Emanuel has finished on the podium of a number of races this year, both in Tanzania and internationally.

In August he was 2nd in the CRDB Bank Half Marathon in Dar es Salaam, and in September he won the NMB Bank Half Marathon (also in Dar es Salaam) by 15 seconds.

Following these good performances he was invited to the Geneva 20k in Switzerland in November. Not only did he win this race but in doing so he set a new course record of 59:09. Emanuel is aiming to make his marathon debut in Europe in 2022.