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Manuel Obafemi Akanji | Playerprofile

Manuel Obafemi Akanji
Swiss ch
25 years
187 cm
4 weeks ago

Manuel Akanji was born on 19 July 1995 in Wiesendangen and plays for Borussia Dortmund. He played for FC Wiesendangen from 2004-2007, for FC Winterthur from 2007-2015, for FC Basel from 2015-2018 and has played for Borussia Dortmund since 2018.

Current season 2020/21

In the current season, the player with the shirt number 16 has scored two goals for his team and is therefore the ninth-best scorer of his squad. In 26 of the previous 28 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 28 games, he won 16 with his club. Additionally, the 1.87m-tall defender was substituted in for two games.

His pass success rate amounts to 93.67 per cent. This result enables Manuel Akanji to occupy second place in the league ranking for this category. His tackle success rate amounts to 55.28 per cent. With this, he occupies third place in the team-internal statistics. He has had 2,388 individual ball possessions this season. With this, Manuel Akanji occupies 10th place in the Bundesliga statistics for this category.

Last game

Manuel Akanji played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2020/21 season (22 May 2021). He was victorious over Bayer 04 Leverkusen while playing for Borussia Dortmund with a score of 3-1. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a defender for 63 minutes. In terms of total touches, the 25-year-old had 54 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had two tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win one. Manuel Akanji was additionally able to make 47 successful passes. He covered a distance of 6.8 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 11 sprints.

Bundesliga career and records

Manuel Akanji has played 93 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 59. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Borussia Dortmund. Here, Manuel Akanji has put a total of three balls in the net.

International appointments

Manuel Akanji won the DFB-Pokal in 2020/21 with Borussia Dortmund.