|Full name||Emmanuel Arnold Okwi|
|Date of birth||25 December 1992|
|Place of birth||Kampala, Uganda|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|2013||Étoile du Sahel||1||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:40, 16 July 2019 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:45, 16 July 2019 (UTC)
In January 2013, Tunisian team Étoile Sportive du Sahel signed Okwi for a Tanzania record transfer fee of US$300,000. The team, however, failed to pay the fee to Simba S.C. He was then cleared by FIFA's Player Status Committee in December 2013 to return to SC Villa although the clearance was changed two months later so he could play for Young Africans S.C., despite Simba S.C.'s protests.
Okwi rejoined Simba S.C. in August 2014 under a six-month contract, explaining that Young Africans S.C. had terminated his contract by failing to pay the US$50,000 owed to him. Okwi refused to play the last five games of the 2013–14 season for Young Africans because of the payment controversy. Young Africans vigorously protested the transfer to Simba S.C. and claimed that the contract was still in effect. The Tanzania Football Federation rejected that claim in September 2014.
In July 2015, SønderjyskE Fodbold signed Okwi on a five-year contract, with the consent of Simba S.C., that would last until 2020. In January 2017, Okwi and agreed to terminate the contract. He scored two goals in six appearances.
Upon his return from Denmark Okwi re-joined former club SC Villa signing a six-month contract. He scored 10 goals in 13 Uganda Premier League matches.
In June 2017, Okwi signed with Simba S.C. for the third time in his career having agreed a two-year contract.
Okwi first represented Uganda at senior level in 2009. He was the second top scorer at the 2010 CECAFA Cup, scoring a four goals in five matches. The following year at the 2011 CECAFA Cup, he scored five goals and was joint top scorer alongside Rwanda's Meddie Kagere and their captain Olivier Karekezi.
Okwi grew up idolizing Thierry Henry and is a fan of Arsenal F.C.. Okwi was born into a Roman Catholic family, but at a young age, his mother became a Born Again Christian and raised her children in her faith. Okwi got married to his longtime girlfriend Florence Nakalegga with whom they have one child. Okwi played football as a boy while at St. Henry's College Kitovu.
- As of matches played on 16 July 2019
|Uganda national team|
- Scores and results list Uganda's goal tally first.
|1.||13 December 2009||Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi, Kenya||Rwanda||2009 CECAFA Cup|
|2.||2 December 2010||Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania||Malawi||2010 CECAFA Cup|
|3.||5 December 2010||Kenya|
|4.||8 December 2010||Zanzibar|
|5.||12 December 2010||Ethiopia|
|6.||28 November 2011||Chamazi Stadium, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania||Somalia||2011 CECAFA Cup|
|9.||8 December 2011||Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania||Tanzania|
|10.||10 December 2011||Rwanda|
|11.||3 June 2012||Estádio 11 de Novembro, Luanda, Angola||Angola||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|12.||16 June 2012||Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, Uganda||Congo||2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|13.||6 December 2012||Tanzania||2012 CECAFA Cup|
|14.||15 June 2013||Angola||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|15.||31 August 2013||Botswana National Stadium, Gaborone, Botswana||Botswana||Friendly|
|17.||2 December 2013||Nairobi City Stadium, Nairobi, Kenya||Eritrea||2013 CECAFA Cup|
|19.||31 August 2017||Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, Uganda||Egypt||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|20.||13 October 2018||Lesotho||2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|22.||22 June 2019||Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt||DR Congo||2019 Africa Cup of Nations|
|23.||26 June 2019||Zimbabwe|
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