Emmanuel Ekpo is a Nigerian footballer who currently plays for Eastern Suburbs AFC in New Zealand.
NAME: Emmanuel Ekpo
DATE OF BIRTH: 20 December 1987
PLACE OF BIRTH: Ekori
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Ekpo spent his early years in the youth system of Calabar Rovers, before going on to play professionally for Akwa United and Enyimba in the Nigerian Premier League.
Ekpo signed a contract with Columbus Crew on 15 April 2008, and scored an impressive first goal for the Crew on 28 June 2008, in a game against Colorado Rapids. He went on to be an invaluable part of the Crew team which won the 2008 MLS Cup, the 2008 MLS Supporters Shield, and the 2009 Supporters shield repeat, featuring in over 80 games in all competitions in his first three seasons with the club.
HONORS AND AWARDS: Columbus Crew
Major League Soccer MLS Cup: 2008
Major League Soccer Supporter’s Shield: 2008, 2009