Manuel Akanji

Date of birth19 July 1995
Place of birthWiesendangen
NationalitySwiss
Weight91 kg
Height1.88 m
PositionDefender

Manuel Akanji played for FC Wiesendangen during his youth career.

He joined Manchester City in September 2022 with a five-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Winterthur 01 Jul 2013 01 Jul 2015
FC Basel 01 Jul 2015 15 Jan 2018
Borussia Dortmund 15 Jan 2018 01 Sep 2022
Manchester City 01 Sep 2022

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2015-16 FC Basel UEFA Europa League 1
2017-18 FC Basel UEFA Champions League 2
2022-23 Manchester City Premier League 1
2022-23 Manchester City UEFA Champions League 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
05 Nov 2015 Belenenses v FC Basel W 0-2 UEFA Europa League Group I
12 Sep 2017 Manchester United v FC Basel L 3-0 UEFA Champions League Group A
22 Nov 2017 FC Basel v Manchester United W 1-0 UEFA Champions League Group A


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2016-17 Switzerland FIFA World Cup 1
2017-18 Switzerland FIFA World Cup 7
2017-18 Switzerland International Friendly 3
2018-19 Switzerland International Friendly 1
2018-19 Switzerland UEFA European Championship 2
1
2018-19 Switzerland UEFA Nations League 3
2019-20 Switzerland UEFA European Championship 5
1
2020-21 Switzerland FIFA World Cup 2
1
2020-21 Switzerland International Friendly
2
2020-21 Switzerland UEFA European Championship 5
1
2020-21 Switzerland UEFA Nations League 3
2021-22 Switzerland FIFA World Cup 4
2
2021-22 Switzerland International Friendly 1
2021-22 Switzerland UEFA Nations League 2
1
2022-23 Switzerland UEFA Nations League 1
1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
09 Jun 2017 Faroe Islands v Switzerland W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
31 Aug 2017 Switzerland v Andorra W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
09 Nov 2017 Northern Ireland v Switzerland W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Play-off 1st leg
12 Nov 2017 Switzerland v Northern Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup UEFA European qualifier
23 Mar 2018 Greece v Switzerland W 0-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 2018 Spain v Switzerland D 1-1 International Friendly
08 Jun 2018 Switzerland v Japan W 2-0 International Friendly
17 Jun 2018 Brazil v Switzerland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group E
22 Jun 2018 Serbia v Switzerland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Group E
27 Jun 2018 Switzerland v Costa Rica D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Group E
03 Jul 2018 Sweden v Switzerland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
08 Sep 2018 Switzerland v Iceland W 6-0 UEFA Nations League League A Group A2
11 Sep 2018 England v Switzerland L 1-0 International Friendly
23 Mar 2019 Georgia v Switzerland W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
26 Mar 2019 Switzerland v Denmark D 3-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
05 Jun 2019 Portugal v Switzerland L 3-1 UEFA Nations League Semi-final
09 Jun 2019 Switzerland v England L 0-0 (5-6) UEFA Nations League 3rd place play-off
05 Sep 2019 Republic of Ireland v Switzerland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
12 Oct 2019 Denmark v Switzerland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
15 Oct 2019 Switzerland v Republic of Ireland W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
15 Nov 2019 Switzerland v Georgia W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
18 Nov 2019 Gibraltar v Switzerland W 1-6 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
03 Sep 2020 Ukraine v Switzerland L 2-1 UEFA Nations League League A Group A4
06 Sep 2020 Switzerland v Germany D 1-1 UEFA Nations League League A Group A4
14 Nov 2020 Switzerland v Spain D 1-1 UEFA Nations League League A Group A4
25 Mar 2021 Bulgaria v Switzerland W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
28 Mar 2021 Switzerland v Lithuania W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
31 Mar 2021 Switzerland v Finland W 3-2 International Friendly
30 May 2021 Switzerland v USA W 2-1 International Friendly
12 Jun 2021 Wales v Switzerland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
16 Jun 2021 Italy v Switzerland L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
20 Jun 2021 Switzerland v Turkey W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
28 Jun 2021 France v Switzerland W 3-3 (5-4) UEFA European Championship Finals - Round of 16
02 Jul 2021 Switzerland v Spain L 1-1 (1-3) UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
05 Sep 2021 Switzerland v Italy D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
08 Sep 2021 Northern Ireland v Switzerland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
09 Oct 2021 Switzerland v Northern Ireland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
12 Nov 2021 Italy v Switzerland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
26 Mar 2022 England v Switzerland L 2-1 International Friendly
09 Jun 2022 Switzerland v Spain L 0-1 UEFA Nations League League A Group A2
12 Jun 2022 Switzerland v Portugal W 1-0 UEFA Nations League League A Group A2
24 Sep 2022 Spain v Switzerland W 1-2 UEFA Nations League League A Group A2


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.