerbahçe, he scored in a 2–1 first leg win. Eventually, Spartak Moscow would go through to the Group Stage of the Champions League. In Matchday Two of the Group Stage, Emenike scored a brace in a 3–2 loss against Scottish side Celtic. After the match, Nigerian teammate Efe Ambrose spoke to Goal.com praising Emenike for his “electrifying performance” But in the second half of the season, his playing time was reduced, due to injuries. In 2013–14 season, Emenike scored three goals in four matches, to send the club into first place in the league in the first-four matches. When Emenike left Spartak he said that Valeriy Karpin (Spartak coach) was like a father to him.


Emmanuel Emenike Net Worth

Emmanuel Emenike is said to worth around USD $5 million – USD $12 million in the year 2022.

Emmanuel Emenike Biography

Emmanuel Emenike Career

Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Karabükspor 2009–10 Süper Lig 28 16 28 16
2010–11 23 14 23 14
Total 51 30 51 30
Spartak Moscow 2011–12 Russian Premier League 22 13 2 24 13
2012–13 16 5 1 6 3 23 8
2013–14 4 3 4 3
Total 42 21 1 8 3 51 24
Fenerbahçe 2013–14 Süper Lig 28 12 1 2 31 12
2014–15 27 4 7 1 1 35 5
2016–17 16 4 1 10 4 27 8
Total 71 20 9 1 12 4 1 93 25
Al Ain (loan) 2015–16 Saudi Professional League 11 7 3 1 15 7
Total 11 7 3 1 15 7
West Ham United (loan) 2015–16 Premier League 13 3 2 16 2
Total 13 3 2 16 2
Olympiacos 2017–18 Superleague Greece 5 2 3 3 1 10 4
Total 5 2 3 3 1 10 4
Career total 193 78 15 6 3 23 8 2 236 92
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International goals

No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 1 June 2011 National StadiumAbujaNigeria  Argentina 4–0 4–1 Friendly
2. 21 January 2013 Mbombela StadiumNelspruitSouth Africa  Burkina Faso 1–0 1–1 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
3. 25 January 2013 Mbombela Stadium, Nelspuit, South Africa  Zambia 1–0 1–1 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
4. 3 February 2013 Royal Bafokeng StadiumPhokeng, South Africa  Ivory Coast 1–0 2–1 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
5. 6 February 2013 Moses Mabhida StadiumDurban, South Africa  Mali 3–0 4–1 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
6. 7 September 2013 U.J. Esuene StadiumCalabar, Nigeria  Malawi 1–0 2–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
7. 10 September 2013 Ahmadu Bello StadiumKaduna, Nigeria  Burkina Faso 4–0 4–1 Friendly
8. 13 October 2013 Addis Ababa StadiumAddis AbabaEthiopia  Ethiopia 1–1 2–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification


Emmanuel Emenike Awards

  • Africa Cup of Nations (1): 2013
  • Individual
  • TFF First League Best Foreign Player: 2009–10
  • Africa Cup of Nations Top goalscorer: 2013


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