Emmanuel Boateng


Emmanuel Boateng is a Right to Dream Professional Footballer, who plays for LA Galaxy in the MLS.

Ema graduated from the Academy in 2009 and was awarded a scholarship to Cate School in the United States. Whilst at Cate, Ema combined his studies with playing for the local clubs Santa Barbara Soccer Club and South Coast Strikers. At Cate, Ema experienced many personal successes: he was named the 2012 Gatorade US National Boys Soccer Player of the Year, scoring 32 goals during his 2012 campaign with the Rams and led Cate to consecutive CIF Southern Division 7 Championships in 2011 and 2012.

Ema went on to secure a scholarship at University of California, Santa Barbara. His stellar performances for the University soccer team brought him to the attention of a number of European Clubs, and in 2013 he signed professional terms with Swedish side, Helsinborgs IF.