Al-Najaf FC sign Ghanaian-born Wilson Akakpo

Published on: 18 October 2020

Iraqi top-flight side Al-Najaf FC have completed the signing of Ghanaian-born Togolese international Wilson Akakpo in the on-going transfer window, according to

Akakpo penned a season-long loan deal with the club with an option to renew after passing his mandatory medicals.

The defender parted ways with Egypt Premier League outfit Ittihad Alexandria following he expiration of his contract.

The 28-year-old enjoyed a loan spell at Saudi Arabia side Al-Shoalah FC for six months in 2019.

Akapko moved to Al Masry SC in 2014 from left Ghana Premier League Berekum Chelsea before joining Ittihad four years later.

He has made two appearances for Togo since switching his nationality from Ghana.