Revolution re-sign midfielder Emmanuel Boateng after successful preseason trial


FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution have re-signed midfielder Emmanuel Boateng to a one-year contract through the 2023 Major League Soccer season with an additional one-year club option for 2024. Boateng, who will occupy a supplemental roster slot, re-joins New England for his third season with the Revolution after spending the 2023 preseason on trial with the club. The 29-year-old has registered four goals and seven assists through 39 MLS appearances in a Revolution uniform over the last two seasons.

Boateng joined the Revolution in January 2021 via free agency. The midfielder owns 160 MLS appearances, including 80 games started, with 13 goals scored and 21 assists over nine seasons with the LA Galaxy, D.C. United, Columbus Crew, and New England Revolution. Prior to joining the Revolution, Boateng recorded 10 appearances for the Columbus Crew in 2020, and an additional two performances in the MLS Cup Playoffs, helping the club lift its second MLS Cup title. A native of Accra, Ghana, Boateng began his professional career in Sweden’s top-flight Allsvenskan with Helsingborgs IF from 2013-15.

“We are pleased to have Ema re-sign with the Revolution,” said Revolution Sporting Director and Head Coach Bruce Arena. “Ema has been a great contributor to our team both on and off the field, and I’m excited to have him return to our club.”

The Revolution begin the 2023 MLS regular season on Saturday night on the road at Charlotte FC. The match kicks off from Bank of America Stadium at 7:30 p.m. ET on Apple TV. Eric Krakauer and Lloyd Sam will have the call in English, with Moises Linares and Jaime Macias providing Spanish commentary. All matches during ‘MLS is Back’ opening weekend will stream for free on MLS Season Pass. Saturday’s contest also airs on 98.5 The Sports Hub HD2, with Brad Feldman and Charlie Davies calling the action, and on 1260 AM Nossa Radio in Portuguese.

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TRANSACTION: New England Revolution sign midfielder Emmanuel Boateng to a one-year contract for the 2023 MLS season with an additional one-year club option for 2024 on Feb. 24, 2023.


  • Owns 160 MLS appearances, including 80 starts, with 13 goals and 21 assists across nine seasons with LA Galaxy (2016-19), D.C. United (2019-20), Columbus Crew (2020), and New England (2021-current).
  • Starting third season with New England after joining the club in 2021 via free agency.
  • Owns four goals scored and seven assists across 39 MLS appearances in a Revolution uniform.
  • 2020 MLS Cup champion with the Columbus Crew.
  • Tallied nine goals and 13 assists in 108 regular season appearances with the LA Galaxy.
  • Began career in Sweden’s top-flight Allsvenskan with Helsingborgs IF from 2013-15.
  • Graduate of Ghana’s Right to Dream Academy in native Accra.

#18 Emmanuel Boateng
Nickname: Ema
Pronunciation: EE-mah BOA-tang
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5-6
Weight: 150
Date of Birth: 01/17/1994 (Accra, Ghana)
Hometown: Accra, Ghana
Nationality: Ghana
Previous Experience: Columbus Crew SC (2020), D.C. United (2019-20), LA Galaxy (2016-19), Helsingborgs IF (2013-15)
Acquired: Signed by New England as a free agent on Jan. 7, 2021; re-signed on Feb. 24, 2023.
Twitter: @Emaboateng