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|Real Name/Full Name||Emmanuel Mayuka|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Emmanuel Mayuka|
|Birth Place:||Kabwe, Zambia|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||21 November 1990|
|Age/How Old:||33 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 178 cm |
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 75 Kg|
In Pounds – 165 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –Emmanuel Mayuka |
|Net Worth:||$1.5 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Emmanuel Mayuka is a well-known Zambian professional footballer. He plays as a striker for NAPSA Stars and the Zambian national team. His fame came as a result of being the top scorer in the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in 2012. Mayuka is a multi-talented person.
Biography and Early Life
Emmanuel Mayuka was born on 21st November 1990 in Kabwe Central Province which is located in Zambia. He is the son of Emmanuel Mayuka his father. He has not revealed the name of his mother. He grew up together with his sister Priscillah Mayuka.
Concerning his education, Emmanuel was taken to school just like any other child. He began his career at the Lusaka Academy when he was 11 years old. No more details concerning his education and the level he attained. He has kept it a secret.
Personal Life: Wife, Girlfriend, Kids, etc
Looking at his personal life, Mayuka is currently single. His current focus is on his career as a footballer. However, he was previously in a relationship with an unknown lover. No details of the period he dated his lover. Also, he has no child but has hopes of having one in the future after he marries.
Emmanuel Mayuka is a famous footballer from Zambia. He began playing at 17 after he joined Kabwe Worriers which is one of the biggest clubs in Zambia and is owned by the national railway company Zambia Railways. It was in this team where he flourished by scoring 15 goals in 23 games and was consequently selected to the Zambia under-17 national team. He later joined Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv before deciding to join Maccabi Tel Aviv and joined the youth team where he scored three goals. After few years, he renewed his contract with Maccabi Tel Aviv.
In 2010, he signed a five-year contract with Swiss club BSC Young Boys for a transfer fee of $1.7m as a replacement for Seydou Doumbia who was sold to CSKA Moscow. During a play with the Europa League against Stuttgart, he scored two goals which was a 4-2 win. He later scored a last-minute goal against Russian club FC Zenit Saint Petersburg in a UEFA Europa League match to help his team to a 2-1 home win. Emmanuel also joined Premier League side Southampton on a five-year deal for an undisclosed fee of $3 million. He played as a substitute for Southampton against Manchester United at St. Mary’s Stadium and there he made his debut.
Again, he played as a substitute in a 4-1 victory over Aston Villa and won a penalty for the fourth goal. He was substituted after 55 minutes after making his first start in a 1-0 at home to Sunderland. He also played for Barnsley in the League Cup and had a victory of 5-1. Southampton manager, Ronald Koeman confirmed that Mayuka had no future there after failing to score in any of his 16 league appearances and that made him be removed from the first team. Mayuka joined French club FC Metz of Ligue 2 where he signed a three-year deal. He again joined the Egyptian club Zamalek on a three-and-a-half-year deal.
After returning to Israel, he joined Hopeal Ra’anana. He also went back to Zambia and he joined Green Buffaloes and NAPSA Stars. Internationally, Mayuka was part of the class under-20s like Stoppila Sunzu, Nyambe Mulenga, Clifford Mulenga, Rogers Kola, Fwayo Tembo, Jacob Banda, Joseph Zimba, Sebastian Mwansa, Dennis Banda, William Njovu among many more. Among the players, he was the youngest player at the FIFA U-20 World Cup and the only schoolboy in the team. Though he never scored there, he was acknowledged for his contribution to one of the finest youth squads in Zambian football history. Later, he debuted for the senior side in the COSAFA Cup where he scored the second goal in a 3-0 defeat of Mozambique. He also scored a goal for Zambia against Senegal. He played for 120 minutes against Ivory Coast in Zambia’s penalty shootout victory against Ivory Coast.
Awards and Nominations
Throughout his career as a footballer, he earned countless honours which include; was honoured Toto Cup after winning for Maccabi Tel Aviv, Egypt Cup after winning for Zamalek, Africa Cup of Nations for winning for Zambia, and Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot which was an individual honour.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Emmanuel Mayuka in 2023
Emmanuel Mayuka has an estimated net worth of over $1.5 million. He has gathered all his wealth from his able career as a footballer. Playing and scoring for so many clubs and teams has played a great role in his success.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He played for FIFA U-2O World Cup as the youngest players among the players and as the only school boy.
Emmanuel Mayuka is a dedicated man with his career. His interest in football began while young. He is a successor of countless clubs and teams. He began small but he is very famous. He is an inspiration to many men and women all over the world.