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 22 of the previous 26 games of the season, the 24-year-old was in the starting line-up. Of these 26 games, he won 16 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for four games. His pass success rate amounts to 92.67 per cent. This result enables the player with the shirt number 16 to occupy seventh place in the league ranking for this category. His tackle success rate amounts to 60.65 per cent. With this, he occupies second place in the team-internal statistics. He has scored one own goal. Together with Mats Hummels, Thomas Delaney, Davy Klaassen (SV Werder Bremen), Jiri Pavlenka (SV Werder Bremen), Ömer Toprak (SV Werder Bremen), Martin Hinteregger (Eintracht Frankfurt), Evan Ndicka (Eintracht Frankfurt), Karim Rekik (Hertha BSC), Niklas Stark (Hertha BSC), Florian Hübner (1. FC Union Berlin), Daniel Brosinski (1. FSV Mainz 05), Florian Niederlechner (FC Augsburg), Tin Jedvaj (FC Augsburg), Stephan Lichtsteiner (FC Augsburg), Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07), Erik Thommy (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Florian Kastenmeier (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Lewis Baker (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Alexander Nübel (FC Schalke 04) and Pavel Kaderábek (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Manuel Akanji shares first place in the league statistics for this category.
The 1.87m-tall defender played his last game on the 28th matchday of the 2019/20 season (26 May 2020). Playing for Borussia Dortmund, he lost against FC Bayern München 0-1. He played as a defender throughout this entire game. In terms of total touches, he had 68 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Manuel Akanji had 21 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 12. He was additionally able to make 46 successful passes. Manuel Akanji covered a distance of 10.3 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 15 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Manuel Akanji has played 62 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 40. 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.