Pedro Emanuel

Pedro Emanuel
Pedro Emanuel
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February 11, 1975

Who is Pedro Emanuel, the coach of Al Khaleej:

Pedro Emanuel dos Santos Martins Silva, known as Pedro Emanuel, is a former Portuguese footballer who primarily played as a central defender. He was born on February 11, 1975, in Luanda, Angola, and he stands at a height of 1.80 meters (5 feet 11 inches). Pedro Emanuel had a notable playing career, closely associated with two major Portuguese clubs, Boavista and FC Porto, where he served as team captain for both. He played a key role in helping Boavista secure its first and only Primeira Liga title in 2001. Over his 16-year professional career, he accumulated 356 appearances and scored 8 goals.

His success continued at FC Porto, where he was part of a strong defensive lineup, including players like Jorge Costa, Ricardo Carvalho, and Paulo Ferreira. During his time at Porto, the team won numerous major titles, including the UEFA Cup and UEFA Champions League.

After retiring from professional football, Pedro Emanuel transitioned into coaching. He started as the under-17 head coach for Porto, winning the national championship with the youth team. He then took on managerial roles at various clubs, including Académica de Coimbra, F.C. Arouca, Apollon Limassol in Cyprus, and Al Taawoun in Saudi Arabia. Pedro Emanuel achieved success as a coach, winning domestic cups with Académica de Coimbra in 2012, Apollon Limassol in 2016, and Al Taawoun in 2019.

He later managed teams in Spain, such as UD Almería, and the United Arab Emirates with Al Ain FC. In 2021, Pedro Emanuel returned to Saudi Arabia to manage Al Nassr FC. In 2022, he took over as the head coach of Al-Khaleej FC in Saudi Arabia, where he renewed his contract in June 2023. His coaching career has been characterized by a diverse range of experiences and successes across different countries and leagues.