PNE have completed the deal to sign striker Akpo Sodje on a short term contract...
“We have agreed a short-term deal, he has been training well and he has played well when he has been involved in games and the opportunity to have a further look at him is one I am delighted to have.”
Talking about the move, PNE boss Graham Westley said: “Akpo has been at the Club during pre-season and he has made a positive impact on me.
Sodje, who joins the Club following a brief spell in China playing for Tianjin Teda, scored a brace against AFC Wimbledon and the winning goal against Plymouth Argyle during the Lilywhites’ pre-season schedule.
The 32-year-old completed his necessary paperwork on Thursday morning before linking up with the rest of the squad in preparation for Saturday’s League One opener against Colchester United.
Sodje, who was North End’s top goalscorer during pre-season alongside Joel Byrom with three goals, will be handed the number 12 shirt at Deepdale.
Preston North End have completed the signing of striker Akpo Sodje on an initial short term contract following a successful trial at the Club, subject to international clearance.