Manuel Obafemi Akanji | Playerprofile
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 2019/20
In 10 of the previous 11 games of the season, the 24-year-old was in the starting line-up. Of these 11 games, he won 5 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game. His pass success rate amounts to 92.97 per cent. This result enables Manuel Akanji to occupy seventh place in the league ranking for this category. His tackle success rate amounts to 65.08 per cent. In the league ranking for this category, he is fourth-best with this result. He has had 854 individual ball possessions this season. With this, Manuel Akanji occupies sixth place in the Bundesliga statistics for this category. He has scored one own goal. Together with Rafael Czichos (1. FC Köln), Daniel Brosinski (1. FSV Mainz 05), Karim Rekik (Hertha BSC), Niklas Stark (Hertha BSC), Florian Niederlechner (FC Augsburg), Stephan Lichtsteiner (FC Augsburg), Lewis Baker (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Mats Hummels, Thomas Delaney and Ömer Toprak (SV Werder Bremen), he shares first place in the league statistics for this category.
The 1.87m-tall defender played his last game on the 11th matchday of the 2019/20 season (9 November 2019). Playing for Borussia Dortmund, he lost to FC Bayern München 0-4. He played as a defender throughout this entire game. In terms of total touches, he had 47 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Manuel Akanji had 14 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win five. He was additionally able to make 31 successful passes. Manuel Akanji covered a distance of 10 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 21 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
The player with the shirt number 16 has played 47 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 29. 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 one ball in the net.