Emmanuel Clottey

Emmanuel Atukwei Clottey (born 30 August 1987) is a Ghanaian professional footballer, who currently plays for Asante Kotoko and the Ghana national team.

Emmanuel Clottey
Personal information
Full name Emmanuel Atukwei Clottey
Date of birth (1987-08-30) 30 August 1987
Place of birth Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Asante Kotoko
Number 9
Youth career
Brazil Academy
Mighty Victory Sporting Club
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2009 Great Olympics (–)
2007Wacker Innsbruck (loan) 5 (0)
2008OB (loan) 0 (0)
2009 Eleven Wise (–)
2010 Tema Youth (–)
2010–2012 Berekum Chelsea (–)
2012–2015 Espérance de Tunis 6 (1)
2013–2014Al Dhafra (loan) 12 (4)
2015 Asante Kotoko SC (–)
2019– Cafetaleros de Biscucuy
National team
2006 Ghana U-20
2007 Ghana U-23
2010– Ghana 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 January 2014


Clottey began his career with Brazil Academy and then later joined Mighty Victory Sporting Club, before signing with Great Olympics in 2004.[1]

In 2007, Clottey was top goalscorer of the Ghana Premier League and moved in January on a 6-month loan to Austrian Football Bundesliga club FC Wacker Innsbruck, his first club in Europe.[2] Clottey then joined OB on loan[3] and made his debut as a substitute against FC Amager in the Ekstra bladet cup. He later returned to Great Olympics in January 2009 then again signed a contract on 9 April 2009 with Eleven Wise.[4] In June 2010, Clottey joined Berekum Chelsea.

On 12 September 2012, after impressing in the 2012 CAF Champions League, Tunisian club Espérance de Tunis reached a deal with Berekum Chelsea to sign Clottey to a three-year contract, for an estimated transfer fee of $1.5 million.[5]

On 18 June 2013, Clottey agreed a one-year loan move to the UAE Arabian Gulf League team Al Dhafra from Espérance.[6] In January 2015, Clottey joined Asante Kotoko.

Career statistics

As of match played on 9 February 2013.[7]

International appearances

Appearances for Ghana
Total 90
Correct as of 18 June 2013[7]





  1. Emmanuel Atukwei Clottey – Striker-30/08/1987 at scoutingtalents.com
  2. Wackers trauriges Frühjahrszeugnis at sportnet.at
  3. Odense Profile on ob.dk
  4. Wise capture Quaye, Clottey Archived 13 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine at news.myjoyonline.com
  5. "Esperance reach deal with Clottey". BBC. 12 September 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2012.
  6. "Emmanuel Clottey joins Al Dhafra on loan". Pro League Committee. 18 June 2013. Retrieved 18 June 2013.
  7. "Clottey, Emmanuel". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
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