Borussia Dortmund

Manuel Obafemi Akanji | Playerprofile

Manuel Obafemi Akanji
Swiss ch
25 years
187 cm
10 hours 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 ongoing season, Manuel Akanji has scored two goals and takes seventh place within his squad. He shares this rank with Youssoufa Moukoko. In 18 of the previous 19 games of the season, the 1.87m-tall defender was in the starting line-up. Of these 19 games, he won 9 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game.

His pass success rate amounts to 93.68 per cent. This result enables the 25-year-old to occupy second place in the league ranking for this category. His tackle success rate amounts to 54.13 per cent. With this, he occupies second place in the team-internal statistics. He has had 1,808 individual ball possessions this season. With this, the player with the shirt number 16 occupies fifth place in the Bundesliga statistics for this category.

Last game

Manuel Akanji played his last game on the 21st matchday of the 2020/21 season (13 February 2021). Playing for Borussia Dortmund, he played against TSG Hoffenheim and tied with 2-2. He played as a defender throughout this entire game. In terms of total touches, he had 63 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Manuel Akanji had 26 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 17. He was additionally able to make 34 successful passes. He covered a distance of 9.9 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Manuel Akanji had a total of 19 sprints.

Bundesliga career and records

Manuel Akanji has played 84 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 52. 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.