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 19 of the previous 23 games of the season, Manuel Akanji was in the starting line-up. Of these 23 games, he won 14 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for four games. His pass success rate amounts to 92.81 per cent. This result enables the 24-year-old to occupy sixth place in the league ranking for this category. His tackle success rate amounts to 61.74 per cent. In the league ranking for this category, he is ninth-best with this result. He has scored one own goal. Together with Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07), Jorge Meré (1. FC Köln), Rafael Czichos (1. FC Köln), Evan Ndicka (Eintracht Frankfurt), Karim Rekik (Hertha BSC), Niklas Stark (Hertha BSC), Davy Klaassen (SV Werder Bremen), Jiri Pavlenka (SV Werder Bremen), Ömer Toprak (SV Werder Bremen), Alexander Nübel (FC Schalke 04), Pavel Kaderábek (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Florian Hübner (1. FC Union Berlin), Mats Hummels, Thomas Delaney, Florian Niederlechner (FC Augsburg), Tin Jedvaj (FC Augsburg), Stephan Lichtsteiner (FC Augsburg), Daniel Brosinski (1. FSV Mainz 05), Erik Thommy (Fortuna Düsseldorf) and Florian Kastenmeier (Fortuna Düsseldorf), he shares first place in the league statistics for this category.
Manuel Akanji played his last game on the 25th matchday of the 2019/20 season (7 March 2020). Playing for Borussia Dortmund, he won against Borussia M'gladbach 2-1. He was substituted in and played as a forward for a total of one minute in this game. In terms of total touches, Manuel Akanji had three individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had two tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win one. The player with the shirt number 16 was additionally able to make one successful pass. He covered a distance of 0.3 km during his total playing time in this game.
Bundesliga career and records
Manuel Akanji has played 59 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 38. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Borussia Dortmund. Here, he has put a total of one ball in the net.