Chuba Akpom: From Arsenal’s academy to Greek champion


Former Arsenal’s academy graduate Chuba Akpom was part of PAOK Salonika team that won the Greek Super League title for the first time in 34 years after beating Levadiakos on a day of high emotions at Tomba Stadium.


Akpom joined Greek side PAOK Salonika on a three-year deal back in 2018 , bringing to an end a 16-year affair with Arsenal after so many loan moves.

Akpom made his debut with the club as a substitute in a 1–0 home win game against Asteras Tripoli back in November 2018 and scored his first goal with the club in a 2–1 home Super League win game against Panetolikos .

Akpom was a key player in PAOK’s title push , but was an unused substitute on when PAOK won 5–0 at home against already relegated Levadiakos F.C. to end 34-year wait to win the Super League title.

Akpom has chance to win the double with PAOK, as they go into their Greek Cup semi-final second leg match against Asteris Tripolis with a 2-0 lead.


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