Super Eagles hopeful Joshua Akpudje has reacted after signing for two-time Czech Republic champions Jablonec from Latvian side Daugavpils.
The 24-year-old Lagos-born defender made 46 appearances in all competitions for Daugavpils and he was sent on loan to Lithuanian outfit FK Panevėžys in February 2022 where he featured 24 times, including two Europa Conference League fixtures.
Akpudje put pen to paper on a two-year contract with FK Jablonec as the Czech Republic giants handed former MFM center-back number 44 jersey after the club confirmed the signing of the Nigerian defender via the official website and social media handle.
— FK Jablonec (@FKJablonec) September 5, 2022
The former Nigeria Under-23 is delighted with an upgrade to the better league as he took his Twitter to handle share the new chapter of his footballing career.
— Akpudje Joshua (@AkpudjeJoshua) September 5, 2022
Akpudje started training with his new teammate as he is eager to help FK Jablonec who are second from bottom in the Czech First League this season after seven rounds of matches when they welcome Hradec Králové on Saturday.
Nigeria defender begins his career with Femmak Football Academy straight out of high school before joining Nigerian Professional Football League side MFM.
Akpudje moved to Europe when he joined BFC Daugavpils in the Latvian Higher League after one season in Nigeria Professional Football League.