|Full name||Emerson Ricardo Alcântara|
|Date of birth||August 27, 1970|
|Place of birth||Cândido Mota, Brazil|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|1991||Esporte Clube Paraguaçuense||5||(0)|
|1992–1993||Criciúma Esporte Clube||10||(1)|
|1995–1996||C.F. Os Belenenses||20||(3)|
|2005||Ipanema Atlético Clube|
|2009||XV de Piracicaba|
|2011-2012||North East Stars|
|2013-||Timor Leste U-23|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Emerson Alcântara (born 27 August 1970 in Cândido Mota) is a Brazilian football manager and a former Defender and Defensive midfielder for C.F. Os Belenenses. He is the former manager of North East Stars of Trinidad and Tobago.
Football Club Career
Emerson started his career in 1991 with Esporte Clube Paraguaçuense in São Paulo before moving the year after to play for Brazilian second division side Criciúma Esporte Clube, who had the previous year won the Copa Do Brasil.
He then ended his playing career with one of Portugal’s oldest club C.F. Os Belenenses in 1996.
Emerson began his coaching career in 2005 with a small club, Ipanema Atlético Clube, which is based in the Alagoas state before moving to XV de Piracicaba, a club playing in the São Paulo state championship. In 2009, they finished fourth in the regional league.
Prior to his arrival to take up the coaching position in Timor Leste, Emerson had coached North East Stars in Trinidad and Tobago.