|Date of birth||September 27, 1974|
|Place of birth||Olukonda, Namibia|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|1999||Dalian Wanda FC||24||(5)|
|2001||Shenzhen Ping'an Kejian||17||(4)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
He played with Eleven Arrows F.C. until 1997 when he moved abroad to Scotland and signed with Motherwell F.C.. He played in the Scottish Premier League until 1999 when he moved to China signing with Jia-A League club Dalian Wanda FC in the costliest signing ever by then, ₤350.000. After one season in 2000 he shortly returned to Namibia playing for half season for his former club Eleven Arrows before moving to another Chinese top league club Shenzhen Ping'an Kejian where he will play until December 2001. That winter he returned to Europe having a short spell with Serbian club FK Čukarički Stankom playing in the First League of FR Yugoslavia, just before retiring.
Shivute has been part of the national team since 1992 having earned 40 caps and scored 8 times. He also represented Namibia at the 1998 African Cup of Nations where he scored two goals in a 3-4 loss to Côte d'Ivoire.
Born in Olukonda Eliphas Shivute got married to Justine in 2003 and is a father of four children, two daughter and two sons. The eldest daughter Monica is 17 years of age followed by Kwashi (14), Anastasia (5) and Andrew (2).
- Eliphas Shivute speaks his mind - The Namibian, 4 September 1998
- Eliphas - A Rising Star In China - The Namibian, 4 June 1999
- Chinese to sign young Cameroon players - BBC Sport, 17 February 2001
- Player stats - Soccerbase.com