Emmanuel Mathias

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Emmanuel Mathias
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-04-03) April 3, 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Kaduna, Nigeria
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Platinum Stars F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2003 BCC Lions
2004–2005 Étoile Filante de Lomé
2005–2009 Espérance ST 3 (0)
2007–2009 EGS Gafsa (loan)
2009–2011 Hapoel Petach Tikva 30 (0)
2012–2013 Heartland
2013–2014 Mamelodi Sundowns
2014–2015 ZESCO United F.C.
2015– Platinum Stars
National team
2005–2010 Togo 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 July 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 January 2012

Emmanuel Mathias (born April 3, 1986 in Kaduna, Nigeria) is a naturalized Togolese footballer, who plays for ABSA Premiership side Platinum Stars F.C..


In 2004, he transferred to Togolese top club topclub Étoile Filante de Lomé, and earned a Togolese passport. On 1 January 2007 was loaned out to El-Gawafel Sportives de Gafsa.

On 22 June 2009 Mathias signed for the Israeli soccer team Hapoel Petach Tikva. He was signed by Heartland F.C. in 2012.[1]

On 9 July 2013 Mathias moved from Heartland Owerri to Mamelodi Sundowns in South Africa.[2] In 2014 mathias moved from Mamelodi Sundowns to MTN/FAZ Super Division team ZESCO United F.C.


He plays as a right defender or a defensive midfielder.

International career[edit]

On 27 March 2005 he debuted for the Togo national football team against Mali in the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification. He was a member of the Togo team at the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.